Herb Sendek’s ASU Sun Devils will be one of the eight teams taking part in the tournament. Their first contest will be the last game of the day on Nov. 28 against a Creighton squad that ASU played tough last season.
Doug McDermott, an All-American forward at Creighton, will be a walk-on next season after sacrificing his scholarship so a teammate can return to the team.
WHAT I DID FOR SUMMER VACATION, by the Creighton Bluejays
1. Joined the Big East
2. Saw my best player became a walk-on
And that's just this week.
On Monday, Creighton officially began life as a member of the new-look, basketball-first Big East. Which was expected.
But Tuesday's news wasn't.
Senior wing guard Grant Gibbs, who'd begun his collegiate career at...
The NCAA has awarded Creighton's Grant Gibbs a sixth season of eligibility, a huge victory for a Bluejays basketball team that is moving into the Big East next season.
Gibbs led the Missouri Valley Conference in assists each of the last two seasons and will be a senior in 2013-14. Creighton is 57-14 and reached the NCAA tournament twice with Gibbs in the lineup the past two...
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July 02, 2013
Creighton mens basketball head coach Greg McDermott can breathe a little easier knowing his son will be by his side when the Bluejays transition to the new-look Big East next season.
McDermott went to Twitter to announce his intentions of coming back next season rather than entering the NBA Draft.
I will be returning to Creighton for my senior year and can't wait to put on...
Courtesy: Creighton Media Relations
OMAHA, Neb. -- Josh Jones is hanging up his high tops for good. The senior guard on the Creighton mens basketball team has announced that his basketball career is over, the result of an atrial flutter discovered after the Omaha native fainted prior to warm-ups at Nebraska on Dec. 6th.
Jones underwent nine hours of testing on Dec. 18th, but in...
He remembers Nebraska fans giving him hell again, the serve and volley of the usual grief. The Omaha kid, back in Lincoln, always trying to get the last word. In high school, Josh Jones had won three state titles at the Devaney Center. Technically, it was the Cornhuskers' building, but it was also his house.
"It's kind of an in-state thing," Creighton's senior...
Doug McDermott PF Creighton- 22.9pts. 8.2reb. McDermott dominated the Missouri Valley Conference last year, but will need to add some quickness if he’s going to be successful at the next level. His tremendous feel for the game is his best attribute, and he’s just starting to realize his potential.
Mike Moser PF UNLV- 14.0pts. 10.5reb. Moser is a big, physical presence...
The start of the North Carolina-Creighton game was delayed on Sunday after Creighton's bus driver reportedly suffered a heart attack en route to the arena.
Creighton center Gregory Echenique intentionally fouls University of North Carolina forward Tyler Zeller during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament. This foul was not called by the officials as Echenique hit Zeller in the face. Creighton beat Alabama to get to the 3rd round of the NCAA Tournament.
ST. LOUIS Creighton guard Grant Gibbs sat on the bench during two NCAA tournament games as a freshman at Gonzaga in 2010. His career day ensured he'll do plenty more than watch this year.
The Gonzaga transfer had a career-best 20 points including five big points in overtime to lead the Blue Jays to a 83-79 overtime win over upset-minded Illinois State Sunday in the Missouri...