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Creighton’s 2OT Catch over Oregon Hyped as Easiest Sport of March Madness by CBB Fans

Andrew PetersMarch 24, 2024

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA - MARCH 23: head coach Greg McDermott of the Creighton Bluejays talks with Trey Alexander #23 within the first half of of the game towards the Oregon Geese correct in the course of the 2d round of the 2024 NCAA Men's Basketball Occasion held at PPG PAINTS Arena on March 23, 2024 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Describe by Justin K. Aller/NCAA Photos by Getty Images)

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Creighton and Oregon delivered arguably basically among the finest game of the NCAA match so some distance on Saturday evening.

The No. 3 Bluejays held on in double extra time to beat the No. 11 Geese 86-73 to design to the Candy 16 where they’ll face No. 2 Tennessee. The ranking modified into lopsided within the head, but the game modified into thought to be one of basically among the finest in the course of the first two rounds of the match.

Creighton had four avid gamers in double figures, with Steven Ashworth main the vogue with 21 parts. Of Ashworth’s 21 parts, 10 came in extra time. Guard Trey Alexander had 21 parts and mountainous man Ryan Kalkbrenner added 19 parts and 14 boards.

On Oregon’s facet, Jermaine Couisnard and N’Faly Dante attach together massive games. Coisnard had 32 parts and Dante had 28 parts and 20 rebounds. Their efforts fell short as Creighton slipped away in extra time.

The double-extra time thriller had fans declaring Saturday evening’s Spherical of 32 matchup as basically among the finest game of the match so some distance.

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Couisnard & Dante scored every point for Oregon within the 2d half of.

4 avid gamers are in double figures for Creighton.

Big game, 5 extra minutes assured!

Jon Walker @ByJonWalker

Demise. Taxes. Trey Alexander from 15 toes. He’s stone frigid, man. Creighton leads Oregon 69-66 with 51.5 seconds to play.

Duke Better @DukeBetter

some sizable chess occurring on this Creighton/Oregon game, my goodness

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Baylor Scheierman didn’t desire his college hoops career to halt without getting off a extra punches — 2-for-2 at the FT line, then a game-tying mid-vary fader with 8 seconds left.

Creighton and Oregon are headed to extra time in Pittsburgh. Winner will get Tennessee in Detroit.

Nicole Auerbach @NicoleAuerbach

GAME OF THE TOURNAMENT

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5 MORE MINUTES FOR CREIGHTON AND OREGON

Matt Norlander @MattNorlander

Sport of the Occasion So Far™️ https://t.co/gWlufhWjdn

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Tom Fornelli @TomFornelli

I acquire this Creighton/Oregon game to be ample entertainment.

Terrence Oglesby @T_Oglesby22

This has been HIGH stage on every facets defensively, and a few BIG TIME shot making over contests.

Easiest game of the match so some distance

Now, Creighton will head to its third Candy 16 within the final four seasons. The Bluejays reached the Elite Eight and comprise been one possession remote from the Final Four a 365 days within the past, and final 365 days’s loss will for scamper proceed to be fuel for them.

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