CREIGHTON BLUEJAYS WOMENS BASKETBALL
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Creighton Bluejays Womens Basketball tickets
Location: Omaha, Neb.
Home Games: D.J. Sokol Arena
Conference: BIG EAST
Head Coach: Jim Flanery
Creighton Bluejays Womens Basketball TicketsWhen the 2019-20 Creighton Bluejays women's basketball team takes the floor, it is a team on the rise. After failing to make the postseason for the first time since 2007, head coach Jim Flanery's team is ready to make some noise in the BIG EAST conference. The Bluejays represent the 8,821 students enrolled in the Omaha, Nebraska-based institution. The program has a strong record of success. Since 2010-11, the team has amassed a 175-117 record. They have been to the NCAA Tournament four times and won regular-season titles in both the Missouri Valley and BIG EAST conferences. They have also made the Women's NIT (WNIT) four times. Since 2009-10, 41 Creighton Bluejays women's basketball players have received their degrees. After finishing 15-16 overall and sixth in the BIG EAST in 2018-19, the Bluejays return nine letterwinners and three starters for 2019-20. Coach Flanery and his team believe they have a strong foundation in culture and team spirit. Grab your tickets at StubHub and see the Bluejays take wing.
Who is the Creighton Bluejays women's basketball team's head coach?Jim Flanery is Creighton University's all-time winningest women's basketball coach. His teams have made 14 postseason appearances, including four trips to the NCAA Tournament. The Bluejays made back-to-back appearances in the Big Dance in 2012-13 and 2017-18. The Bluejays made the WNIT Final Four in 2003 and won the tournament in 2004. Flanery's teams are known for shooting three-pointers. During his tenure, the Bluejays have made over 200 three-point shots in a season 14 times. The team set a record with 302 three-pointers in 2012-13. Flanery believes in scheduling games against tough opponents. In his first 17 seasons, the Bluejays have played 37 ranked teams, including four in 2018-19. Flanery also guides his charges to strong academic records. Eight of his teams have been ranked among the WBCA Academic Top-25. He has coached two Academic All-Americans. Flanery is a Creighton graduate who holds a BA in Philosophy.
Where does the Creighton Bluejays women's basketball team play its home games?D.J. Sokol Arena has been the home of Creighton women's basketball since November 13, 2009. It is part of the 75,000 square-foot Wayne and Eileen Ryan Athletic Center. The arena is named for David L. Sokol, Jr. (D.J.), the son of Creighton University Trustee David Sokol. D.J. passed in 1999 after battling Hodgkin’s disease. The Ryan Athletic Center hosts Creighton University's women's basketball and volleyball teams as well as men's and women's soccer. The Center houses coaches' offices, training facilities, meeting rooms and hospitality areas, along with courts and locker rooms for competition. D.J. Sokol Arena features seating capacity for 2,500 fans. The Bluejays drew an average of 1,190 fans in 2018-19.
Who are the Creighton women's basketball all-time greats?Kathy Halligan is the all-time Bluejays' scoring leader. She scored 2,159 points between 1988-92. Connie Yori is the all-time leader for scoring average, with 20.3 points per game between 1982-86. Halligan, Yori and Pam Gradoville are the only Creighton women's basketball players to score over 2,000 points during their careers. Gradoville is a member of the Creighton Athletics Hall of Fame.
Who are the Creighton Bluejays' biggest rivals in women's basketball?In the BIG EAST Conference, the Bluejays play strong opponents such as the Georgetown Hoyas and the St. John's Red Storm. However, the Drake Bulldogs bring out a special passion among the Bluejays and their fans. One of their strongest recent victories was a four-overtime thriller against the Bulldogs in 2017-18. The largest home crowd in 2018-19 was the 1,535 fans who filled D.J. Sokol Arena for a November game against Drake.
Where can I get tickets for Creighton Bluejays women's basketball games?StubHub is your best resource for tickets, pricing and seat selection to see the Creighton Bluejays women's basketball team.
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