Found February 01, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
The first half of their first Big East season has left an impression on the Creighton Bluejays. Not to mention some bumps and bruises. “It's a tough league,” forward Ethan Wragge said. “The players are strong and physical, but we've figured out what we can do and what we can't do against this league. “I think we know what to expect out of ourselves.” Nine Big East opponents also have learned what to expect from the Bluejays, and not all of it had been anticipated. Just about everyone knew before the season that Creighton possessed a gifted offense led by two-time All-American Doug McDermott. What has surprised some league rivals is the Bluejays' ability to play defense and rebound with bigger, stronger opponents. Creighton is tied for the league lead in scoring defense and stands second in rebounding margin. “They are very cohesive and play as a unit,” St. John's coach Steve Lavin said. “Their tenaciousness helps them offset their lack of size. Their defens...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Doug McDermott is POY, but he could be a lottery pick too

You’ve heard enough about Doug McDermott being the national college basketball player of the year. Doug McDermott will win the Naismith, Wooden, etc etc. You’ve also heard the story enough about his Dad, and how McDermott the Younger changed the entry in phone for McDermott the Elder from “Dad” to “Coach.” Yes, you’ve heard that story enough too. What about Doug McDermott...
Bluejays News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.