Found July 03, 2013 on The Victory Formation:

Doug McDermott already passed up millions of dollars this past year by opting to return to the Creighton Bluejays for his junior season, so what’s another $30-40k? The All-American forward will be a walk-on for what should be his final season at the school, as he reportedly is sacrificing his scholarship so that guard Grant Gibbs can return to the team. From USA Today: Creighton Sports Information Director Rob Anderson confirmed to USA TODAY Sports that McDermott will be a walk-on next season to make room for Gibbs, who was granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA on Tuesday. McDermott and his family will have to pay the full tuition at Creighton, which ranges between $30,000-40,000. Even though McDermott’s father is an employee at the school, NCAA rules prohibit any financial aid unless that person has been employed for more than five years. Look, we can talk about how his father Greg McDermott is the coach and makes a nice penny from the university to help pay for his son’s tuition, but the fact remains that this kid and his family did something for his teammate more than anything else. McDermott decided to return for his junior year [...]

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