Baylor Shuts Down McDermott And Creighton, 85-55Isaiah 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.
Rising Star: Creighton Forward Ethan WraggeAccording to Hoop-Math, 157 of his 163 shots this season have been from beyond the arc (96 percent), the highest percentage in the country among players with at least 100 field goal attempts.
Creighton Hands Long Beach State 8th Straight Loss, 78-61Ethan Wragge scored 15 points in his first start since March 24, 2010, and Creighton defeated Long Beach State 78-61 on Tuesday night.
Rothstein: Friday's NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Best Bet For An Upset & MoreDon't be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.
Rising Star: Creighton Junior Doug McDermottIt’s been one tremendous season for Creighton. From the rumors that Creighton will be one of the new teams invited to the Big East to the terrific season for the Bluejays, culminating in a No. 7-seed in the NCAA tournament.
Vander Tuig Masterful In UCLA Win Over New Mexico At NCAA RegionalsAdam Plutko pitched a two-hit shutout to lift UCLA to a 3-0 victory over Creighton in the Los Angeles Regional on Friday night.
Long Beach St. Falls To Creighton At The BuzzerAntonie Young's short fall-away jumper with three-tenths of a second remaining gave Creighton an 81-79 victory against Long Beach State on Saturday night.
Long Beach St. Selected To Play At #13 Creighton In BracketBuster No. 13 Creighton will host Long Beach State in the BracketBuster on Feb. 18.