Wilson shines as No. 5 Kansas beats No. 8 Creighton, 73-72
December 9, 2020
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jalen Wilson remained composed when he needed to hit the go-ahead 3-pointer for Kansas in the closing seconds.
He was equally stoic watching No. 8 Creighton try to match him.
The redshirt freshman calmly hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 42 seconds left Tuesday night, only to foul the Bluejays' Marcus Zegarowski attempting a tying 3 at the other end. But as Wilson watched, the preseason Big East player of the year missed the last of three foul shots, allowing the fifth-ranked Jayhawks to escape with a 73-72 win.
"I just had a lot of confidence in myself. My team has a...