The Creighton softball team will open the Missouri Valley softball tournament against Northern Iowa at 12:05 p.m. Friday at the CU Sports Complex.
The Bluejays earned a first-round bye after clinching the Missouri Valley regular-season title with a 3-1 win over Wichita State last week.
Northern Iowa beat Southern Illinois 6-4 Thursday in the opening round to advance to face Creighton.
Creighton swept its regular-season series against Northern Iowa, holding the Panthers to four runs over three games.
The Panthers won nine of their last 12 games to finish the regular season, including seven straight wins in April.