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 announced his player of the year, coach of the year and diaper dandy of the year for each major conference Saturday.
Fox Sports revealed its 25-year anniversary all-Missouri Valley tournament team. Creighton was well represented.
The Cleveland Cavaliers were feeling it from long range Friday.
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.
With Senior Day on deck Tuesday night for the Jays, the Woodmen Tower will be helping honor the seniors.
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.
Former Creighton standout Kyle Korver must love playing against the Indiana Pacers.
Kyle Korver can hit shots. That's no surprise.
Anthony Tolliver hopes to replicate the success of an unconventional NBA role model.
Doug McDermott was asked what his dream 3-on-3 team would be. He was a bit of a homer.
Former Jays standout Kyle Korver is finding his groove with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Creighton center Justin Patton is the top NBA prospect at his position, according to two mock drafts released this week.
Creighton may have lost 82-80 to Xavier on Saturday, but that doesn't make Justin Patton's block party any less impressive.
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.
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.
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 is among 16 coaches remaining in the seventh annual Coaches' Charity Challenge.
Jays commit Mitchell Ballock went coast-to-coast to give Eudora (Kan.) High School a last-second 63-61 win over Metro Academy.
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.
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.
Former Jays star Doug McDermott had a hot start to Chicago's key Eastern Conference matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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.
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.
Creighton's Maurice Watson continues to garner attention from the national media.
Justin Patton's career has gotten off to a quick start.
After an impressive start to the season, Creighton jumped to 10th in ESPN's power rankings.
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.
Former Creighton baseball star Darin Ruf is headed to the West Coast.
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.
Creighton point guard Maurice Watson's list of accolades continues to grow rapidly.
The Jays believe they can contend in the Big East.
Sneakerheads, there's a new standard in ultra-casual footwear.
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.
It's not too early anymore for ESPN to name its Top 25 college basketball teams entering
Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade recently singled out new teammate Doug McDermott as having potential for a breakout year.
Doug McDermott gave Dwyane Wade a welcoming gift — his jersey number.
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.
Former Creighton standout Fabian Herbers scored his first goal for the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday.
The Creighton men's basketball team is trending in the right direction if you trust the latest way-too-early rankings from ESPN.
Ethan Finlay couldn't just throw a traditional first pitch when he got his chance Tuesday with the Cleveland Indians.
For the Cleveland Cavaliers, stopping Atlanta starts with Kyle Korver.
Kyle Korver is good at basketball.
Creighton's 1991 baseball team — which made a run to the College World Series — was honored Saturday during the Bluejays' home matchup with Butler.
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:
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.
Leon Gilmore has a new home.
Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott was enjoying a little leisure time Monday. He ended up posing for photos.
Creighton coach Greg McDermott has the respect of Jim Boeheim.
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.
Soon-to-be-retired Lakers star Kobe Bryant is making his farewell tour through the NBA this season.
The Creighton men's basketball team celebrated a pair of seniors Sunday at CenturyLink Center Omaha.
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:
Omaha boxer Terence "Bud" Crawford loves to support his home state.
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 is one of the country's best destinations for college basketball, according to NCAA.com.
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.
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.
College football fans across the country spend many a Saturday screaming critiques from the stands or at their TVs.
The players at the Big East freshman seminar have can make some interesting faces.
Creighton assistant Preston Murphy was reportedly on the recruiting trail Tuesday, handing out an offer to a 2017 shooting guard.
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.
A bit of a mistake by the Chicago Sun-Times had some Twitter users taking note on Wednesday.
The Creighton men's basketball team is on a trip to Italy, competing against the local teams.
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.
The Creighton men's basketball team was traveling to Italy on Tuesday when it saw a recognizable face on the plane.
Butler's Roosevelt Jones posted a video Monday on Twitter of himself making a half-court shot while facing away from the basket.
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.
Former Creighton star Kyle Korver is a good 3-point shooter. He's probably the NBA's best, in fact.
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.
In the sixth inning against Villanova on Thursday, Creighton shortstop Ryan Fitzgerald homered to complete the cycle.
Let's take a moment to go into the film room with Kyle Korver, the Atlanta Hawks sharpshooter and Creighton graduate.
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.
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, 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.
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:
Former Creighton pitcher Pat Venditte must go through the same routine every year.
Former Creighton star Anthony Tolliver recently received some good publicity in the Detroit Free Press.
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.
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.
In April 2014, Omaha Benson star Khyri Thomas had a good showing at the Boys and Girls Club all-star game, scoring 27 points.
Creighton coach Greg McDermott takes you behind the scenes with Bluejay basketball in a new video produced by Fox Sports.
Former Creighton star Doug McDermott has seen limited action since returning to the Chicago Bulls following knee surgery.
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.
Former Creighton star Kyle Korver's ridiculous shooting has been a major factor in the Atlanta Hawks' win streak, which at 19 games is tied for the fifth-longest in single-season NBA history.
The Bluejays take on DePaul at 8 p.m. tonight in the Big East home opener at CenturyLink Center.
The Pistons traded for former Bluejay Anthony Tolliver on Wednesday, and Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy said the move was "a no-brainer, quite honestly."
Creighton basketball coach Greg McDermott wore a microphone at a recent practice for a Fox Sports 1 feature, which also features a couple Bluejay players.
Former Creighton basketball star Kyle Korver may have one of the most unique workout plans imaginable.
Former Creighton star Kyle Korver isn't just a 3-point machine anymore. He's now a blocking king.
Watch video highlights and the postgame press conference from Creighton's 71-67 loss to Saint Mary's on Saturday, Dec. 13, via the Creighton Athletics YouTube channel.
Kyle Korver is a common name around Omaha.
Check out some game highlights and the postgame press conference interview with Creighton coach Greg McDermott following the team's 57-47 win over Middle Tennessee State on Saturday at the Emerald Coast Classic.
Creighton's Mo Watson shared a peek into the Bluejay locker room after CU knocked off No. 18 Oklahoma 65-63.
Creighton freshman Toby Hegner dove for a loose ball during Wednesday night's game against No. 18 Oklahoma. Hegner couldn't save it, and, well, just watch.