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North Texas holds on to beat Creighton 62-58

DENTON, Texas (AP) Colin Voss had 16 points and eight rebounds to help North Texas hold on and beat Creighton 62-58 on Sunday. Creighton overcame a 17-point deficit, using a 31-6 run capped by back-to-back 3's by Toby Hegner and Isaiah Zierden, to pull within 57-55 with 1:19 left. T.J. Taylor split a pair of free throws for North Texas to stretch its lead to 58-55 with 35 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 days 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
12 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
13 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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton defeats Huskers 4th year in row, 65-55

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Austin Chatman scored 16 points, Isiah Zierden hit three big 3-pointers in the second half and Creighton defeated in-state rival Nebraska 65-55 on Sunday night. The Bluejays (7-2) have won four straight over the Cornhuskers (5-2) - all by double digits - and handed them only their second loss in 21 all-time games at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Zierden had all 13 of his...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton Basketball: Austin Chatman leading the Bluejays

Austin Chatman is the most experienced player for the Creighton Basketball this season. He is the only remaining starter from last season and so much of the weight of this Creighton team rests on his shoulders. So far, he has not disappointed. Chatman is averaging a career best 11.3 points per game which the second best for the Jays this season. He has also increased his assists...
Via isportsweb.com
20 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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi beats No. 23 Creighton 75-68

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jarvis Summers scored 23 points and Mississippi closed with a 12-3 run to beat No. 23 Creighton 75-68 on Friday night in the Emerald Coast Classic. Summers was 6 of 14 from the field and made 9 of 10 free throws for the Rebels (4-1). LaDarius White scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half, and Martavious Newby had all nine of his points in the final 2 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton-Mississippi Preview

Creighton has had to take a new approach this season following the departure of star Doug McDermott to the NBA. It's been working pretty well for the Bluejays so far. They'll look to exceed their season-opening win streak of 2013-14 when they face Mississippi in the Emerald Coast Classic in Niceville, Florida on Friday night. Creighton (5-0) has had a different leading scorer in...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 18 Sooners blow lead, lose 65-63 to Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger didn't like the outcome, but he has no regrets about taking his 18th-ranked team on the road to play Creighton. The Sooners built an 18-point lead early in the second half, but they squandered it and lost 65-63. ''As far as learning opportunities,'' Kruger said, ''there are a lot of them in a game like this. A crowd like that, you can't...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  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 Basketball: Bluejays start season 2-0

Life without Doug McDermott has officially begun for Creighton as they opened their season at home on Friday with a dominant win against Central Arkansas. Senior point guard Austin Chatman is the only returning starter and is at the helm of this new-look Creighton team. Devin Brooks is now starting at the two-guard position after backing up Chatman at the point last season. He will...
Via isportsweb.com
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

Expectations much lower for Creighton in Big East

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Creighton is starting over after winning 107 games and going to three NCAA tournaments the past four seasons. The Bluejays lost national player of the year Doug McDermott and three other seniors who combined to account for two-thirds of the scoring. Big East coaches are counting on a drop off, picking Creighton ninth in the 10-team conference. ''It's different,...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking down Chicago State’s challenging 2014-15 schedule

Photo: South Bend Tribune Chicago State’s full schedule for the 2014-15 season has been on the school’s website for a few weeks now, so it’s about time The Catch and Shoot took a closer look at the Cougars’ non-conference opponents and marquee conference games. Tracy Dildy certainly decided to challenge his group early as the Cougars open on the road against a pair of Power...
Via The Catch and Shoot
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Providence Beats Creighton To Win 2014 Big East Tournament

Providence defeated Creighton 65-58 to win the 2014 Big East Tournament. Bryce Cotton was named Tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Doug McDermott, Austin Chatman, LaDontae Henton, Gene Teague and Semaj Christon.
Via RealGM
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton beats Xavier 86-78 to reach final

NEW YORK (AP) -- One of the Big East's original members will be playing one of its newest schools for the tournament championship. Second-seeded and 14th-ranked Creighton, one of the three new schools in the 10-team conference that went under major reconfiguration, beat Xavier 86-78 Friday night and will face fourth-seeded Providence, the school where Big East founder Dave Gavitt...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton Guard Makes Insane Globetrotter Assist (Video)

During the Big East tournament quarterfinals Thursday night, while up 10 points, Creighton’s guard Devin Brooks makes a not-so-good alley-oop attempt that bounced off the side of the basket and turned into an awesome assist, bouncing towards Austin Chatman for a 3-pointer. What a play. [NESN]
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton Goes ‘NBA Street’ For Insane Assist Against DePaul (Video)

Creighton steamrolled DePaul in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament Thursday night, and they racked up some serious style points in the process Holding just a 10-point lead midway through the second half, Bluejays guard Devin Brooks launched up what appeared to be an extremely off-target alley-oop. The line-drive pass clanged off the side of the basket but somehow bounced...
Via NESN.com
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton Executes The Off-The-Side-Of-The-Backboard Pass Beautifully

The No. 14 Creighton Bluejays had one of the most bizarre basketball “assists” you will ever see in their 84-62 victory over the DePaul Blue Demons in the Big East Tournament on Thursday. It was a completely accidental play, and ended up resulting in three points for the Bluejays. Creighton guard Devin Brooks tried to throw a pass down low to big man Will Artino, and missed...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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

Video: Creighton’s Devin Brooks Pulls Off One Of The Most Bizarre Assists Ever

Creighton junior guard Devin Brooks threw one of the worst passes you’ll ever see trying to find his center, Will Artino, wide open under the basket tonight against DePaul. In fact, the pass was so bad that it hit the side of the backboard and wound up in the hands of his teammate, Austin Chatman, who buried a 3-pointer. This isn’t something you see every day.
Via College Spun
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton-Providence Preview

Creighton hasn't looked back since its two losses, reeling off 10 straight victories in impressive fashion. The 20th-ranked Bluejays can notch an 11-game win streak for the third time in as many seasons Saturday night with a victory at Providence. After losing back-to-back games to San Diego State and George Washington, Creighton (15-2, 5-0 Big East) has won 10 in a row by an average...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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