How to Watch Creighton vs. Villanova Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – March 9

The Villanova Wildcats (17-13, 10-9 Big East) will look to build on a four-game home win streak when they square off against the No. 10 Creighton Bluejays (22-8, 13-6 Big East) on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at Wells Fargo Center. The matchup airs at 2:30 PM ET on FOX.

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Bluejays vs. Wildcats Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • TV: FOX
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: Wells Fargo Center

Bluejays Insights

  • Creighton is 27th in the nation with 81.2 points per game so far this season. At the other end, it ranks 106th with 69.5 points allowed per contest.
  • The Bluejays are 60th in the nation with 38 boards per game so far this year. Meanwhile, they rank 107th with 33.4 rebounds allowed per game.
  • Creighton has been tallying plenty of assists in 2023-24, ranking 16th-best in the country with 17.3 dimes per contest.
  • The Bluejays rank -4-worst in college basketball with 7.6 forced turnovers per contest. Meanwhile, they are averaging 9.8 turnovers per game (53rd-ranked in college basketball).
  • Creighton owns a 36.5% three-point percentage this year (45th-ranked in college basketball), but it has really provided a lift by sinking 10.7 treys per game (sixth-best).
  • The Bluejays are top-25 this season in three-pointers allowed, currently 11th-best in college basketball with 5.7 threes allowed per game. Meanwhile, they rank 85th with a 32% shooting percentage allowed from three-point land.
  • Creighton is attempting 30.9 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 51.4% of the shots it has attempted (and 63.9% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, it is attempting 29.2 three-pointers per contest, which are 48.6% of its shots (and 36.1% of the team’s buckets).

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Wildcats Insights

  • Offensively, Villanova is the 249th-ranked team in college basketball (71.2 points per game). On defense, it is 23rd-best (65.5 points conceded per game).
  • The Wildcats are 205th in the country in rebounds per game (34.9) and 132nd in rebounds allowed (33.8).
  • Villanova is 216th in the nation in assists (12.7 per game) in 2023-24.
  • The Wildcats are the 12th-best squad in the country in turnovers per game (8.9) and 297th in turnovers forced (10.1).
  • Villanova is 30th in the country in 3-pointers made (9.3 per game) and 174th in 3-point percentage (34.1%).
  • Giving up 8.1 3-pointers per game and conceding 32.4% from downtown, the Wildcats are 276th and 109th in the country, respectively, in those categories.
  • Villanova takes 47.5% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 38% of its made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, it takes 52.5% of its shots, with 62% of its makes coming from there.

Bluejays Leaders

  • The Bluejays leader in points and rebounds is Baylor Scheierman, who scores 18.5 points and grabs 8.9 rebounds per game.
  • Trey Alexander is Creighton’s best passer, dispensing five assists per game while scoring 17.6 PPG.
  • The Bluejays get the most three-point shooting production out of Scheierman, who knocks down 3.1 threes per game.
  • The Creighton steals leader is Alexander, who averages 1.1 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Ryan Kalkbrenner, who compiles three rejections per contest.

Wildcats Leaders

  • Eric Dixon scores 16 points per game and is the top scorer for the Wildcats.
  • Tyler Burton has a stat line of 6.4 rebounds, 7.9 points and one assist per game for Villanova to take the top rebound spot on the team. Mark Armstrong holds the top spot for assists with 2.3 per game, adding 8 points and 2.2 rebounds per contest.
  • Brendan Hausen is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Wildcats, hitting 1.9 threes per game.
  • Villanova’s leader in steals is TJ Bamba with 0.9 per game, and its leader in blocks is Dixon with 0.4 per game.
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