Thomson ReutersNovember 23, 2013 07:30
Doug McDermott isliving up to preseason expectation as the beast of the Big East this season,and he looks to add to his court credentials when unbeaten Creighton hostswinless Tulsa on Saturday. The preseason pick for Big East Player of the Year,McDermott has become one of the early front-runners for this year's JohnR. Wooden Award as the best player in the country. The nation's leading returning scorer from last season, when he averaged23.2 points, leads all Big East scorers with 25.7 points per game this season, shooting8-for-15 from 3-point territory.