2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
18-7, 2nd in Big East
Zegarowski: A lot of guys hurting from McDermott's comments (2:33)
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Creighton players: McDermott's words hurt us

Five Creighton men's basketball players explained Saturday in a short video why they were hurt by coach Greg McDermott's remarks in his locker room talk following a loss last weekend.

Jefferson feeds Bishop for Creighton dunk (0:26)
Ballock sinks deep 3-pointer for Creighton (0:18)
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2dJeff Borzello

Creighton suspends McDermott over comments

Creighton head coach Greg McDermott has been suspended from all team activities for racially insensitive comments he made to his players last week, the school announced Thursday night.

McDermott disappointed in himself for causing 'immense' pain to players (2:10)
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Creighton's McDermott said he offered to resign

Creighton coach Greg McDermott said he offered to resign after urging his players to "stay on the plantation" in a postgame locker room talk over the weekend. He said that "our guys wanted me to coach and that's my job."

Mitchell's reverse layup caps 17-0 Creighton run (0:20)
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4dJeff Borzello

Creighton's McDermott apologizes for language

Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott has apologized for comments he made after a Feb. 27 loss to Xavier, calling his remarks inappropriate and insensitive and saying he is "committed to ensure that this will never happen again."

Odom denies Creighton the easy bucket (0:17)
Creighton's Bishop bounces dime to Zegarowski (0:21)
Zegarowski goes up-and-under for Creighton (0:19)
Damien Jefferson takes off for Creighton jam (0:21)
Bishop throws down reverse slam for Creighton (0:29)

Team Stats

Points Per Game78.447th
Rebounds Per Game35.8158th
Assists Per Game16.137th
Points Allowed69.1

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record12-22
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances21