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Doug McDermott
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McDermott One of 30 on Naismith Trophy Candidates

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott is among the top 30 candidates for the Men's Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T. This is the third straight year the Bluejay standout has made the organization's midseason list.

The Atlanta Tip Off Club made the announcement on Thursday. The list will be whittled down to four candidates on March 23 before a winner is announced on April 6.

McDermott averages 25.3 points and 7.1 rebounds per game for a Creighton team that is 19-4 and ranked 18th nationally.

Other BIG EAST representatives on the list included Villanova's James Bell and Providence's Bryce Cotton.
 

Full Name

Year

Position

School

Conference

Kyle Anderson

Sophomore

Guard-Forward

UCLA

Pac-12

Keith Appling

Senior

Guard

Michigan State

Big Ten

Cameron Bairstow

Senior

Forward

New Mexico

Mountain West

James Bell

Senior

Guard

Villanova

Big East

Bryce Cotton

Senior

Guard

Providence

Big East

Cleanthony Early

Senior

Forward

Wichita State

Missouri Valley

Melvin Ejim

Senior

Forward

Iowa State

Big 12

Joel Embiid

Freshman

Center

Kansas

Big 12

Tyler Ennis

Freshman

Guard

Syracuse

ACC

C.J. Fair

Senior

Forward

Syracuse

ACC

Aaron Gordon

Freshman

Forward

Arizona

Pac-12

Gary Harris

Sophomore

Guard

Michigan State

Big Ten

Joe Jackson

Senior

Guard

Memphis

American Athletic

Nick Johnson

Junior

Guard

Arizona

Pac-12

DeAndre Kane

Senior

Guard

Iowa State

Big 12

Sean Kilpatrick

Senior

Guard

Cincinnati

American Athletic

Roy Devyn Marble

Senior

Guard

Iowa

Big Ten

Doug McDermott

Senior

Forward

Creighton

Big East

Shabazz Napier

Senior

Guard

Connecticut

American Athletic

Jabari Parker

Freshman

Forward

Duke

ACC

Lamar Patterson

Senior

Forward

Pittsburgh

ACC

Casey Prather

Senior

Forward

Florida

SEC

Julius Randle

Freshman

Forward

Kentucky

SEC

Marcus Smart

Sophomore

Guard

Oklahoma State

Big 12

Russ Smith

Senior

Guard

Louisville

American Athletic

Nik Stauskas

Sophomore

Guard

Michigan

Big Ten

Xavier Thames

Senior

Guard

San Diego State

Mountain West

Fred VanVleet

Sophomore

Guard

Wichita State

Missouri Valley

Andrew Wiggins

Freshman

Guard

Kansas

Big 12

Chaz Williams

Senior

Guard

Massachusetts

Atlantic 10

 

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