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WATCH: Creighton WBB Higlights of win at Xavier

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Arrest warrant issued for Creighton point guard

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) An arrest warrant has been issued in Omaha for Creighton basketball player Maurice Watson Jr. The Douglas County warrant filed Thursday lists a felony count of forcible sexual assault. An Omaha police incident report says a 19-year-old woman told investigators that Watson had nonconsensual sexual intercourse with her early in the morning Feb. 4. A police spokeswoman...
Via Associated Press
16 hours 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
19 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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

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

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Providence beats No. 23 Bluejays 68-66 on Cartwright late 3

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Kyron Cartwright made a 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds left to give Providence a 68-66 victory over No. 23 Creighton on Wednesday night. Cartwright's shot from the right wing was the Friars' first field goal in more than 5 minutes and gave them their first lead since the opening 4 minutes of the second half. Khyri Thomas's 3-point try ahead of the buzzer for Creighton...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Creighton Men's Basketball vs. Providence Highlights - 2/22/17

Creighton Men's Basketball fell to the Providence Friars 68-66 in BIG EAST Conference action at CenturyLink Center Omaha on 2/22/17.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 23 Creighton must keep mind on Providence

OMAHA, Neb. -- Creighton and Providence hope to add a little shine to their postseason resumes in Wednesday's Big East Conference basketball rematch. For the No. 23 Bluejays, it's about securing the No. 2 seed in the Big East tournament and the highest possible seed for the NCAA tourney. Providence is trying to bounce off the NCAA bubble and into the tournament, whether it's for...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via FOX Sports
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...
Via FOX Sports
January 17, 2017

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...
Via The Comeback
December 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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