McDermott adds to his honors list

OMAHA, Neb. -- Doug McDermott has been named a First Team All-American by Basketball Times, and finished as the second-runner up in the voting for the John R. Wooden Award, the latest recognitions for the Creighton basketball standout.

Basketball Times had McDermott on its First Team All-America squad for the second straight season. He's joined by Georgetown's Otto Porter Jr.,Michigan's Trey Burke, and Indiana's Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller on the squad.

Burke, who led Michigan to the Final Four, has had a big week thus far. The sophomore guard has won the John R. Wooden Award, Naismith Award and Oscar Robertson Trophy in the past 48 hours. McDermott had been a finalist for all three awards.

In the Wooden Award voting, Burke had 2,808 points, just ahead of
second-place finisher Oladipo (2,718). McDermott was third (2,344) followed by Porter (2,144) Gonzaga¹s Kelly Olynyk (2,079), Miami's Shane Larkin(1,822), Zeller (1,730), Duke's Mason Plumlee (1,304), Ohio State's DeShaun Thomas (1,202) and Kansas' Ben McLemore (1,072).

McDermott ranks second nationally in scoring (23.2) and also averages 7.7 rebounds per game. The Ames, Iowa, product leads the nation with 284 field goals made and 834 points during a campaign that saw him shoot 54.8 percent from the field, 49.0 percent from three-point range and 87.5 percent at the line. The junior became the eighth player league history to win back-to-back MVC Player of the Year accolades, and is the second to win Most Outstanding Player honors at the MVC Tournament twice.

The Basketball Times article on the All-America teams also broke down each player's stats against teams seeded 12th or higher in the NCAA Tournament.McDermott's 26.8 points per game was easily the best of any First Team All-American, far eclipsing the 18.6 per game from Burke.

Creighton finished the 2012-13 season with a 28-8 record, winning MVC
regular-season and tournament titles, before being eliminated in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday vs. No. 6 Duke.

Doug McDermott's 2012-13 Awards
Andy Katz¹s Midseason National Player of the Year
Associated Press First Team All-American
Basketball Times First Team All-American
CBSSports.com First Team All-American
CBSSports.com Midseason First Team All-American
CollegeInsider.com MVC Player of the Year
CollegeInsider.com Lute Olson All-America Team
Dick Vitale First Team All-American
Dick Vitale¹s National Player of the Week, 11/25
Dick Vitale¹s Midseason National Player of the Year
ESPN.com Co-National Player of the Week, 3/3
ESPN.com First Team All-American
ESPN.com National Player of the Month (Dec.)
First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference
John R. All-America Team
John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 List
John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 List
John R. Wooden Award Finalist (14)
Larry Bird MVC Player of the Year
Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament Team
Las Vegas Invitational MVP
Lou Henson Award Finalist (25)
Lute Olson Award Preseason All-America Team
Lute Olson Award Midseason Player of the Year
MVC All-Tournament Team
MVC Player of the Week, 11/12
MVC Player of the Week, 11/26
MVC Player of the Week, 12/10
MVC Player of the Week, 12/17
MVC Player of the Week, 1/14
MVC Player of the Week, 2/4
MVC Player of the Week, 2/18
MVC Player of the Week, 3/4
MVC Tournament Most Outstanding Player
NABC All-District 16 First Team
Naismith Early Season Watch List
Naismith Award Midseason Watch List (30)
Naismith Award Finalist (4)
Preseason All-Missouri Valley Conference
Preseason Associated Press First Team All-American
Preseason CBSSports.com First Team All-American
Preseason ESPN.com First Team All-American
Preseason MVC Player of the Year
Preseason Sporting News First Team All-American
Preseason Sports Illustrated First Team All-American
Seth Davis¹ National Player of the Week, 12/17
Seth Davis¹ Midseason National Player of the Year
Sports Illustrated Midseason First Team All-American
Sporting News Midseason First Team All-American
Sporting News Second Team All-American
USBWA All-District VI First Team
USBWA District VI Player of the Year
USBWA First Team All-American
USBWA National Player of the Week, 12/18
USBWA Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List (12)
USBWA Oscar Robertson Trophy Finalist (14)

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