Saturday, October 06, 2007

Who is...Doug Creighton?

(Source: Liberty Times)

Doug Creighton, a 6-6 forward currently playing for Pure Youth Construction Group, is the second Taiwanese American player after James Mao to join the SBL. He goes by the Chinese name of Chien Hao.

6-5 James Mao, who played last season as an import, has received Taiwan citizenship and will be listed as a local this season. Mao, who came from Texas, also plays for Pure Youth.

Creighton, whose mother is Taiwanese, played for NAIA Div-II Madonna University in Michigan in his junior (7.6p+4rb) and senior year (5.8p+3.8rb) after spending two years in Henry Ford Community College. From his bio, I htink he came from Detriot area.

doug creighton, madonna
(Source: Madonna University)

Creighton's bio in Madonna Univ. athletics page:

Doug Creighton #5
Height: 6-6
Class: Sr.
Position: Forward
Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan/Detroit Catholic Central/Henry Ford CC

Played in 31 games, earning 18 starting appearances • ranked third on the team in total rebounds (123) • led team and seventh in the WHAC in blocked shots (24) • led team in steals (36) • one of five Crusaders to score more than 200 points last season (237 pts.) • averaged 4.0 rebounds per contest • averaged 7.6 points per game • recorded two double-doubles in his first year with the Crusaders • had 11 points in his debut with the Crusaders vs. Spring Arbor (11/5/05) • scored 16 points and posted a career high with four steals vs. Marygrove (11/8/05) • recorded a double-double with 17 points and 13 rebounds vs. Indiana-Northwest (11/12/05) • had 11 points vs. Olivet (11/29/05) • recorded 11 points and three blocked shots vs. Alma (12/1/05) • had 10 points and three steals vs. Rochester (12/7/05) • had 10 points and eight rebounds vs. St. Francis (12/17/05) • posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds in 22 minutes of action vs. Davenport (1/9/06) • scored 18 points in Madonna’s upset win over Indiana Tech in the first round of the WHAC Tournament (2/22/06) • posted a career high 19 points in MU’s semifinal loss in the WHAC Tournament against Cornerstone (2/25/06).

Played in all 14 games for HFCC • averaged 5.9 points per game • averaged 2.9 rebounds per contest • named team MVP • recorded a season high seven assists vs. Siena Heights (11/24/04) • had 10 points vs. Macomb (1/19/05) • had 10 points and three rebounds vs. Alpena (2/2/05).

Helped HFCC to a 10-17 overall record • helped HFCC to a 4-12 MCCAA mark and a 9th place finish in the Eastern Conference.

A 2003 graduate of Detroit Catholic Central • earned three varsity letters in basketball • as a senior, he averaged 15.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game and was named team MVP • had a career year in junior season, averaging 20 points and nine rebounds per game • as a sophomore, he averaged 15 points and eight rebounds per contest.

Full name is Douglas Maxwell McAdam Creighton • he is the son of Kenneth and Suzie Creighton • he has one brother, Mikey, and one sister, Elizabeth • he was born on March 7, 1985 • is a senior in academic standing at Madonna University • is majoring in Psychology.