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NCAA BASKETBALL: McDermott leads All-America team

on April 01, 2014 10:50 AM

UNDATED (AP) — Doug McDermott of Creighton was a unanimous choice for The Associated Press All-America team, the first three-time selection in 29 years.

McDermott led the nation in scoring at 26.9 points a game. The senior was joined on the team by freshman Jabari Parker of Duke and seniors Russ Smith of Louisville, Shabazz Napier of Connecticut and Sean Kilpatrick of Cincinnati.

• LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins made official what he’s been telling folks all along: He’s headed to the NBA after his only season with the Jayhawks. The 6-foot-8 forward is expected to go in the top three picks in the June draft. Many believe he could go first overall.

• KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee basketball coach Cuonzo Martin withdrew his name from consideration for the coaching vacancy at Marquette, according to a person familiar with the situation.

• BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California coach Mike Montgomery retired after six seasons at the school. The 67-year-old Montgomery decided to retire following an up-and-down season that ended last Wednesday with a loss to SMU in the quarterfinals of the NIT.

• TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — South Florida hired Kentucky assistant — and former Pitt player — Orlando Antigua as its new basketball coach. Antigua has spent the past six seasons working under John Calipari, five of them at Kentucky, which is making its third trip to the Final Four in four years.

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