2015–16 Creighton Bluejays women's basketball team

The 2015–16 Creighton Bluejays women's basketball team will represent Creighton University in the 2015–16 college basketball season. The Bluejays, led by thirteenth year head coach Jim Flanery and were members of the Big East Conference. The Bluejays play their home games at D. J. Sokol Arena. They finished the season 17–18, 8–10 in Big East to finish in a tie for seventh place. They advanced to the championship game of the Big East Women's Tournament where they lost to St. John's. They were invited to the Women's National Invitation Tournament where they lost to South Dakota in the first round.

2015–16 Creighton Bluejays women's basketball
WNIT, First Round
ConferenceBig East
2015–16 record17–18 (8–10 Big East)
Head coachJim Flanery (13th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Matt Fritsche
  • Chevelle Herring
  • Linda Sayavongchanh
Home arenaD. J. Sokol Arena
2015–16 Big East Conference women's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
#20 DePaul*162 .889  279  .750
Seton Hall126 .667  239  .719
Villanova126 .667  2012  .625
St. John's117 .611  2310  .697
Georgetown99 .500  1614  .533
Marquette99 .500  1416  .467
Xavier810 .444  1713  .567
Creighton810 .444  1718  .486
Butler414 .222  1021  .323
Providence117 .056  524  .172
2016 Big East Basketball Tournament winner
*Tournament #1 seed
As of March 26, 2016; Rankings from AP Poll

