Posted January 14, 2013 on AP on Fox
Creighton forward Doug McDermott is coming off one of the best performances of his life. The reigning Missouri Valley Conference player of the year hasn't been at his best against the team he originally signed up to play for. McDermott and the 12th-ranked Bluejays go for an 11th consecutive victory Tuesday night when they host Northern Iowa, which tries to build off its most lopsided MVC win since joining the conference 21 years ago. Third in the nation with 23.6 points per game, McDermott hit 15 of 19 shots en route to his 39 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Friday's 74-52 victory at Missouri State. The junior scored the Bluejays' first 18 second-half points and finished with the second-highest total of his career behind the 44 he posted last Jan. 7 in a victory over Bradley. "I was just in a zone," said McDermott, 18 points shy of moving past Kyle Korver (1,801) for fifth place in Creighton history. "My teammates saw that and they kind of kept givin...
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