Doug McDermott says he's confident he's got what it takes to be a first-round pick in the NBA draft.
He'll wait until 2014 to find out for sure.
The two-time first-team All-American said Thursday that he'll return to Creighton for his senior year instead of declaring for June's NBA draft.
McDermott made the announcement at a news conference in Creighton's practice gym. He was joined by his father, Bluejays coach Greg McDermott, and mom, Theresa, in addition to teammates, administrators and boosters.
McDermott said he went back and forth with his decision before it hit him Wednesday afternoon. He was meeting with his dad to talk about his pro prospects when he abruptly stopped the conversation.
''Finally, I just said, 'You know what, I'm coming back,'" McDermott said. ''I've had enough of this. I'm ready to make this decision. This is where my heart is. The NBA can wait. I feel like I can play there someday, but this is an opportunity I can't pass up.''
Greg McDermott said he a...