Ex-Creighton star charged with rape to rehab in Philly

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) A Nebraska judge is allowing former Creighton basketball star Maurice Watson Jr. to travel to his hometown of Philadelphia to rehabilitate his knee even though he's charged with first-degree sexual assault in Omaha. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Watson was ordered Wednesday by a Douglas County District Court to stay at his parent's house in suburban Philadelphia...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton point guard turns himself into authorities

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Creighton guard Maurice Watson Jr. has turned himself into Omaha authorities in response to an arrest warrant. Omaha Police said Watson turned himself in Sunday afternoon and was booked on a charge of first-degree sexual assault. Watson's attorneys told the Omaha World-Herald that Watson had been driving to Omaha from Philadelphia since Friday. A police report...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Felony warrant issued for Creighton point guard Maurice Watson Jr.

Police issued a felony warrant Thursday charging Creighton point guard Maurice Watson Jr. with first-degree sexual assault.As of now, it’s believed Watson Jr. isn’t in custody. The 19-year-old was officially suspended by the school Feb. 13. He was already missing time due to a knee injury suffered Jan. 16.ESPN’s report included details of the alleged incident, as well as a...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Omaha police: Creighton's Watson suspect in sexual assault

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Police say Creighton basketball player Maurice Watson Jr. is a suspect in an alleged sexual assault in Omaha. According to an incident report, a 19-year-old woman said Watson had nonconsensual sexual intercourse with her in the bathroom of a midtown residence about 3 a.m. on Feb. 4. Officer Michael Pecha said Thursday that no arrest has been made and that an...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Meet the Bluejays - Maurice Watson Jr.

Cale Ferrin sits down with Creighton senior guard Maurice Watson Jr. to discuss tattoos and the future
Via Creighton Athletics
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Ranking the top three conferences in college basketball

There are currently eight conferences with at least one team in the AP rankings, but some conferences are clearly stronger than others.Although the SEC has ultra-powerhouse Kentucky and two other ranked teams (Florida will more than likely fall out next Monday after losing to South Carolina earlier this week), nobody would ever suggest that the South Eastern Conference is one of...
Via The Sports Quotient
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Creighton Basketball - Maurice Watson Jr. Press Conference - 1/18/17

Creighton Basketball - Maurice Watson Jr. Press Conference - 1/18/17
Via Creighton Athletics
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Maurice Watson Jr.'s torn ACL ends his season and Creighton's Final Four hopes

Throughout the first half of the college hoops season, there hasn’t been a more pleasant surprise than the Creighton Blue Jays. After beginning the year on the fringe of the Top 25 in both the AP and Coaches Poll, the Blue Jays jumped out to an 18-1 start, which planted them in the Top 10 nationally entering the week.But after star point guard Maurice Watson Jr. left Monday’s...
Via FOX Sports
January 17, 2017

WATCH: Creighton Men's Basketball Postgame Interview with Maurice Watson Jr.

Creighton Men's Basketball senior guard Maurice Watson Jr. speaks with Tina Cervasio of CBS Sports Network following the Bluejays' 78-64 victory over Providence on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017
Via Creighton Athletics
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Is Maurice Watson Jr a Realistic Option for the Fighting Illini?

The search for a future point guard continues for the Fighting Illini, and a new target is Boston University point guard Maurice Watson Jr., who announced on April 2nd that he would be leaving Boston to play on “a bigger stage”. Maurice (Mo) Watson Jr. Sophomore Point Guard Boston University Statistical Breakdown Coming out of high school, Watson was ranked 92nd in the ESPN...
Via Sports Mockery
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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