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Celtics coaches, including Doc Rivers, worked out an intriguing mix of potential draftees, including point guards Shane Larkin (Miami), Phil Pressey (Missouri), Pierre Jackson (Baylor) and Myck Kabongo (Texas), in addition to centers Steven Adams (Pittsburgh) and Gregory Echenique (Creighton). Good news that Doc was there. Danny was also there but didn't speak with the media...
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May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bearcats can't catch Creighton, fall 67-63

With Cincinnati unable to get to the free-throw line, Shaquille Thomas took a trip the hard way. Creighton's Doug McDermott was double-teamed in the corner and swung his left elbow into Thomas' face to break free with 53 seconds left. McDermott was whistled for a flagrant foul and Thomas went to the line. Make both, and the Bearcats would trail by one. He clanked two instead...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

McDermott drops 27 as Bluejays top Cincinnati

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Doug McDermott can put his decision on hold about whether to stay at Creighton or leave. McDermott had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Gregory Echenique scored 13 points to help Creighton hold on to beat Cincinnati 67-63 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional. Ethan Wragge added 12 for the Bluejays, who won their NCAA tournament opener for the second...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

McDermott, Creighton eliminate Cincy

Doug McDermott had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Gregory Echenique scored 13 points to help Creighton hold on to beat Cincinnati 67-63 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Region. Ethan Wragge added 12 for the Bluejays, who won their NCAA tournament opener for the second straight year. McDermott, the two-time Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year and 2012 All-American...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bearcats fall after tough battle with Creighton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Doug McDermott can put his decision on hold about whether to stay at Creighton or leave. McDermott had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Gregory Echenique scored 13 points to help Creighton hold on to beat Cincinnati 67-63 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional. Ethan Wragge added 12 for the Bluejays, who won their NCAA tournament opener for the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Creighton freshening minds, bodies during layoff

(Eds: Updates.) By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer Greg McDermott knows the drill. The Creighton coach for the fifth time will go to the NCAA tournament with a Missouri Valley Conference team that will have at least a 10-day layoff after the league tournament. He said Thursday he doesn't know whether the time off helps or hurts early NCAA qualifiers. But he's sticking with the...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Creighton 64, Indiana St. 43

Doug McDermott had 25 points and nine rebounds, and Creighton reached the final of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament with a 64-43 victory over Indiana State on Saturday. Creighton, the top seed in the tournament, will face the winner of Saturday's late game between Wichita State and Illinois State in the final on Sunday. McDermott was 6 of 7 from 3-point range, and...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Creighton 65, Drake 53

Doug McDermott scored 23 points to become Creighton's all-time scoring leader and the top-seeded Bluejays defeated Drake 65-53 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. Creighton (25-7) will play the winner of Friday's second semifinal between Evansville and Indiana State. Will Artino scored 14 points off the bench and Gregory Echenique...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Creighton defeats Drake in MVC tournament

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Doug McDermott scored 23 points to become Creighton's all-time scoring leader and the top-seeded Bluejays defeated Drake 65-53 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. Creighton (25-7) will play the winner of Friday's second semifinal between Evansville and Indiana State. Will Artino scored 14 points off the bench and...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Mary's, Dellavedova too much for Creighton

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) Matthew Dellavedova scored 19 points and made five 3-pointers to lead Saint Mary's to a 74-66 victory against Creighton in a BracketBusters game on Saturday. Stephen Holt added 13 points and Brad Waldow 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Gaels (24-5), who never trailed. Doug McDermott scored 22 points and Gregory Echenique 18 for the Bluejays (22-7). Saint...
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February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Creighton-Indiana St. Preview

Creighton used a second-half burst to continue its home dominance over Indiana State last month. Based on the way the Sycamores have played at home and against some of the other top teams in the nation, the Bluejays could be seriously challenged for the duration of their next meeting. Riding a three-game winning streak, the No. 16 Bluejays look for a fifth consecutive victory over...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 17 Creighton whips Southern Illinois

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Doug McDermott had 21 points and 10 rebounds and No. 17 Creighton shot 63 percent, bouncing back from a pair of road losses with an easy 81-51 victory at struggling Southern Illinois on Sunday night. Gregory Echenique added 12 points and 11 rebounds and the Bluejays (18-3, 7-2 MVC) were 12 for 20 from 3-point range with Ethan Wragge hitting his first four...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 17 Creighton 81, S. Illinois 51

Doug McDermott had 21 points and 10 rebounds and No. 17 Creighton shot 63 percent, bouncing back from a pair of road losses with an easy 81-51 victory at struggling Southern Illinois on Sunday night. Gregory Echenique added 12 points and 11 rebounds and the Bluejays (18-3, 7-2 MVC) were 12 for 20 from 3-point range with Ethan Wragge hitting his first four attempts and Jahenns Manigat...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Creighton hosts Missouri State

