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Creighton's Doug McDermott A Semifinalist For Naismith Trophy

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Creighton's Doug McDermott A Semifinalist For Naismith Trophy

Atlanta, Ga.
– Creighton forward Doug McDermott has been named of of 10 national semifinalists for the 2014 Men's Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T, The Atlanta Tipoff Club has announced.

From March 3-17 the voting academy will select four finalists from this group. Those finalists will be announced March 23.

A senior from Ames, Iowa, McDermott is a semifinalist for the Naismith Trophy for the third straight season.

He leads the nation in scoring (26.0 ppg.) and has climbed to 10th on the NCAA's all-time scoring chart with 2,917 career points. A two-time First Team All-American, he also leads Creighton in rebounding and is the focal point for one of the nation's most efficient offenses.

Full Name

Class

Position

School

Conference

Tyler Ennis

Freshman

Guard

Syracuse

ACC

Nick Johnson

Junior

Guard

Arizona

Pac-12

Sean Kilpatrick

Senior

Guard

Cincinnati

American Athletic

Doug McDermott

Senior

Forward

Creighton

Big East

Shabazz Napier

Senior

Guard

Connecticut

American Athletic

Jabari Parker

Freshman

Forward

Duke

ACC

Julius Randle

Freshman

Forward

Kentucky

SEC

Russ Smith

Senior

Guard

Louisville

American Athletic

Fred VanVleet

Sophomore

Guard

Wichita State

Missouri Valley

Andrew Wiggins

Freshman

Guard

Kansas

Big 12


Ranked ninth nationally in the Associated Press poll, Creighton (23-4, 13-2 BIG EAST) travels to Cincinnati, Ohio, to play at Xavier on Saturday at 4:07 pm Central.
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