CREIGHTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton Bluejays’ Star Doug McDermott is the 2013-14 Wooden Award Winner

Creighton Bluejays’ star Doug McDermott has won the John R. Wooden award – Mandatory Credit: Eileen Blass/USA TODAY Sports Despite the Creighton Bluejays’ third-round ouster in the NCAA Tournament, they had themselves a tremendous season – especially senior star Doug McDermott. And Friday, McDermott was recognized for his 2013-14 efforts. Already garnering the Associated...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott has funny response to tweet

@GoodmanESPN @ESPNCBB So your saying there's a chance?— Doug McDermott (@dougmcd3) March 18, 2014Doug McDermott is already one of the most likeable players in college basketball. But the consensus pick for player of the year honors may have elevated his status to an all-time high with this Twitter response.The response was directed at a tweet by ESPN's college basketball...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott's awesome tweet exchange with ESPN

Creighton standout Doug McDermott – aka Dougie McBuckets – has been one of the major talking points of college basketball this season. On Monday, ESPN’s official college basketball Twitter account sent out a tweet reminding us that it’s highly (and I mean HIGHLY) unlikely that McDermott will pass Pete Maravich as the NCAA’s all-time scoring leader this March. After ESPN’s...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: The Awesomeness That is Creighton's Doug McDermott in One GIF

Creighton's Doug McDermott is a heck of a player. Whether or not his talents are going to translate to the next level remains to be seen, but there is no reason why we can't enjoy him for what he is now--a whole lot of fun to watch. Take last Thursday's performance against DePaul for example--35 points with 27 of them coming in the first half (new Big Ten Tourney record...
Via FatManWriting
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sporting News Names Creighton's McDermott National Player of the Year

Creighton forward Doug McDermott has been named the National Player of the Year by Sporting News, the publication announced on Tuesday. McDermott is the first player to win the award while playing for a BIG EAST school since St. John's forward Walter Berry in 1985-86. McDermott leads the nation in scoring (26.5 ppg.), ranks second in field goals and third in points scored. He...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Creighton's McDermott be a Top-10 pick?

Creighton senior Doug McDermott has been an unstoppable offensive force this season. The consensus National Player of the Year, McDermott leads the nation with a 26.5 points per game average while shooting 52% from the floor and 45% from deep, and his Blue Jays are an impressive 24-6 on the season. Last night was Creighton’s senior night, and McDermott went out with a bang. He...
Via Standing O Sports
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss
CLASSY KID

Scholarship given up for teammate

Doug McDermott, an All-American forward at Creighton, will be a walk-on next season after sacrificing his scholarship so a teammate can return to the team.

Via The Victory Formation
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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