Crawford Leaves His Mark at Northwestern
2013-14: Third-team All-Big Ten selection of the media ... NABC Second-Team All-District honoree ... CoSIDA First-Team Academic All-America selection, the fourth individual in the history of the program to earn the honor ... Named a nominee for the Allstate Good Works Team which honors individuals for their contributions off the court ... Completed career ranked second on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,920 career points ... Ranked ninth in the Big Ten in scoring (15.7 ppg) and seventh in rebounding (6.4 rpg), joining Michigan State's Adreian Payne as the only conference players to rank in the top 10 in both categories ... Big Ten leader with an average of 36.6 minutes played per game, including 38.4 minutes per game in conference play ... Posted a double-double in a season-opening win over Eastern Illinois (11/9), recording 25 points and 11 rebounds, including hitting five 3-pointers ... Scored 13 of his 15 points in the first half at Stanford (11/14) ... Recorded 13 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists vs. Illinois State (11/17) ... Tallied 18 points on just 8 field goal attempts, including going 3-for-3 from 3-point range, with 6 rebounds in a win at UIC (11/20) ... Notched a double-double, posting 10 rebounds while scoring all of his team-high 12 points in the second half of a win over IUPUI (11/22) ... Posted 15 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocked shots in a victory over Gardner-Webb (11/25) ... Missed the majority of the second half of the game vs. Missouri and the entire UCLA contest due to injury ... Enjoyed a solid all-around contest in a win over Mississippi Valley State (12/16), posting 26 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 blocked shots ... Recorded second straight double-double, tallying 24 points and 11 rebounds in a victory over Brown (12/22) ... Posted team highs of 13 points and 8 rebounds and hit four free throws in the final seconds to clinch a win over No. 23 Illinois (1/12) ... Tallied 17 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double in a victory at Indiana (1/18) ... Scored a game-high 19 points, including giving the team its first lead of the game in double overtime, in a win over Purdue (1/21) while playing all 50 minutes ... Notched a game-high 20 points vs. No. 10 Iowa (1/25) ... Knocked down 10 of 15 field goal attempts and scored 20 of his season-high 30 points in the second half in a victory at No. 14/13 Wisconsin (1/29) ... Point total marked the first 30-point game by an opposing Big Ten player at Kohl Center since Shannon Brown (31) of Michigan State on Jan. 8, 2006 ... Tallied a game-high 17 points with 5 rebounds and 3 assists in a win at Minnesota (2/1) ... Named USBWA Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week, Athlon Sports National Player of the Week and Big Ten Co-Player of the Week for his efforts in the wins over Wisconsin and Minnesota ... Scored 18 points and handed out a season-high 7 assists at No. 9/10 Michigan State (2/13) ... Posted a game-high 22 points, hitting four 3-pointers, at No. 24/23 Ohio State (2/19) ... Went 13-of-14 from the free throw line en route to scoring a game-high 27 points to go along with 7 rebounds in a victory at Purdue in the regular season finale (3/9) ... Scored 15 points with 6 assists in an upset victory over Iowa in the Big Ten tournament (3/13) ... Tallied a game-high 21 points in final collegiate game vs. Michigan State in Big Ten tournament (3/14), surpassing Billy McKinney for second place on the school's career scoring list in the process.
2012-13: Limited to 10 games played before undergoing season-ending shoulder surgery ... Made first eight field goal attempts and scored all of his game-high 20 points in the first half of a season-opening win over Texas Southern (11/13) ... Posted team highs of 18 points and 7 rebounds in a victory over Delaware State (11/20) ... Scored a team-high 20 points with nine rebounds and three steals in an overtime win over Illinois State (11/24) ... Named to South Padre Island Invitational all-tournament team ... Tallied a game-high 18 points vs. UIC (12/1) ... Scored a game-high 19 points in a victory at Baylor (12/4)
Get to Know Drew Crawford (2011-12 Season)
2011-12: Consensus third-team All-Big Ten selection ... Capital One Academic All-America Second Team selection, the eighth NU player in school history to earn the honor ... Ranked sixth in the Big Ten in scoring (16.1 ppg), 11th in 3-point field goal percentage (.412), 13th in field goal percentage (.484) and 14th in steals (1.2 pg) ... Came off the bench to score 11 points and grab a team-high six rebounds in a season-opening win over UTPA (11/13) ... Scored 17 points, all in the second half, and grabbed game-high eight rebounds in a comeback win over LSU (11/17) ... Tallied 20 of his game-high 28 points in the first half while hitting five 3-pointers in a win over Tulsa (11/18) ... Made 11-of-15 field goals and scored 27 points in a win over Seton Hall (11/20) in the championship game of the Charleston Classic ... Named tournament MVP of the Charleston Classic as well as Big Ten Player of the Week (11/21) after averaging 24.