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  1. Lumberjack Night and Wragge Bomb at Creighton is a must-see [PHOTO]

    Feb 8, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    ethan wragge

    #LumberjackNight was a big success!! #wraggebombs pic.twitter.com/ShZlRSRo5S — Brian Tonino (@briantonino) February 8, 2014 On “Lumberjack Night” — which honored Creighton senior three-pointer bomber Ethan Wragge — the Bluejays topped DePaul 78-66 in front of 18,323 home fans. Creighton fans were encouraged to wear flannel and beards to honor Wragge, who made three out of…

  2. What role have injuries played in college basketball this season?

    Jan 20, 2014, 12:27 PM EST

    Grant Gibbs, Kameron Rooks, David Kravish

    Dan Hanner, who crunches numbers over at RealGM.com, puts out one of my favorite columns of the year when he breaks down the offensive and defensive efficiencies of teams that suffer serious injuries throughout the season. You can read it here and here. It’s worth your time. Some of the most interesting numbers that Hanner…

  3. Creighton begins Big East era with new logos, court design

    Oct 9, 2013, 9:28 PM EST

    Creighton Athletics

    Given some of the outlandish court designs that have been unveiled this offseason, Creighton’s submission isn’t one that will spark widespread panic (or worse). But what the change does represent is a new era, with the school now a member of the Big East Conference. With veterans like Doug McDermott, Grant Gibbs and Jahenns Manigat…

  4. Creighton enters uncharted territory in New Big East next season, without McDermott?

    Mar 25, 2013, 12:25 AM EST

    Doug McDermott

    There is more to Creighton’s season-ending loss Sunday at the hands of Duke in the Round of 32 of the NCAA tournament. It not only ends a season, but ends at least one era and possibly a second simultaneously. The Bluejays will now move on to become members of the New Big East and leave…

  5. Doug McDermott scores season-high 41, Creighton wins first MVC title since 2001

    Mar 2, 2013, 4:27 PM EST

    Doug McDermott

    It’s only fitting that star junior Doug McDermott would go for a season-high 41 points in Creighton’s 91-80 win over Wichita State Saturday in Omaha, Neb. It was, after all, a winner-take-all game for the Missouri Valley’s regular season title. With the win, Creighton secures its first conference title since 2001. The Bluejays will now…

  6. Doug McDermott scores 2,000th career point, joins Larry Bird and Oscar Robertson

    Feb 17, 2013, 1:10 PM EST

    Doug McDermott

    Creighton forward Doug McDermott has been met with almost nothing but praise since he arrived on campus in 2010. Now, he has joined elite company. McDermott scored his 2,000th career point Saturday in a win over Evansville, becoming just the third player in Missouri Valley history to reach that milestone through three collegiate seasons. The…

  7. Creighton loses 3rd straight, tough Missouri Valley could hurt chances of multiple NCAA tournament bids

    Feb 13, 2013, 10:46 PM EST

    Creighton

    Creighton lost to Northern Iowa, 61-54, on the road Wednesday night for its third straight loss and dropping the Bluejays into a tie for second place in the Missouri Valley. We’ve seen every contender at the top of the MVC go through its own struggles. Wichita State lost three in a row before bouncing back…

  8. Indiana State blows out No. 16 Creighton, tied for 2nd in Missouri Valley

    Feb 6, 2013, 10:00 PM EST

    Manny Arop Indiana State

    Welcome to the wild Missouri Valley. One day after a Southern Illinois team that had previously been 1-10 in conference play beat Wichita State, Indiana State dominated No. 16 Creighton, on its way to a 76-57 victory Wednesday night at Hulman Center in Terre Haute, Ind. Player of the Year candidate Doug McDermott, the center of…

  9. Drake holds off second-half run to upset Doug McDermott, No. 17 Creighton

    Jan 23, 2013, 10:26 PM EST

    Drake Creighton

    In line with Wednesday’s theme of Top 25 upsets, unranked Drake used 20 points from guard Richard Carter to beat No. 17 Creighton, 74-69, at Knapp Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Trailing by five with 0:33 remaining, Creighton senior Grant Gibbs drove to the basket and absorbed a foul, finishing the layup and hitting the…

