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Crawford might have gotten a little weary of college basketball in his freshman season after he served two separate NCAA suspensions, the first because of living arrangements when he was in high school and the second because the NCAA determined he had tried to declare himself eligible for the NBA while still in high school. Crawford is definitely on a fast track. He played only two seasons of high school basketball, yet was chosen a second-team Parade All-American as a senior. He had an immediate impact on the college game, leading the Wolverines in scoring (16.6) while also averaging 2.8 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.1 blocks. He shot decently for a freshman (41 percent from the field, 33 percent from 3-point range, 78 percent from the free-throw line), and he can play any of the perimeter positions. He can take defenders off the dribble and pass, but his defense needs work.
Freshman SeasonWas suspended for 12 games. He received a four game suspension for his living arrangements while in high school in Seattle and then he was given an eight-game suspension by the NCAA for declaring for the NBA Draft while still in HS and after having signed a letter-of-intent with Michigan.
Can play either the 1 or the 2 position
Wears a headband in honor of former Seattle guard Slick Watts
Scored in double-figures in 16 of the 17 games he played in
Made at least one three-pointer in every game he played
Led the team in scoring
NotablesCrawford on why he declared for the NBA Draft: "People said, 'You have some skills. Check it out.' So I just thought I would."
Played only two years of HS basketball
His father, Clyde, played college ball at Oregon
Attended the same HS as Doug Christie
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