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2014 NBA Draft: Don’t Sleep on Doug McDermott

In most mock drafts, Creighton Bluejay’s senior Doug McDermott has been picked as a second round pick at best, which makes us think he is a sleeper going into next season. During the off season, it came as no surprise that McDermott would choose to play in his senior year of college instead of heading […]
Via Hoops-Nation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

McDermott scores 37 in Bluejays' win

Doug McDermott, the nation's top returning scorer and two-time first-team All-American, scored 37 points to lead Creighton to a 96-70 thumping of Kansas City in front of a CenturyLink Center Omaha crowd of 16,859. McDermott hit 15 of 25 shots and was 5 of 10 from beyond the arc. Nelson Kirksey and Trinity Hall paced the Kangaroos (0-2) with 15 points each. Kansas City is playing...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU hoops draws Creighton in first round of Wooden Legacy

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.
Via One is the Loneliest Number
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss
CLASSY KID

Scholarship given up for teammate

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.

Via The Victory Formation
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Creighton's Jones quits because of heart

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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Biggest tests are within for Creighton's Jones

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...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 10 players: Mid-Majors

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...
Via isportsweb.com
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss
SCARY SITUATION

Creighton bus driver has heart attack

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.

Via Sportz Assassin
March 18, 2012  |  Discuss
NO CALL?

Video: Echenique drops Tyler Zeller

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. H/T @Mengus22
Via Throw The Flag
March 18, 2012  |  1 Comment
LOW TIDE

Video: Alabama loses on questionable no-call

Via Guyism
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Creighton gets boost from experienced Gibbs

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...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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