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Creighton guard Austin Chatman to have thumb surgery

Creighton men's basketball's Austin Chatman will undergo surgery Tuesday as doctors reattach the radial collateral ligament in his right thumb. The senior guard's activity will be limited to some conditioning and drills while wearing a cast, which is expected to be needed for two months. Chatman is expected to be return well before the Bluejays open the 2014-15 regular...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Creighton Highlights 2014

Posted to Runnin' With Da BullsDoug McDermott has come a long way since his freshman year at Creighton. He wasn’t always the scoring machine that you saw during his final seasons as a Blue Jay, when he piled up buckets so often that his nickname became “Dougie McBuckets.” People in Chicago have been clamouring for a legit scorer threat — well folks, you just landed the...
Via Sports Mockery
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

From a Man Who Knows Doug McDermott Gets Buckets

Most of the people familiar with my previous writing for Total Sports Live already know about my personal infatuation — misplaced or not — with Creighton All-American forward Doug McDermott.  McDermott was one of the first draftees that I profiled for the “Six for the Sixers” series that went up earlier this summer. The 2014 NBA Draft is three days away, and, yes, McDermott...
Via Total Sports Live
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott plays a game of horse against 99 competitors

Creighton University, forward Doug McDermott is slated to be drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft next week. McDermott has been known to be a top-notch scorer and had to a chance to display his shooting ability. McDermott played in a game of horse against 99 competitors sponsor by M&M’s. Before you judge how good is his competition (like I did) there is a reason why...
Via No Guts, No Glory
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Hits Crazy Trick Shots While Playing HORSE Against Average Joes

Former Creighton standout Doug McDermott is waiting to hear his name called at the NBA Draft next week but in the meantime he’s helping to promote peanut M&M’s by playing games of HORSE against some regular Joes and Janes. M&M’s just released this ad featuring McDermott taking on 99 people in a game of Horse and in it McDermott hits a bunch of crazy trick shots that...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Smokes 99 Amateurs in Game of HORSE (Video)

Former Creighton sharpshooter and current NCAA player of the year, Doug McDermott recently took on ninety-nine amatuer basketball players in a intense game of HORSE, as part of a new peanut M&M’s promotion. If you were wondering about his range… After watching this shooting display, it’s hard to imagine him missing many wide open looks on any court, at any level, but then...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Pro Prospect Doug McDermott Take On 99 Challengers In A Game Of ‘HORSE’ For M&M’s Commercial

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Via Next Impulse Sports
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott plays H-O-R-S-E against 99 people

Doug McDermott is one of the greatest scorers in the history of college basketball. The 2013-14 season’s Naismith winner averaged 26.7 points a game for Creighton, leading the Blue Jays to a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament.  Being such a great scorer, McDermott has to be an outstanding H-O-R-S-E player, right? Let’s see:  McDermott is currently projected to be taken by Sacramento...
Via College Spun
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets Rumors: Charlotte high on Doug McDermott at No. 9

The Charlotte Hornets have the ninth pick in the upcoming NBA draft and are reportedly favoring forward Doug McDermott per Charlotte Observer reporter Rick Bonnell:Flickr commons"I think the Hornets might be high on Doug McDermott for the 9th pick. Nothing firm, but an indication."McDermott is one of the best shootong prospects in the draft as he shot 45 percent from the...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Shies Away From Larry Bird Comparisons, Calls SI Cover ‘Crazy’

WALTHAM, Mass. — Doug McDermott couldn’t expect to come to a workout with the Boston Celtics and not be asked about the player he’s been compared to for years: Larry Bird. So how does McDermott, a projected first-round pick in the 2014 NBA draft, feel about constantly being placed on a level with one of the greatest basketball players of all time? Honestly, he’s not a big...
Via NESN.com
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Lives Up To ‘McBuckets’ Moniker In Celtics Workout

WALTHAM, Mass. — Doug McDermott visited the Boston Celtics’ practice facility for a pre-draft workout Thursday morning. Take one guess at what he did. “He lived up to his nickname,” Celtics director of player personnel Austin Ainge said of the 6-foot-8 Creighton product. “Buckets. He made a lot of them. He’s a great shooter.” That fact is undeniable. McDermott — or...
Via NESN.com
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Prospect: Doug McDermott – Creighton

Doug McDermott McDermott may not be the best NBA Draft prospect, but many people would argue he is the player they most enjoy watching play.  Averaging 26.7 points per game and 7.0 rebounds, he is one of the best college basketball players out there.  Growing up as basketball coach’s son, he knows how to play the game right. His ability to score anywhere is often overshadowed...
Via TornBySports
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton's Doug McDermott had doubts about SI cover

