No. 9 Creighton overcomes cold shooting, beats St. Thomas


              St. Thomas head coach Johnny Tauer watches as his team plays against Creighton during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz)
            
              Creighton head coach Greg McDermott watches as his team plays against St. Thomas during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz)
            
              Creighton's Arthur Kaluma, second from left, drives for the basket against St. Thomas' Andrew Rohde, from left, Will Engels and Parker Bjorklund during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz)
            St. Thomas' Riley Miller, right, drives past Creighton's Trey Alexander during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz) Creighton's Ryan Kalkbrenner (11) shoots against St. Thomas' Will Engels (23), Parker Bjorklund (5) and Andrew Rohde (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz) Creighton's Baylor Scheierman, center, tips the ball away from St. Thomas' Will Engels, right, while under pressure from Ahjany Lee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz) Creighton's Trey Alexander, right, reacts after hitting a 2-pointer against St. Thomas during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz)