Creighton announces new multi-year deal for McDermott

McCormick Endowed Athletic Director Marcus Blossom has announced that Creighton men’s basketball head coach Greg McDermott has signed a new multi-year contract at Creighton. “Greg McDermott is an excellent basketball coach who has led our men’s basketball program to great successes since his arrival in Omaha over a decade ago,” said Blossom. “His teams play hard for each other, are well-prepared, and

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Daily Dirt – 3/8/22

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A busy week, and getting busier. Here are a few things to kick off the day… Very, very early still at Omaha, but one name making the rounds is Creighton assistant Alan Huss. The Creighton alum has been on the Blue Jays staff since 2017, and was also an assistant at

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Creighton Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Ryan Miller and Jalen Courtney-Williams have been named assistant coaches with the Creighton men’s basketball program, head coach Greg McDermott announced today. Miller and Courtney-Williams fill the vacancies that recently opened on The Hilltop when Terrence Rencher and Paul Lusk took jobs at Oklahoma State and Purdue, respectively. Creighton finished 22-9 overall and led the

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Creighton Suspends McDermott

Creighton has suspended head men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott, after he used racially insensitive comments during a post game speech last weekend. The university issued the following statement:

Creighton’s McDermott apologizes for “plantation” comments

Creighton head coach Greg McDermott has issued an apology for statements that he made during a post game locker room speech last weekend. Creighton assistant coach Terrence Rencher, and the university have also released statements about the situation: Statement from assistant coach Terrence Rencher: Statement from Creighton:

Daily Dirt – 8/31/20

Crazy that this is the last day of August already. Very curious to see what September brings for college basketball. Here are a few things that I’ve heard over the last couple of days… A few high major graduate assistant hirings: I have heard that Stephen Rodgers has been hired as a GA at Florida

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Murphy resigns as Assistant Basketball Coach at Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Preston Murphy, the Creighton assistant basketball coach who was on paid administrative leave since being named in an FBI investigation into college basketball, has resigned. A statement from Creighton said Murphy would be pursuing other opportunities in basketball. Murphy’s name had come up last spring in the federal trial of aspiring

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Creighton’s Murphy placed on Administrative Leave

Creighton assistant men’s basketball Preston Murphy has been placed on administrative leave by the university. The suspension follows a report from earlier today where Yahoo Sports identifies Murphy and Corey Barker of TCU as coaches who accepted $6,000 payments from middleman Christian Dawkins in the college basketball pay-for-play scandal. Creighton Athletic Director Bruce Rasmussen released the

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