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6:16 am
Sat April 6, 2013

NIT run shows Iowa's promise for '13-14

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's impressive run through the NIT showed that the program should have a bright future.

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1:07 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Creighton's Doug McDermott repeats as AP All-American

Creighton's Doug McDermott is an All-America for the second straight year while Trey Burke of Michigan and Otto Porter Jr. of Georgetown tied as the leading vote-getters for The Associated Press' first team.

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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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10:05 am
Sat March 23, 2013

McDermott has 27, Creighton tops Cincinnati 67-63

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — 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 Regional.

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, made all 11 free throws to help the seventh-seeded Bluejays (28-7) move on to play Duke on Sunday.

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12:10 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

New teams, new conference: Creighton joins the Big East

Creighton fans gathered Wednesday morning at D.J. Sokol Arena for the announcement of the Bluejays' move to the Big East.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

Creighton University is joining the new Big East Conference as of July first.

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8:00 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Creighton Bluejays await Selection Sunday

With Selection Sunday just around the corner, Creighton Bluejay fans will soon learn where their team will be sent in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

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5:06 am
Mon September 24, 2012

US Figure Skating Championships Come to Omaha in 2013

The 2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships are set for January 20th-27th at the Century Link Center, Omaha.

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12:27 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

USA Swimming to decide next spring what city will host the 2016 Swim Trials

When USA Swimming considers site possibilities for the 2016 U.S. Olympic swim trials, it isn’t driven by attendance figures alone—and Omaha isn’t a lock to host for a third time.  

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus says officials representing several different cities have already expressed interest in hosting the 2016 trials. Some have even shown up to check it out. Wielgus says he hopes Omaha is in the bidding, because any other city that competes for the trials in ’16 will have high standards to match.

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8:55 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Swim Trials: Phelps, Lochte and team USA prepare for London

Michael Phelps won a race Thursday night, which is not unusual.  But it was without a head-to-head battle with Ryan Lochte, which has become the Battle of the Titans this week at the Olympic swimming trials at CenturyLink Center. As Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports, Phelps showed Thursday he’s human.

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8:18 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Arizona wins 2012 College World Series

courtesy NCAA

The Arizona Wildcats are the 2012 NCAA College World Series champions.

Arizona beat South Carolina 4-1 Monday night in the second game of the CWS championship.  It's Arizona's first championship since 1986.

South Carolina won the College World Series in 2010 and 2011.

 

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