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  1. Wooden Watch: King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    With one flick of the wrist, Victor Oladipo ended the debate. At least in my mind. For the last few months, I'd been leaning toward putting the Indiana guard at the top of my final Wooden Award ballot. Oladipo's game-clinching 3-pointer in last weeke...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  2. Wooden Watch: King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    This year's race for the Wooden Award may come down to a missed free throw attempt and a layup that never found its way through the net. With the NCAA tournament less than a week away, those are the only things separating Indiana's Victor Oladipo and...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  3. King: Wishing for more McDermott

    Jason King

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Moments removed from the best game of his All-America career, Creighton's Doug McDermott clutched a pair of scissors as he ascended to the top of a ladder at the CenturyLink Center on Saturday. "One more year!" a cluster of ...

    Blog | March 02, 2013
  4. College basketball could use another season of Creighton Bluejays...

    Jason King

    Doug McDermott, who scored 41 to lead Creighton over Wichita State on Saturday, may not need college basketball but college basketball needs him. There is something incredibly wholesome and likable about McDermott.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2013
  5. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    With less than two weeks remaining in the regular season, Indiana's Victor Oladipo is still considered the leading candidate to win the Wooden Award, given annually to the nation's top player. The race, however, is far from over. Players such as G...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  6. Wooden Watch: King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    A new leader has emerged in the race for the Wooden Award. Creighton's Doug McDermott, who has been No. 2 on my ballot for most the season, has catapulted ahead of Duke forward Mason Plumlee for the top spot. McDermott ranks second in the nation w...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  7. Players from Duke Blue Devils, Kansas Jayhawks, Missouri Tigers a...

    Jason King

    Standouts from Duke, Kansas and Missouri headlined the midseason watch list for the Wooden Award, which is given annually to the country's most outstanding player.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  8. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    The preseason watch list for the Wooden Watch featured 50 players. In a little more than a week, voters will be asked to trim the list of names down to 25. It's not going to be easy. Duke's Mason Plumlee and Creighton's Doug McDermott have, in ...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  9. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    Mason Plumlee is the best player on a Duke squad that owns victories over Ohio State, Louisville, Kentucky, Minnesota, VCU and Temple. You'd think ranking him No. 1 on this week's Wooden Award ballot would seem like a no-brainer. It wasn't. As ...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  10. Jason King's Wooden Watch

    Jason King

    The assumption entering the 2012-13 season was that the race for the Wooden Award would be a two-man affair between Indiana's Cody Zeller and Creighton's Doug McDermott. Not so fast. McDermott (16.8 points, 7.8 rebounds) and Zeller (15.2 and 7....

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  11. Jason King's Wooden Watch

    Jason King

    When college basketball opened play last week, Doug McDermott of Creighton and Indiana forward Cody Zeller were touted as the leading candidates for the Wooden Award. Two games into the 2012-13 season, nothing has changed. Yet. Zeller is averag...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  12. 5 Questions: Creighton's Doug McDermott

    Jason King

    Editor's Note: In the buildup to Midnight Madness, we are taking an in-depth look at Joe Lunardi's top-five seeds in a series called Countdown To Madness. In addition to the Insider pieces, Eamonn Brennan will offer Three Big Things about each team a...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  13. Creighton relishes MVC Tournament title

    Jason King

    ST. LOUIS -- Moments after the final horn -- after the most physical, emotional game it's played during this magnificent season -- the Creighton basketball team put on a different type of performance for the 5,000-or-so fans who remained at the Scott...

    Blog | March 04, 2012
  14. Wichita State states its case, loudly

    Jason King

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Moments after his team humiliated No. 15 Creighton on its home court, Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall sat before a throng of reporters and smirked. "Maybe now," he said, "we can get some press." On some days, the comment might...

    Blog | February 11, 2012
  15. Rapid Reaction: Wichita St. 89, Creighton 68

    Jason King

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Observations from Wichita State's 89-68 victory over Creighton Saturday at the CenturyLink Center: Overview: Wichita State took a major step toward winning its first regular-season Missouri Valley Conference title since 2006 by defe...

    Blog | February 11, 2012
  16. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    With one month remaining in the regular season, the battle for the Wooden Award appears to be a two-man race between Kentucky's Anthony Davis and Kansas' Thomas Robinson. Right now I'm leaning toward Davis, the projected No. 1 pick in this summer's N...

    Blog | February 08, 2012