Creighton tops Butler to match its best-ever start

The host Bluejays (16-1, 4-1 Big East) rode hot shooting in the first half to build a big lead that Butler (14-3, 3-2) couldn’t overcome.

Watson made 9 of 14 shots and had seven assists but committed a season-high eight turnovers.

Justin Jackson’s three-pointer with 1:03 left and helped the visiting Tar Heels (15-3, 3-1 ACC) hold off the Demon Deacons.

Jackson had 19 points and Kennedy Meeks added 18 points and 11 rebounds for North Carolina, which had let a 19-point second-half lead slip to one.

Quentin Snider’s team-high 22 points included two...
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