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Doug McDermott Headlines Big East Awards

Doug McDermott of Creighton has been named Big East Player of the Year.

McDermott was joined on the All-Big East First Team by James Bell, Semaj Christon, Bryce Cotton, D'Angelo Harrison and Markel Starks.

On the All-Big East Second Team are Kadeem Batts, Kellen Dunham, Fuquan Edwin, Davante Gardner, Jayvaughn Pinkston and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera.

Edwin was also named Big East Defensive Player of the Year, while Billy Garrett received Rookie of the Year honors.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Greg Whittington Dismissed By Georgetown

Greg Whittington has been dismissed by Georgetown.

Whittington has struggled with injuries and academics over the past year.

Whittington is ahead of schedule recovering fro a torn ACL suffered in the summer.

Whittington was expected to be the Hoyas' best player with the departure of Otto Porter.

Via Jeff Goodman/ESPN

Joshua Smith Ruled Immediately Eligible, Two Seasons Remaining With Georgetown

Joshua Smith has been ruled eligible immediately to play for Georgetown.

Smith was granted a "Seasons of Competition" waiver for the 12-13 season in which he appeared in six games for UCLA.

Smith will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.

"We are excited that the NCAA has approved the waiver for Joshua," Georgetown coach John Thompson III said in a statement. "Now, he has to maintain a high level of commitment on and off the court. He will provide a significant low-post presence for this team."

Smith is listed at 6-10, 350 pounds on the Hoyas' website, but he said he is down to 310.

Via Nicole Auerbach/USA Today

Paul White Commits To Georgetown

Paul White announced his commitment to Georgetown on Sunday.

White is a 6'9 forward from Whitney Young in Chicago.

"While on my visit here it made me realize this is the place for me," says White of his commitment to Georgetown. "I felt that comfort level I was looking for with the coaching staff, the players and the environment here. It's a wonderful school with a great basketball tradition and atmosphere. This was the place I could easily see myself going to school and playing."

Georgetown believes White could play a similar role as Jeff Green.

White is ranked No. 54 in the class of 2014 by Rivals.

Via Joe Henricksen/Chicago Sun-Times

MSG To Host Basketball Tripleheader On Super Bowl Eve

Madison Square Garden will host a tripleheader on the day before the Super Bowl on Feb. 1.

Michigan State will play Georgetown, while St. John's will host Marquette in a pair of college basketball games.

The New York Knicks host the Miami Heat that evening.

The Super Bowl will be played across the Hudson River in New Jersey.

Via Diamond Leung/MLive

Greg Whittington May Have Torn ACL

Greg Whittington injured his knee and the fear is that it is a torn ACL.

Whittington is a junior forward for Gerogetown.

Whittington averaged 12.1 points and seven rebounds in 13 games last season before being ruled academically ineligible.

Via Gary Parrish/CBS Sports

List Of 77 Early Entry Candidates For 2013 NBA Draft

The 2013 NBA Draft has 77 early entry candidates, with 46 players from United States' colleges and 31 internatinoal players.

Players have the right to withdraw no later than June 17 ahead of the June 27 draft in Brooklyn.

College Players
Steven Adams, Pitt
C.J. Aiken, St. Joseph's
Anthony Bennett, UNLV
Vander Blue, Marquette,
Lorenzo Brown, N.C. State
Reggie Bullock, North Carolina
Trey Burke, Michigan
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Georgia
Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse
Adrien Coleman, Bethune-Cookman
Allen Crabbe, Cal
Deweyne Dedmon, USC
Gorgui Dieng, Louisville
Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State
Archie Goodwin, Kentucky
Tim Hardaway Jr., Michigan
Grant Jerrett, Arizona
Christian Kabongo, New Mexico State
Myck Kabongo, Texas
Shane Larkin, Miami
Ricky Ledo, Providence
Alex Len, Maryland
C.J. Leslie, N.C. State
Nurideen Lindsey, Rider
Amath M'Baye, Oklahoma
Ray McCallum, Detroit
Ben McLemore, Kansas
Tony Mitchell, North Texas
Shabazz Muhammad, UCLA
Nerlens Noel, Kentucky
Victor Oladipo, Indiana
Kelly Olynyk, Gonzaga
Norvel Pelle, Los Angeles College Prep
Otto Porter Jr., Georgetown
Marshawn Powell, Arkansas
Phil Pressey, Missouri
Andre Robertson, Colorado
Joshua Simmons, Spartanburg Methodist (JC)
Trevis Simpson, UNC-Greensboro
Tony Snell, New Mexico
Tahj Tate, Delaware State
John Taylor, Fresno Pacific
Adonis Thompson, Memphis
Deshaun Thomas, Ohio State
B.J. Young, Arkansas
Cody Zeller, Indiana

International Players
Alejandro Abrines, Barcelona 
Giannis Adetokunbo, Filathlitikos
Francois Affia Ambadiang, Geoplin Slovan
Nemanja Besovic, Partizan
Bogdan Bogdanovic, Partizan
Matias Bortolin, Arkadia,
Linos Chrysikopoulos, PAOK
Laszlo Dobos, Zaragoza
Dorde Drenovac, Biancoblu
Viktor Gaddefors, Oknoplast Bologna
Rudy Gobert, Cholet
Mouhammadou Jaiteh, Boulogne
Livio Jean-Charles, ASVEL
Sergey Karasev, Triumph
Louis Laveyrie, Paris-Levallois
Raul Neto, Lagun Aro GBC
Philipp Neumann, Brose Baskets
Lucas Riva Nogueira, Estudiantes
Alexandre Paranhos, Flamengo
Artem Pustovyi, Khimik
Bogdan Radosavljevic, Bayern Munich
Marko Ramljak, Zadar
Dario Saric, Cibona
Dennis Schroder, New York Phantoms
Strahinja Stojacic, Smederevo
Walter Tavares, Gran Canaria
Daniel Theis, Ratiopharm
Janis Timma, Ventspils
Marko Todorovic, Barcelona
Axel Toupane, Strasbourg
Adin Vrabac, Spars Sarajevo 

Via RealGM Staff Report
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