Creighton overcame a 17-point deficit, using a 31-6 run capped by back-to-back 3's by Toby Hegner and Isaiah Zierden, to pull within 57-55 with 1:19 left.
T.J. Taylor split a pair of free throws for North Texas to stretch its lead to 58-55 with 35 seconds to go. The Bluejays couldn't answer, missing four 3-point attempts. Taylor then made four more from the line to seal it for North Texas
Austin Chatman hit a trey at the buzzer to cap the scoring for Creighton.
Jordan Williams added 13 points, and Taylor dished out five assists and was 7 of 8 from the line for North Texas (6-4).
Hegner scored 13 points and Zierden finished with 12 to lead Creighton (9-4).