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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...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Creighton nabs Kansas State's Foster

In Creighton's one year sans Doug McDermott, the Blue Jays faltered mightily.Enter Marcus Foster.The former Kansas State Wildcat will add punch to a Creighton backcourt that could certainly use it. The Jays were under .500 under head coach Greg McDermott last season, and to improve as quickly as possible, the veteran coach looks to be making a splash on the transfer market.(h/t Isports Web)
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Creighton Basketball: Close, but still not enough

Creighton continues spiraling down as conference play continues. However, the last few games the Bluejays have played haven’t been quite as bad. Three of the last four games have been lost by three points or less. If you are a Creighton fan I don’t know if victory being snatched away from your hand is better than losing by ten. They have come so close but cannot close a game...
Via isportsweb.com
January 22, 2015  |  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
December 13, 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 5th...
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 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

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

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

2014 March Madness: Creighton Vs. Louisiana-Lafayette – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

Twitter/@Sports_Bloggers Louisiana-Lafayette was not a tournament team a few weeks ago, but after knocking off Sun Belt favorite Georgia State in the conference final, the Ragin’ Cajuns are dancing. Of course, they drew the nation’s best player Doug McDermott and the Creighton Bluejays, so the pumpkin carriage may not be around for long. The winner of this game faces the Baylor...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: The Awesomeness That is Creighton's Doug McDermott in One GIF

Creighton's Doug McDermott is a heck of a player. Whether or not his talents are going to translate to the next level remains to be seen, but there is no reason why we can't enjoy him for what he is now--a whole lot of fun to watch. Take last Thursday's performance against DePaul for example--35 points with 27 of them coming in the first half (new Big Ten Tourney record).Missed the...
Via FatManWriting
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Xavier stop McDermott?

Doug McDermott leads the nation in scoring, and another dazzling shooting display could lead No. 14 Creighton to its first Big East title game. A day after a record-breaking performance at Madison Square Garden, McDermott goes for another impressive showing against third-seeded Xavier in the conference semifinals Friday night. McDermott is averaging 26.8 points on the season, but...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton’s Devin Brooks gets credited with assist after unintentional off-backboard pass

Creighton’s Austin Chatman found the ball in his hand for the open three-pointer after one of the more weirder sequences during Thursday’s AAC Quarterfinal game with DePaul. Devin Brooks had tried to throw a pass to his big man, Will Artino, but that pass was so bad/lucky that it went off the backboard and into Chatman’s hands right. Creighton and Doug McDermott had no problem...
Via Diehardsport
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: This Week’s Sports Illustrated Cover Features Doug McDermott In An Homage To The 1977 Larry Bird Cover

Doug McDermott is a virtual lock for Naismith Player of the Year, so its no surprise that the Creighton superstar is the one to grace Sports Illustrated this week. The surprise is how he’s doing it.  This week’s issue has McDermott posing with two Creighton cheerleaders, in a clear homage to the 1977 cover featuring “College Basketball’s Secret Weapon”, Indiana State star...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton’s Doug McDermott Recreates Larry Bird Sports Illustrated Cover (Photo)

NCAA hoops star Doug McDermott has channeled his inner Bird on the latest cover of Sports Illustrated. The SI cover recreates the famous 1977 shot in which Larry Bird posed with a couple of Indiana State cheerleaders. The 1977 cover caption read “College Basketball’s Secret Weapon: The Explosive Larry Bird.” In 2014, it’s “The Dynamic Doug McDermott.” The @SInow cover...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Faces of March: Grant Gibbs

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...
Via The Sports Post
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Creighton's McDermott be a Top-10 pick?

Creighton senior Doug McDermott has been an unstoppable offensive force this season. The consensus National Player of the Year, McDermott leads the nation with a 26.5 points per game average while shooting 52% from the floor and 45% from deep, and his Blue Jays are an impressive 24-6 on the season. Last night was Creighton’s senior night, and McDermott went out with a bang. He...
Via Standing O Sports
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Warren Buffett hangs out at Creighton game

Senior Day at Creighton is a huge one, as Doug McDermott plays in his last home game for the Bluejays. Creighton hosts a solid Providence team to close out its season, and one of the richest men in the world is in the building to see McDermott close out his legendary college career. Warren Buffett, a native of Omaha, is at CenturyLink Center taking pictures before the game, including...
Via College Spun
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

With Creighton gone from Arch Madness, some bars have gone from seeing blue to feeling it

ST. LOUIS -- He used to see blue; now, he's feeling it. It's Arch Madness Weekend, and Jon Sandretti is staring at row after row of empty tables, a palette of lonely chairs and unloved coasters. He's talking about closing early, instead of trying to figure out a polite way to move the Big Blue Party Bus somewhere else. "Oh, it's been a huge difference," said Sandretti, assistant...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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