Bluenotes Short Riff – 29 Oct 2017



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Big East Media Day stuff… on GoCreighton.

Post Exhibition game follow ups.


VB –  No. 16 Creighton (18-5, 11-1 BIG EAST) Sweep 2 matches at Providence. Streak @ 7 wins.

Marquette up next @Sokol on 11/4/17.

MSoc –  Men’s Soccer, Creighton (9-5-1, 3-3-1 BE) 7-1-1 in home matches. Final RS road trip to #10 Gtwn (Weds) up next.

WSoc – Jays, 4-11-3/2-5-2 Big East on Season, Close out season 2-1 over Providence.  Season complete.

MBB – Men’s Hoops in Pre-season Coaches Poll…ARV (42nd). Nova 6th, X 17th, & SH 23rd in poll.  Butler 28th, Prov 32nd.

CU v UNO Hoops Exhibitions –

Minnesota Scrimmage – L 91- 79

UNO Exhibition – W 96 – 67


Hoops:  2017-18 Women Picked 4th, Men 5th in BE Preseason Coaches Poll @Media Day  See


Recruiting –

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


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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.

None scheduled this period.

Creighton 2020 targets all on the Prep Hoops Top list.

Prep Hoops 2020 National 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.  ; )


Dawn of a New Era – Courtesy of Creighton Athletics




AP Poll – Nov 1st. – Carbon Copy (nearly) of coaches.  No Jays ARV’s.  Same BE and Jays opponents listed as in coaches poll.

Coaches Poll –  Jays 42nd in the also receiving votes.   3 BE teams ranked, 3 ARV.  Jays foes Northwestern, UCLA, Gonzaga, & Baylor (in order) ranked in top 25.


WBR:   Articles, Podcasts, Post exhibition recaps, etc.

Jays picked 5th by BE Coaches, Marcus 1st Team BE, Khyri only HM…

@NickBahe You’re right about Khyri – should have been more than BE honorable mention. One of the best returning @BIGEASTMBB players on paper


Bluejay Banter:

Ravi continues his Scouting breakout on the 2018 commits.

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

…and Main Page CU Exhibition recaps, video, & podcast interviews.


Rothstein: Recent stuff from Fanrag Sports…  Creighton included.


BECB, Creighton Page:  Alex Sindelar has an entertaining piece on the Jays non-con foes.  Analysis of Coaches poll.  Prov Coach Ed Cooley article.

SI:  Big East Power Rankings (August)   Creighton 4th.  Creighton 35th.   Jays a 9-seed.

Blue Ribbon:  Top 25, etc.


Lindy’s:  Top 25 – Unorthodox poll.  Nova 4th, Xavier 9th.  Wisc 6th, UCLA, & Zags rated.

NBC Sports:   Top Backcourts -Jays included @ 11th
Bleacher Report:
Top In-Season Tourneys – CBI Classic is #5…
Creighton over UCLA…in KC  (Lunardi)
Rush the Court:
Omaha Elite AAU: “I refuse to lower my expectations for those who will not elevate their own.”
Jays new Trophy Case @ Sokol Arena

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