(Omaha) The National Basketball Coaches Association has named Doug McDermott as its National Player of the Year.
The Ames native and three-time First Team All-American led the nation in scoring averaging 26.7 points per game and points (934) while also ranking second in field goals made (330) and ninth in three point percentage (.449).
This is the eighth different organization to honor McDermott as its National Player of the Year this season. The others include; CBSSports.com, Sporting News, USA Today, NBCSports.com, BleacherReport.com, Basketball Times and Dick Vitale.
April 2, 2014