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Ricky Kreklow Transferring From Cal To Creighton

May 20, 2014 5:51 PM

Ricky Kreklow will transfer from Cal to Creighton for his final season of eligibility.

The 6-foot-6 junior wing averaged 5.5 points and 2.6 rebounds per game last season. Kreklow also considered Baylor, Butler, Missouri, and Nebraska. He spent his freshman season at Missouri.

Kreklow will graduate and be eligible to play immediately. He will play as a walk-on.

Kreklow is Creighton's third transfer this offseason, joining Maurice Watson and Cole Huff.

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Doug McDermott Near-Unanimous AP Player Of The Year

Apr 3, 2014 3:48 PM

Doug McDermott has been named the AP 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.

McDermott received 64 votes Thursday from the same 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly Top 25. Russ Smith of Louisville got the other vote.


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McDermott, Parker Headline AP All-American Team

Mar 31, 2014 7:48 PM

Doug McDermott was a unanimous choice for the AP All-American First Team. McDermott is the first player to be on the All-American team in three straight seasons since Patrick Ewing and Wayman Tisdale in 1985.

Shabazz Napier, Sean Kilpatrick and Russ Smith were also seniors named to the All-American First Team, while Jabari Parker was the fifth member.

The second team consisted of Nick Johnson, Andrew Wiggins, Nik Stauskas, Melvin Ejim and T.J. Warren.

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Providence Beats Creighton To Win 2014 Big East Tournament

Mar 17, 2014 4:58 PM

Providence defeated Creighton 65-58 to win the 2014 Big East Tournament.

Bryce Cotton was named Tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Doug McDermott, Austin Chatman, LaDontae Henton, Gene Teague and Semaj Christon.

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Doug McDermott Headlines Big East Awards

Mar 12, 2014 8:59 PM

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.

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McDermott, Parker, Ennis Headline 15 Wooden Award Finalists

Mar 8, 2014 12:31 PM

The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced on Saturday the 15 finalists for the 2014 John R. Wooden Award, which is given annually to the nation's top college basketball player.

Kyle Anderson (UCLA)
Cleanthony Early (Wichita State)
Tyler Ennis (Syracuse)
C.J. Fair (Syracuse)
Gary Harris (Michigan State)
Nick Johnson (Arizona)
Sean Kilpatrick (Cincinnati)
Doug McDermott (Creighton)
Shabazz Napier (UConn)
Jabari Parker (Duke)
Casey Prather (Florida)
Julius Randle (Kentucky)
Russ Smith (Louisville)
Nik Stauskas (Michigan
Andrew Wiggins (Kansas)

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