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Creighton adds junior college guard who could compete for minutes

The search to find the next Doug McDermott rolls on.Well, sort of. That's a hefty burden to place on a junior college transfer, which is what the Blue Jays will get next season.Creighton bolstered its depth in the backcourt this week as they announced the signing of JUCO guard Malik Albert. The 6-foot-1 Albert spent two seasons playing junior college ball at Mott Community College...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  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

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

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

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

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

WATCH: Doug McDermott hits winning shot for Creighton

Creighton got a major scare from St. John’s at home, but in the end college basketball’s most prolific scorer came up with the big play. Red Storm point guard Rysheed Jordan hit two free throws to tie the game at 60 with only 11 seconds left in regulation. Creighton moved the ball up the floor and swung it around before finding Doug McDermott, who had just enough space to bury...
Via College Spun
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton to hold 'Lumberjack Night' to honor Ethan Wragge

Last night, many college basketball fans were introduced to Ethan Wragge, the 6-foot-7 senior forward from Creighton. Wragge is arguably the nation’s best long-range shooter, and lit up Villanova for 27 points — all of his points coming from three-pointers. Not only is Wragge known for his ridiculous stroke (his threes are known as #Wraggebombs), but also for his lumberjack-style...
Via College Spun
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton's Doug McDermott and WNBA's Skylar Diggins play P-I-G

There’s one clear front-runner right now in college basketball to win the Naismith Player of the Year Award, and he’s playing hoops in Omaha: Doug McDermott. The star of the Creighton Bluejays is averaging over 25 points and seven rebounds per game to lead his team, which is off to a very respectable 15-2 start midway through the season. Today, however, McDermott faced a stiff...
Via College Spun
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Forgrave: Gibbs' injury will test Creighton's standing in Big East

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...
Via Fox Sports
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton's Doug McDermott OK; Gibbs out 4 weeks

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 AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton wins 67-49 in inaugural Big East game

OMAHA, Neb. -- Doug McDermott scored a hard-earned 19 points, Jahenns Manigat had a season-high 16, and Creighton posted a 67-49 victory over Marquette on Tuesday night in the Bluejays' first-ever Big East game. Ethan Wragge added 12 points on four 3-pointers for Creighton (11-2), which has won six games in a row. Jamil Wilson and Chris Otule scored 10 points apiece for Marquette...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wragge starts, Creighton tops Long Beach St. 78-61

Ethan Wragge scored 15 points in his first start since March 24, 2010, and Creighton defeated Long Beach State 78-61 on Tuesday night. Creighton (6-2) had just dropped out of the Top 25 after consecutive losses to close out the Wooden Legacy tournament and the Bluejays responded with a dominating effort in the last game of an eight-day West Coast trip. The Bluejays were 10 of 17...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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