The Creighton women saw plenty of full-court pressure over the weekend.

While surviving it in a 71-65 win over No. 13 Marquette on Friday, the Bluejays weren’t so lucky against DePaul on Sunday.

Creighton let a seven-point lead entering the fourth quarter slip away as the Blue Demons clinched a share of the Big East regular-season title with a 74-67 win at Sokol Arena.

Audrey Faber led the Bluejays with 20 points while Temi Carda added 15 for Creighton, which will be the No. 6 seed in the conference tournament next weekend in Chicago.

Creighton will play third-seeded Butler in the quarterfinals on March 10 at 8:30 p.m.

The Jays led by as many as 13 with 5:50 remaining in the third quarter. That’s when DePaul kicked its game into high gear on both ends of the court as 21 Bluejay turnovers began to take a toll.

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CU coach Jim Flanery said the Blue Demons have the ability to turn a game around in a hurry.

“They did that today,” he said. “Defensively, they took us out of what we wanted to do.

“Still a lot of bright spots this weekend, but we’ve got to shore up, or at least improve, the press-break turnover thing we’ve got going.”

DePaul outscored CU (14-15, 8-10 Big East) 25-11 in the fourth quarter and grabbed its first lead with 4:28 left in the game.

Foul trouble also plagued Creighton late. Four Jays played with four fouls for much of the final period.

Faber said that may have contributed to Blue Demons (23-7, 14-4) shooting 56.3 percent (9 of 16) in the fourth quarter.

“I think it just made us play a little more cautious, which maybe got them more open looks,” she said. “I think communication was a big thing. That kind of slowed down as the game went on.

“We needed to communicate more on their screens because their screen actions were getting them open a lot. But I think with four fouls you’ve just got to be more cautious and smarter.”

DePaul coach Doug Bruno said the decision to use a trapping press was a result of his team not having success at the slower tempo the Jays dictated for the first 2½ quarters.

“We were down 12, and we weren’t winning the battle of a total half-court match game,” he said. “So we really had no choice but to scramble the game. And when you scramble the game, the result could be what happened.

“It is a high-risk, high-reward defense.”

Faber, Jade Owens, Brooke Kissinger and Ali Greene were honored on Senior Day.

Greene, a junior, retired four games into this season after several knee injuries. But she came out of retirement for the final regular-season game and finished with four points and five rebounds in 15 minutes.

Greene said she was excited to suit up one last time.

“My teammates were hyping me up before the game,” Greene said. “I really appreciated that. I didn’t like the outcome, but it was a really fun game.”

DePaul (23-7, 14-4)...................11 12 26 25—74

At Creighton (14-15, 8-10)........15 13 28 11—67

D: Ashton Millender 9-14 2-2 22, Maya Stovall 0-0 0-0 0, Kelly Campbell 0-4 0-0 0, Chante Stonewall 7-15 0-0 15, Marte Grays 3-11 10-12 17, Rebekah Dahlman 1-3 1-2 3, Lexi Held 1-3 5-6 7, Sonya Morris 2-2 0-0 4, Dee Bekelja 2-5 0-0 4, Tanita Allen 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 26-62 18-22 74.

CU: Jade Owens 3-3 2-2 8, Jaylyn Agnew 2-4 2-2 7, Brooke Kissinger 0-0 0-0 0, Ali Greene 2-4 0-0 4, Audrey Faber 7-12 4-4 20, Tatum Rembao 2-2 4-4 8, Temi Carda 5-11 4-4 15, Rachael Saunders 0-1 0-0 0, Olivia Elger 1-7 2-2 5, Morgan Turner 0-0 0-0 0, Chloe Dworak 0-0 0-0 0, Payton Brotzki 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-44 18-18 67.

3-point goals: D 4-19 (Millender 2-4, Stonewall 1-2, Grays 1-5, Dahlman 0-2, Campbell 0-3, Allen 0-3), CU 5-13 (Faber 2-5, Agnew 1-2, Elger 1-2, Carda 1-3, Saunders 0-1). Rebounds: D 27 (Millender 10), CU 33 (Agnew, Carda 7). Assists: D 16 (Campbell 4), CU 16 (Agnew, Faber 5). Total fouls: D 21, CU 23. Fouled out: Campbell. Technical fouls: none.Turnovers: D 8, CU 21. A: 1,148.

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