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  Xavier Crawford

Xavier Crawford

Player Profile


29 Palms, Ca.

High School:
Mt. Zion Academy

Last College:

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 220




Pan African Studies

2008-09 Season (Junior)
Tallied a season-high eleven points (4-for-6 from the floor) along with five rebounds and three steals off the bench (11 minutes) against Pepperdine (12/18/08) ... Started his first collegiate Division I game against Cal Lutheran (11/14/08) and responded with eight rebounds in 18 minutes of play.

Yuba College
In two seasons at Yuba College, Xavier helped the 49ers to a 59-12 record ... During the 2007-08 campaign, Yuba College chalked up a 32-4 record (only two other state junior college teams won 30 or more games), won the Bay Valley Conference title for a second straight season and advanced to the California Community College State Championship "Elite Eight" for the second straight year ... For several months during the 2007-08 campaign, Yuba College was ranked #1 in the state ... Averaged 6.1 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game during his sophomore campaign at Yuba College ... Gained all-league honorable mention honors, hitting .595 form the floor ... During the 2007-08 season, Crawford scored 25 points against Mendocino, and chalked up 15 points and 17 rebounds against Napa Valley.

Mt. Zion Academy
Hails from Richfield, Minnesota, but graduated from Mount Zion Christian Academy in Durham, North Carolina ... Had originally signed with Bradley University after graduating from Mt. Zion, but decided to head west to play at Yuba College.

Matador Memo
Born September 22, 1986 in San Bernardino, Calif. ... His parents are Robert and Jacqueline Crawford ... His stepfather is Martinez Frazier ... Has a twin brother, Octavius ... Enjoys watching the play of NBA All-Stars Kevin Garnett, LeBron James and Amare Stoudamire ... His favorite actor is Denzel Washington, and he also enjoys watching Family Guy ... Favorite food is lobster tail ... Moved west to California to enjoy the environment and the weather ... His greatest moment was making the game winning free throws for the conference championship ... Played in pickup games against LeBron James and Kevin Garnett ... Chose uniform #23 because it is a number of greatness (Michael Jordan, LeBron James) ... His favorite pre-game ritual is to listen to his I-Pod ... When he has time to relax, Xavier likes to fish ... Jesus Christ is the person in history Xavier would most like to meet ... If Xavier could have dinner with two people (past or present), they would be his grandmother and Jesus Christ ... The best advice he's ever been given is to "never give up" ... Xavier's advice to young people; "The sky is the limit" ... According to Xavier, no one knows how much "I love living. I give thanks to God every day." ... One possession he could not live without for the rest of his life - The Bible ... If Xavier could change one thing about the world today, he would make it clean for future generations ... The one thing that always makes Xavier smile is to see other people smile ... Pan African Studies major.