Published Wednesday, March 14, 2012 AT 1:18 AM / Updated at 2:48 AM
NCAA Preview Section: Creighton men’s basketball
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Wednesday’s editions of The World-Herald come with an eight-page special section dedicated to the Creighton Bluejays’ NCAA tournament berth (click here to find the nearest location to pick one up).

Filled with stories, lists, charts, great photos and more — it’s packed with content (and highlights even more online — find those below).

Here’s a glossary of all the pieces that make up the 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


>> 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.

>> Video: NCAA prepares CenturyLink: The Jays might not be playing there, but Creighton is still the host school for the Omaha site. See a behind the scenes look at the transformation to the CenturyLink Center basketball court in advance of Thursday’s games.

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

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