Posted November 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
Doug McDermott finally was called upon to resemble the player who is the nation's top returning scorer. He delivered with a spectacular performance. McDermott will try to help No. 14 Creighton capture the Las Vegas Invitational on Saturday night against fellow unbeaten Arizona State. Creighton (5-0) won 84-74 over Wisconsin on Friday as McDermott had a season-high 30 points. He entered averaging 16.2 points after averaging 22.9 in 2011-12. "We let Doug go to work,'' said coach Greg McDermott, the forward's father. "He made really good decisions. He took what the defense gave him. His pace was better offensively tonight.'' The Bluejays didn't need much from their star in winning their first four contests by an average of 28.5 points. Against the Badgers, the 6-foot-8 junior forward made 10 of 23 shots, although he was critical of his performance. "I got off to a slow start. I missed a lot of shots I normally make,'' Doug McDermo...
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