Creighton sets goal of making deep postseason run
Creighton matched its record for wins last season and won a game in the NCAA tournament.
Coach Greg McDermott believes he has the makings of a team ready to reach a regional semifinal for the first time in program history. He said Wednesday at the team's media day that he's not afraid to make his goal public.
Doug McDermott a 2012 first-team All-American, a candidate for national player of the year and the coach's son is among four returning starters.
In all, nine of the top 10 players are back from the team that went 29-6, finished second to Wichita State in the Missouri Valley Conference regular season and won the league tournament. The Bluejays beat Alabama before losing to North Carolina in the NCAA tournament.