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GameThread: Creighton vs. Iowa State

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Creighton Bluejays (3-0)
@ Iowa St. Cyclones (3-0)

Sunday, Nov 21, 2010, 2:05 PM CST
Wells Fargo Arena (16,110) - Des Moines, IA

TV: NONE

Radio: Cyclone Radio Network

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This one's got a bit of a back story of it. It's Greg McDermott's return to Iowa - not in Hilton Coliseum, but to Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines as part of the Global Sports HyVee Challenge. Both teams roll in undefeated, but it isn't ridiculous to say that Iowa State has been impressive in limited action.


Cyclones Basketball Schedule - First 3 Games


For comparison's sake, here's what Creighton has done so far:


Bluejays Basketball Schedule - FIRSt 3 Games


Needless to say, Iowa State has been more impressive against the same teams.

Of course, what will be interesting in terms of game plan will be the matchup of Iowa State's new high-paced offense against McDermott's "stand around for 25 seconds and then try and find a shot" offense. Diante Garrett and Scott Christopherson have thrived in early action, but McDermott will also be cognizant of their weaknesses.