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game in three victories ... Scored 14 points to go along with four assists and three steals in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge win at Georgia Tech (11/29) ... Handed out five assists to go along with 17 points in a win over Texas Southern (12/15) ... Posted stellar all-around game with 14 points, seven rebounds, season-high six assists, three blocked shots and three steals vs. Eastern Illinois (12/18). Made 13-of-17 field goal attempts and scored a season-high 34 points at No. 23/21 Creighton (12/22) ... Shot 7-of-9 from the field and scored a game-high 21 points in a victory over Penn State (1/1) ... Recorded 20 points and six rebounds in a season-high 44 minutes of action at No. 13 Michigan (1/11) ... Overcame a bout with the flu to score 20 points in a victory over No. 6 Michigan State (1/14) ... Posted a game-high 23 points and a season-high eight rebounds vs. Purdue (1/28) ... Tallied 21 points and tied a career high with four steals in a win over Nebraska (2/2) ... Scored 18 points and grabbed five rebounds at No. 18 Indiana (2/15) ... Knocked down four of five 3-point attempts and scored 13 points to go along with a season-high nine rebounds in a win at Penn State (2/25) ... Hit 9 of 11 field goal attempts, including making four 3-pointers, in scoring 23 points vs. No. 10 Ohio State (2/29) ... Posted 18 points, seven rebounds (six offensive) and a career-high five steals in a victory at Iowa (3/3) ... Scored 27 points to go along with seven rebounds and four assists in an NIT win over Akron (3/13) ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2010-11: Capital One Academic All-District V selection ... Posted 20 points on 9-of-13 shooting in a season-opening win at Northern Illinois (11/12) ... Notched game highs of 22 points and eight rebounds in a win at UTPA (11/17) ... Scored a team-high 17 points in a home-opening victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/19) ... Tallied 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting with six rebounds and three steals in a victory over Georgia Tech (11/30) ... Handed out a career-high five assists in a victory over American (12/16) ... Finished just shy of a triple-double, recording 25 points, nine rebounds and eight assists to go along with three blocked shots and two steals in a win over St. Francis (N.Y.) (12/20) ... Named to all-tournament team at Holiday Festival at Madison Square Garden (12/20-21) ... Posted team highs of 17 points and eight rebounds vs. No. 18 Michigan State (1/3) ... Led the team with 19 points, including hitting five 3-pointers, and six rebounds in a win at Iowa (1/12) ... Scored a team-best 16 points at Michigan State (1/15) ... Hit five 3-pointers and scored 15 points at No. 16 Minnesota (1/26) ... Collected 12 points, five rebounds and four assists in a win over Illinois (2/5) ... Tallied 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds at Michigan (2/9) ... Grabbed a career-best four steals to go along with 15 points in a win over Iowa (2/17) ... Scored 15 points and grabbed six boards in a win over Minnesota in the Big Ten tournament (3/10) ... Posted a double-double vs. No. 1 Ohio State in the Big Ten tournament (3/11), recording 12 points and 10 rebounds ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2009-10: Selected as Big Ten Freshman of the Year by the media (first Wildcat to earn the honor), while also being named to the all-freshman team and honorable mention All-Big Ten (media) ... Second among all Big Ten freshmen with an average of 10.7 points per game in conference play and third at 10.0 overall ... Hit five 3-pointers en route to scoring 22 points to go along with 4 assists and 4 rebounds in a victory over Liberty (11/24) ... Named Big Ten Player of the Week Dec. 14 after setting a Northwestern freshman record with 35 points in a win over North Carolina A&T (12/13), besting the previous record of 30 held by Billy McKinney (vs. Illinois, 2/16/74) ... Hit eight 3-pointers in the contest (one shy of school record) to go along with 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocked shots ... Scored 13 points and tied a career-high with 8 rebounds at Illinois (12/30) ... Keyed a Northwestern comeback from 17 points down by scoring a game-high 25 points, including 11 consecutive, in a win at Michigan (1/10) ... Posted 15 points, including eight over the final 2:05, to go along with 7 rebounds in a win over No. 6 Purdue (1/16) ... Scored a game-high 17 points in a victory over Michigan (2/2) ... Notched first career double-double, recording 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. Purdue in the Big Ten tournament (3/12) ... Posted second consecutive double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds at Rhode Island in the NIT (3/17).
High School: First-team all-state selection of the Chicago Sun-Times and second-team pick by the Chicago Tribune and Associated Press as a senior ... Two-time DuPage Valley Conference co-Player of the Year ... Twice named to Daily Herald all-area team, including DuPage County Player of the Year senior year ... Posted averages of 24 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists per game during final prep season ... Nominated for McDonald's All-America game ... Guided Naperville Central to back-to-back conference titles, including going undefeated in 2008-09 ... Averaged 17 points and 6 rebounds per game as a junior ... Rated No. 3 prospect in the state of Illinois by City/Suburban Hoops Report ... Scored 40 points in a regional semifinal win over Geneva junior year ... Played for Illinois Warriors AAU team ... High school coach was Pete Kramer.
Personal: Born Andrew Eugene Crawford ... Son of Danny and Claudia Crawford ... Father is a long-time NBA referee ... Chose Northwestern over Wake Forest, Oklahoma State, Loyola Chicago and DePaul ... Earned bachelor's degree in economics prior to pursuing a master's degree in sports administration.