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Creighton's McDermott Named Preseason All-American

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Creighton men's basketball forward Doug McDermott has been
named a part of Sporting News¹ 2013 Pre-Season First Team All-Americans,
presented by Gillette Odor Shield.

McDermott put together a statistically amazing sophomore season with 307
field goals and an average of 22.9 points and 8.2 rebounds per game.
Despite a No. 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament last year, Sporting News
predicts McDermott will put up even more impressive numbers in his 2013
season‹making him a consensus All-American for the second consecutive year.

Sporting News¹ College Basketball awards are decided on by the Sporting News
editorial staff in consultation with coaches and scouts around the country.

Coming off a 29-6 season, Creighton will begin men's basketball practice
with Bluejay Madness on Oct. 12th at 8 pm.


SN ALL-AMERICAN TEAMS

FIRST TEAM
Doug McDermott, Creighton
Cody Zeller, Indiana
James Michael McAdoo, North Carolina
Deshaun Thomas, Ohio State
C.J. McCollum, Lehigh

SECOND TEAM
C.J. Leslie, NC State
Michael Dixon, Missouri
Shabazz Muhammad, UCLA
Alex Poythress, Kentucky
Isaiah Canaan, Murray State

THIRD TEAM
Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State
B.J. Young, Arkansas
Peyton Siva, Louisville
Trey Burke, Michigan
Adonis Thomas, Memphis

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM

Shabazz Muhammad, UCLA
Alex Poythress, Kentucky
Nerlens Noel, Kentucky
Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State
Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell, Indiana

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