|Calhoun, Crawford earn All-MAC honors (3-11-13)|
|Written by By Sentinel Sports Staff|
|Monday, 11 March 2013 11:15|
CLEVELAND — A’uston Calhoun and Jordon Crawford were Bowling Green State University’s representatives on the All-Mid-American Conference men’s basketball team.
Calhoun was a second-team pick and Crawford was an honorable mention selection. Both are seniors.
Calhoun was named second team All-MAC for the second consecutive season after being named honorable mention as a sophomore in 2010-11. He leads BGSU and ranks sixth in the MAC at 15.3 points per game and is also sixth in the league in rebounding at 7.2 per contest. As well, Calhoun shoots 78 percent from the free-throw line (10th in the league) and is fourth in the MAC in minutes played, at 34.0 per contest. He shoots 45 percent from the field and has become a 3-point threat, making 36 percent of his long range shots, knocking down 21 on the year.
Calhoun also ranks 19th all-time at BGSU with 1,327 career points, leaving him just 29 shy of NBA Hall of Famer Nate Thurmond for 18th on the list. He also needs just three rebounds for 600 in his career.
Crawford earned honorable mention All-MAC status after ranking seventh in the league in scoring at 15.1 points per game. He is also fifth in assists (4.4 per contest) and sixth in steals (1.7 per game). Crawford’s 34.8 minutes per game are the most in the conference. He is shooting 76 percent from the free-throw line and has made a team-high 52 3-pointers.
Crawford ranks among the top 10 all-time at BGSU in three statistical categories. He is fourth all-time in assists with 469 and is fifth in steals at 181. Crawford also has made 120 3-pointers, 10th in BGSU history.
First-team selections are: Akron’s Zeke Marshall; Buffalo’s Javon McCrea; Kent State’s Chris Evans; Toledo’s Rian Pearson; and Ohio’s D.J. Cooper.
Joining Calhoun on the second-team are: Akron’s Demetrius Treadwell; Ball State’s Jauwan Scaife; Central Michigan’s Kyle Randall; and Western Michigan’s Shayne Whittington.
On the third-team are: Ball State’s Majok Majok; Kent State’s Randal Holt; Ohio’s Walter Offutt and Reggie Keely; and Toledo’s Julius Brown.
Joining Crawford on the honorable mention list are: Akron’s Alex Abreu; Eastern Michigan’s Glenn Bryant; Miami’s Will Felder; and Western Michigan’s Nate Hutcheson.
On the all-freshman team are: Akron’s Jake Kretzer; Buffalo’s Jarryn Skeete; Central Michigan’s Chris Fowler; Toledo’s Nathan Boothe; and Western Michigan’s Darius Paul.
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