Northwestern’s Drew Crawford to participate in Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

Photo: Northwestern Athletics Northwestern senior forward Drew Crawford will participate in the annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in Virginia this week. Crawford led the Wildcats in scoring and rebounding last season with 15.7 points and 6.4 boards per contest. He also averaged 2.2 assists. Crawford allow earned All-Big Ten Third Team honors for the second time in his career...
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Northwestern Basketball: Wildcats, first-year coach exceeding expectations

Northwestern head coach Chris Collins celebrates his first career Big Ten win against Illinois. (Photo Credit: Scott Strazzante/Chicago Tribune) No one gave Northwestern a chance this season. With new head coach Chris Collins inheriting former coach Bill Carmody’s team, many pegged this season as a lost year in between regimes. Add in the fact that redshirt senior guard Drew Crawford...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Drew Crawford Wins Co-Big Ten Player of the Week

The Big Ten announced Monday that Northwestern senior Drew Crawford won Big Ten Player of the Week. Crawford shares the award with Penn State guard D.J. Newbill. Crawford averaged 23.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists in the Wildcats’ two wins last week. He is now averaging 16.8 points and 6.8 boards this season. This is the first time this season Crawford has won the award...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers drop fourth of five to Northwestern

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Drew Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, JerShon Cobb added all 10 of his points in the second half and Northwestern upset cold-shooting No. 14 Wisconsin 65-56 on Wednesday night. It was Northwestern's first win over the Badgers in Madison since 1996. The smooth Crawford glided around the court for tough shots -- none harder than a 3 off a curl with...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern beats Purdue 63-60 in double OT

Drew Crawford scored 19 points and blocked the potential tying 3-pointer at the buzzer to lead Northwestern to a 63-60 double-overtime victory over Purdue hours after a shooting on the Boilermakers' campus on Tuesday. Crawford scored four points in the second OT and delivered the big block on Ronnie Johnson off an inbounds pass as time expired to preserve the win. Tre Demps...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern loses 76-49 to No. 4 Wisconsin

When Drew Crawford struggles to score, it's going to be hard for Northwestern to get a win. When Crawford and JerShon Cobb are off, it's probably going to be one long night for the Wildcats. Alex Olah had a career-high 23 points, but Crawford and Cobb combined for just 17 during Northwestern's 76-49 loss to No. 4 Wisconsin in their Big Ten opener Thursday night. &...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Crawford nets 26 as Northwestern tops MVSU 86-64

Drew Crawford scored a season-high 26 points and Northwestern beat Mississippi Valley State 86-64 Monday night. Alex Olah and Tre Demps scored 18 and Sanjay Lumpkin had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Northwestern (6-5), which was playing without guard JerShon Cobb. The Wildcats' second-leading scorer at 13.6 points per game, Cobb was in a walking boot and didn't play because...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Wildcats work to fill Crawford's shoes

Drew Crawford will go down as one of Northwestern's all-time greats. This year's Wildcats now must move on without him. It won't be an easy task, but NU must fill its senior leader's big shoes.
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

What does the loss of Crawford mean?

The loss of Drew Crawford is an unfortunate blow to Northwestern's season, and sad news for the team's senior leader. However, there are several key takeaways from the news. PurpleWildcats takes a look at what's next for Northwestern without Drew Crawford.
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December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Northwestern F Crawford to miss rest of season

Northwestern forward Drew Crawford has a torn labrum in his right shoulder and will have season-ending surgery, a major blow for the Wildcats. The senior is eligible to seek a medical hardship waiver. In a statement released Friday, coach Bill Carmody says Crawford aggravated a previous injury in September and tried to play through it. The shoulder didn't respond the way they...
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December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

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