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Doug McDermott, Gregg Marshall win AP basketball honors
Doug McDermott, Gregg Marshall win AP basketball honors

ARLINGTON, Texas — The first of several Final Four weekend awards was handed out Thursday when the Associated Press named Creighton star Doug McDermott and Wichita State Coach Gregg Marshall as its player and coach of the year, respectively. McDermott and Marshall accepted their trophies at a news conference in AT&T Stadium, which is hosting this year's Final Four. McDermott, a senior, led the nation in scoring with a 26.7 average while Marshall led Wichita State to the first undefeated regular season in 33 years. "It's been a heck of a ride," McDermott said. McDermott was a near unanimous choice, receiving 64 of 65 votes (Louisville's Russ Smith was...

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