【N.J】 Princeton men’s basketball doesn’t see itself as Cinderella ahead of Sweet 16 clash with Creighton – – – New Jersey News

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WHO: No. 15 Princeton (23-8) vs. No. 6 Creighton (23-12)

WHEN: Friday, 9 p.m., KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Ky.

TV/ RADIO: TBS (Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel)/ Princeton Sports Network (Derek Jones, Noah Savage); Westwood One (Tom McCarthy, Jordan Cornette)

LAST TIME OUT: Princeton def. Missouri, 78-63; Creighton def. Baylor, 85-76

STREAK: Princeton W6; Creighton W2

SERIES HISTORY: Creighton leads, 1-0. The Blue Jays won the only meeting, 63-54, on Dec. 29, 1961 in Omaha, Neb. Creighton has faced Ivy League opposition twice under 12th-year coach Greg McDermott, defeating Yale (2017) and Brown (2021).

COMMON OPPONENTS: Creighton lost to Arizona, 81-79, in the Maui Invitational final on Nov. 23; Princeton def. Arizona, 59-55, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

THE OTHER GAME: No. 1 seed Alabama (31-5) plays No. 5 seed San Diego State (29-6) in the first game on Friday for a spot in the Elite Eight.


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