Fans turn out to help welcome CU to new conference

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Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 12:00 am

Hundreds of excited Creighton University fans and supporters turned out at Sokol Arena Wednesday to hear official word about the news that's been buzzing since last week: Creighton will be one of ten members of a new, basketball-centered, Big East athletic conference.

In a video recorded statement, Creighton president the Rev.Timothy Lannon, said the move presents great opportunities for the Jesuit university based in Omaha — and its basketball program.

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