  10. Late Night Snacks: Doug McDermott goes for season-high, Creighton cruises

    Jan 12, 2013, 12:47 AM EST

    Doug McDermott

    Game(s) of the Day No. 13 Creighton 74, Missouri State 52: The Creighton junior continues to make a strong case for National Player of the Year. Dough McDermott went for a season-high 39 points, adding 10 rebounds. The Bluejays led by 10 at half, 37-27 due to Missouri State’s slow down offense. Behind the offensive production…

  11. Late Night Snacks: You’re probably asleep right now

    Dec 4, 2012, 12:46 AM EST

    Tim Miles, Trevor Menke

    There were a total of 14 games being played on Monday night. Only nine of them featured Division I vs. Division I match-ups. None of them were surprising. If you’re up and reading, check out the nuggets of info below. Because despite the lack of games and excitement, a few players turned in exceptional performances…

  12. Handicapping (way too early) the national scoring leader race

    Dec 3, 2012, 6:00 PM EST

    Lehigh Mountain Hawks guard C.J. McCollum (3) works to shoot against the Xavier Musketeers during a college basketball game in Greensboro

    Points are the way teams win games. You can argue defense, you can argue rebounding. But if you don’t put the ball in the basket, you don’t win. I know, that’s expert analysis. Now that we’re a few weeks into the season some players are starting to show how good they are at putting said…

  13. No surprise: Creighton picked to win Missouri Valley

    Oct 29, 2012, 7:10 PM EST

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    In the least surprising news of the day, Creighton was picked to win the Missouri Valley Conference at the league’s media day on Monday. The Bluejays picked up 38 of a possible 40 votes, the other two going to Illinois State, who were picked to finish second. In order, Northern Iowa, Wichita State, Evansville, Drake,…

  14. College Hoops Preview: The Missouri Valley Conference

    Oct 15, 2012, 12:00 PM EST

    Doug McDermott, Jon Ekey

    Throughout the month of October, CollegeBasketballTalk will be rolling out our previews for the 2012-2013 season. Check back at 9 a.m. and just after lunch every day, Monday-Friday, for a new preview item. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To look at the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here.…

  15. Preview: Which ten mid-majors could make some noise in March?

    Oct 9, 2012, 9:00 AM EST

    Dave Rice, Anthony Marshall

    Throughout the month of October, CollegeBasketballTalk will be rolling out our previews for the 2012-2013 season. Check back at 9 a.m. and just after lunch every day, Monday-Friday, for a new preview item. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To look at the rest of The Lists we’ve published, click here. For…

  16. Creighton announces plans for new athletic facility

    Aug 22, 2012, 2:12 PM EST

    Doug McDermott Greg

    The focus of the college basketball facilities arms race may be on high-majors, but don’t think the same desire for upgrades doesn’t exist within the mid-major ranks, too. With that in mind, Creighton announced plans Tuesday to construct a new athletic practice and training facility on its east campus. “This is an important element of Creighton’s…

  17. Five NCAA tournament matchups we want to see

    Mar 12, 2012, 1:30 PM EST

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    Now that we’ve gotten over the initial discussions of who is in, who is out, and who should have been in or out, we move on to look at the matchups (and possible matchups) that this tournament has to offer in the early rounds. Here are five of the best hypotheticals: Midwest Region Round of…

  18. Creighton to join Midnight Madness party

    Sep 28, 2010, 5:41 PM EST

    Midnight Madness is just over two weeks away. And Creighton’s joining the fun. The Greg McDermott era will kick off with the school’s first-ever Midnight Madness event. It’s not part of ESPN’s TV coverage (that’ll include UConn, Duke, Gonzaga, Kentucky, Memphis and Kansas State), but it’s a nice show of enthusiasm for a program that…