Nebraska-Creighton basketball: Live updates, stats, analysis (December 9, 2017)

Nebraska basketball travels to Omaha to face Creighton on Saturday, Dec. 9. The game tips off at 2:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. CT. Stay here for live updates, scores and analysis.

Nebraska-Creighton basketball live updates, score

Nebraska-Creighton basketball: Game time, information

Nebraska and Creighton play at 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 9.

Time: 2:30 p.m. ET

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9

Location: CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Neb.

How can I watch the Nebraska-Creighton basketball game on TV and online?

Nebraska and Creighton will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1. FOX Sports GO will have the live stream.

Justin Kutcher and Nick Bahe will call the game.

How can I listen to the Nebraska-Creighton basketball game on the radio?

Nebraska and Creighton can be heard on the Husker Sports Network, including 590 AM (Omaha), 1400 AM (Lincoln) and 880 AM (Lexington). Online radio will be available at  Huskers.com, on the Huskers App, and on TuneIn Radio and the TuneIn Radio App. The radio broadcast begins one hour prior to tipoff.

Kent Pavelka and Jake Muhleisen will have the call.

Nebraska-Creighton basketball preview

Nebraska continues its difficult two-week stretch with a matchup at Creighton. The Huskers have already faced No. 3 Michigan State and No. 14 Minnesota, and will face No. 2 Kansas on Saturday, Dec. 16.

As for Creighton, the Bluejays comes into the matchup with a 6-2 record after defeating North Dakota 111-68 on Tuesday. Creighton features three players in double figures, led by Marcus Foster at 19.0 points per game. Foster boasts a 48 percent shooting percentage from the field and is 41 percent from beyond the arc. The Bluejays average 92.5 points per game and are shooting 52 percent from the field. Creighton is shooting 39 percent from 3-point range.

Creighton’s Khyri Thomas is second on the team in scoring at 16.8 points per game, including 46 percent from 3-point range. He averages 4.5 rebounds per game.

The Huskers come into the matchup after a big 78-68 upset win over No. 14 Minnesota on Tuesday. Glynn Watson Jr. boasted a season-high 29 points in the matchup and hit 9 of 17 shots from the floor and grabbed a career-high 9 rebounds.

Nebraska held the Golden Gophers to a season low in points and field-goal percentage (32.4). The Huskers are hoping to build off that success.

Adding to the rivalry, Creighton coach Greg McDermott and Nebraska coach Tim Miles are more than familiar with one another. The two met several times when coaching at the Division II level and have met six times while leading Division I programs. Aside from the five meetings between Nebraska and Creighton with both at the helm of their respective programs, the two met during the 2006-07 season when McDermott was at Iowa State and Miles was at North Dakota State.

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