Drake guard Luke McDonald has been named the Missouri Valley Conference freshman of the year. The Lubbock, Texas, native leads the Bulldogs in scoring at over 14-and-a-half points per game and he set a Valley single season record for three pointers by a freshman with 83. McDonald says the key for him was adjusting to the speed of the college game.McDonald has averaged just over 21-points in his last six games. He says his confidence grew as the season progressed.Drake coach Kurt Kanaskie says McDonald has looked like anything but a freshman after being thrust into the tough spot of leading the team.Kanaskie says McDonald has handled the success and the attention very well.
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