Guard Ashworth commits to move to Creighton
Utah State transfer Steven Ashworth committed to Creighton on Monday, providing the Bluejays men’s basketball team among the very best offered guards in the portal.Ashworth chose Creighton over a list of finalists that also included Gonzaga, BYU, Oklahoma State and Washington. He just recently checked out the Bluejays’school in Omaha, Nebraska.”We are thrilled to add Steven, and his spouse Peyton, to the Bluejay household, “coach Greg McDermott said in a declaration.”His capability to extend the flooring with the three-point shot and make fantastic choices with the pass is precisely what we were looking [for] in the point player position. In addition, he possesses the necessary management skills that fit perfectly with our returning players. We can’t wait to get him on school and in Bluejay uniform!”Editor’s Picks 1 Associated Ashworth earned first-team All-Mountain West honors this previous season after balancing
16.2 points and
4.5 helps while shooting 43.4%from 3-point variety. The 6-foot-1 guard made big strides in each of his 3 seasons at Utah State, enhancing in points, rebounds, assists and 3-point shooting every season of his college profession. He ranked in the top 10 nationally in both 3-pointers made and 3-point portion. Ashworth is likewise a profession 88.8%totally free throw shooter.He’s ranked No. 9 in ESPN’s transfer rankings.Creighton needed to change Ryan Nembhard after the point player got in the transfer portal earlier this month, and Ashworth should integrate with Baylor Scheierman to form a hazardous perimeter duo. Scheierman announced recently he was making the most of his extra year of eligibility and going back to the Bluejays for another year. Trey Alexander and Arthur Kaluma are also expected to return, while Ryan Kalkbrenner deals with a stay-or-go NBA draft decision.Ashworth is Creighton’s second transfer addition of the spring, following Virginia transfer Isaac Traudt. Traudt is a previous ESPN 100 hire who redshirted this past season in Charlottesville.