KSU Defense Too Much for Creighton as Wildcats Advance

From start to finish the Kansas State University Wildcats dominated the tempo against the Creighton Bluejays during their 69-59 first-round of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament. Creighton trailed the entire game and struggled to find any rhythm against the Wildcats’ swarming perimeter defense. Barry Brown, Jr. led all scorers in the game with 18 points.

The biggest story of the night though was that Brown held Creighton senior guard Marcus Foster (20.3 PPG this season) to just five points on just 2-of-eleven shooting. Brown’s strong performance came on a night where Kansas State was without First-Team All-Big 12 selection, Dean Wade. The junior forward was a game time decision, and according to head coach Bruce Weber, will …

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