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11 Need-to-Know Facts About Creighton's Doug McDermott

The Bluejays' McDermott is wrapping up one of the best careers in college basketball history
11 Need-to-Know Facts About Creighton's Doug McDermott

More and more, the college basketball regular season fades into the background for the general sports public.

Early entries to the NBA Draft have left the sport with few players who become household names by the time they are upperclassmen.

Creighton’s Doug McDermott should be in that rare class of college basketball superstar, but his career began in the Missouri Valley Conference, giving him a barrier to notoriety other productive seniors — Tyler Hansbrough, for example — never had to battle.

College Basketball Weekend Preview: Florida-Kentucky among highlights

Key matchups atop SEC, Big East lead this weekend's action
College Basketball Weekend Preview: Florida-Kentucky among highlights

Snow through the Southeast and mid-Atlantic derailed basketball schedules Wednesday and Thursday, pushing the first Duke-North Carolina matchup into the third week of February.

The weekend may make up for missed time.

Quality games highlight both days of the weekend, with key matchups atop the SEC and Big East spread across Saturday and Sunday evenings.

Florida rarely has been tested in SEC play, but even an inconsistent Kentucky team could be the Gators top hurdle in the league, especially with the game in Lexington.

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