All in the Family: McDermott Becomes 6th League MVP Under Father
Creighton's Greg and Doug McDermott buttressed their case as one of the all-time top five father-son, coach-player combinations when Doug was designated Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year. Doug, a sophomore forward, is the sixth MVP and 12th all-league first-team selection in NCAA history to play under his dad.
If McDermott remains in college two more years, he could join LSU legend Pete Maravich as the only other player to win three such league awards while on his father's roster. Following is a chronological list of sons who were all-league choices while playing for their dad at the same school:
*Conference MVP (Maravich was honored three times while Acres, Bennett and Drew each were named twice).