Found July 17, 2013 on Fox Sports Arizona:
Arizona State will get a first-round matchup against All-America forward Doug McDermott and the Creighton Blue Jays in November's Wooden Legacy tournament on Thanksgiving weekend in southern California. McDermott averaged 23.2 points per game last season for Creighton, which finished 28-8. He is one of four returning starters for the Blue Jays. The second leading returning scorer in the eight-team Wooden tournament is ASU sophomore guard Jahii Carson, who averaged 18.5. The game will be played on Thanksgiving night (Nov. 28) at 9 p.m. (Arizona time) at Titan Gym on Cal State Fullerton's campus and will be televised by ESPN2. Also on ASU's side of the bracket are San Diego State and College of Charleston, both of which topped 20 wins last season. In the other first-round matchups, announced Wednesday, Miami (Fla.) will meet George Washington and Cal State Fullerton hosts Marquette. The second round of the three-day tournament will remain at Titan Gym on Friday, Nov. 29, with the final day's action moving to the Honda Center in Anaheim on Sunday, Dec. 1. ASU and Creighton also played in early season tournament action last year, with the Blue Jays winning 87-73 on Nov. 24 in Las Vegas behind McDermott's 29 points. ASU 2013-14 NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE Nov. 8 vs. Maryland-Baltimore County Nov. 12 vs. Miami (Ohio) Nov. 15 vs. Idaho State Nov. 19 at UNLV Nov. 22 vs. Bradley Nov. 25 vs. Marquette Nov. 28 vs. Creighton at Wooden Legacy (Fullerton, Calif.) Nov. 29 vs. San Diego StateCollege of Charleston at Wooden Legacy (Fullerton , Calif.) Nov. 30 at Wooden Legacy (Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.) Dec. 6 at DePaul Dec. 14 vs. Grambling Dec. 21 vs. Texas Tech Dec. 28 vs. UC-Irvine

McDermott, Smart answer Team USA’s call

Send to KindleI’ll never question the wisdom of guys like Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski when it comes to raw basketball knowledge. The kingpins of the Team USA machine are both much too smart for me. Credit: Sara Davis But I’ll attempt to add some depth to the invitations received by Creighton star Doug McDermott and Oklahoma State super freshman Marcus Smart to attend...
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