Creighton star McDermott named player of year by US Basketball Writers
APR 04, 2014 12:43p ET
McDermott, who finished his career at Creighton as college basketball's fifth-leading scorer, accepted the honor from Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson at AT&T Stadium, site of the Final Four. Robertson's name is on the award.
The 6-foot-8 McDermott was selected The Associated Press player of the year on Thursday. 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.