Creighton WBB Earns Votes in AP and USA TODAY Coaches Polls

Article Image
The Creighton Women's Basketball team earned 10 votes in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll released on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
Courtesy: Wade Rackley

OMAHA, Neb. - Building upon the 10 votes received in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll earlier this week (Oct. 29), the Creighton women's basketball team earned 21 votes in the AP Poll released on Friday, Nov. 1.

Creighton is coming off a 25-8 season and a back-to-back trips to the NCAA Championship. Head coach Jim Flanery welcomes back sophomore guard Marissa Janning (12.6 ppg, 3.5 rpg) and senior forward Sarah Nelson (11.7 ppg, 7.8 rpg) as Creighton embarks on its inaugural year in the BIG EAST.

The Bluejays received one vote on three seperate occasions, all in the Associated Press (AP) poll (Feb. 4, Jan. 14 & Preseason).  Prior to the 2012-13 season, that last time the Jays had appeared in the AP poll was on March 10, 2003, with two votes. The Bluejays last appeared in the USA Today Coaches Poll on Feb. 7, 2005, earning two votes.

Complete 2013-14 Preseason AP Poll

Complete 2013-14 Preseason USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll
Jays Video
(W) Volleyball
Creighton Volleyball vs. Xavier Postgame Press Conference from the 2014 BIG EAST Conference...
(M) Basketball
Creighton Men's Basketball fell to Ole Miss on 11-28-14 in the Emerald Coast...
(M) Basketball
#23 Creighton Men's Basketball defeated the Eastern Illinois Panthers 75-53 at...
WBB Nov 5 - Dec 3