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2014 Final Four Day 1: Doug McDermott and Greg McDermott Interviews

The Associated Press (AP) handed out its awards for the player and coach of the year. Doug McDermott of Creighton was voted AP College Basketball Player of the Year and Gregg Marshall of Wichita State was voted best coach.

I spoke with Doug and his dad, Greg, who is also his coach at AT&T Stadium today. I wondered when the last time Greg McDermott beat his son in a game of 1-on-1. “It’s probably when he was in high school,” he told me. “I’m smart enough not to try anymore.” Later, I asked Doug if he remembered losing to his dad in one-on-one and he laughed. “I think he might be lying. I don’t remember that.”

Watch the rest of my interview below!

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