Supporting cast: Creighton majored in chemistry
The walk-ons get to play in the final minutes of a blowout victory over Evansville in the 2012 Missouri Valley Conference tournament in St. Louis. Enjoying the action from the bench are, from left, Will Artino, Josh Jones, Ethan Wragge, Jahenns Manigat, Grant Gibbs, Doug McDermott, Antoine Young and Gregory Echenique (arms raised).
Posted: Saturday, November 2, 2013 12:00 am
Some national observers have painted Creighton's upcoming season as a sort of referendum on the Bluejays' ability to play big-boy basketball.
They concede that Creighton has accomplished some nice things over the years, but those achievements came at a level below the new conference the Bluejays are joining. Life in the new Big East will force Creighton to perform on a bigger stage under brighter lights against bigger athletes.
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