Bluejay WBB returns to the streets in Northern Iowa on Sunday

Omaha, Neb.– The Creighton Women’s Basketball Team is playing its third away game of the season while the Bluejays travel to Cedar Falls, Iowa for a meeting with Northern Iowa on Sunday, November 20 at 2:00 p.m



Series with Northern Iowa: Bluejays lead 40-20

Creighton has a significant lead in the series with the Panthers, but the teams even sit at 14-14 in Cedar Falls.

Date of opponent’s score
2/3/87 in Northern Iowa W, 82-75
12/5/87 North Iowa W, 113-72
02/20/90 in Northern Iowa L, 80-107
12/2/90 North Iowa W, 93-58
12/20/91 in Northern Iowa W, 87-61
1/25/93 in Northern Iowa W, 90-66
2/4/93 North Iowa W, 76-41
4.3.93 $ North Iowa W, 86-73
1/29/94 in Northern Iowa W, 81-68
2/24/94 North Iowa W, 91-63
1/7/95 in Northern Iowa W, 83-62
2/5/95 North Iowa W, 83-68
1/11/96 North Iowa W, 73-67
02/10/96 in Northern Iowa L, 76-78
1/3/97 North Iowa W, 73-68
01/30/97 in Northern Iowa L, 71-75
12/28/97 North Iowa W, 82-66
02/26/98 in Northern Iowa L, 72-78
01/16/99 in Northern Iowa L, 59-64
2/16/99 North Iowa L, 55-66
2/22/00 in Northern Iowa W, 78-72
2.3.00 North Iowa W, 66-59
01/26/01 in Northern Iowa L, 61-71
2/22/01 North Iowa W, 78-64
01/17/02 in Northern Iowa W, 59-51
2/15/02 North Iowa W, 75-65
5/1/03 North Iowa W, 86-65
3/8/03 in Northern Iowa L, 55-63
1/25/04 North Iowa W, 81-64
02/20/04 in Northern Iowa W, 69-56
3/11/04 @ $ vs Northern Iowa L, 65-71
1/27/05 Northern Iowa W, 78-73 (ot)
02/26/05 in Northern Iowa L, 58-65
12/29/05 in Northern Iowa W, 67-64 (ot)
3/4/06 North Iowa W, 61-56
1/4/07 North Iowa L, 53-56
2/3/07 in Northern Iowa L, 72-78 (ot)
1/24/08 North Iowa W, 71-63
02/21/08 in Northern Iowa W, 69-51
1/23/09 North Iowa W, 62-44
02/21/09 in Northern Iowa W, 67-59 (ot)
1/24/10 North Iowa W, 62-58
2/21/10 at Northern Iowa L, 57-73
3/14/10 #$vs. Northern Iowa L, 53-54
1/13/11 North Iowa L, 57-58
02/10/11 in Northern Iowa L, 52-60
1/27/12 North Iowa W, 65-50
2/24/12 at Northern Iowa W, 74-48
3/9/12 #$vs. Northern Iowa W, 53-46
1/25/13 North Iowa W, 54-40
2/21/13 at Northern Iowa W, 73-66
12/8/14 in Northern Iowa W, 58-56
12/22/15 North Iowa W, 69-61
12/10/16 in Northern Iowa L, 49-50
11/21/17 North Iowa W, 89-78 (2ot)
11/20/18 in Northern Iowa L, 55-65
12/8/19 North Iowa W, 57-54
11/28/20 in Northern Iowa L, 52-55
3/20/21 & vs. Northern Iowa L, 63-64
11/27/21 North Iowa W, 79-72

@ = played in Springfield, Mo. # = played in St. Charles, Mo.
$ = MVC tournament game & = WNIT game (Rockford, Illinois)

Flanery vs. Northern Iowa
Flanery is 21-13 against Northern Iowa but holds a 7-8 mark against the Panthers in Cedar Falls.

About Northern Iowa

  • Located in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
  • The Panthers went 23-11 last season and fell to Drake (62-55) in the second round of the WNIT.
  • Head coach Tanya Warren is in her 16th season at the helm of the Panthers.
  • As a former Bluejay coach and player, Warren and the Bluejays have a long history.

Scouting Northern Iowa (2-1)

The Panthers start 2022-23 2-1 with their only loss in the last contest against Iowa State finishing at No. 7. Sophomore Grace Boffeli leads the way for Northern Iowa at 19.0 ppg and 9.7 rpg, while sophomore guard Maya McDermott shoots 53.1% from the field and averages 15.7 ppg.

The Panthers are always a well-prepared and well-trained team. This season, Northern Iowa has forced 55 turnovers and committed just 47 in three games. One area of ​​concern for UNI is just 32 assists in three competitions.

Scouting Creighton (3-0)

The Bluejays’ impressive start to the 2022-23 season continued on November 15 when Creighton defeated #22 Nebraska in convincing fashion 77-51.

For the third game in a row, another Bluejay stepped forward to lead the offense. Against the Huskers it was Junior Molly Mƶgensen delivered a career-high 22 points to take the lead.

Creighton shoots 47.1% from field in three games, led Jayme Horans 63.6% (7 out of 11) and Mogensen’s 60.0 (18 out of 30).

Keys To the Game on Sunday November 20th

  • ball security: The Bluejays remain thin at point guard and there’s no doubt Northern Iowa will look to force turnovers to create easy scoring chances.
  • Mail Defense: Last season, Boffeli limited to 0-to-7 from the field, but she snagged 11 rebounds.

Player to watch out for Creighton
Emma Ronsiek: Ronsiek struggled offensively in the Bluejays’ first three games, but she was 12-for-18 against the Panthers last season. Expect Creighton to make an extra effort to get her post touches early in each half, which could spark the talented junior.

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