OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- After not starting the game due to an illness, Creighton's leading scorer, Marcus Zegarowski, drained a three pointer with 2.7 seconds left to seal a 78-74 win over Providence on Saturday.
Denzel Mahoney, who was celebrating his birthday, got the start in Zegarowski's place.
Mahoney forced a jump ball with 10.8 seconds left that gave the Bluejays the ball and allowed them to take the lead.
Ty-Shon Alexander led the Jays with 24 points. Mitch Ballock scored 17.
Creighton is now 14-5 overall.