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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

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 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

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

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

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 coach gives emotional speech following tourney loss

For every crazy locker room celebration you see after an NCAA Tournament game, there is always the exact opposite scene somewhere else in the arena. Thanks to Creighton Athletics, we’ve got video that shows just how emotional it can be to be on the losing side of a March Madness contest.  In the below clip, Bluejays coach Greg McDermott consoles his players after their loss to...
Via College Spun
March 25, 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

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

Creighton's Devin Brooks pulls off the unintentional assist of the year

Last night during the Big East tourney at Madison Square Garden, Creighton's Devin Brooks pulled off the pass of the year in college basketball...even if he didn't mean to do it.The Blue Jays ended up crushing DePaul 84-62 in this opening round matchup, thanks to Doug McDermott's 35 points and some sweet, unintentional genius like this from Brooks.No, Devin does not...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton Executes The Off-The-Side-Of-The-Backboard Pass Beautifully

The No. 14 Creighton Bluejays had one of the most bizarre basketball “assists” you will ever see in their 84-62 victory over the DePaul Blue Demons in the Big East Tournament on Thursday. It was a completely accidental play, and ended up resulting in three points for the Bluejays. Creighton guard Devin Brooks tried to throw a pass down low to big man Will Artino, and missed...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Creighton’s Devin Brooks gets credited with assist after unintentional off-backboard pass

Creighton’s Austin Chatman found the ball in his hand for the open three-pointer after one of the more weirder sequences during Thursday’s AAC Quarterfinal game with DePaul. Devin Brooks had tried to throw a pass to his big man, Will Artino, but that pass was so bad/lucky that it went off the backboard and into Chatman’s hands right. Creighton and Doug McDermott had no problem...
Via Diehardsport
March 13, 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

Faces of March: Grant Gibbs

Creighton has proven this season that it was ready to make the jump from the Missouri Valley Conference to the Big East. The Bluejays finished in second place behind Villanova, and they have given the top-ranked Wildcats their only two losses in conference play. Most people credit National Player of the Year favorite Doug McDermott for Creighton’s success. They do not give enough...
Via The Sports Post
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

McDermott quiets doubters, earns All-Big East honors

One of the questions entering the college basketball season was whether Creighton’s Doug McDermott could have the same degree of success in the bigger, stronger and faster world of the Big East as he did in the Missouri Valley. McDermott’s unanimous selection to the All-Big East first team provides an exclamation point to punctuate that answer. Teammate Ethan Wragge earned...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 10, 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
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