Doug McDermott Basketball Forward

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.

Personal details

Date of birth
January 3rd, 1992
Place of birth
Grand Forks
United States of America




1. Creighton University Colleges/University

2010 -

Creighton University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit, Roman Catholic university located in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1878, the school is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Creighton is the largest private religious university in Nebraska.

Type Research
2013. 336 mil. $
2010. 253 mil. $
Institution colors
2500 California Plaza, 68178 - Omaha, Nebraska
2013. 4,076
2010. 4,206
2009. 4,133
2013. 3,943
2011. 3,577
2010. 3,456
2009. 3,252
2007. 2,888
Acceptance rate
2013. 77.0 %
2010. 78.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 33.8 K $
2010. 29.2 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Creighton University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1987., Soccer Defender
b. 1987., Soccer Defender
b. 1990., Soccer Midfielder
b. 1992., Soccer Defender
b. 1990., Soccer Midfielder
b. 1989., Soccer Defender
b. 1928., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1915., Military Person

2. Ames High School High school

Ames High School is the sole high school in Ames, Story County, Iowa.

Type High school
1921 Ames High Drive, 50010 - Ames, Iowa
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by gender

People attended Ames High School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1959., Novelist
b. 1972., Basketball Shooting guard
b. 1981., Electro Artist
b. 1973., Musical Artist
b. 1992.

Awards won

2014 John R. Wooden Award

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Los Angeles Athletic Club

2014 Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with


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