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McDermott Offered Scholarship to UNI

The Northern Iowa Men's Basketball program will playing some familiar names at the US Virgin Islands Paradise Jam this November.

The Panthers will play Depaul in the first round of the eight team tournament...

Tennessee, Boston College, St. Joseph's, East Carolina and UNI's opponent at this year's dance, Purdue are also commited to the tournament so far.

The Des Moines Register is reporting that the Panthers have offered Ames junior Doug McDermott a scholarship.. McDermott of course is the son of former UNI head coach Greg McDermott--who is currently the head coach at Iowa State.

McDermott averaged 14 points a game while shooting 70 percent from the field coming off the bench. Doug McDermott also made the 4A state all-tournament team.

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