Published Friday, March 16, 2012 at 12:01 am / Updated at 2:47 pm
BASKETBALL
Bluejay Game Day: Creighton vs. Alabama
CREIGHTON VS. ALABAMA
• When: 12:40 p.m. Friday
• Where: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, N.C.
• Records: CU 28-5; UA 21-11
• TV: TBS
• Radio: 590 AM KXSP

Eighth-seeded Creighton takes on nine seed Alabama at 12:40 p.m. Friday in second-round action of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Log on at 11 a.m. for a pregame chat with World-Herald staff writer Steven Pivovar, stay tuned for live updates during the game, get complete preview coverage of the Jays and more.

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QUICK LINKS
Live stats: Creighton vs. Alabama, 12:40 p.m.
Watch Live: NCAA.com live video
Chat: Track the action in our "Bluejay Game Day" chat
Photo Showcase: Creighton practices in Greensboro, N.C.

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RECENT COVERAGE
While Carolina influence is palpable, Jays focus on 'Bama
Shatel: Doug McDermott brings his own star power
Alabama traveled hard road to tourney
Notes: Sebastian filling in for Jamychal Green
Official: CU-UNC not discussed
Bluejays accept Josh being Josh
Creighton near top in graduation 'bracket'
Blog: Tom Shatel, live from ACC country
Blog: Bluejays want their own piece of history

CREIGHTON NCAA PREVIEW SECTION
Jays learned from mistakes, began to trust each other
Charting Shots: McDermott a true all-around talent
Bluejays confident they won't be bullied by bigger Tide team
List: 10 games that defined Creighton's season
Sizing up CU's bracket
Scouting Report: Creighton vs. Alabama
Three reasons the Jays will make a deep run
Three reasons the Jays won't stick around
Player Capsules: Creighton men's basketball

ONLINE INTERACTIVES
Doug McDermott shot chart: An online database and shot chart. Filter McDermott's shots and see where he was hot and cold on the court.
Photo shoot experience: See a photo project featuring CU and its biggest fans, complete with fun facts about each player (and see its tag-worthy Facebook version too!).
Timeline: Jays converge on Omaha: The Bluejays went from losing long-time coach Dana Altman to the NCAA tournament in two years. View an interactive timeline of the events that brought this season's CU team together.

Want to see the PDF of the special section? Click here to launch the full-screen experience.

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LIVE CHAT: BLUEJAY GAME DAY, 11 A.M.
Join World-Herald staff writer Steven Pivovar courtside for an 11 a.m. “Bluejay Game Day” chat as Creighton prepares to take on Alabama in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Then stay tuned during the game with live updates from the writers and via the #CUvsUA hashtag on Twitter.

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