How to Watch: Alabama Basketball at Creighton

How to Watch: Alabama Basketball at Creighton

How to Watch: Alabama Basketball at Creighton

The road doesn’t get any easier for Alabama.

Fresh off a 92-86 loss to No. 4 Purdue in Toronto on Saturday, the Crimson Tide (6-3) will test itself again on the road against the 10th-ranked Creighton Bluejays (8-1).

Alabama has already lost to Ohio State and No. 24 Clemson as well. Nate Oats’ brand-new roster is beginning to take form, and the close loss to the Boilermakers showed that.

How to Watch: Alabama Basketball at Creighton
How to Watch: Alabama Basketball at Creighton

How to Watch: Alabama at Creighton

Who: Alabama (6-3) at No. 10 Creighton (8-1)

When: Saturday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m. CT

Where: CHI Health Center, Omaha, Neb.

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Radio: Crimson Tide Sports Network (Play-By-Play: Chris Stewart, Analyst: Bryan Passink). The pregame show will begin one hour prior to tipoff.

Series: Creighton leads, 2-0

Last Meeting: On March 15, 2016, Alabama and Creighton met in the opening round of the NIT. The Bluejays won 72-54, ending Avery Johnson’s first season as head coach. Justin Coleman led the Crimson Tide with 18 points — Retin Obasohan added 13.

The two programs also met in the NCAA tournament in 2012. Creighton won that matchup as well — a 58-57 victory in the Round of 64.

Last Time Out, Alabama: The Crimson Tide lost to No. 4 Purdue, 92-86, in Toronto on Saturday. Guard Mark Sears scored 35, but it wasn’t enough to overcome 35 points from Zach Edey and 27 points from Braden Smith.

Last Time Out, Creighton: The Bluejays defeated Central Michigan, 109-64, on Saturday. Six different players scored in double figures, led by 18 from Isaac Traudt.

Alabama Leaders:

  • Scoring: Mark Sears (21.4 PPG)
  • Rebounding: Grant Nelson (6.3 RPG)
  • Assists: Mark Sears (3.9 APG)

Creighton Leaders:

  • Scoring: Baylor Scheierman (18.6 PPG)
  • Rebounding: Baylor Scheierman (7.3 RPG)
  • Assists: Trey Alexander (4.9 APG)

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