33 - Brandon Crone
Brandon Crone
Born: 06/21/1984
Height: 6-6
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Frankfort, Ind.
High School: Frankfort
Position: F
2006-07: Starter in all 36 games...team co-captain...one of five players in 2006-07 to set a Butler single season record for games played (36)...named to the 2007 Horizon League Championship All-Tournament Team...ranked 17th in the Horizon League in scoring (11.4) and 20th in rebounding (4.7)...Butler's second-leading rebounder and third-leading scorer...posted 24 double-figures scoring performances in 2006-07, including 12 straight to end the season...had 10 points and four rebounds before fouling out against Florida in the NCAA Sweet 16...had 13 points, four assists and four steals against Maryland in the NCAA Tournament...scored 12 points against Old Dominion in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...led the Bulldogs with 18 points in the Horizon League Tournament Championship game...had 17 points, 10 rebounds and four assists against Loyola in the Horizon League Tournament semifinals...led the Bulldogs with 17 points in victory over Detroit at Hinkle Fieldhouse...recorded second double-double of the season with 12 points and 10 rebounds against Loyola at Hinkle Fieldhouse...tallied 17 points and a team-high six rebounds in Butler's win at UW-Green Bay...had 13 points and four rebounds in Butler's Bracket Buster game against Southern Illinois...tallied 11 points and a team-high eight rebounds in Butler's victory over Florida Gulf Coast...led the Bulldogs with 17 points and added seven rebounds at Wright State...led the Bulldogs with 14 points and six rebounds against South Dakota State...had 14 points and a team-high nine rebounds at UIC...had 15 points and eight rebounds against Evansville...posted first career double-double with 15 points (all in the second half) and 10 rebounds (seven in the second half) in 28 minutes at Indiana State...had 10 points and five assists in Butler's league-opener against Cleveland State...posted 15 points in 23 minutes before fouling out in Butler's double-overtime victory over Kent State...tallied 10 points in Butler's upset of #22 Tennessee in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off...had 12 points, seven rebounds and three assists in Butler's home victory over Illinois-Springfield...scored five points in the final three minutes to help Butler upset Indiana in the NIT Season Tip-Off...led both teams with 18 points, all in the first half at Tulane...one of nine men's basketball players named a 2006 Josten's Scholar Student-Athlete (3.25 grade point average or higher). 2005-06: Starter in all 33 games...team-leader in rebounds and steals; finished third in assists and fourth in scoring...ranked 27th in the Horizon League in scoring (9.8)...finished sixth in the league in steals (1.45)...ranked 17th in the league in rebounding (5.0)...posted 17 double-figures scoring performances...had 14 points and six rebounds against UW-Milwaukee in the Horizon League Tournament championship game...had 12 points, eight rebounds, five assists and a career-high five steals against Kent State in the Bracket Buster series...hit three clutch three-point field goals in the second half at UW-Green Bay and finished the game with 12 points and a team-high seven rebounds...had 15 points, a team-high seven rebounds and three steals in Butler's overtime win against league-leading UW-Milwaukee...matched his career-high with six assists in Butler's overtime victory over UW-Green Bay...hit a season-best seven of nine shots and led the Bulldogs with 18 points against Elon...sparked the Bulldogs with 16 points and a team-high six rebounds at Ball State...named Horizon League Player of the Week (Nov. 27) after averaging 19.0 points and 5.5 rebounds in Butler's games at Ohio State and at Michigan...turned in a career performance at Ohio State with a career-high 27 points, a team-high seven rebounds, a career-high six assists and two steals in a career-high 39 minutes. Hit five of seven three-point field goal attempts against the Buckeyes. 2004-05: Played in all 28 games...starter in Butler's first six contests and in 22 games overall...finished second on the team in rebounding...wound up fifth on the squad in scoring...ranked 11th in the Horizon League in free throw shooting...turned in his top three career scoring performances in Butler's final eight games...posted a career-high 20 points and led the Bulldogs with eight rebounds in Butler's upset of UIC...had 13 points and six rebounds in the Bulldogs' victory over Valparaiso...had 14 points at UW-Milwaukee...hit three consecutive three-point field goals and scored 11 points in Butler's win over Detroit...tallied 14 points in 23 minutes at Wright State...grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds against UW-Green Bay...had 13 points in 22 minutes before fouling out against Eastern Washington. 2003-04: Opened the season as one of the team's top reserve players...missed eight games following knee surgery on Dec. 22...played in 21 contests...saw first collegiate action in Butler's opening win over Quincy...hit a pair of three-point field goals in 10 minutes of action against Quincy...tallied six points against Michigan...had seven points in 17 minutes at Ball State...posted four points, four rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes at Indiana...came off the bench with six points in 20 minutes in Butler's overtime win against Ohio...had a season-high eight points, three rebounds and two steals in 20 minutes against Youngstown State...notched six points and three rebounds against UIC in the league tournament...named to the Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll. High School: Two-time all-state guard-forward at Frankfort High School ...named to the Indiana All-Star team for the annual Indiana-Kentucky summer all-star series ...earned all-conference honors for three straight years ...three-time all-county player ...three-time team captain ...averaged 20.3 points and 10.1 rebounds as a senior - one of just nine players in the state to average a double-double ...set school career marks for points per game (17.9) and rebounds per game (9.0) ...averaged 22.1 points and 8.9 rebounds while helping Frankfort to a 16-7 record in junior season ...posted high games of 32 points against Harrison and 15 rebounds against Rossville in 2002 ...scored 1,000th career point in final game of junior season ...named to the IBCA Junior All-State team ...picked to the Indiana Junior All-Star Core team in 2002 ...led high school team in scoring and rebounding for three consecutive seasons ...earned four varsity basketball letters ...member of Team Indiana AAU team ...helped AAU team to the 2002 state championship ...MVP of the 2002 AAU State Tournament ...invited to the Nike All-America camp in 2002 ...signed with the Bulldogs prior to his senior season ...High School Coach: Clint Swan.