Bluejays pass a big-time litmus test
Doug McDermott and the Bluejays more than held their own against big-body players like Marquette's Chris Otule. Creighton swept the season series.
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2014 12:00 am
Marquette figured to be the team Creighton was most likely to fail against in its first season of Big East competition.
The Golden Eagles had size and strength up front, attributes that had given past Creighton teams fits. The backcourt was loaded with long, athletic players. Factor in the confidence the returning players gained from a trip to the 2013 Elite Eight, and Marquette looked to be quite a handful for a Creighton team making a jump from the mid-major ranks.
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Thursday, February 20, 2014 12:00 am.