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Doug McDermott

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Doug Richard McDermott (born January 3, 1992) is an American college basketball player, currently a sophomore at Creighton University. He also was named to the team that represented the United States in the 2011 FIBA Under-19 World Championship. He is the son of his coach at Creighton, Greg McDermott. McDermott, a 6'7" forward, played high school basketball at Ames High School in Ames, Iowa alongside high school All-American Harrison Barnes. Ames won 53 consecutive games over McDermott's and Barnes' junior and senior seasons and won consecutive Iowa state titles. As a senior, McDermott averaged 20.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game and was named first team All-State. Originally, McDermott signed a National Letter of Intent to play with Northern Iowa, but after his father moved from coaching Iowa State University to Creighton, he was released from his commitment to play for him in college. As a freshman in 2010–11, McDermott averaged 14.9 points and 7.2 rebounds per game as he started all 39 games for the Bluejays. McDermott set a Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) record for points by a freshman (581) and was named conference freshman and newcomer of the year. McDermott also became  ( Wikipedia article )

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1992

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