100 Quick Hits tagged with Jays

LeBron James defends passing to Kyle Korver in closing minute of Wednesday's Game 3 loss

LeBron James has been criticizing for passing the ball to an open Kyle Korver in the final minute of Wednesday's 118-113 loss to the Golden State Warriors.

Video: Former Jay Kyle Korver throws down dunk in NBA Finals

Known for his range behind the arc, former Creighton star Kyle Korver showed off his leaping ability in game 3 of the NBA Finals.

Former Creighton star Ty Blach throws first major league shutout

The San Francisco Giants scored 10 runs in Friday's victory over the Philladelphia Phillies. Thanks to Ty Blach, they would have only needed one.

Mock draft projects former Creighton standout Justin Patton to be picked in the top ten of the NBA draft

With the NBA draft order decided after the lottery on Tuesday night, mock drafts are starting to heat up. Creighton's Justin Patton is a popular name to keep an eye on for Jays fans.

Former Jay Kyle Korver's hot second quarter helps Cavs advance to conference finals

Former Creighton star Kyle Korver had one of the best quarters of his career in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 109-102 Game 4 win against the Toronto Raptors.

Video: Creighton coach Jim Flanery awards scholarship to walk-on in surprise ceremony

Creighton walk-on Aimee Rischard received the best kind of present during a team meeting Wednesday — a scholarship.

Creighton right-hander Keith Rogalla named Big East Pitcher of the Week

Creighton junior right-hander Keith Rogalla was named Big East Pitcher of the Week on Monday.

Video: Creighton's Bryce Only caps career day with walk-off hit

Creighton senior Bryce Only had a career-high four hits, none bigger than his single in the bottom of the 11th inning against South Dakota State on Tuesday.

Former Creighton soccer star Seth Sinovic scores first career MLS regular-season goal

It took nine professional seasons and 158 games, but former Creighton soccer star Seth Sinovic scored his first career MLS regular-season goal Sunday.

St John's turns first triple play in TD Ameritrade Park history

With runners on first and second and a one-run lead in the first inning, Creighton fell into a bit of misfortune Sunday against St. John's.

Former Creighton star Anthony Tolliver discusses how he wants to be remembered

Anthony Tolliver discussed leadership, his role in helping younger players and how he wants his legacy to look when his playing days are over in an interview with NBC Sports.

Former Jay Anthony Tolliver inspired the creation of a new basketball statistic

Anthony Tolliver is so good at one particular aspect of basketball, the people at analytics-based website FiveThirtyEight had to invent a new statistic to measure it.

Video: Rim-rattling dunks, vicious blocks and more highlight Creighton hoops commit Jacob Epperson's mixtape from his senior season

Recent Creighton basketball commit Jacob Epperson now has a mixtape to match his highlight-reel play on the court.

Dick Vitale names Justin Patton his Big East diaper dandy of the year

Dick Vitale announced his player of the year, coach of the year and diaper dandy of the year for each major conference Saturday.

Fox Sports unveils 25-year anniversary all-Missouri Valley tournament team

Fox Sports revealed its 25-year anniversary all-Missouri Valley tournament team. Creighton was well represented.

Kyle Korver caps record-breaking 3-point performance by Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers were feeling it from long range Friday.

Missouri Vallery Conference writers remember, honor former World-Herald writer Steve Pivovar

Missouri Vallery Confereence beat writers took some time at Arch Madness to toast to the life of Steve Pivovar. As The World-Herald's Creighton beat writer, Pivovar covered the Jays in the Missouri Valley until they joined the Big East in 2014.

Woodmen Tower will be blue for Creighton's Senior Day

With Senior Day on deck Tuesday night for the Jays, the Woodmen Tower will be helping honor the seniors.

Kyle Korver recalls his best story of Allen Iverson

Everyone knows about Allen Iverson's "practice" rant, but former Creighton star Kyle Korver recalled another tangent the NBA Hall of Fame guard went on.