(AP) -- Thanks in part to a collectively unselfish attitude, Creighton is off to its best start in 10 seasons. Looking to remain undefeated in the Missouri Valley Conference, the No. 13 Bluejays could need another strong team effort as they try for a 10th straight victory against host Missouri State on Friday night. Though preseason All-American Doug McDermott (22.6 points per...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Creighton-Missouri St. Preview

Thanks in part to a collectively unselfish attitude, Creighton is off to its best start in 10 seasons. Looking to remain undefeated in the Missouri Valley Conference, the No. 13 Bluejays could need another strong team effort as they try for a 10th straight victory against host Missouri State on Friday night. Though preseason All-American Doug McDermott (22.6 points per game) ranks...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 16 Creighton 79, Indiana St. 66

Doug McDermott had 25 points and nine rebounds, and No. 16 Creighton used a 19-4 run to break open a close game in the second half in a 79-66 victory over Indiana State on Saturday. The Bluejays (14-1, 3-0) have won eight straight and are off to their best start in Missouri Valley Conference play since 2003-04. The Sycamores (9-5, 2-1) lost for the 14th straight time in Omaha since...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Creighton-Illinois St. Preview

After wrapping up only the third unbeaten December in school history, Creighton faces a big challenge heading into its first conference road test. The 16th-ranked Bluejays will try for their seventh straight win Wednesday night when they face Illinois State in the first meeting between the preseason favorites since Creighton defeated the Redbirds in overtime in the Missouri Valley...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 16 Creighton 87, Evansville 70

Doug McDermott scored 14 of his 29 points in a 6 1/2-minute stretch of the second half when No. 16 Creighton pulled away from Evansville for an 87-70 victory on Saturday night. Gregory Echenique had 13 points and 13 rebounds, Jahenns Manigat added 13 points, and Avery Dingman had 11 for the Bluejays (12-1), who won their Missouri Valley Conference opener. McDermott, the Bluejays...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana State loses on road to Bluejays again

Indiana State played evenly with No. 16 Creighton for 30 minutes. Those last 10 minutes did in the Sycamores. Gregory Echenique's dunk off an alley-oop pass fueled a 19-4 run that carried the Bluejays to a 79-66 victory Saturday. ''We didn't have enough today for an unbelievably talented team,'' Indiana State coach Greg Lansing said. ''Like I told...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Woodard scores 15, Tulsa loses 71-54 to Creighton

Tulsa brought one of the youngest teams in the nation to CenturyLink Center to face one of the most experienced in No. 17 Creighton. The Golden Hurricane's 71-54 loss Wednesday night surprised no one. That didn't make it any easier for first-year coach Danny Manning to accept. ''Our goals are to win every game we play,'' he said. ''Our goal is to...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 17 Creighton 71, Tulsa 54

Avery Dingman had 14 of his career-high 21 points in the second half, and Doug McDermott overcame a slow start to score 16 in No. 17 Creighton's 71-54 victory over Tulsa on Wednesday night. Gregory Echenique added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Bluejays (11-1), who won their fifth straight. James Woodard had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tulsa (6-5), which shot 38...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Creighton easily handles Tulsa 71-54

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Avery Dingman had 14 of his career-high 21 points in the second half, and Doug McDermott overcame a slow start to score 16 in No. 17 Creighton's 71-54 victory over Tulsa on Wednesday night. Gregory Echenique added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Bluejays (11-1), who won their fifth straight. James Woodard had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tulsa...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 16 Creighton 77, Akron 61

Doug McDermott scored 30 points for No. 16 Creighton, which broke away late in the first half and beat Akron 77-61 on Sunday. McDermott, who made a career-high six 3-pointers, also had 30 points against Wisconsin last month and on seven other occasions in his career for the Bluejays (9-1). Gregory Echenique added nine points and seven rebounds for Creighton. Zeke Marshall and...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 16 Creighton beats Nebraska

The Creighton-Nebraska rivalry is alive and well. It showed on the face of the Bluejays' Grant Gibbs, the 3-inch claw mark down his left cheek and the scratch under his right eye. Players on both sides, no doubt, left the Devaney Center with bumps and bruises after 16th-ranked Creighton's 64-42 victory Thursday night. ''It was physical,'' Gibbs said. &...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Huskers fade in 2nd half in 64-42 loss to Bluejays

Nebraska coach Tim Miles' first exposure to the Cornhuskers' rivalry with Creighton was rough on the court and on the scoreboard. Doug McDermott scored 27 points, Gregory Echenique had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 16 Creighton pulled away in the second half for a 64-42 victory Thursday night in the annual meeting of the state's top two Division I programs. Creighton...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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