NU's Crawford Big Ten player of week


Northwestern junior guard Drew Crawford was named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday.

Crawford averaged 24 points and six rebounds and shot 57.4 percent from the field and 52.4 percent from 3-point range in the Wildcats' three wins at the Charleston Classic.

Crawford was named the tournament's MVP.

Crawford scored 28 points against Tulsa in the semifinal on Friday and followed that with 27 points against Seton Hall in the championship game on Sunday.

This is the second time Crawford has been named the Big Ten Player of the Week. He also received the honor during his freshman season.