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WATCH: Creighton WBB Highlights vs. SJU (2-19-17)

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WATCH: Creighton Men's Basketball Postgame Press Conference vs. Georgetown

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WATCH: Georgetown Men's Basketball Postgame Press Conference at Creighton

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Foster's 35 points leads No. 20 Creighton in win over Hoyas

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Marcus Foster scored a career-high 35 points and No. 20 Creighton broke open the game early in the second half in an 87-70 victory over Georgetown on Sunday. Creighton (22-5, 9-5 Big East) shot 53 percent while avenging a 20-point road loss to the Hoyas on Jan 25. Georgetown (14-13, 5-9) shot just 38.5 percent in its first game since Feb. 11 and was 3 of 22 from...
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WATCH: Meet the Bluejays - How to Talk to Girls

With that Valentine's Day feeling still in the air, Cale Ferrin offers up some advice to the Bluejays on how to talk to girls • Shown during Creighton Men's Basketball game against Georgetown on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017
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Khyri Thomas ups his game to keep No. 20 Creighton winning

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Creighton has won three of its last four games to regain its traction following the mid-January loss of star point guard Maurice Watson to a season-ending knee injury. Leading scorer Marcus Foster and 7-foot freshman Justin Patton continue to excel in Watson's absence. And Khyri Thomas also has kept doing his thing - only better. The sophomore guard's trajectory...
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WATCH: Creighton MBB Previews Seton Hall Rematch (2-13-17)

Greg McDermott, Khyri Thomas and Toby Hegner preview No. 20 Creighton's men's basketball game at Seton Hall prior to practice on February 13, 2017.
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Filipino celebrity waiting for his star to rise at Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) In his native country, media call Kobe Paras a ''hoops sensation'' and ''wunderkind,'' and his family is known as the ''Kardashians of the Philippines.'' At Creighton, Paras is the 13th man on a team that suits up 14. While fellow freshman Justin Patton has made a name for himself as a potential NBA lottery pick, Paras is the one who's been asked for a picture...
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With Watson out, Creighton calls on freshman to play point

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Creighton recruited Davion Mintz to be the point guard of the future. The freshman's time has come sooner than expected. After playing him sparingly in the first 19 games, the 16th-ranked Bluejays (18-2, 5-2 Big East) hope Mintz eventually can take most of the minutes that have become available with the loss of Maurice Watson Jr. to a major knee injury last week...
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Creighton Bluejays’ season takes hit with Watson’s torn ACL

The Creighton Bluejays’ chances for a deep NCAA Tournament run took a big hit on early in Monday’s 72-67 win against the 22nd ranked Xavier Musketeers. Senior point guard Maurice Watson Jr. went down with a knee injury that turned out to be a torn ACL. This is a devastating blow for a Creighton team in the midst of their best season since joining the Big East. Creighton is currently...
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January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

What will Creighton do now after Maurice Watson's injury?

The biggest news of the weekend was the unfortunate injury to Creighton guard Maurice Watson, who suffered a torn ACL to his left knee in a win over Xavier on Monday.Watson has been a big part of Creighton’s 18-1 start, as he led the nation in assists at 8.8 a game and was certainly a candidate to make the post-season All-American teams. But with Watson out, the Bluejays have to...
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January 18, 2017

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...
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January 17, 2017

No. 7 Creighton loses point guard Watson to knee injury

CINCINNATI (AP) No. 7 Creighton lost point guard Maurice Watson Jr. to a knee injury in the first half against Xavier on Monday. Watson banged his left knee in a collision on the court midway through the first half, falling to his back. He hobbled off the court and put ice on the knee, then returned a few minutes later. Watson drove for a layup, was fouled and landed hard. He immediately...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Creighton Bluejays poised to chirp come March behind Maurice Watson Jr., Marcus Foster

Although some folks in Omaha, Nebraska enjoyed Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning yelling the city’s name at the line of scrimmage during the 2013-14 NFL season, Creighton men’s basketball compelled many others to celebrate the city for the team’s sweet shooting touch. The Bluejays (28-7, 14-4 Big East) ranked No. 2 in the country in field goal percentage (49.7), led...
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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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