Video: Kyle Korver throws down a monster dunk and joins an elite club in NBA history

Former Creighton standout Kyle Korver must love playing against the Indiana Pacers.

Cavs, Kyle Korver still learning to mesh

Kyle Korver can hit shots. That's no surprise.

Former Creighton star Anthony Tolliver is investing in post-NBA career

Anthony Tolliver hopes to replicate the success of an unconventional NBA role model.

Former Creighton star Doug McDermott picks his dream 3-on-3 team

Doug McDermott was asked what his dream 3-on-3 team would be. He was a bit of a homer.

Video: Kyle Korver ties career high with eight 3-pointers, passes Jason Kidd on all-time list

Former Jays standout Kyle Korver is finding his groove with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Pair of NBA mock drafts peg Justin Patton as lottery pick

Creighton center Justin Patton is the top NBA prospect at his position, according to two mock drafts released this week.

Creighton lost, but Justin Patton still held a block party

Creighton may have lost 82-80 to Xavier on Saturday, but that doesn't make Justin Patton's block party any less impressive.

Butler sends Maurice Watson well wishes on a speedy recovery

Butler is one of Creighton's top rivals in the Big East, but the Bulldogs set that aside to send a note of support to Maurice Watson.

Creighton basketball commit Ty-Shon Alexander scores 50 in Oak Hill Academy's win

Jays basketball commit Ty-Shon Alexander had a monster game in Oak Hill Academy's 93-64 win over Shooting for Greatness.

Sports Illustrated has Creighton as a No. 3 in latest bracketology; ESPN tabs the Jays as a No. 4 seed

Creighton was predicted as a No. 3 seed in Sports Illustrated's latest bracketology. In ESPN's latest bracketology, the Jays were projected as a No. 4 seed.

Justin Patton named to Wayman Tisdale Award midseason watch list

Creighton's Justin Patton is on the midseason watch list for the United States Basketball Writers Association's Wayman Tisdale Award, given to the nation's best freshman.

Creighton coach Greg McDermott advances in Coaches' Charity Challenge

Creighton coach Greg McDermott is among 16 coaches remaining in the seventh annual Coaches' Charity Challenge.

Video: Creighton basketball commit Mitchell Ballock hits game-winning shot

Jays commit Mitchell Ballock went coast-to-coast to give Eudora (Kan.) High School a last-second 63-61 win over Metro Academy.

Creighton's Justin Patton discusses his recruitment and how his redshirt season helped him

With Justin Patton's NBA draft stock rising, Sports Illustrated's Seth Davis took a look back at Patton's recruitment and his redshirt season.

Former Creighton star Doug McDermott records first professional double-double

Doug McDermott grabbed 10 rebounds to complement his 17 points as the Chicago Bulls came from behind to win 123-118 in overtime against the Toronto Raptors.

Video: Doug McDermott has perfect first half for the Bulls

Former Jays star Doug McDermott had a hot start to Chicago's key Eastern Conference matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Creighton's Justin Patton named to ESPN's "Must-watch players who get overlooked" list

Justin Patton, the Jays' high-flying big man, has already earned some recognition for his play this season. Now, the Omaha North grad has been named to ESPN's "Must-watch players who get overlooked" list.

Former Creighton star Doug McDermott drawing raves for his work in the post

Known for his work in the post at Creighton, McBuckets is using that "craftiness" in the NBA. His fancy post moves and baselines cuts drew praise from ESPN analyst Zach Lowe.

CBS Sports analyst ranks Jays point guard Maurice Watson fifth on player of the year rankings

Creighton's Maurice Watson continues to garner attention from the national media.

Creighton's Justin Patton repeats as Big East freshman of the week

Justin Patton's career has gotten off to a quick start.

Creighton hoops up to 10th in ESPN power rankings

After an impressive start to the season, Creighton jumped to 10th in ESPN's power rankings.

