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...
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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....
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7 days ago  |  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...
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7 days ago  |  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...
8 days ago  |  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...
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12 days ago  |  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...
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22 days ago  |  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...
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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.
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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...
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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]
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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...
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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

McDermott scores 33 points as No. 23 Creighton beats Tulsa

Austin Chatman filled the scorer's role for Creighton until Doug McDermott could get going. McDermott scored 21 of his 33 points in the second half to lead the 23rd-ranked Bluejays in an 82-72 victory over Tulsa on Saturday. But it was Chatman who kept Creighton in the game in the first half. He made six of his first seven shots, including all three of his 3-pointers, and had...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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