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Doug McDermott, A-P Player of the Year

Doug McDermott, A-P Player of the Year

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Doug McDermott, who finished his career at Creighton as college basketball's fifth-leading scorer, is a near-unanimous selection as The Associated Press' player of the year.

McDermott is the 11th three-time All-American and first in almost 30 years. He led the nation in scoring with a 26.7 average while shooting 52.6 percent from the field including 44.9 percent from 3-point range.

The 6-foot-8 McDermott averaged 7.0 rebounds in leading the Bluejays to a 27-8 record in their first season as a member of the Big East. He finished his career at Creighton as college basketball's fifth-leading scorer with 3,150 points.

McDermott received 64 votes of 65 votes,  Russ Smith of Louisville got the other vote. T

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