basketball http://kios.org en Baylor shuts down McDermott and Creighton, 85-55 http://kios.org/post/baylor-shuts-down-mcdermott-and-creighton-85-55 <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Isaiah Austin and Brady Heslip each scored 17 points and Baylor shut down Creighton's Doug McDermott with suffocating defense, ending the career of the one of the most prolific scorers in college history with an 85-55 win Sunday night in the NCAA tournament West Regional. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:51:32 +0000 Associated Press 44643 at http://kios.org McDermott rolls on over Louisiana-Lafayette 76-66 http://kios.org/post/mcdermott-rolls-over-louisiana-lafayette-76-66 <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Doug McDermott scored 30 points and third-seeded Creighton got three huge 3-pointers in the second half from Ethan Wragge to beat No. 14 Louisiana-Lafayette 76-66 Friday in the West Regional. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:22:26 +0000 Associated Press 44561 at http://kios.org Creighton, Nebraska are on NCAA collision course http://kios.org/post/creighton-nebraska-are-ncaa-collision-course <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">The state of Nebraska has two teams in the NCAA men's basketball tournament for the first time since 1991 — and they would meet if they win their openers Friday in San Antonio. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:02:34 +0000 Associated Press 44300 at http://kios.org After tournament loss, Creighton basketball focuses on Big East move http://kios.org/post/after-tournament-loss-creighton-basketball-focuses-big-east-move <p><font color="#333333" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Now that the season is over, Creighton's</font><font color="#333333" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;coaching staff is getting ready for the </font>Bluejays<font color="#333333" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px;">' move to the Big East.</font></p><div style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px;"> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 20:38:15 +0000 Associated Press 27620 at http://kios.org Thrills for Bob Boozer Didn't End With Basketball Career http://kios.org/post/thrills-bob-boozer-didnt-end-basketball-career <p>Omaha basketball legend and community activist Bob Boozer died Saturday at the age of 75.</p><p>He played on the 1958 Final Four at Kansas State, the 1960 gold medal team in the Rome Olympics and the 1971 NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks.&nbsp; However, some of Boozer&#39;s most memorable moments occurred after his playing career.</p> Mon, 21 May 2012 13:09:52 +0000 Greg Echlin 13263 at http://kios.org Thrills for Bob Boozer Didn't End With Basketball Career College basketball fans arrive in Omaha for March Madness http://kios.org/post/college-basketball-fans-arrive-omaha-march-madness <p>by Greg Echlin, for Omaha Public Radio</p><p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: 17px; ">There were a lot&nbsp;of empty seats at Friday afternoon&#39;s NCAA basketball tournament game at </span>CenturyLink<span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: 17px; ">.&nbsp; But it wasn&#39;t because of a lack of action on the court.</span></p> Sat, 17 Mar 2012 01:15:23 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 9928 at http://kios.org Creighton forward Doug McDermott named first-team All-American http://kios.org/post/creighton-forward-doug-mcdermott-named-first-team-all-american <p>Creighton University forward Doug McDermott is among this year&rsquo;s first-team All-Americans.</p><p>The U.S. Basketball Writers Association released its list Monday of All-Americans. All five first-team All-Americans are on teams playing in the NCAA tournament. McDermott joins players from Kansas, Ohio State, Kentucky, and Michigan State on the list.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 17:10:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 9638 at http://kios.org Creighton forward Doug McDermott named first-team All-American