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7:51 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Baylor shuts down McDermott and Creighton, 85-55

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.

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5:22 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

McDermott rolls on over Louisiana-Lafayette 76-66

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.

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8:02 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Creighton, Nebraska are on NCAA collision course

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.

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Sports
3:38 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

After tournament loss, Creighton basketball focuses on Big East move

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Now that the season is over, Creighton's coaching staff is getting ready for the Bluejays' move to the Big East.

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8:09 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Thrills for Bob Boozer Didn't End With Basketball Career

courtesy Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame.

Omaha basketball legend and community activist Bob Boozer died Saturday at the age of 75.

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.  However, some of Boozer's most memorable moments occurred after his playing career.

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Sports
8:15 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

College basketball fans arrive in Omaha for March Madness

by Greg Echlin, for Omaha Public Radio

There were a lot of empty seats at Friday afternoon's NCAA basketball tournament game at CenturyLink.  But it wasn't because of a lack of action on the court.

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12:10 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Creighton forward Doug McDermott named first-team All-American

Creighton University forward Doug McDermott
photo courtesy www.gocreighton.com

Creighton University forward Doug McDermott is among this year’s first-team All-Americans.

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.