Creighton basketball is still here. It’s understandable if you haven’t thought about them for the last two years, but the Bluejays are ready to make you remember them again. It’s going to be difficult, maybe even impossible, to separate Creighton basketball from Doug McDermott any time soon. Creighton, though, wants to be more than just Doug McDermott.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) Rihanna headlined the Made in America music festival in Philadelphia last month, and some of the national champion Villanova Wildcats wanted to go. The Wildcat who runs this town tonight – and maybe forever – just felt like staying home. Kris Jenkins needed a break from the fans who know him as Big Smooth. He just needed peace. Could it be, Jenkins bigger than Jay Z? “In this town,” teammate Josh Hart said, laughing, “definitely.” Hart made the show and bumped into fans who suddenly recognized the Wildcats, not just because they were the big men on the Main Line campus, but because of their increased visibility as the reigning NCAA national champions. Hart can’t blame Jenkins
In the 13-year history of the Rivals rankings, Saint Louis had only landed one top 150 prospect prior to this year. New coach Travis Ford and his staff have now pulled in three in barely three months. In August, they outdueled Illinois for wing Jordan Goodwin, an Illinois native rated the No. 56 prospect in the 2017 class.