Published Thursday, December 5, 2013 AT 4:22 PM / Updated at 4:24 PM
Creighton to unveil new Billy Bluejay mascot Sunday
Bluejays Today Omaha World-Herald

A revamped Billy Bluejay mascot will make his first public appearance Sunday during the men’s basketball team’s home game against in-state rival Nebraska, Creighton University announced Thursday. Tipoff is set for 5:07 p.m. at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.

The university describes the new Billy as “vibrant, more athletic” and “more closely aligned with the university’s new athletic branding campaign” unveiled earlier this year.

A video was shown before the Oct. 9 unveiling of Creighton’s new logo informing the crowd that Billy Bluejay was trying to “get into shape” for the move to the new conference, snuffing out speculation that he was being phased out in the rebranding process.

If you absolutely can’t wait for more details, check out this post on GoCreighton.com for a sneak peek at the mascot’s shoes, then let us know in the comments what you expect when the new Billy is unveiled.

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