Bluenotes Short Riff – 07 Oct 2017

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See:  www.Gocreighton.com for more

 

VB – #12 Jays sweep DePaul to move to 12-5/5-1 Big East on the season.  Butler up next. 

http://www.gocreighton.com/news/2017/10/6/-w-volleyball-volleyball-regains-winning-form-against-depaul.aspx

 

MSoc – Weather shortened draw vs St Johns, 6-4-1/1-2-1 Big East on the season.  Drake up next.

http://www.gocreighton.com/news/2017/10/6/-m-soccer-mens-soccer-draws-2-2-against-st-johns-during-weather-shortened-match.aspx

 

WSoc – Earn draw at #12 Georgetown to move to 2-9-2/0-3-1 Big East on Season.  @Seton Hall next.

http://www.gocreighton.com/news/2017/10/5/-w-soccer-womens-soccer-earns-1-1-draw-at-12-georgetown.aspx

 

Updated Hoops Court Design for CLink… 

http://www.gocreighton.com/news/2017/9/20/-m-basketball-creighton-unveils-new-centurylink-center-omaha-court-design.aspx

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Recruiting –

Jays in the hunt for another PF/C for 2018… Offers to Euro and Minnesota bigs.

 

 

Xavier Foster breaks backboard on the Tip Dunk

 

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Courtesy of whiteandblue77

 

Visits –  Top 40 Recruiting visits.

Coaches are deep into the recruitment of 2019 and 2020 guys since the current (2018) class has committed early.

Both 2019 SG Zach Harvey (Topeka) and 2020 PF Xavier Foster (Oskaloosa, IA) have unofficially visited the Hilltop on 23rd of September 17.  No other visits have yet been publicized, but the coaches have been busy with home visits and eyeballing both classes.

Creighton 2020 targets all on the Prep Hoops Top list.

Prep Hoops 2020 National Rankings…
https://www.prephoops.com/rankings/national-2020-rankings/

Several Jays 2020 targets on this list (Targets from the WBR Recruiting Matrix listing)

6 – Jalen Green
10- Julian Strawther
25- Bryce Thompson

31- Isaiah Cottrell
37- Xavier Foster
47- Ty Berry
48- Cameron Thomas
138- Evan Nelson

 

Just in case you missed it… git’s preseason hoops predictions are a few posts down the page.  ; )

 

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Dawn of a New Era – Courtesy of Creighton Athletics

 

Others:

WBR:   Articles, Podcasts, etc.  http://whiteandbluereview.com/

 

Bluejay Banter:

Ravi continues his Scouting breakout on the 2018 commits.  https://creighton.rivals.com/

…and BJB is doing Practice Reports on their pay side forum.

 

Rothstein: Recent stuff from Fanrag Sports…

https://www.fanragsports.com/rothsteins-cbb-top-25-2017-18/   Rothstein’s preseason top 25 (from August)

https://www.fanragsports.com/rothstein-kaleb-joseph-and-creighton-ready-to-move-forward/

https://www.fanragsports.com/rothstein-xavier-coach-says-bluiett-among-best-hes-ever-coached/

https://www.fanragsports.com/rothstein-15-least-appreciated-players-in-college-basketball/includes a blurb on CU’s Khyri Thomas

 

BECB, Creighton Page: https://www.bigeastcoastbias.com/creighton

Courtney Ramey’s reopened recruitment…  https://www.bigeastcoastbias.com/big-east-recruiting/2017/10/3/16413772/marquette-courtney-ramey-2018-louisville-cardinals-decommit

 

SI:  Big East Power Rankings (August)

https://www.si.com/college-basketball/2017/08/17/big-east-season-power-rankings-villanova-xavier-seton-hall

 

Blue Ribbon:  Top 25, etc.

Blue Ribbon has posted: https://blueribbonyearbook.com/blogs/news/arizona-tops-blue-ribbons-37th-annual-preseason-rankings

Surprised that SH is ahead of X, by a lot. I don’t think they will hold up their end of the bargain. Jays will beat ’em early, as the Pirates should be feelin it early.

Only N’Western, UCLA, and the Zags are ranked by BR, no Wiscy (even though they have Happ as a 1st team AA.) or Baylor. Playing NWern at the Rosemont should help, and a neutral court for a young UCLA is great. I expect the Jays to win both (and the CBE Classic). According to the article none of the other mags have published yet.

CBS Sports:  
Post Scandal Interim Revised Top 25…
50 fun facts – 50 days out from the Season.
#32 – Marcus Foster mention…
Bleacher Report:
Top In-Season Tourneys – CBI Classic is #5…
Teams with most talent returning – speaks about Jays foes Northwestern, Seton Hall, and Providence.
Teams with most drastic makeovers  – speaks about Jays foe UCLA.
Teams overly reliant on one player – talks about Marcus and Creighton…While I don’t agree it was a good, informative article.
“@OmahaEliteAAU: I refuse to lower my expectations for those who will not elevate their own.”
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Jays new Trophy Case @ Sokol Arena
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