Doug McDermott's Big East adjustment

Doug McDermott has expanded his game in preparation for Creighton's transition to the Big East. Dave Weaver/USA TODAY Sports

When Doug McDermott decided to return for his senior season at Creighton, he knew it would be different. The naysayers began to come out, skeptical of how the skilled but athletically challenged forward would fare against the length and athleticism of the Big East.

This isn't the Missouri Valley, kid.

But don't fret. McDermott and his father came up with a plan that will incorporate something different in his offensive repertoire, especially following an NCAA tournament victory against a long and athletic Cincinnati front line who got their hands on a couple of his shots.

That adjustment? Shot fakes.