During the 2013-14 season, one of the biggest attention-grabbers in college basketball was the Sports Illustrated cover featuring Creighton’s Doug McDermott that was a recreation of the cover that featured Larry Bird back in 1979. While Bird played well enough at Indiana State to eventually have the Missouri Valley Conference name its Player of the Year award in his honor, McDermott...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA predraft measurements: 'potentially disastrous' for McDermott, not so bad for Randle

The tape measures were not kind to forward Doug McDermott, the reigning Naismith Player of the Year after a season at Creighton in which he averaged 26.7 points and shot 52.6 percent from the field. When it came time to measure McDermott at the NBA’s draft combine Thursday, there was disappointment — he was only 6-foot-6.25 without shoes. That should put him at about 6-foot...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Six for the Sixers: Doug McDermott

Yesterday saw the beginning of my “Six for the Sixers” series, and if you’ve read previous columns on my opinions regarding Philadelphia 76ers draft options, you probably saw this one coming sooner or later. Let’s not go crazy, though. This gentleman is another one of those guys where the SECOND potential top-10 pick should be used. If GM Sam Hinkie used a top-3 pick on this...
Via Total Sports Live
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott silences Twitter troll with great zinger

When dealing with trolls on Twitter, sometimes you just have to drop the hammer. Creighton star and soon to be NBA player Doug McDermott hit this fan with a little ether for saying he played like a schoolgirl: Chill out macklemore RT @GranttFitch: @dougmcd3 You play basketball like a SCHOOLGIRL — Doug McDermott (@dougmcd3) April 22, 2014 Well played, McBuckets. Of course, like...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton’s Doug McDermott Wins Wooden Award

Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott won the John R. Wooden Award on Friday, which is one of most prestigious player of the year honors handed out each season. Another #McTrophy: With the Wooden Award, McDermott has now received 11 different Player of the Year honors. #BIGEAST— BIG EAST MBB (@BIGEASTMBB) April 04, 2014 Duke freshman forward Jabari Parker and Louisville senior...
Via NESN.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Wins 2013-14 Oscar Robertson Trophy

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott as the winner of the 2013-14 Oscar Robertson Trophy, annually presented to the National Player of the Year. The announcement was made at a news conference today at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, site of the NCAA Men's Final Four. McDermott will be officially presented the Oscar...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton’s Doug McDermott named USBWA Player of the Year

With more than 3,000 points and player of the year awards in two different conferences (Missouri Valley and Big East) during his career, Creighton’s Doug McDermott will go down as one of the all-time greats. As for this season the forward has managed to collect multiple national Player of the Year honors, with the most recent being the Oscar Robertson Award that’s presented by...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

McDermott, Marshall honored by AP

Creighton's Doug McDermott and Wichita State's Gregg Marshall have been selected as The Associated Press' player and coach of the year, respectively. McDermott, who finished his career at Creighton as college basketball's fifth-leading scorer, was a near-unanimous selection as player of the year. He is the 11th three-time All-American and first in almost 30 years...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton Postgame Locker Room Speech After Loss To Baylor (Video)

The NCAA Tournament is full of ‘ups and downs’. On Sunday, Creighton experienced their ‘lowest of lows’ when the Bluejays suffered a huge defeat against Baylor with the score of 85-55. The loss would pull Creighton out of ‘March Madness’. Creighton’s senior forward and leader Doug McDermott was limited to only 15 points, 2 rebounds and 1 assist. All through the season...
Via Blog Surface
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton BBall Team Emotional After Sunday’s Loss (Video)

  March Madness is arguably the most exciting sporting event constantly living up to the hype year after year. Unfortunately, only one team’s season will end with a victory. For the other 63 teams that enter the tournament, their season will end with a loss. For the seniors that loss means an end to their college basketball careers. On Sunday, Baylor wiped the floor with Creighton...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Final Score: Baylor defeats Creighton 85-55

At the two and a half minute mark in the second half of the Creighton game, Doug McDermott exited along with Jahenns Manigat. Coach Greg McDermott and his son hugged and shed a tear before the senior took his place on the bench, an emotional end to a great career for Doug McDermott, who was […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Ends College Career 5th All-Time in Points

Doug McDermott certainly had both a college career and year to remember. Though his Creighton Blue Jays lost in the 3rd round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night to Baylor, McDermott capped off an incredible career with 3150 points, putting him at 5th on the NCAA’s all-time points list behind only Pistol Pete Maravich, Freeman Williams, Lionel Simmons, and Alphonso Ford. He...
Via Diehardsport
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Creighton Vs. Louisiana-Lafayette – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

Twitter/@Sports_Bloggers Louisiana-Lafayette was not a tournament team a few weeks ago, but after knocking off Sun Belt favorite Georgia State in the conference final, the Ragin’ Cajuns are dancing. Of course, they drew the nation’s best player Doug McDermott and the Creighton Bluejays, so the pumpkin carriage may not be around for long. The winner of this game faces the Baylor...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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