Creighton Bluejays women's basketball

The Creighton Bluejays women's basketball team represents Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Big East after moving from the Missouri Valley Conference following the 2012–13 season. The Bluejays had competed in the Missouri Valley since the 1992-1993 season.[2] The women’s basketball team began competing as an independent in 1973-1974 under coach Eddye McClure, which was their first winning season with an 11-6 record.[2] The Bluejays are currently coached by Jim Flanery.

Creighton Bluejays
2018–19 Creighton Bluejays women's basketball team
UniversityCreighton University
Head coachJim Flanery (11th season)
ConferenceBig East
LocationOmaha, Nebraska
ArenaD. J. Sokol Arena
(Capacity: 2,950)
NicknameBluejays
ColorsBlue and White[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Second round
1992, 1994, 2013, 2017
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1992, 1994, 2002, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018
Conference Tournament Champions
Western Athletic Conference
1992

Missouri Valley Conference
2002, 2012


'Big East Conference
Conference Regular Season Champions
Western Athletic Conference
1991, 1992

Missouri Valley Conference
2002, 2003, 2013


Big East Conference
2017

NCAA Tournament results

The Bluejays have appeared in seven NCAA Tournaments. Their record is 56.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1992#7First Round
Second Round
#10 Long Beach State
#2 Stephen F. Austin
W 7966
L 7475
1994#10First Round
Second Round
#7 Bowling Green
#2 Texas Tech
W 8473
L 6575
2002#12First Round#5 Florida InternationalL 5873
2012#14First Round#3 St. John'sL 6769
2013#10First Round
Second Round
#7 Syracuse
#2 Tennessee
W 6156
L 5268
2017#7First Round
Second Round
#10 Toledo
#2 Oregon State
W 7649
L 5264
2018#11First Round
Second Round
#6 Iowa
#3 UCLA
W 7670
L 8664

WNIT and NWIT results

The Bluejays have appeared in eight Women's National Invitation Tournaments, and also appeared once in the WNIT's predecessor, the National Women's Invitational Tournament. Their combined record is 149.

Year Round Opponent Result
1987First Round
Semifinals
Third Place Game
Stephen F. Austin
California
Providence
W 7668
L 8286
W 9189
1999First RoundKansas StateL 6071
2003First Round
Second Round
Third Round
Semifinals
Maine
Siena
Iowa
Auburn
W 7467
W 9686
W 7064
L 6273
2004First Round
Second Round
Third Round
Semifinals
Championship
Colorado State
Washington
Oregon State
Richmond
UNLV
W 7968
W 7469
W 7464
W 8172
W 7352
2005First RoundIowaL 5267
2008First Round
Second Round
South Dakota State
Marquette
W 7669
L6975 (OT)
2009First Round
Second Round
UC Riverside
Kansas
W 6451
L 6479
2010First Round
Second Round
Stephen F. Austin
Kansas
W 7665
L 6871
2011First RoundNorthwesternL 6389
2014First Round
Second Round
Missouri
South Dakota State
W 7751
L 5162

Yearly records

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Eddye McClure (Independent) (1973–1976)
1973–74 Eddye McClure 11–6
1974–75 Eddye McClure 5–8
1975–76 Eddye McClure 10–8
Eddye McClure: 26–22 (.542)
Gaye Kinnett (Independent) (1976–1979)
1976–77 Gaye Kinnett 10–10
1977–78 Gaye Kinnett 12–8
1978–79 Gaye Kinnett 11–9
Gaye Kinnett: 33–27 (.550)
Howard Faber (Independent) (1979–1980)
1979–80 Howard Faber 11–10
Howard Faber: 11–10 (.524)
Bruce Rasmussen (Independent) (1980–1992)
1980–81 Bruce Rasmussen 10–22
1981–82 Bruce Rasmussen 6–21
1982–83 Bruce Rasmussen 17–11
1983–84 Bruce Rasmussen 18–10
1984–85 Bruce Rasmussen 21–6
1985–86 Russ Sarfaty 20–8
1986–87 Bruce Rasmussen 23–7NWIT 3rd Place
1987–88 Bruce Rasmussen 15–13
1988–89 Bruce Rasmussen 6–212–8 (HCAC)6th
1989–90 Bruce Rasmussen 10–172–8 (HCAC)T-5th
Bruce Rasmussen (Western Athletic Conference) (1990–1992)
1990–91 Bruce Rasmussen 22–711–1 (WAC)1st
1991–92 Bruce Rasmussen 28–413–1 (WAC)1stNCAA Round of 32
Bruce Rasmussen: 196–147 (.571)4–16 (.200) HCAC
24–2 (.923) WAC
Western Athletic Conference: 24–2 (.923)
Connie Yori (Missouri Valley Conference) (1992–2002)
1992–93 Connie Yori 20–812–4T-2nd
1993–94 Connie Yori 24–714–22ndNCAA Round of 32
1994–95 Connie Yori 18–912–64th
1995–96 Connie Yori 15–1310–8T-4th
1996–97 Connie Yori 8–197–118th
1997–98 Connie Yori 16–1211–73rd
1998–99 Connie Yori 16–149–97thWNIT 1st Round
1999-00 Connie Yori 12–157–116th
2000-01 Connie Yori 17–1111–74th
2001-02 Connie Yori 24–716–21stNCAA Round of 64
Connie Yori: 170–115 (.596)109–67 (.619)
Jim Flanery (Missouri Valley Conference) (2002–2013)
2002–03 Jim Flanery 24–913–5T-1stWNIT Semifinals
2003–04 Jim Flanery 24–915–32ndWNIT Champions
2004–05 Jim Flanery 19–1013–5T-2ndWNIT 1st Round
2005–06 Jim Flanery 8–215–13T-9th
2006–07 Jim Flanery 13–98–106th
2007–08 Jim Flanery 21–1212–64thWNIT 2nd Round
2008–09 Jim Flanery 22–1214–42ndWNIT 2nd Round
2009–10 Jim Flanery 21–1113–52ndWNIT 2nd Round
2010–11 Jim Flanery 18–1312–6T-2ndWNIT 1st Round
2011–12 Jim Flanery 20–1311–74thNCAA Round of 64
2012–13 Jim Flanery 25–815–3T-1stNCAA Round of 32
Missouri Valley: 240–134 (.642)
Jim Flanery (Big East Conference) (2013–present)
2013–14 Jim Flanery 20-1412-6T-3rdWNIT 2nd Round
2014–15 Jim Flanery 17-1410-8T-5thWNIT First Round
2015–16 Jim Flanery 17-188-10T-7thWNIT First Round
2016–17 Jim Flanery 24-816-2T-1stNCAA Second Round
2017–18 Jim Flanery 19-1311-74thNCAA Second Round
Big East: 57–33 (.633)
Jim Flanery: 312–204 (.605)142–74 (.657) Missouri Valley
46–26 (.639) Big East
Total:748–515 (.592)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References

  1. Creighton University Athletics Bluejay Logo Usage Guidelines (PDF). September 16, 2013. Retrieved April 10, 2016.
  2. Creighton Women's Basketball All-Time Results, retrieved 2013-Aug-10.
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