Crawford and Parker claim MAAC weekly accolades

Crawford is averaging 10.1 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.5 percent (33-of-71) from the floor. (Photo: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)
Crawford is averaging 10.1 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.5 percent (33-of-71) from the floor. (Photo: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Courtesy of MAACSports.com

Player of the Week

Calvin Crawford, Manhattan

So., F, 6-8, 205, Middletown, NY/St. Thomas More (CT)

Crawford scored a career and game-high 20 points to go along with six rebounds and three blocks in leading Manhattan to a 78-71 win over MAAC-leading Monmouth. In the win, Crawford was 8-of-12 from the floor and notched 13 points after halftime. His reverse layup with less than three minutes to play after the Hawks had taken a four-point lead, helped ignite the Jaspers’ game-ending 13-2 run. On the year, the sophomore is averaging 10.1 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.5 percent (33-of-71) from the floor.

Rookie of the Week

Brian Parker, Marist

Fr., G, 6-2, 195, Cleveland, OH/Villa Angela St. Joseph

 

Parker averaged a double-double in Marist’s two games this past week, with 20.5 points and 10.0 rebounds per game while also averaging 5.5 assists per game. He shot .483 (14-for-29) from the field, .667 (2-for-3) from three-point range and .846 (11-for-13) from the free-throw line. Against Fairfield on Jan. 22, he finished with 17 points, eight assists and eight rebounds while shooting 5-for-9 from the field and 7-for-8 from the free-throw line. His assist total tied a career high, and also tied the highest total by a Red Fox this season. At Monmouth on Jan. 24, Parker had a double-double with 24 points and 12 rebounds in addition to three assists. He led the Red Foxes in rebounds, and tied for the team high in points and assists. He shot 9-for-20 from the field, 2-for-3 from three-point range and 4-for-5 from the free-throw line. The double-double was the third of his career, and second in his last four games. For the week, Parker led Marist in points, rebounds and assists.

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