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  1. I'm excited to see: Wooden Award race

    Myron Medcalf

    Last season began with a variety of contenders for the Wooden Award, one of college basketball's honors for national player of the year. But Doug McDermott seized the lead early and maintained it for the bulk of the season. That race lacked the dr...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  2. Doug McDermott of Creighton Bluejays honored as John R. Wooden Aw...

    Myron Medcalf

    Creighton senior Doug McDermott added more accolades to a special season and increased his trophy haul by securing the John R. Wooden Award for the men's player of the year.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  3. Doug McDermott, Shabazz Napier anchor Wooden Award All-American t...

    Myron Medcalf

    The Wooden Award All-American team, unveiled Monday, is anchored by Creighton's Doug McDermott and Connecticut's Shabazz Napier and features more veterans than underclassmen.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  4. Tournament preview: Big Ten

    Myron Medcalf

    The beautiful chaos in the Big Ten this season didn't disappoint. Michigan emerged from the rubble despite losing former Wooden Award winner Trey Burke and competing without Mitch McGary for most of the season. Wisconsin's streak of top-four finis...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  5. Doug McDermott of Creighton Bluejays among Wooden Award finalists...

    Myron Medcalf

    Creighton star Doug McDermott was one of 15 finalists announced Saturday for the Wooden Award.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2014
  6. Weekend Homework: 'D' in Michigan, Iowa

    Myron Medcalf

    Michigan's transition into life without former Wooden Award winner Trey Burke should have included more hurdles. Entering the season, Derrick Walton Jr. had been unfairly pegged as the heir to fill Burke's size impossible shoes. Glenn Robinson III an...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  7. Weekend Homework: Iowa State needs 3s

    Myron Medcalf

    Life was good in Ames, Iowa, through the first 15 games of the season. Fred Hoiberg had his most intriguing squad of his tenure. His point guard, Marshall transfer DeAndre Kane, had snuck into the Wooden Award conversation. The players around him ...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  8. Doug McDermott, Marcus Smart among front-runners as Wooden Award ...

    Myron Medcalf

    The Wooden Award Midseason Top 25, released Wednesday, features a variety of standout athletes who remain in the running to win the national honor at the end of the season.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  9. Newcomers highlight Wooden Award list

    Myron Medcalf

    This could be a special year for college basketball. And the diversity within the list of early contenders for the John R. Wooden Award proves it. For the first time, the Wooden Award preseason top 50 features freshmen and transfers. In the past,...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  10. Wooden Award preseason top 50 unveiled

    Myron Medcalf

    Below you will find the exclusive unveiling of the Wooden Award preseason top 50. Freshmen and transfers are not eligible, but they can be added to the list as the season progresses and ultimately win the award. For example, former Kentucky star Anth...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  11. Indiana's Cody Zeller, Creighton's Doug McDermott lead Wooden Awa...

    Myron Medcalf

    Associated Press preseason All-Americans Cody Zeller and Doug McDermott headline the Wooden Award Preseason Top 50, which was unveiled Thursday on ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  12. Final Four 2012 -- Shot-blockers Davis and Withey impact title ga...

    Myron Medcalf

    Kentucky's Anthony Davis and Kansas' Jeff Withey offer a matchup of the nation's top shot-blockers.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  13. The John R. Wooden All-American team

    Myron Medcalf

    These players stood out during the 2011-12 season. All year, they dazzled with noteworthy performances that demanded postseason recognition. That's why they've earned spots on the 2012 John R. Wooden Award All-American team. Here are the 10 player...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  14. Bears could affect McDermott's POY bid

    Myron Medcalf

    If you've been following college basketball this season, then you're not surprised that No. 18 Creighton's Doug McDermott cracked the Wooden Award's midseason list. He's averaging 24.3 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. He's shooting 53.2 percent f...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  15. The Hype Machine on Kansas Jayhawks, Iona Gaels point guard Scott...

    Myron Medcalf

    The Hype Machine takes the pulse of all that is trending up and down in the world of college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012