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Creighton runs away from Texas-Pan American, 75-60

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Austin Chatman and Toby Hegner combined to score 36 points to lead Creighton to a 75-60 win over Texas-Pan American in the Bluejays' final nonconference game Friday night. Creighton (9-3) opened the game on a 7-0 run and had its first double-digit lead seven minutes in. Chatman drilled a jumper at the buzzer to send the Bluejays into the locker room with a 41-27...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Creighton Basketball: Are tough times ahead?

With only two games left until Big East play beings for Creighton basketball, the Bluejays will need to prepare to endure the hardest stretch of their schedule. The Jays currently stand at 8-4 and are going to have to prove the doubters wrong starting December 31 at Providence when they begin their Big East play. In their first twelve games of the season, the Creighton Bluejays...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Saint Mary's ends Creighton's 24-game home streak 71-67, OT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Aaron Bright scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half and overtime on Saturday, and Saint Mary's beat Creighton 71-67, ending the Bluejays' 24-game home winning streak. A bright made jumper with one minute left in overtime gave the Gaels a 68-64 lead and 1 of 2 free throws extended the Gaels' (6-1) lead back to four with 10 seconds to go. The Bluejays' (8-3...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton outlasts South Dakota 91-88 in 2OT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) James Milliken came off the bench to score a career-high 23 points to lead Creighton to a 91-88 double overtime victory over South Dakota on Tuesday night. Milliken nailed a 3-pointer, drove the baseline for a layup and hit another trey to give Creighton an 85-80 lead with 1:09 remaining in the second overtime. Austin Chatman, who was scoreless in the first half...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 23 Creighton tops Middle Tennessee 57-47

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) Austin Chatman and Isaiah Zierden each scored 10 points to help No. 23 Creighton beat Middle Tennessee 57-47 on Saturday and finish third in the inaugural Emerald Coast Classic. Creighton (6-1) bounced back from its first loss of the season. Mississippi defeated Creighton 75-68 Friday in the semifinal of the eight team tournament at Northwest Florida State College...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn’s Kia Nurse Bounced Back Nicely Against Creighton

UConn Huskies women’s basketball freshman Kia Nurse didn’t exactly play her best game in the loss to the Stanford Cardinal last Monday. She played just 20 minutes and had nine points but fouled out of the game at an important stretch in the second half. Was her fouling out the difference? Probably not. The key though would be in how would she bounce back in the next game. It’s...
Via Sox and Dawgs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton rolls over NC Central 65-45

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton comes back from 18 down to upset No. 18 Oklahoma

  Zach Hanson caught Devin Brooks' air ball along the baseline and put it in the basket for the go-ahead points in the last minute, and Creighton came back from an 18-point deficit to upset No. 18 Oklahoma 65-63 on Wednesday night. The Bluejays (3-0) used a 24-4 run to get back in the game after a dismal first-half shooting performance. Austin Chatman hit a couple of free throws...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton's hot start tops Central Arkansas 104-77

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Rick Kreklow scored 18 points and Isaiah Zierden came off the bench to add 16 as Creighton rolled to a 104-77 win over Central Arkansas on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. The Blue Jays raced to a 55-34 halftime lead and were never challenged, pushing the lead to 38 midway through the second half. Will Artino scored 14 points, James Milliken added...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Toronto Blue Jays are Suing Creighton Bluejays Over Use of their Logo. Why Not Just Make a Trade?

It recently came to light that the Toronto Blue Jays were suing the Creighton Bluejays for “stealing” their logo.  And to be honest, it looks like they might truly have a case.  The birds look pretty similar.  The only difference between one team’s mascot and the other’s is that someone hit the “space bar” on their type writer [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits...
Via No Coast Bias
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Creighton Highlights 2014

Posted to Runnin' With Da BullsDoug McDermott has come a long way since his freshman year at Creighton. He wasn’t always the scoring machine that you saw during his final seasons as a Blue Jay, when he piled up buckets so often that his nickname became “Dougie McBuckets.” People in Chicago have been clamouring for a legit scorer threat — well folks, you just landed the...
Via Sports Mockery
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott plays a game of horse against 99 competitors

Creighton University, forward Doug McDermott is slated to be drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft next week. McDermott has been known to be a top-notch scorer and had to a chance to display his shooting ability. McDermott played in a game of horse against 99 competitors sponsor by M&M’s. Before you judge how good is his competition (like I did) there is a reason why...
Via No Guts, No Glory
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Hits Crazy Trick Shots While Playing HORSE Against Average Joes

Former Creighton standout Doug McDermott is waiting to hear his name called at the NBA Draft next week but in the meantime he’s helping to promote peanut M&M’s by playing games of HORSE against some regular Joes and Janes. M&M’s just released this ad featuring McDermott taking on 99 people in a game of Horse and in it McDermott hits a bunch of crazy trick shots that...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Smokes 99 Amateurs in Game of HORSE (Video)

