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2:43 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Creighton's Doug McDermott named AP Player of the Year

Creighton senior Doug McDermott had a busy at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the site of this year’s Final Four.  McDermott picked up two more college basketball awards Thursday, as Greg Echlin reports...

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12:11 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Doug McDermott leads AP All-America team

Doug McDermott of Creighton is a unanimous choice for The Associated Press All-America team, the first three-time selection in 29 years.

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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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8:09 am
Thu March 13, 2014

McDermott unanimous Big East player of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Doug McDermott, the nation's leading scorer who led Creighton to a second-place finish in its first year in the Big East, is the unanimous choice as the conference's player of the year.

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4:17 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

College Basketball was great this weekend for Division I men’s teams in Nebraska

The weekend for college basketball was one of the best in a long time for the Division I men’s teams in Nebraska.  The Huskers upset ninth-ranked Wisconsin yesterday (SUN), 77-68.  And Creighton finished second in its first regular season in the Big East Conference.  Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports that the outlook is bright for the Nebraska teams for the NCAA tournament...

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11:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

MVC tournament begins, without Creighton Bluejays

The Missouri Valley Conference Tournament is played at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
Credit Greg Echlin

At this time a year ago, Creighton men’s basketball fans were on their way in droves to St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. But this year, as a first-year member of the Big East, Creighton will head to New York instead for the conference tournament.  As Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports, the Valley has been trying to recover from Creighton’s departure.

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1:37 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Omaha to host world volleyball tournament in 2015

The FIVB World Grand Prix final round is coming to the U.S. for the first time, and matches will be played in Omaha.

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8:08 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Big Ten reprimands Pelini, fines Nebraska for comment

The Big Ten Conference has issued a public reprimand of Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini and fined the school $10,000 for Pelini's comments about the officiating in the Cornhuskers' game against Iowa last week.

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