Omaha, Neb. — Coming off the program’s first Elite Eight in 2022, Creighton women’s basketball head coach Jim Flanery announced the non-conference portion of the 2022-23 schedule on Wednesday, Aug. 3.
The Bluejays return six of their top seven starters from last season to face a challenging non-conference slate, highlighted by home games with Nebraska, Drake and Arkansas as well as road contests at South Dakota, Northern Iowa and Stanford.
Creighton will host a pair of exhibition games against Missouri Western (Oct. 26) and Truman State (Oct. 29) to ramp up for the regular season.
The first two contests of the year take the Bluejays to South Dakota State (Nov. 7) and South Dakota (Nov. 10), while Creighton’s home schedule begins against the Huskers (Nov. 15).
The Bluejays return to the road for games at Northern Iowa (Nov. 20) and Omaha (Nov. 22), then host Drake (Dec. 10) and Arkansas (Dec. 17).
The non-conference schedule concludes in Palo Alto, California as the Bluejays face Stanford (Dec. 20).
Six of Creighton’s eight non-conference opponents closed the 2021-22 season with a NET Ranking of 55 or lower, while four reached the NCAA Tournament (South Dakota, Nebraska, Arkansas and Stanford). Three others reached the WNIT, including the 2022 champion South Dakota State.
|Day, Date||Opponent||2021-22 Final NET Ranking|
|Monday, Nov. 7||at South Dakota State||30|
|Thursday, Nov. 10||at South Dakota||26|
|Tuesday, Nov. 15||vs. Nebraska||23|
|Sunday, Nov. 20||at Northern Iowa||54|
|Tuesday, Nov. 22||at Omaha||249|
|Saturday, Dec. 10||vs. Drake||80|
|Saturday, Dec. 17||vs. Arkansas||34|
|Tuesday, Dec. 20||at Stanford||3|