(Omaha) Ames native Doug McDermott is returning to Creighton for his senior season. McDermott filed papers to be evaluated for the NBA draft but decided to pass on that opportunity until next year.
He made the announcement during a press conference Thursday afternoon. McDermott is a two time first team All-American. He has also earned back to back Missouri Valley Conference Player of the year awards.
In the 2012-13 season, McDermott averaged 23.2 points per game this past season which ranked 2nd in the country. His 49.7% three point shooting landed him in the top ten in the nation.