- Looking for revenge after their loss in Omaha a couple weeks back, the Red Storm opened the game on a 21-7 run.
- The catalyst to that run was Rysheed Jordan. Jordan had 11 points, including 3-3 from beyond the arc while on the run. He finished the half with 19 points.
- Six St. John's players scored in the first half
- Ricky Kreklow leads the Bluejays in scoring with 10 points.
- Creighton only shot 33% from the field
- The Bluejays grabbed 12 offensive rebounds, in what was their lone bright spot of the first half