Posted December 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
With some of its thoughts likely on one player's health, Creighton will try to add to a string of impressive performances. While Josh Jones continues to recover, the 16th-ranked Bluejays will seek a third easy win in as many games this month as they face upstart Akron on Sunday. Creighton blew out in-state rival Nebraska 64-42 on Thursday after Jones fainted during pregame warmups. The senior guard, averaging 7.0 points as a reserve, was taken from the Cornhuskers' Devaney Center on a stretcher and to a Lincoln, Neb., hospital. When he was a senior in high school, Jones developed a bacterial infection in his heart and underwent surgery to replace his aortic valve. "With the history with his heart, we're going to be very cautious," coach Greg McDermott said. "It was hard for our guys to get focused, hard for me to get focused, when something like that happens 20 minutes before game time." The school announced Friday that Jones was returning to Oma...
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