What would move to new league mean for Creighton?
Creighton's athletic spending would rank near the bottom of its new league, but the men's basketball team does enjoy great fan support. The Bluejays, shown here playing Akron at the CenturyLink Center in December, are once again expected to rank in the top 10 nationally in attendance.
Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 12:00 am
If Creighton University is ultimately invited to join fellow Catholic universities in a new basketball-centric Big East Conference, its biggest consideration in whether to make the move might not even be an athletic one.
As a Jesuit institution that draws nearly two-thirds of its student body from beyond the boundaries of its home state, Creighton, by membership in the new league, would put its name and image in some of the nation's largest media markets.
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 12:00 am.