Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 11/17/14
ST. LOUIS There was no doubt about the outcome in Doug McDermott's mind, even if the moment called for uncertainty. Seventh-seeded Drake had scrapped, survived and cut second-seeded Creighton's lead from 13 points to three with 1:24 left and a pro-Bluejays crowd on edge. Was an upset possible Friday in a quarterfinal at the Missouri Valley Conference tournament? Not to the Bluejays' star sophomore guard. And not to his teammates who had experienced similar scenarios in their best season under second-year coach Greg McDermott, Doug's father. When it was over, Creighton's goal of winning its first MVC tournament title since 2007 was still attainable. The Bluejays walked into a tunnel at the Scottrade Center following a 68-61 victory, below the roar from a boisterous Creighton contingent. As he has for much of the season, Doug McDermott drew praise with 26 points 17 of which came in the second half. As he has for much of the season, Doug McDermott pushed his t...
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