DePaul allows another shooter to dominate in loss to Creighton

For the second time this week, DePaul ran into a shooter they could not stop. Five days after Trevon Bluiett sank DePaul with five 3-pointers and 24 points, the team returned home Sunday and allowed Creighton guard Isaiah Zierden to put up even bigger shooting numbers as the Bluejays toppled the Blue Demons, 91-80. Zierden, who entered the day with 44 3-pointers on the year...
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January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Zierden leads Creighton over DePaul 91-80

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Isaiah Zierden hit eight 3-pointers and scored 31 points, both career highs, and Creighton beat DePaul 91-80 on Sunday. Zierden was 9 of 12 from the field for the Blue Jays (13-6, 4-2 Big East), who shot 53 percent and made half their 26 3-point attempts. Maurice Watson Jr. had 17 points and six assists and James Milliken added a career-high 14 points. Myke...
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January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Creighton 91, DePaul 80

Creighton shot 13-of-26 from beyond the arc Sunday in a 91-80 win against DePaul at Allstate Arena. At 4-2 in the Big East, the Bluejays are tied for third place in the Big East. Meanwhile, DePaul remains winless in the conference at 0-6.   —Isaiah Zierden will burn you if you let him loose.  He’s one of the Big East’s best 3-point shooters, and DePaul left him alone on...
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January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Zierden's 17 paces Creighton in 83-67 victory over Huskers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Isaiah Zierden scored 17 points, Geoffrey Groselle added 15 and Creighton defeated Nebraska 83-67 on Wednesday night, the Bluejays' fifth win in a row over their in-state rival. The Bluejays (6-3) have won 10 straight home regular-season meetings with the Cornhuskers (6-4), with their only loss to them in Omaha the last 20 years coming in the 2004 NIT. Nebraska...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Injuries mount for Creighton

Creighton has been plagued with injuries through the first few weeks of the preseason.Zach Hanson and Isaiah Zierden both missed practice earlier this week, according to Steve Pivovar of the Omaha World-Herald. Zierden missed the final 13 games of the the 2014-15 season with a knee injury.Zierden and Hanson joined transfer Marcus Foster and freshman guard Marlon Stewart on the sidelines...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Isaiah Zierden pulls out impressive trick shot video

It seems as though a friendly rivalry is brewing in the Big East. On Monday, in efforts to get on the infamous Sportscenter Top 10, Butler forward Roosevelt Jones tweeted a video of him sinking a no-look, over-the-head, half court shot inside Hinkle Fieldhouse. What made the shot so impressive is that Jones filmed the video of himself while in the act of shooting. Twenty-four hours...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Knee injury ends another season for Creighton guard Zierden

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Creighton guard Isaiah Zierden has sustained a season-ending knee injury for the second straight year. The sophomore partially tore the medial collateral ligament and injured the patella tendon in his right knee Wednesday against Butler. An MRI on Friday confirmed the injury, which is similar to one he had last March. Creighton spokesman Rob Anderson said the injury...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Creighton Basketball: Bluejays must prioritize defense

This is the first year Coach Greg McDermott is coaching Creighton Basketball without his son, Doug, who led the nation in scoring last season. Without a go-to scorer –someone the Jays can rely on to score 26 points a game- Coach McDermott needs to put a stronger emphasis on defense. McDermott still has the Bluejays playing efficiently on offense, but their offense is not as potent...
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton pulls away in second half to beat NC Central

OMAHA, Neb. -- Isaiah Zierden scored 20 points, including 8 of 9 from the line, to lead Creighton over NC Central 65-45 on Sunday. Zierden was 4 of 7 from the floor -- all 3-point attempts -- to go along with terrific foul shooting. Devin Brooks added 12 points and the Bluejays were 22 of 25 (88 percent) from the line as a team, which made up for shooting just 35 percent from the...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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