This week's magazine features probable Player of the Year McDermott striking the same pose as Bird, flanked by two hushed cheerleaders (in this case Bluejays dancers Kelsey Saddoris and Kayleigh Begley), that graced the cover on Nov. 28, 1977.
A crisper version. @SInow: Inspired by the 1977 cover with Larry Bird, Creighton's @dougmcd3 http://t.co/kToiHj0MNj pic.twitter.com/WfJ8AVrKkc
— Luke Winn (@lukewinn) March 12, 2014
McDermott and 14th-ranked Creighton are the No. 2 seed in this week's Big East tournament, which gets underway Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. The Bluejays will play the winner of Georgetown-DePaul at 7 p.m. on Thursday.