Creighton head coach Greg McDermott suspended after ‘plantation’ comments

Creighton head coach Greg McDermott issues an apology for ‘plantation’ remarks after the Bluejays’ loss on Feb. 27.

Creighton men’s basketball head coach Greg McDermott has issued an apology following his use of inappropriate remarks after the Bluejays’ loss to Xavier on Feb. 27.

“Guys, we got to stick together,” McDermott said in the postgame locker room. “We need both feet in. I need everybody to stay on the plantation. I can’t have anybody leave the plantation.”

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McDermott posted an apology on Twitter on Tuesday evening:

Creighton has also issued an official statement:

UPDATE: McDermott has been suspended from all team activities, including Saturday’s game vs. Butler. Assistant Al Huss will serve interim duties.

This is a developing story and will be updated with further details.

Eli Boettger
Eli Boettger

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