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Markel Crawford

Markel  Crawford

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Melrose H.S.

Last College:
Memphis

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
Guard

Experience:
TR

11/17/2017

Rebels Remain Unbeaten with Comeback Victory

Terence Davis' 24 Points Leads Ole Miss to 77-72 Win over Georgia State

MEMPHIS

2016-17 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR): Played in all 32 games, making 31 starts ... Finished second on the Tigers in scoring at 12.8 points per game and led the team with 42 3-pointers, while shooting 47.8 percent from the floor ... Ranked second on the squad with 46 steals and finished third in rebounding averaging 4.4 boards a game ... Reached double figures 22 times and topped the 20-point mark on four occasions ... Scored a career-high 30 points to lead his team to a 62-56 victory over USF (Jan. 14) ... Post a team-high 28 points in a win over eventual Final Four participant South Carolina (Dec. 30) ... Totaled 16 points and grabbed six rebounds in a loss to Ole Miss (Dec. 3) ... Earned his bachlor's degree in the spring of 2017

2015-16 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Averaged 5.3 points and 3.2 rebounds per game for the Tigers, as he played in 33 games, starting 25 times ... Hit 46.9 percent of his shots from the field (67-of-143) ... Had his first double-double of his career against Tulane (March 12) with 10 points and 10 rebounds ... Scored in double-figures four times, including a season-high 16 points against Manhattan ... Pulled down at least four rebounds 12 times ... Dished out three or more assists eight times during the year.

2014-15 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Saw action in 30 games (22.7 minutes played/game), making 22 starts … Averaged 5.9 points and 2.3 rebounds … Had 54 assists, three blocks and 32 steals … Tied for team lead in steals … Ranked among the American Athletic Conference statistical leaders in steals (15th) … Fourth on squad in assists … Shot 40.4 percent from the floor, 30.1 percent from the three-point line and 73.1 percent from the free throw line … Recorded five double-figure scoring games … Posted nine contests with three or more assists and 10 games with four or more rebounds.

2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted the 2013-14 season to continue rehab on an ACL injury suffered prior to his senior season of high school (2012-13) … Practiced and traveled with squad the entire 2013-14 season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Missed the entire 2012-13 basketball season at Melrose High School as a result of suffering an ACL injury in the summer of 2012 ... Suffered the injury in July of 2012 while playing in an AAU tournament in Milwaukee, Wis. ... Despite not playing the 2012-13 campaign, was still ranked the nation's No. 59 player by Rivals.com in ratings released after the season ... Rivals.com ranked him the No. 53 overall recruit in the 2013 class ... A consensus top-35 shooting guard in the nation ... Ranked among the country's top shooting guards by Rivals.com (No. 15), Scout.com (No. 29) and ESPN.com (No. 35) ... ESPN.com rated him the region's No. 41 player and the state of Tennessee's No. 7 recruit ... As a junior in 2011-12, averaged 15.2 points and shot 52.5 percent from the field ... Helped lead Melrose to a 24-8 overall record and the District 16AAA championship ... Named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Class AAA All-State squad ... Also an All-District 16AAA pick.

PERSONAL: Son of Chester Crawford and Dorothy Emmones … Born: Oct. 22, 1994 … Has two brothers: Chester and Alfonzo … Has three sisters, Rochelle, Marrisa and Clarrisa … Pursuing his master’s degree in Criminal Justice … Earned his bachelor’s degree at Memphis.

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