Green Bay women hold off No. 22 Creighton 65-53
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maddy Schreiber scored 14 points, Callie Genke added 11 points and Green Bay held off No. 22 Creighton 65-53 on Thursday night.
Green Bay (2-1) earned its first win over an AP Top 25 team since 2019.
Schreiber scored eight of her points in the third quarter and Green Bay led 52-37 entering the fourth. But Creighton scored 14 of the opening 17 points of the fourth to get within 55-51.
Bailey Butler ended Green Bay’s four-minute scoring drought to begin a game-closing 10-2 run. Lauren Jensen had Creighton’s only field goal in the final six minutes.
Cassie Schiltz had 10 points for Green Bay, which started a six-game road trip.
Jensen led Creighton (2-1) with 21 points, nine coming in the fourth, and Emma Ronsiek added 15 points. Jensen was 8 of 18 from the field, but the rest of her teammates went 10 of 35.
The Phoenix led 21-5 in the first quarter as Creighton made just two field goals in the opening eight minutes. Green Bay shot 61% from the field in the first half, including 5 of 8 from 3-point range.
It was the first game between the two programs since 1995.
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