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Creighton's McDermott earns first team All-American honors

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Former UNI recruit Doug McDermott of Creighton is a first team All-American.

Monday, the United States Basketball Writers Association named McDermott to its first team. McDermott is the nation's third leading scorer at 23.2 points a game and he also leads the Blue Jays in rebounding at 8.2 per contest. Creighton opens the NCAA tournament against Alabama and if the Jays beat the Tide, McDermott will most likely face his buddy and former Ames High teammate Harrison Barnes and North Carolina in the second round.

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