Creighton (8-4) plays its final non-conference game on Thursday, Dec. 27, when it hosts UMKC (5-9). Tip-off at CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb., is set for 7:00 p.m.
Creighton is 8-4 overall, including wins over No. 16 Clemson and defending conference champions Montana and Georgia State, while playing a challenging schedule that has already featured eight teams that won 22 or more games a year ago.
UMKC is 5-9 this season, including a 95-59 win over Elon last Saturday. The Kangaroos are 2-6 in true road games, including road losses at Iowa (77-63) and Connecticut (94-66) and road victories at South Dakota (65-63) and Purdue Fort Wayne (90-73).