Former Creighton sharpshooter and current NCAA player of the year, Doug McDermott recently took on ninety-nine amatuer basketball players in a intense game of HORSE, as part of a new peanut M&M’s promotion. If you were wondering about his range… After watching this shooting display, it’s hard to imagine him missing many wide open looks on any court, at any level, but then...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Pro Prospect Doug McDermott Take On 99 Challengers In A Game Of ‘HORSE’ For M&M’s Commercial

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } As a part of an M&M’s ad campaign, the candy brand enlisted the help of former Creighton star and current pro...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott plays H-O-R-S-E against 99 people

Doug McDermott is one of the greatest scorers in the history of college basketball. The 2013-14 season’s Naismith winner averaged 26.7 points a game for Creighton, leading the Blue Jays to a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament.  Being such a great scorer, McDermott has to be an outstanding H-O-R-S-E player, right? Let’s see:  McDermott is currently projected to be taken by Sacramento...
Via College Spun
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets Rumors: Charlotte high on Doug McDermott at No. 9

The Charlotte Hornets have the ninth pick in the upcoming NBA draft and are reportedly favoring forward Doug McDermott per Charlotte Observer reporter Rick Bonnell:Flickr commons"I think the Hornets might be high on Doug McDermott for the 9th pick. Nothing firm, but an indication."McDermott is one of the best shootong prospects in the draft as he shot 45 percent from the three point...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Prospect: Doug McDermott – Creighton

Doug McDermott McDermott may not be the best NBA Draft prospect, but many people would argue he is the player they most enjoy watching play.  Averaging 26.7 points per game and 7.0 rebounds, he is one of the best college basketball players out there.  Growing up as basketball coach’s son, he knows how to play the game right. His ability to score anywhere is often overshadowed...
Via TornBySports
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott silences Twitter troll with great zinger

When dealing with trolls on Twitter, sometimes you just have to drop the hammer. Creighton star and soon to be NBA player Doug McDermott hit this fan with a little ether for saying he played like a schoolgirl: Chill out macklemore RT @GranttFitch: @dougmcd3 You play basketball like a SCHOOLGIRL — Doug McDermott (@dougmcd3) April 22, 2014 Well played, McBuckets. Of course, like...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton’s Doug McDermott Wins Wooden Award

Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott won the John R. Wooden Award on Friday, which is one of most prestigious player of the year honors handed out each season. Another #McTrophy: With the Wooden Award, McDermott has now received 11 different Player of the Year honors. #BIGEAST— BIG EAST MBB (@BIGEASTMBB) April 04, 2014 Duke freshman forward Jabari Parker and Louisville senior...
Via NESN.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Why It’s OK To Hate On “Jayskers”

It’s an argument I’ve had a million times: Is it ok to be a fan of BOTH the Nebraska Cornhuskers AND the Creighton Bluejays? Based on my years of experience trying to convince “Jayskers” otherwise, there is absolutely nothing you can say to sway these two-timing fans. This is America and they are adults, well [&hellip (Visited 4 times, 4 visits today) The post Why It’s...
Via No Coast Bias
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton Postgame Locker Room Speech After Loss To Baylor (Video)

The NCAA Tournament is full of ‘ups and downs’. On Sunday, Creighton experienced their ‘lowest of lows’ when the Bluejays suffered a huge defeat against Baylor with the score of 85-55. The loss would pull Creighton out of ‘March Madness’. Creighton’s senior forward and leader Doug McDermott was limited to only 15 points, 2 rebounds and 1 assist. All through the season...
Via Blog Surface
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton BBall Team Emotional After Sunday’s Loss (Video)

  March Madness is arguably the most exciting sporting event constantly living up to the hype year after year. Unfortunately, only one team’s season will end with a victory. For the other 63 teams that enter the tournament, their season will end with a loss. For the seniors that loss means an end to their college basketball careers. On Sunday, Baylor wiped the floor with Creighton...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Final Score: Baylor defeats Creighton 85-55

At the two and a half minute mark in the second half of the Creighton game, Doug McDermott exited along with Jahenns Manigat. Coach Greg McDermott and his son hugged and shed a tear before the senior took his place on the bench, an emotional end to a great career for Doug McDermott, who was […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Ends College Career 5th All-Time in Points

Doug McDermott certainly had both a college career and year to remember. Though his Creighton Blue Jays lost in the 3rd round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night to Baylor, McDermott capped off an incredible career with 3150 points, putting him at 5th on the NCAA’s all-time points list behind only Pistol Pete Maravich, Freeman Williams, Lionel Simmons, and Alphonso Ford. He...
Via Diehardsport
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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