Doug McDermott is enjoying the ride

Creighton's senior doesn't mind being overshadowed by the year of the freshman

Originally Published: January 23, 2014
By Jeff Goodman | ESPN.com

Doug McDermott was keenly aware of the attention paid to the freshmen leading up to and early on this season. The hype machine bestowed upon Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Julius Randle and even Aaron Gordon. These were players who had yet to put the ball in the basket in a collegiate game while the Creighton senior had already registered in excess of 2,200 points.

There was a part of McDermott that was relieved.

"I loved it," McDermott admitted. "I'm not a guy who loves attention, ...

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