Recent failure to close games puzzles Bluejays
The frustration was on the faces of Creighton's Ethan Wragge, No. 34, and Grant Gibbs, right, after a recent loss to Illinois State. The Bluejays are 1-4 in games decided by seven points or fewer after going 10-1 in such games last season. CU will try to avoid its first four-game skid since 1999-2000 Saturday at Evansville.
Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:00 am
Creighton's basketball team was clutch last season in crunch time, winning 10 of 11 games that were decided by seven points or fewer.
The Bluejays' performance in close games this season brings to mind a different C-word, one that rhymes with poke. At least one Creighton player suggested that's what the Bluejays did Wednesday when they blew a five-point lead in the last 5 ½ minutes against Northern Iowa.
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Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:00 am.