McDermott Moves Past 3,000 on Senior Night
Doug McDermott scored a career-high 45 points and became the eighth player in Division I history to go over 3,000 for a career, and No. 13 Creighton rolled to an 88-73 victory over Providence on Saturday night.
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Cyclone Senior Mulls Hardship Waiver To Transfer, Play Another Year
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Benson, Bellevue West Advance To Semifinals
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UNO's Archibald Named Player of the Month
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- The Omaha Storm Chasers have been selected to host the 28th annual Triple-A Baseball All-Star Game to be held during the week of July 12-15, 2015.
Davis On College Football Hall Of Fame Ballot, Crouch Tries Again
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Missouri's Pinkel Gets Pay Raise, Contract Extension
- Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel has signed a new contract that boosts his annual salary above $3 million and extends his previous deal by three years.
Huskers Improve Résumé, Earn B1G Road Win at IU
- Nebraska improved its NCAA résumé with a 70-60 victory on the road Wednesday night in Indiana.
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Georgetown Snuffs Jays Rally for Win
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Butler Defeats Jays 67-59
- The Creighton women's basketball team fell to Butler, 67-59, on Tuesday, March 4 in the Bluejays' regular season finale. Creighton honored its graduating senior class: Mckenzie Fujan, Jordan Garrison, Alyssa Kamphaus, Sarah Nelson, Riley Norman and Carli Tritz.
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