Creighton's explosive offense

Behind All-American McDermott, Bluejays might have nation's best O

Updated: May 6, 2014, 4:42 PM ET
By John Gasaway | ESPN Insider

Doug McDermottDave Weaver/USA TODAY SportsDoug McDermott, coached by his father, Greg, is averaging 27.5 points per game this season.

Am I the only one who thinks Creighton's offense is a pretty great story? Here you have a program -- which by the way was a mid-major until this season -- that boasts what may be the best offense in Division I. Meaning this offense may be just as good as Oklahoma State's, could possibly be better than Arizona's and is very likely superior to Ohio State's. That's the kind of attack Bluejays opponents must somehow prepare for, starting with Arizona State in the upcoming Wooden Legacy tournament.

And it's Creighton we're talking about, a small university that draws largely unheralded recruits (current Bluejays rated as top 100 out of high school: 0) to play in Omaha, Neb., for a program that just wrapped up a 37-year stint in the reputedly staid and straight-arrow Missouri Valley Conference. Indeed the reason this program is no longer a mid-major in the first place may very well be the offense the Bluejays have put on display over the past two seasons.