Creighton’s Jake Holton earned the Big East player of the week award Monday after helping the Jays go 3-1 last week.
Holton hit .462 for Creighton, which beat Nebraska and went 2-1 against Butler. He finished the week with four RBIs.
UNO baseball’s Payton Kinney is Summit League pitcher of the week
UNO’s Payton Kinney was named Summit League pitcher of the week Monday after improving to a league-best 7-0 last week.
Kinney threw a career-high 11 strikeouts for the second time this season in a 4-2 win over Oral Roberts last Friday. He allowed one run and one hit over eight innings.
The Firth, Nebraska, native ranks 10th in Division I with a 1.20 ERA.