Fans turn out to help welcome CU to new conference
At D.J. Sokol Arena, Creighton student Foster Gale listens to the announcement on Wednesday that CU had joined the Big East Conference. Gale said he couldn't miss such a big moment in Creighton history.
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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Wednesday, March 20, 2013 12:00 am.