OMAHA, Neb. -- Creighton forward Doug McDermott has been named the District VI Player of the Year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association for the second straight season. He's also a First Team All-District pick for a third straight season.
District VI consists of schools from Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.
In addition, McDermott also claimed First Team All-America honors from NBCSports.com, the site announced on Monday. He's previously been honored by BleacherReport.com and Sporting News with First Team All-America accolades, and by BleacherReport.com as its National Player of the Year.
McDermott leads the nation in scoring (26.5 ppg.), ranks second in field goals and third in points scored. He's scored 20 points or more in 26-of-30 games this season, including a career-high 45 points in Saturday's Senior Night win over Providence. In the process, he's moved up to seventh in NCAA history with 3,011 career points. He is the nation's first player in 25 years with three straight years of 750 points or more and one of three men all-time with at least 3,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.
Ranked 14th nationally, Creighton (24-6) returns to action on Thursday at 6:02 pm Central when it plays a quarterfinal round game vs. DePaul or Georgetown at the BIG EAST Tournament, presented by New York Life in New York City.
Here are the 10-man All-District teams, as selected by the USBWA:
DISTRICT I (ME, VT, NH, RI, MA, CT) PLAYER OF THE YEAR Shabazz Napier, Connecticut
COACH OF THE YEAR Derek Kellogg, Massachusetts
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM Ike Azotam, Quinnipiac Ryan Boatwright, Connecticut Bryce Cotton, Providence Alex Francis, Bryant Olivier Hanlan, Boston College Shabazz Napier, Connecticut Clancy Rugg, Vermont Wesley Saunders, Harvard Maurice Watson, Boston U. Chaz Williams, Massachusetts
DISTRICT II (NY, NJ, DE, DC, PA, WV) PLAYER OF THE YEAR C.J. Fair, Syracuse
COACH OF THE YEAR Jay Wright, Villanova
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM Sean Armand, Iona Billy Baron, Canisius James Bell, Villanova Jason Brickman, Long Island Tyler Ennis, Syracuse C.J. Fair, Syracuse Erin Harris, West Virginia D'Angelo Harrison, St. John's JayVaughn Pinkston, Villanova Juwan Staten, West Virginia
DISTRICT III (VA, NC, SC, MD) PLAYER OF THE YEAR Jabari Parker, Duke
COACH OF THE YEAR Tony Bennett, Virginia
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia Traveon Graham, VCU Joe Harris, Virginia Rodney Hood, Duke KJ McDaniels, Clemson James Michael McAdoo, N. Carolina Marcus Paige, North Carolina Jabari Parker, Duke T.J. Warren, N.C. State Dez Wells, Maryland
DISTRICT IV (KY, TN, MS, AL, GA, FL) PLAYER OF THE YEAR Russ Smith, Louisville
COACH OF THE YEAR Billy Donovan, Florida
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM Chris Denson, Auburn Montrezl Harrell, Louisville Marshall Henderson, Ole Miss Jordan McRae, Tennessee Casey Prather, Florida Julius Randle, Kentucky Trevor Releford, Alabama Russ Smith, Louisville Jarnell Stokes, Tennessee Scottie Wilbekin, Florida
DISTRICT V (OH, IN, IL, MI, MN, WI) PLAYER OF THE YEAR Nik Stauskas, Michigan
COACH OF THE YEAR John Beilein, Michigan
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM Aaron Craft, Ohio State Sam Dekker, Wisconsin Yogi Ferrell, Indiana Gary Harris, Michigan State Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin Sean Kilpatrick, Cincinnati Caris LeVert, Michigan Adreian Payne, Michigan State Nik Stauskas, Michigan Keifer Sykes, Green Bay
DISTRICT VI (IA, MO, KS, OK, NE, ND, SD) PLAYER OF THE YEAR Doug McDermott, Creighton
COACH OF THE YEAR Gregg Marshall, Wichita State
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM Cleanthony Early, Wichita State Melvin Ejim, Iowa State Joel Embiid, Kansas DeAndre Kane, Iowa State Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa Doug McDermott, Creighton Terran Petteway, Nebraska Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State Fred VanVleet, Wichita State Andrew Wiggins, Kansas
DISTRICT VII (TX, AR, LA) PLAYER OF THE YEAR Cory Jefferson, Baylor
COACH OF THE YEAR Larry Brown, SMU
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM Jaye Crockett, Texas Tech Jonathan Holmes, Texas Cory Jefferson, Baylor Shawn Long, Louisiana Aaric Murray, Texas Southern Nic Moore, SMU Johnny O'Bryant, LSU Jacob Parker, Stephen F. Austin Bobby Portis, Arkansas Cameron Ridley, Texas
DISTRICT VIII (WY, UT, ID, NM, CO, NV, MT) PLAYER OF THE YEAR Cameron Bairstow, New Mexico
COACH OF THE YEAR Craig Neal, New Mexico
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM Cameron Bairstow, New Mexico Daniel Bejarano, Colorado State Askia Booker, Colorado Deonte Burton, Nevada Anthony Drmic, Boise State Tyler Haws, BYU Stephen Madison, Idaho Josh Scott, Colorado Kendall Williams, New Mexico Delon Wright, Utah
DISTRICT IX (CA, OR, WA, HI, AZ, AK)PLAYER OF THE YEAR Nick Johnson, Arizona
COACH OF THE YEAR Sean Miller, Arizona
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM Jordan Adams, UCLA Kyle Anderson, UCLA Jordan Bachynski, Arizona State Jahii Carson, Arizona State Aaron Gordon, Arizona Nick Johnson, Arizona Xavier Thames, San Diego State C.J. Wilcox, Washington Alan Williams, UC Santa Barbara Joseph Young, Oregon
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