Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Despite facing some adversity, Creighton has bounced back from its lone defeat with a chance to finish an undefeated December. The 16th-ranked Bluejays will try to keep moving forward without one of their top players Saturday night when they go after their 14th consecutive home win against Evansville in the Missouri Valley Conference opener. Josh Jones, Creighton's sixth man, announced during the team's 10-day layoff that he will not continue playing after undergoing a procedure Dec. 18 to locate and correct a heart condition known as an atrial flutter. The Omaha native hasn't played since passing out during warmups before the Dec. 6 game at Nebraska. "My life is more important,'' said Jones, who was fifth on the team with 7.0 points per game. "The game has gotten me this far. I'm the same person with or without it. But right now, and maybe forever, I'm just stepping away from the game.'' With Jones sidelined, sophomore guard Avery Dingman made a strong case to take over as the...
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