Roster

2015–16 Creighton Bluejays women's basketball team
PlayersCoaches
Pos.#NameHeightYearPrevious schoolHometown
G 1 Jade Owens 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) SoFenwick River Forest, IL
G 2 Myah Mellman 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) SoMason City Mason City, IA
G 3 MC McGrory 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) JrEdina Edina, MN
G 4 Aimee Rischard 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) SoMount Saint Mary Catholic Oklahoma City, OK
F 5 Jaylyn Agnew 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) FrAndover Andover, KS
F 11 Bailey Norby 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) RS SoForest Lake Forest Lake, MN
G 12 Lauren Works 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) JrLincoln Southwest Lincoln, NE
G 14 Sydney Lamberty 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) SoPark Cottage Grove, MN
G 20 Tessa Leytem 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) SrWahlert Catholic Dubuque, IA
G 21 Olivia Elger 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) FrRichwoods Peoria, IL
G 23 Marissa Janning 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) SrWatertown-Mayer Watertown, MN
F 33 Kylie Brown 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) SoSimley Inver Grove Heights, MN
F 40 Ali Greene 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) FrMahtomedi Lino Lakes, MN
F 45 Audrey Faber 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) FrDowling Catholic Clive, IA
F 50 Brianna Rollerson 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) JrCentral Omaha, NE
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/05/2015*
7:05 PM
Newman W 79–62 
D. J. Sokol Arena (710)
Omaha, NE
Non-conference regular season
11/13/2015*
12:05 PM, BEDN
Wichita State W 79–54  1–0
D. J. Sokol Arena (1,071)
Omaha, NE
11/15/2015*
11:05 AM
Marist W 89–46  2–0
D. J. Sokol Arena (535)
Omaha, NE
11/24/2015*
7:05 PM, ESPN3
at Drake L 72–81  2–1
Knapp Center (2,462)
Des Moines, IA
11/26/2015*
7:30 PM
vs. East Carolina
Lone Star Showcase
W 91–66  3–1
Cedar Park Center (787)
Cedar Park, TX
11/27/2015*
7:30 PM
vs. No. 19 Northwestern
Lone Star Showcase
L 52–75  3–2
Cedar Park Center (687)
Cedar Park, TX
11/28/2015*
5:00 PM
vs. Eastern Washington
Lone Star Showcase
W 66–60 OT 4–2
Cedar Park Center 
Cedar Park, TX
12/02/2015*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Kansas L 54–67  4–3
Allen Fieldhouse (1,753)
Lawrence, KS
12/06/2015*
2:00 PM
at Nebraska L 63–65  4–4
Pinnacle Bank Arena (6,056)
Lincoln, NE
12/09/2015*
8:00 PM
at Utah L 58–74  4–5
Jon M. Huntsman Center (805)
Salt Lake City, UT
12/12/2015*
7:05 PM
South Dakota State L 51–53  4–6
D. J. Sokol Arena (1,023)
Omaha, NE
12/20/2015*
8:00 PM
at Nebraska–Omaha W 69–46  5–6
Baxter Arena (1,362)
Omaha, NE
12/22/2015*
6:05 PM
Northern Iowa W 69–61  6–6
D. J. Sokol Arena (1,228)
Omaha, NE
Big East regular season
12/29/2015
6:00 PM, FS2
St. John's L 55–66  6–7 (0–1)
D. J. Sokol Arena (1,563)
Omaha, NE
12/31/2015
1:05 PM, BEDN
Seton Hall L 82–86  6–8 (0–2)
D. J. Sokol Arena (780)
Omaha, NE
01/03/2016
11:00 AM, BEDN
at Georgetown L 57–69  6–9 (0–3)
McDonough Gymnasium (649)
Washington, D.C.
01/05/2016
6:00 PM, BEDN
at Villanova W 65–62  7–9 (1–3)
The Pavilion (509)
Villanova, PA
01/08/2016
6:00 PM, FS1
Xavier W 74–47  8–9 (2–3)
D. J. Sokol Arena (1,214)
Omaha, NE
01/10/2016
1:05 PM, BEDN
Butler W 77–49  9–9 (3–3)
D. J. Sokol Arena (651)
Omaha, NE
01/17/2016
1:05 PM, BEDN
Providence W 72–48  10–9 (4–3)
D. J. Sokol Arena (762)
Omaha, NE
01/22/2016
7:00 PM, BEDN
at No. 24 DePaul L 63–81  10–10 (4–4)
Phillips-McGrath Arena (2,042)
Chicago, IL
01/24/2016
2:00 PM, BEDN
at Marquette L 72–79  10–11 (4–5)
Al McGuire Center (1,117)
Milwaukee, WI
01/29/2016
7:00 PM, FS1
Villanova W 53–48  11–11 (5–5)
D. J. Sokol Arena (1,327)
Omaha, NE
01/31/2016
1:05 PM, BEDN
Georgetown L 44–57  11–12 (5–6)
D. J. Sokol Arena (1,120)
Omaha, NE
02/05/2016
10:30 AM, BEDN
at Butler W 52–42  12–12 (6–6)
Hinkle Fieldhouse (697)
Indianapolis, IN
02/07/2016
1:00 PM, BEDN
at Xavier L 55–57  12–13 (6–7)
Cintas Center (828)
Cincinnati, OH
02/14/2016
12:00 PM, BEDN
at Providence L 59–61  12–14 (6–8)
Alumni Hall (411)
Providence, RI
02/19/2016
7:05 PM, BEDN
Marquette W 83–81  13–14 (7–8)
D. J. Sokol Arena (964)
Omaha, NE
02/21/2016
1:00 PM, FS1
No. 21 DePaul L 52–78  13–15 (7–9)
D. J. Sokol Arena (1,255)
Omaha, NE
02/26/2016
6:05 PM, BEDN
at Seton Hall L 71–77  13–16 (7–10)
Walsh Gymnasium (886)
South Orange, NJ
02/28/2016
2:00 PM, FS2
at St. John's W 64–57  14–16 (8–10)
Carnesecca Arena (1,242)
Queens, NY
Big East Women's Tournament
03/05/2016
2:00 PM, BEDN
vs. Providence
First Round
W 70–53  15–16
McGrath-Phillips Arena 
Chicago, IL
03/06/2016
12:00 PM, FS2
vs. Villanova
Quarterfinals
W 57–48  16–16
McGrath-Phillips Arena 
Chicago, IL
03/07/2016
3:00 PM, FS1
vs. Seton Hall
Semifinals
W 77–56  17–16
McGrath-Phillips Arena 
Chicago, IL
03/08/2016
7:00 PM, FS1
vs. St. John's
Championship Game
L 37–50  17–17
McGrath-Phillips Arena (1,620)
Chicago, IL
WNIT
03/16/2016*
7:00 PM
at South Dakota
First Round
L 68–74  17–18
DakotaDome (1,960)
Vermillion, SD
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central.

See also

2015–16 Creighton Bluejays men's basketball team

References

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