A rainy Sunday afternoon seemed perfect to catch up on some time in front of the television. That’s exactly what Creighton Athletic Director Bruce Rasmussen had on his mind when he turned on the tube a couple of days ago before coming to a sobering realization.
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Chance to play in Big East helps point guard Watson pick Creighton
One of the reasons Maurice Watson said he decided to transfer from Boston University was a desire to play on a bigger stage.
SOFTBALL
Jays fall in pitchers duel to Pirates
In a game featuring three hits, an error was the difference in the Sunday’s pitchers duel.
BASKETBALL
Jays find guard play is biggest in Big East
Creighton coach Jim Flanery says added size in the post isn’t as critical as he had expected.
BASEBALL
Bluejays sweep doubleheader with Georgetown
Following a 13-4 rout of Georgetown on the front side of a doubleheader, a crowd of 2,837 saw the Jays tie TD Ameritrade Park records for runs and hits with 16 each as the Jays earned a weekend sweep of the Hoyas with a 16-5 blowout in the nightcap.
SOFTBALL
Homers help Jays to split
Creighton softball homered six times against Seton Hall on Saturday, winning the opener 12-0 before falling 5-3 in the second game.
TENNIS
Creighton women top Friars for first Big East win
The Creighton women's tennis team earned its first Big East win Saturday with a 4-3 decision over Providence.
BASEBALL
Warren shuts down Hoyas in Big East opener
Matt Warren provided Creighton's overworked bullpen with some Friday night relief. The sophomore right-hander pitched his first career complete game in leading the Bluejays to a 2-0 victory over Georgetown in their Big East opener at TD Ameritrade Park.
SOCCER
Hoping for soccer, not storms at "Kicks For A Cure"
Creighton men’s soccer coach Elmar Bolowich is expecting plenty of fireworks Saturday for the Bluejays’ exhibition with Marquette. Now, if only the expected rain stays away until after the ninth annual “Kicks For A Cure” at Morrison Stadium.
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Warren, Jays hope to start weekend strong
Matt Warren’s ability to get Creighton off to good starts will be critical this week as the Bluejays begin Big East play against Georgetown.
SOFTBALL
Creighton’s Cantu likes both roles
Creighton senior Alexis Cantu usually tries to keep her hitting and pitching separate. It helps her be successful at both.
BASEBALL
Blach quickly climbing minor league ladder
Richmond Flying Squirrels lefty Ty Blach returned to Creighton University last fall to complete degree requirements. While in Omaha, Blach took classes with a friend who could insightfully discuss the San Francisco Giants, the AA Squirrels’ parent club.
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Jays assistant Sellers says Chatman can follow Napier’s example
Being in the crowd and watching Shabazz Napier lead Connecticut to a national championship Monday night left Creighton assistant Patrick Sellers a tad fired up.
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Huskers beat Creighton with another late rally
Jake Placzek drove in two runs with a two-out single break a 2-2 tie and cap Nebraska's three-run rally in the eighth, leading the Huskers to a 4-2 win over in-state rival Creighton.
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