XU vs. Pitt
XU vs. UD
XU vs. Charlotte at Cintas Center January 13, 2010.
Skip Prosser Classic
Xavier men defeated LSU, 89-65, Dec. 29, 2009
ALL-AMERICAN: Sporting News Third Team All-American, the first XU player on one of the top three teams on a major All-American listing since 2003 National Player of the Year David West.
NCAA TOURNAMENT STAR: Earned a spot on the five-member NCAA Tournament All-West Region Team after averaging 29.0 ppg. for Xavier's three games, including a career-high 32 against Kansas State in the Regional Semifinal...had a 28-point effort in the NCAA First Round win over Minnesota and a 27-point game in the NCAA Second Round win over Pittsburgh.
MORE HONORS: Sporting News and foxsports.com Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Year...voted First Team All-Atlantic 10 by the A-10 coaches...named to the USBWA (United States Basketball Writers Association) All-District V Team, which covers Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin...NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches) All-District 4 First Team...earned Atlantic 10 Player of the Week honors three times.
SCORING LEADERSHIP: Led the Atlantic 10 Conference and was 21st in the nation in scoring at 20.5 ppg., including 24.8 ppg. over the final six games...scored a career-high 30 points at Wake Forest on Jan. 3 to go with six rebounds, four assists and four steals...scored a game-high 26 points at Saint Louis on Feb. 24, including 17 in the decisive second half...scored a game-high 25 points at UMass that included two big three-pointers that keyed a decisive late 9-0 run...had a big game against Rhode Island on Jan. 23 as he scored a game-high 21 points to go with a collegiate career-high 12 rebounds and a Xavier career-high six assists...led Xavier in scoring in 25 games...scored 20 or more points 20 times, including the each of the last six games...scored in double figures in 34 of 35 games, including 31 straight games...scored 14 of his 16 points in the win over Dayton on Jan. 16 in the decisive second half...also contributed 4.7 rpg. (third on the team) and 2.9 apg. (second on the team)...ranked sixth in the A-10 in three-point field goal percentage at 39.1 percent (79-of-202)...sixth in the A-10 in free-throw shooting at 77.3 percent (119-of-154).
SCORING LEADER: Led Xavier and the Atlantic 10 in scoring at 20.5 ppg...XU's first conference scoring leader since Byron Larkin, who led the MCC at 21.8 ppg. in 1985-86...in fact, XU has not had a player average 17 ppg. or more since National Player of the Year David West scored 20.1 ppg. as a senior in the 2002-03 season...his 718 points are the most ever by a Xavier sophomore and the fourth-highest point total scored by any XU player.
2008-09: Practiced with the Xavier team.
FRESHMAN YEAR AT IU (2007-08): Played in 30 games as a freshman, starting eight times...finished seventh among Big Ten Conference freshmen in scoring at 9.7 ppg. while helping Indiana finish 25-8 overall, 14-4 in the Big Ten and advancing to the NCAA Tournament...scored in double figures 15 times as a freshman, including a career-high 21 points in IU's win at Northwestern (2-23-08)...had a near perfect night from the floor at Northwestern, going 6-for-7 overall and 4-for-5 from beyond the arc, while handing out five assists and hitting all five of his attempts at the foul line...IU recorded a 13-2 record when Crawford scored in double figures...got the first start of his collegiate career in a 70-51 win over Kentucky and his older brother, Joe...notched 20 points on 5-of-10 shooting, including 3-of-5 from three-point range while logging 39 minutes against Kentucky (12-8-07)...7-of-11 from the floor against UNC Wilmington for 15 points...had 13 points, six rebounds and four assists against Illinois State...scored 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting and had four rebounds in a win at Iowa...scored 11 points, pulled down seven rebounds, dished out four assists and snagged two steals in 38 minutes in the win at Michigan...had a huge first half in the win at Minnesota, scoring 14 points on 5-of-8 shooting...ended the contest against the Gophers with 16 points and six boards...netted 18 points off the bench, including a pair of clutch overtime threes, in the double overtime win at Illinois...hit four clutch free throws down the stretch in the win over Purdue...had eight points, six boards, a career-high seven assists, zero turnovers and three steals in the win at Ohio State...knocked in 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting, including 2-of-4 from long range, at Michigan State...pulled down a career-high nine rebounds at Penn State...played 29 minutes off the bench in Indiana's 80-65 loss to Xavier in the championship game of the Chicago Invitational Challenge (11-24-07)...basketball coaches: Kelvin Sampson (first 26 games with a 22-4 mark) and Dan Dakich (seven games with a 3-4 mark). PREP SCHOOL (2006-07): Rated as the 11th best post-graduate player in the 2007 recruiting class by Scout.com...played at Hargrave (Va.) Military Academy for Coach Kevin Keatts in the 2006-07 season...averaged 19.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 8.5 assists.
HIGH SCHOOL: Leg injury forced him to miss his senior year (2005-06) at Detroit's Communication and Media Arts High School...All-State Class "C" performer...helped his team to a 2005 district championship...basketball coach: Kenneth Mayes.
PERSONAL: A liberal arts major...born on October 23, 1988 in Detroit, Michigan...parents are Joseph Sr. and Sylvia Crawford.
*Includes statistics at Indiana