Live and Die by the 3-Pointer

We hear it again and again – but is there any validity to the fact that teams that rely on 3-pointers are unreliable in March? This season, there are four teams I have identified that rely heavily on 3Ps for their offensive output – and I am going to compare them to teams of the…

Creighton Bluejays: Big East Tournament Profile

Team Name: Creighton Bluejays (#2), 24-6 (14-4) Coach: Greg McDermott Top Performer: Doug McDermott (26.5 Points, 7.2 Rebounds, First Team All-Big East, Wooden Award Finalist) Creighton’s Season: Entering their first season as a member of the Big East, the Creighton Bluejays were picked to finish third in the conference behind Marquette and Georgetown – with…

The Man, The Myth, The Legend: Doug McDermott

– Posted by Zurg – By the end of the college basketball season, Doug McDermott will likely become the eighth member of the 3000-point club. Seven men in the history of college basketball have scored 3000 points. Let that sink in. The most recent person to do it was Keydren Clark at St. Peter’s between…

How Far Can Creighton Go?

– Posted by Zurg – Led by Player of the Year frontrunner Doug McDermott, the Creighton Bluejays have made a splash in its first year as a member of the Big East. Leading the Big East standings, Creighton has battled so far this season on both sides of the floor. Let’s look at just how…