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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Creighton's Doug McDermott just keeps picking up awards during college basketball's biggest weekend.

McDermott won the Wooden Award on Friday, given to the game's top player as selected by the Los Angeles Athletic Club. McDermott received his latest honor at a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas, not far from the site of the Final Four in Arlington.

Earlier Friday, McDermott was named player of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. The 6-foot-8 McDermott was selected The Associated Press player of the year on Thursday.

McDermott led the nation in scoring with a 26.7 average while shooting 52.6 percent from the field, including 44.9 percent from 3-point range.

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