Creighton's Doug McDermott accepts Wooden Award

Creighton's Doug McDermott accepts Wooden Award

By Ina Ronquillo. CREATED Apr 11, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Doug McDermott of Creighton has accepted the John R. Wooden Award, one of several honors the senior won this year as college basketball's player of the year.
   
The women's award went to Chiney Ogwumike of Stanford on Friday night.
   
McDermott received 3,930 points in nationwide voting. He was announced as the winner last week at the Final Four in Arlington, Texas. Jabari Parker of Duke finished second with 2,569 points.
   
McDermott's father, Greg, who coached his son at Creighton, was on hand.
   
Russ Smith of Louisville finished third with 2,228 points, followed by Cleanthony Early of Wichita State with 1,907, and Nick Johnson of Arizona with 1,758.

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Ina is a Southern Arizona native. She graduated from Nogales High School and then received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona with a double major in Media Arts and Communication.