Northwestern F Crawford to miss rest of season
Northwestern forward Drew Crawford has a torn labrum in his
right shoulder and will have season-ending surgery, a major blow
for the Wildcats.
The senior is eligible to seek a medical hardship waiver.
In a statement released Friday, coach Bill Carmody says Crawford
aggravated a previous injury in September and tried to play through
it. The shoulder didn’t respond the way they hoped, so he’s having
Carmody says ”while it obviously hurts to lose a player of
Drew’s caliber, it provides an opportunity for his teammates to
step up and contribute.”
Crawford has started all 10 games and is the Wildcats’
second-leading scorer, averaging 13.5 points. He ranks 10th in
school history with 1,418 career points.
Northwestern (7-3) hosts Texas State on Monday.