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Earnest Crumbley
Earnest Crumbley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, FL

High School:
Lakewood Senior High School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
02/21/1982

Major:
Undecided


About Crumbley: Enters his fourth and final season with the Owls...was an A-Sun All-Freshman selection in 2000-01...one of the top clutch shooters for the Owls...has scored 1,167 career points in two seasons and is one of only four players in FAU history to score 1,000 points...has not missed a game in collegiate career...owns FAU record with 204 three-pointers.

Junior (2002-03): Played in 28 games and started 27...led the team with 16.2 points per game and finished seventh in the A-Sun in scoring...tied for 2nd in the conference with 4.8 assists per game...shot a team-leading .370 from three-point range...led FAU with 88 treys...averaged 36.1 minutes per game...scored in double figures in all but two games...season high was 25 points December 3 in FAU's 74-73 upset win over Miami...tied FAU record with eight three-pointers in same game...scored 20 or more points seven times...made three or more threes in 16 games...had four or more threes 11 times...58 percent of hi field goal attempts were from long range...seventh in the A-Sun with a .798 free throw percentage...sixth in the A-Sun with 2.0 steals per game...led A-Sun in three-pointers per game...scored 24 points with six threes in 49 minutes of action November 19 vs IPFW...had season-high nine assists February 7 vs Campbell and again March 1 vs Central Florida...had eight or more assists seven times...had career-high six steals March 1 vs Central Florida...had five steals on two other occasions.

Sophomore (2001-02): Played in all 31 games with 11 starts...was named to the Atlantic Sun Championship All-Tournament team...averaged 11.3 points and 3.9 assists...came off the bench in the last 13 games of the season and averaged 14.8 points...led the team with 63 three-pointers...third on the team in scoring...shot 37.3 percent from beyond the arc...169 of his 297 field goal attempts were from long range...a 78 percent free throw shooter... scored 10 or more points 22 times...had a season-high 21 points against Jacksonville State on February 14...scored in double figures the last 10 games of the season...had a career-high six threes, including the game-winner, at Belmont on January 28...had four or more threes in six games...went 10-for-10 from the line against Jacksonville State on February 14...went 14 games without a miss from the line...dished out a career-high 10 assists at Mercer on January 10...scored 18 points, had nine assists, and made four treys in NCAA Tournament against Alabama...named A-Sun Player-of-the-Week on February 4.

Freshman (2000-01): Played in 31 games and started 12...named to the A-Sun All-Freshman team...finished second on the team with 11.7 points per game and was one of two players to average in double-figures... scored in double-figures 18 times while scoring 20 or more points five times...scored a career-high, FAU season-high, and FAU A-Sun record 31 points against Jacksonville State on January 8...second on the team with 53 three-pointers which is the second-highest team total for a freshman...made five threes at Campbell on January 13 and against Campbell on February 22...made at least three treys on 10 different occasions...averaged 26.0 minutes per game.

High School: Attended Lakewood Senior High School in St. Petersburg, FL...coach was Dan Wright...averaged 17.7 points, 8.9 assists, and 4.0 rebounds per game as a senior...finished career with over 1,000 points, 500 assists, and 200 rebounds...led team to two Class 4A state semifinals, three district titles, and two regional titles...All-State third-team selection, All-Conference first-team, McDonald's All-American nominee, first-team All-County...named team MVP.

Personal: Sociology major...son of Earnest Sr., and Shirley Crumbley.....born February 21, 1982 in St. Petersburg, FL.

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