Creighton’s men’s basketball team has been one of the top college teams in the nation over the last several years. The Bluejays have been ranked in the top 25 for the past six seasons, and have been ranked as high as
The Creighton Bluejays are a college basketball team competing in the Big East conference of NCAA Division I. They are currently coached by Greg McDermott and play their home games at the CHI Health Center Omaha.
The Bluejays have won a total of 22 conference regular season titles, and nine conference tournament championships. Creighton has made 28 NCAA Tournament appearances, one Final Four appearance and two appearances in the National Championship game. The Jays last played in the NCAA Tournament in 2019.
Creighton has produced more than 30 NBA players over the program’s history, including former
We have reached the month of March and that means one thing in college basketball: March Madness. The NCAA tournament brings a whole new level of excitement to college hoops as players look to make a name for themselves and teams compete for a national championship.
For Creighton, this year’s tournament will be its first in the Big East after years of dominating competition in the Missouri Valley Conference. It’s been an adjustment for the Bluejays, who have struggled against some of the nation’s elite teams. But it’s also been a great experience for Creighton, which has gotten to play teams like Georgetown, Marquette and Villanova twice.
The Bluejays are headed into the Big East Tournament with a lot of momentum, having won nine of their last 10 games. It’s been quite a turnaround for Creighton, which had lost five straight games before going on its current winning streak.
Now that we are less than two weeks away from Selection Sunday, here is everything you need to know about Creighton basketball:
The Creighton Bluejays basketball program represents Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The school’s team currently competes in the Big East Conference and is coached by Greg McDermott.
They play their home games at the CHI Health Center Omaha (formerly known as CenturyLink Center Omaha) in Omaha, Nebraska. The Bluejays have won a record 15 MVC regular season conference titles and a record 12 MVC Tournament titles.
Creighton finished 6th nationally in both the Associated Press poll and the Coaches Poll during the 2011–12 season. The Bluejays also appeared in their first AP poll top 10 ranking on December 26, 2016, coming in at number 10 to start conference play. The Bluejays have appeared in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament 32 times: 4 times under coach Eddie Hickey and 28 times under coach Dana Altman.
The team has been listed among several preseason polls to start the 2017 — 18 season: USA Today Coaches Poll –
The Creighton Bluejays basketball program is a NCAA Division I college basketball team that competes in the Big East Conference. The head coach of the Bluejays is Greg McDermott. They play their home games at the CenturyLink Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska.
The Bluejays have appeared in seven NCAA Tournaments. They were National Champions in 1969, and have been conference champions four times (1928, 1944, 1946 and 2013).
Creighton’s first recorded official basketball game took place on December 1, 1900 against Doane College. The team won that game 34–10. For the 1903–04 season Creighton played its first game at its new arena, Glendale Park.
The Creighton Bluejays men’s basketball team is the NCAA Division I men’s basketball program of Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. They currently compete in the Big East Conference. The Bluejays have won a record 15 MVC regular season conference titles and a record 12 MVC Tournament titles. The team has 20 appearances in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, including two Final Four appearances (1941 and 1947).
The Jays last played in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament in 2019. They are coached by Greg McDermott.
The Bluejays have made the NCAA Tournament in each of the past three seasons but are just 2-3 in their last five tournament games.
In fact, the Jays have lost to a lower seed in each of their last two tournament appearances.
Creighton head coach Greg McDermott has had a lot of success at Creighton, but he has not been able to get his team over the hump in March.
McDermott is 1-6 all-time against teams seeded higher than them in the NCAA Tournament.
Creighton is 25-10 all-time in the NCAA Tournament and 7-7 as a top-four seed.