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Coastal Carolina Men's Basketball vs. Methodist (Nov. 12, 2011)
2010-11: Drew starts in seven of the 34 games in which he appeared ...Started the final six games of the season ... Averaged 4.9 points and 3.7 rebounds per game ... Shot 48.2 percent from the field ... Opened his career in a Chanticleer uniform by scoring 10 points and recording three steals in the Chants' 112-52 win over Piedmont College (Nov. 12) ... Had eight rebounds in a 71-50 win over USC Upstate (Nov. 19) ... Finished with eight points and seven rebounds in the Chants' 73-71 win over Charleston Southern (Dec. 4) ... Tallied 12 points and five rebounds against Gardner-Webb (Feb. 15) ... Had a career-high five assists in a 94-59 win over North Carolina Central (Feb. 17) ... Poured in 10 points, eight rebounds and tied a career-high with six free throws made against UNC Asheville in his second start of the season (Feb. 22) ... Scored a season-high 14 points in the Chants' 83-72 win over Gardner-Webb in the Big South Tournament quarterfinals (March 1) ... Tied his career-high with nine rebounds to go along with five assists against UNC Asheville in the Big South Tournament finals (March 5).
Prior To Coastal Carolina: Transferred to Coastal Carolina after one season at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Fla.
2009-10: Averaged 10.7 points per game and 5.2 rebounds per game at Northwest Florida State College ... Scored 26 points and collected five steals against Cape Fear Community College (Nov. 21) ... Tallied 22 points and three assists against Mississippi Elite Prep (Nov. 28) ... Finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds against Chipola College (Jan. 16) ... Had a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds against Southeast Community College (March 16).
2008-09: Played the 2008-09 season at Jacksonville State under head coach James Green ... Started nine of the 24 games in which he appeared ... Averaged 10.0 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game ... Ranked third on the team and 25th in the Ohio Valley Conference in scoring ... Was fifth on the team in rebounding ... Shot 48.6 percent from the field and paced the team with a .431 shooting percentage from beyond the arc ... Scored a career-high 28 points and hit a career-high four three-pointers against South Carolina (Nov. 14) ... Named the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week (Nov.17) following his performance against South Carolina ... Tallied 13 points and six rebounds in a win over Georgia State (Nov. 22) ... Scored 17 points, including four in the last 23 seconds, to life the Gamecocks to a 75-74 win at UMass (Nov. 24) ... Finished with 18 points in a 95-67 win over VMI (Nov. 29) ... Recorded 13 points in a victory over Norfolk State (Dec. 2) ... Collected 13 points at Eastern Kentucky (Jan. 8) and against Murray State (Jan. 15) Finished with 17 points and a career-high nine rebounds at Tennessee State (Jan. 22) ... Posted 14 points and tied a career-high with nine rebounds against Tennessee State (Feb. 9) ... Scored 12 points against Tennessee Tech (Feb. 28).
High School: Played for head coach Bryant Johnson at Robert E. Lee High School in Montgomery, Ala ... Named the Generals' team MVP all three seasons on the varsity squad ... Tabbed a first team all-state performer in both his junior and senior seasons ... Selected as a three-time first team all-district and all-region player ... Was named the MVP of the Vigor Invitational in 2006-07 ... Named to the All-Tournament Team as a senior after leading the Generals to the finals at the AHSAA Central Regional ... Selected to participate in the AHSAA's North-South All-Star Game and the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game.
Personal: Full name is Brandon O. Crawford ... Son of Otis and Genevelyn Crawford ... Majoring in Sociology.