Has Creighton Ever Won a March Madness National Championship? (What Was Their Best Tournament Run?)
By Larry Rupp
A steady competitor in the Big East Conference, the Creighton Bluejays are no strangers to participating in March Madness. The school has enjoyed plenty of early success in the men's NCAA Tournament, but is still searching for a coveted deep run.
With the team still alive in this year's competition, many are wondering if capturing the national championship would be a first for Creighton. Here's what you need to know about the Bluejays' March Madness history.
Has Creighton Ever Won March Madness?
The Creighton men's basketball team has never won March Madness. The Bluejays are one of 12 teams left in the 2023 tournament that has yet to win a National Championship.
Has Creighton Ever Made the Final Four?
The Bluejays have never made the men's NCAA Tournament Final Four. The furthest Creighton has ever reached in March Madness is the Elite 8 (1941).
How Many Times Has Alabama Made the Elite 8?
Creighton's men's basketball team made the Elite 8 during the 1941 NCAA Tournament, which remains the school's only appearance in the quarterfinal round. That squad was one of eight to compete for a title that season and it played in the West Regional.
Creighton fell short to Washington State by a final score of 48-39 before taking down Wyoming by a score of 45-44 in the West Regional third-place contest.
How Many Times Has Creighton Made the Sweet 16?
Creighton has made the Sweet 16 on five occasions. The full list of years in which the Bluejays reached the Sweet 16 is as follows" 1962, 1964, 1974, 2021 and 2023. They are one of eight teams nationally to appear in two of the last three Sweet 16s.
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