Creighton Suspends Basketball Coach Over ‘Plantation’ Pep Talk.
Creighton head coach Greg McDermott in action during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Butler on Jan.
Creighton University has suspended its men's head basketball coach, Greg McDermott, after he admitted to making a "terribly inappropriate analogy.
CREIGHTON University basketball coach Greg McDermott has been suspended after telling players to "stay on the plantation."The school ...
McDermott had admitted he told players he couldn't have anyone "leave the plantation.
Three days after Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott's suspension for racially insensitive remarks ended, the program lost a top recruit.
Creighton has reinstated Greg McDermott, meaning the coach will be on the sideline for the Bluejays at the Big East tournament this week.
Greg McDermott said he told his team after a loss last week that he needs "everybody to stay on the plantation.
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Creighton coach Greg McDermott said he offered to resign after urging his players to "stay on the plantation" in a postgame locker room talk over the weekend.