Video: Kyle Korver displays his range with 3-pointer from way downtown

Former Creighton standout Kyle Korver continues to impress from behind the arc. In the Atlanta Hawks' 107-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, Korver stepped back and drained a three from the Hawks' logo.

Video: Creighton raises the roof of the CenturyLink Center with back-to-back dunks in the final minute

The Bluejays had some fun in the final minute to cap their victory over the Badgers in the Gavitt Games.

Phillies trade former Bluejay Darin Ruf to the Dodgers

Former Creighton baseball star Darin Ruf is headed to the West Coast.

"Meet me at the rim! Don't be late": Doug McDermott dunk causes camera malfunction

Former Creighton standout and Chicago Bull Doug McDermott skied for a one-handed "McDunk" in transition against the Atlanta Hawks and briefly caused a camera malfunction Wednesday.

Jays point guard Maurice Watson named honorable mention on Sports Illustrated All-American team

Creighton point guard Maurice Watson's list of accolades continues to grow rapidly.

Doug McDermott has new McBuckets flip-flops, and now you'll want them too

Sneakerheads, there's a new standard in ultra-casual footwear.

Indians pitcher Corey Kluber breaks World Series record held by Bob Gibson

Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber broke a World Series record previously set by former Creighton great Bob Gibson with eight strikeouts through the first three innings of Game 1 against the Chicago Cubs.

Maurice Watson hopes Creighton can reach Final Four; Greg McDermott challenges point guard to lead nation in assists

Creighton coach Greg McDermott and players Maurice Watson and Cole Huff did a ton of interviews Tuesday at Big East media day.

ESPN pegs Creighton No. 18 in early Top 25

It's not too early anymore for ESPN to name its Top 25 college basketball teams entering

Dwyane Wade has been gushing about Doug McDermott

Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade recently singled out new teammate Doug McDermott as having potential for a breakout year.

Doug McDermott gives new Bulls teammate Dwyane Wade his jersey number, 'It's all yours'

Doug McDermott gave Dwyane Wade a welcoming gift — his jersey number.

Staten Island Yankees giving away unique Pat Venditte bobblehead

Former Bluejay and ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte is already famous for his unorthodox approach to throwing a baseball. Now, he will now be immortalized by one of his former teams with a "Switch-Pitcher" bobblehead.

Fabian Herbers shows off his fancy footwork, scores first MLS goal

Former Creighton standout Fabian Herbers scored his first goal for the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday.

Creighton hoops ranked in early top 25 list

The Creighton men's basketball team is trending in the right direction if you trust the latest way-too-early rankings from ESPN.

Former Bluejay Ethan Finlay adds soccer twist to Cleveland Indians first pitch

Ethan Finlay couldn't just throw a traditional first pitch when he got his chance Tuesday with the Cleveland Indians.

Cavs aim to take Creighton alum Kyle Korver 'out of the game'

For the Cleveland Cavaliers, stopping Atlanta starts with Kyle Korver.

Kyle Korver had five steals in NBA playoff win

Kyle Korver is good at basketball.

Video: Creighton's 1991 CWS team honored

Creighton's 1991 baseball team — which made a run to the College World Series — was honored Saturday during the Bluejays' home matchup with Butler.

Pat Venditte is back at it again

Former Omaha Central and Creighton University standout Pat Venditte is well known for his unorthodox approach to throwing a baseball. The ambidextrous pitcher already provided a unique dilemma to hitters, but now his manager is perplexed as well. Where do you place a pitcher who can throw right-handed and left-handed on a lineup card? Here's manager John Gibbon's best attempt for tonight's game:

Video: Brett Murray's walk-off single gives Creighton a 4-3 win over Nebraska

With Reagan Fowler on third base and one out in the bottom of the ninth, Brett Murray broke a 3-3 tie with a single to right field to give Creighton a 4-3 win over Nebraska. The win helped snap the Huskers' seven-game winning streak over the Jays.

Former Bluejay lands at Colorado State

Leon Gilmore has a new home.

