Creighton Coach Apologizes for 'Inappropriate Analogy'

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The Creighton men’s basketball program is going through a difficult time due to comments made by coach Greg McDermott after Saturday’s 77-69 loss at Xavier.

McDermott acknowledged the issues Tuesday, tweeting “I’m sorry” along with a screenshotted message detailing his “terribly inappropriate analogy.”

According to McDermott, who has been Creighton’s head coach since 2010, he said, “Guys, we got to stick together. 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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