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  1. Jay Bilas selfies his way through the Wooden All-American Awards (PHOTOS)

    Apr 12, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

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    Jay Bilas takes selfies with nearly everyone at the Wooden All-American Awards banquet.

  2. Creighton’s Doug McDermott adds Naismith Award to postseason trophy haul

    Apr 6, 2014, 7:49 PM EDT

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    It should come as no surprise that Creighton’s Doug McDermott was named winner of the Naismith Award on Sunday.

  3. Creighton’s Doug McDermott wins Wooden Award

    Apr 4, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

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    Yet another national Player of the Year award for Doug McDermott.

  4. Creighton’s Doug McDermott wins USBWA Player of the Year award

    Apr 4, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

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    Creighton’s Doug McDermott added another honor to his postseason awards haul Friday.

  5. Doug McDermott’s storied career comes to painful end

    Mar 23, 2014, 11:25 PM EDT

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    Doug McDermott’s college career comes to an end, with the senior having scored 3,150 points during his four seasons at Creighton.

  6. Four finalists for 2014 Naismith Trophy announced

    Mar 23, 2014, 6:51 PM EDT

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    Sunday afternoon the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the four finalists for the Naismith Trophy, which is given annually to the best player in college basketball. The finalists are Arizona junior guard Nick Johnson, Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott, Duke freshman forward Jabari Parker and Louisville senior guard Russ Smith. Of the four finalists just one,…

  7. The Top 68 players in the NCAA tournament

    Mar 19, 2014, 7:03 PM EDT

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    CBT’s ranking of the top 68 players in this year’s NCAA tournament.

  8. Big East Tournament: Cold shooting from deep costs No. 14 Creighton

    Mar 16, 2014, 12:09 AM EDT

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    No. 14 Creighton had an uncharacteristically bad night from deep, and it contributed to them losing the Big East title game to Providence.

  9. NBCSports.com National Player of the Year: Doug McDermott, Creighton

    Mar 11, 2014, 1:16 PM EDT

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    Doug McDermott. Player of the Year. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone.

  10. 2014 Big East Tournament Preview: Can Villanova finally beat Creighton?

    Mar 10, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

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    Creighton and Villanova are the Big East’s two darlings, but which other teams are best positioned to separate themselves from the conference’s middle and earn a bid?

  11. NBCSports.com’s 2014 College Basketball All-Americans

    Mar 10, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

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    Doug McDermott is on the list, but who joined him on the first team?

  12. Creighton’s Doug McDermott scores his 3,000th point (VIDEO)

    Mar 8, 2014, 9:38 PM EDT

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    Creighton’s senior forward scored his 3,000th career point on Saturday night. Only seven other players have reached that total.

  13. Doug McDermott’s career still missing most important part: His One Shining Moment

    Mar 6, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

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    “The lights are brighter, everyone’s out watching you,” he says of March, but he has yet to play in the second weekend. Perhaps this is the year Creighton gets it done.

  14. The Chase for 180: Karvel Anderson leads shorthanded Robert Morris to NEC crown

    Mar 5, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Who is the best shooter in the country? It’s a tough question to answer, isn’t it? Does being a “shooter” simply mean merely being a high-level marksman from beyond the arc? Can a player who thrives in the mid-range but rarely ventures out into three-point land be eligible? How heavily should we be valuing stats like…

  15. Georgetown takes big step towards NCAA tournament with win over No. 13 Creighton

    Mar 4, 2014, 9:05 PM EDT

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Hoyas got the win they so desperately needed. Georgetown entered Tuesday night’s tilt with No. 13 Creighton snuggled up with the wrong side of the bubble’s cutline, but thanks to a hot-shooting first half and some clutch plays from D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera and Markel Starks in the final minutes, John Thompson III’s…

  16. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Mar 4, 2014, 12:58 PM EDT

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    1. Doug McDermott, Creighton: Remember when people were worried whether or not McDermott would be able to succeed outside the Missouri Valley? Well, he’s averaging 26.0 points and 7.2 boards while shooting 52.0% from the field, 44.1% from three and 88.7% from the line on a top ten team that still has a chance to…

  17. Doug McDermott, Russ Smith among Naismith semifinalists

    Feb 28, 2014, 12:34 PM EDT

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    One day after the USBWA announced its fifteen finalists for the Oscar Robertson Award the Atlanta Tipoff Club released its list of ten semifinalists for the Naismith Award. Among the ten players on the list are seniors Doug McDermott (Creighton) and Russ Smith (Louisville), along with highly regarded freshmen such as Tyler Ennis (Syracuse), Jabari…

  18. The Chase for 180: Joseph Young climbs into Top 10

    Feb 26, 2014, 4:05 PM EDT

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    Who is the best shooter in the country? It’s a tough question to answer, isn’t it? Does being a “shooter” simply mean merely being a high-level marksman from beyond the arc? Can a player who thrives in the mid-range but rarely ventures out into three-point land be eligible? How heavily should we be valuing stats like…

  19. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Feb 25, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    1. Doug McDermott, Creighton: This is really all you need to know about McDermott: He averaged 27.5 points in wins at Marquette and over Seton Hall at home, and no one even batted an eye. How good do you have to be for 55 points over the course of two games in the Big East…

  20. Doug McDermott continues climb up NCAA’s all-time scoring list as No. 11 Creighton survives

    Feb 23, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

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    At this point in the season the race for national Player of the Year has a clear frontrunner: Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott. One of the questions entering this season was how would McDermott and his teammates adjust to new surroundings, with Creighton making the move from the Missouri Valley Conference to the Big East.…

  21. Elite offense makes No. 11 Creighton a threat to go deep into March

    Feb 19, 2014, 11:26 PM EDT

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    Just three days removed from their emphatic home win over then-No. 6 Villanova, No. 11 Creighton encountered a different test in their game at Marquette. Unlike Villanova the Golden Eagles are one of the many teams across the country looking to fight their way into the NCAA tournament, and a win over the Bluejays would…

  22. The Chase for 180: Riley Grabau utilizing increased opportunities

    Feb 19, 2014, 4:19 PM EDT

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    Who is the best shooter in the country? It’s a tough question to answer, isn’t it? Does being a “shooter” simply mean merely being a high-level marksman from beyond the arc? Can a player who thrives in the mid-range but rarely ventures out into three-point land be eligible? How heavily should we be valuing stats like…

  23. College Basketball Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Feb 18, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

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    1. Doug McDermott, Creighton: What else can be said about McDermott’s season — and his career — at this point? He had 26 points on 11-for-19 shooting in a win at Butler in which he just so happened to hit the game-winning three with 47.8 seconds left. He followed that up by scoring 39 points…

  24. College Hoops Week in Review: McBuckets and Nebrasketball

    Feb 17, 2014, 11:13 AM EDT

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    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Doug McDermott, Creighton How good was McDermott this week? Here are the numbers for you: He averaged 32.5 points and 6.0 boards in wins over Butler and No. 6 Villanova. McDermott had 39 points in that win over the Wildcats, scoring 22 in the first half and passing Larry Bird on the…

  25. No. 18 Creighton survives upset bid from Butler

    Feb 13, 2014, 9:51 PM EDT

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    Doug McDermott did Doug McDermott things on his first visit to Butler’s Hinkle Fieldhouse, scoring 26 points and hitting what turned out to be the game-winning three as No. 18 Creighton beat the Bulldogs, 68-63. The irony, however, is that Butler actually discovered a pretty effective way of slowing down McDermott in the second half.…

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