Bluejay coach Greg McDermott hits a hole-in-one

Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott was enjoying a little leisure time Monday. He ended up posing for photos.

Jim Boeheim mentions 'Doug McDermott's father' when discussing great college basketball coaches

Creighton coach Greg McDermott has the respect of Jim Boeheim.

Doug McDermott continues post-All Star break tear with Bulls

Former Creighton star Doug McDermott has been having a good post-All Star break run with the Chicago Bulls. In the 13 games since the break, McDermott has averaged 13.6 points per game, including 29 Monday night during a 109-107 win over to the Toronto Raptors. That span also included a career-high, 30-point performance Feb. 19 in another victory over Toronto.

Former Bluejay Kyle Korver on the time Kobe Bryant embarrassed his team

Soon-to-be-retired Lakers star Kobe Bryant is making his farewell tour through the NBA this season.

Video: Creighton celebrates seniors Sunday

The Creighton men's basketball team celebrated a pair of seniors Sunday at CenturyLink Center Omaha.

Video: Doug McDermott is earning a new nickname

In college, Creighton star Doug McDermott was known nationally as McBuckets. But after a slew of dunks in recent games, the Chicago Bull has added a new nickname: McDunkits. McDermott had another big dunk on Friday night, this time against the Atlanta Hawks and former Bluejay Kyle Korver. Watch the dunk below:

Bud Crawford is busy being a very high-profile Creighton superfan

Omaha boxer Terence "Bud" Crawford loves to support his home state.

Video: Doug McDermott throws down a one-handed dunk

Doug McDermott was mostly known for his shooting touch while starring at Creighton. But the former Bluejay has been showing off his dunking ability in the NBA this season. McDermott impressed the crowd and the ESPN announcers with a strong one-handed dunk against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday.

Omaha named one of America's greatest college basketball towns

Omaha is one of the country's best destinations for college basketball, according to NCAA.com.

Video: Creighton recruit Davion Mintz scores 43 points in front of coach McDermott

Davion Mintz found a new way to impress his future coach, Creighton's Greg McDermott. The North Mecklenburg, N.C. guard scored 43 points and made 10 of 13 3-pointers in Thursday's win.

UNO projected in NCAA tournament field in ESPN's Joe Lunardi's Bracketology

ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi projects the NCAA tournament field throughout the season. This week, Lunardi has the UNO men's basketball team in the field for the first time, as a No. 15 seed. The Mavericks are eligible for the postseason for the first time this year following their four-year transition period to Division I.

Smartest fans in college football? ESPN picks...

College football fans across the country spend many a Saturday screaming critiques from the stands or at their TVs.

Video: Big East freshmen mimick favorite emojis

The players at the Big East freshman seminar have can make some interesting faces.

Reports: Creighton offers 2017 shooting guard from Canada

Creighton assistant Preston Murphy was reportedly on the recruiting trail Tuesday, handing out an offer to a 2017 shooting guard.

Doug McDermott throws out first pitch at White Sox game

Former Creighton star Doug McDermott, now with the NBA's Chicago Bulls, was a U.S. Cellular Field on Monday night and threw the first pitch before the Chicago White Sox played the Oakland Athletics.

Sorry Sun-Times, Creighton is not starting a football team

A bit of a mistake by the Chicago Sun-Times had some Twitter users taking note on Wednesday.

Highlights: Creighton's first half vs. Oleggio in Italy

The Creighton men's basketball team is on a trip to Italy, competing against the local teams.

Video: Doug McDermott says he wants to 'make my mark' this season

Doug McDermott said last season was one of the first times in his career he's had to miss time because of an injury. But pushing through after that might have helped him during his rookie campaign.

Creighton runs into Carrot Top on the way to Italy

The Creighton men's basketball team was traveling to Italy on Tuesday when it saw a recognizable face on the plane.

Video: Creighton's Isaiah Zierden challenges Butler's Roosevelt Jones

Butler's Roosevelt Jones posted a video Monday on Twitter of himself making a half-court shot while facing away from the basket.

