Creighton has proven this season that it was ready to make the jump from the Missouri Valley Conference to the Big East. The Bluejays finished in second place behind Villanova, and they have given the top-ranked Wildcats their only two losses in conference play. Most people credit National Player of the Year favorite Doug McDermott for Creighton’s success. They do not give enough...
(Fuquan Edwin, CollegeHoopsDigest.com)Seton Hall PG Sterling Gibbs will not play at Creighton as Pirates play shorthanded againOn Feb. 13 against St. John’s it was seniors Eugene Teague and Brian Oliver who sat out. On Sunday against Creighton, Pirates point guard Sterling Gibbs will be back in South Orange. Coach Kevin Willard did not allow Gibbs to travel with...
In one game last week, the team many are picking to win the new Big East was hit by two pieces of bad luck that easily could have - and still might - derail a season that has as much postseason promise for Creighton as any since the school last made a Sweet Sixteen four decades ago. Late in the first half of what would become a Creighton 81-62 blowout win at DePaul, Doug McDermott...
Creighton star Doug McDermott will be able to play through his injury. His wingman, Grant Gibbs, will not. An MRI on Wednesday showed McDermott has a sprained left shoulder and some bruising. McDermott originally was hurt against Seton Hall this past weekend and aggravated the injury against DePaul on Tuesday. He said he would be ready when the Big East-leading Bluejays host Xavier...
Via Associated Press
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