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McDermott Enjoys Biggest Moment in Sports


Joining the UNI Panther basketball team on the flight to Portland is Ames high school basketball star Doug McDermott the oldest son of Iowa state head basketball coach Greg McDermott.

Doug a junior for the Little Cyclones attended the last three NCAA tournaments-- that Northern Iowa was a part of--when his father was the head coach of the Panthers.

This past weekend-- Doug McDermott had the biggest thrill of his young basketball life--in helping to lead Ames to the 4-A state basketball championship with a win over Linn-Mar in the finals.

McDermott--along with his more celebrated teammate Harrison Barnes were named to the 4-A state all-tournament team. Doug said it made it extra special that his parents were both able to be there.

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