All No. 17 Creighton needed to beat Seton Hall was Mitch Ballock's biggest game of the season and a rarely used or practiced zone defense that allowed the Bluejays to overcome their biggest deficit in a win since 2014.
Standing on the foul line with the game hanging in the balance, Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell had no doubt what to do.
Justyn Mutts knew No. 20 Virginia Tech would need to step up its game Wednesday night playing on the road at Notre Dame without suspended standout Tyrece Radford.