Former Creighton pitcher Pat Venditte sent to DL

Pat Venditte, the ambidextrous former Creighton pitcher, was off to a strong start in his first time in the major league. He'd thrown 5 2/3 scoreless innings with only one hit and two walks allowed in four outings for Oakland. Now, Venditte is headed for the disabled list. Oakland made the announcement on Twitter Friday. Venditte will miss time with a strained right shoulder.

Video: Watch Kyle Korver bury endless 3-pointers

Former Creighton star Kyle Korver is a good 3-point shooter. He's probably the NBA's best, in fact.

NBA's best spot-up 3-point shooter? Korver vs. Curry

Who is the best spot-up 3-point shooter in the NBA? The debate generally comes down to MVP Stephen Curry and former Creighton star Kyle Korver.

Creighton's Ryan Fitzgerald first Jay to hit for cycle since a different Ryan Fitzgerald

In the sixth inning against Villanova on Thursday, Creighton shortstop Ryan Fitzgerald homered to complete the cycle.

Kyle Korver explains Atlanta's "Hawk Four" and why it's dangerous

Let's take a moment to go into the film room with Kyle Korver, the Atlanta Hawks sharpshooter and Creighton graduate.

Photo: Alligator an obstacle at Big East golf tournament

The Big East men's golf championship is underway at Callawassie Island Golf Club in Okatie, S.C., but the biggest course hazard catching golfers' notice during Monday's second round wasn't green conditions, weather or any of the other elements that often test the athletes — it was a large alligator roaming the grounds.

Video: Creighton coach Greg McDermott addresses team after final game

Creighton's men's basketball season may not have went as well as hoped. But coach Greg McDermott says the Bluejays have plenty of reason to hold their heads high.

In 2002, Creighton upset Florida in two overtimes

In 2002, No. 12 seed Creighton upset No. 5 seed Florida 83-82 in double overtime on Terrell Taylor's 3-pointer with two-tenths of a second remaining. With star Kyle Korver on the bench after fouling out, Taylor stepped up and hit the big shot to win the game. He finished with 28 points to lead the Jays. Watch the game-winning shot below.

Creighton recruit Justin Patton with a big dunk

On Monday night, Justin Patton and Omaha North advanced to the state tournament with a 75-60 win over Omaha Westside. The Creighton recruit had 23 points and 22 rebounds and one highlight-worthy dunk. Watch that dunk below:

Another year, another long feature on ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte

Former Creighton pitcher Pat Venditte must go through the same routine every year.

Free Press: Anthony Tolliver having 'significant impact' with Pistons

Former Creighton star Anthony Tolliver recently received some good publicity in the Detroit Free Press.

Photos: Butler's mascot toured Omaha, taking adorable pictures the whole time

Butler Blue III, an English bulldog and the mascot of Butler Athletics, took a tour of Omaha — posting a series of pictures to Twitter — while in town Monday.

What shooting pace does Kyle Korver need to achieve history?

Basketball players are always in search of the 50-40-90 season. That is, 50 percent shooting from the field, 40 percent from 3-point range and 90 percent from the foul line.

Video: Watch Khyri Thomas win a slam-dunk contest

In April 2014, Omaha Benson star Khyri Thomas had a good showing at the Boys and Girls Club all-star game, scoring 27 points.

Video: Behind the scenes with Bluejay basketball

Creighton coach Greg McDermott takes you behind the scenes with Bluejay basketball in a new video produced by Fox Sports.

McDermott's learning patience with Bulls; could see time in D-League

Former Creighton star Doug McDermott has seen limited action since returning to the Chicago Bulls following knee surgery.

Key to Kyle Korver's shot is a 20-point checklist

Former Creighton standout Kyle Korver is on the brink of a record season. He was an All-Star snub, but he's shooting 50 percent from the field, 50 percent from the 3-point line and 90 percent from the foul line.