OMAHA, Neb. – Highlighted by home battles with Nebraska and Drake, road contests at Florida State and Wichita State as well a holiday tournament in Orlando, Creighton women’s basketball head coach Jim Flanery announced the Bluejays’ women’s basketball non-conference schedule for 2018-19 on Wednesday, Aug. 15.
The exhibition season begins in the friendly confines of D.J. Sokol Arena on Tuesday, Oct. 23 as Creighton hosts Nebraska-Kearney. Just over two weeks later the regular season also starts at home as the Bluejays battle South Dakota on Wednesday, Nov. 7.
Creighton begins a three-game road stretch on Friday, Nov. 9 in Fargo, N.D. as the Bluejays battle North Dakota State. The trip continues with Creighton’s first NCAA Tournament opponent, South Dakota State on Nov. 15. The final stop on the three-game stretch is at Northern Iowa on Nov. 20.
The Bluejays return home for a trio of rivalry games as Creighton hosts Drake (Nov. 28), Nebraska (Dec. 2) and Nebraska-Omaha (Dec. 5) in succession.
The non-conference slate closes with road matches at Wichita State on Dec. 8, before the Bluejays fly south to face Florida State on Dec. 16. Creighton will remain in the sunshine state for close to a week as Creighton plays South Florida (Dec. 20) and Vanderbilt (Dec. 21) in the Sunshine Classic in Orlando.
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