7:05 Tip At Lawlor Events Center
Free Exhibition Game Tuesday Versus Oregon Tech
Winner To Play In New York's Madison Square Garden
Tip-off Set For Noon
Tip-Off Set For 6:15 p.m.
Returns for his second season in the program after earning a roster spot as a walk-on last year ... Good shooter who adds depth in the backcourt.
2011-12: Joined the team as a walk-on just prior to the first practice last year ... Appeared in seven games off the bench in his first year at Nevada ... Connected on his only three-point attempt at home versus San Jose State (1/12/12) as the Pack won 81-57 ... Was part of the Pack's record breaking night in the SJSU game as the team set a school mark with 16 three-pointers made and 32 attempted ... Made the final Pack three-pointer of the SJSU game ... Earned first Nevada letter.
Prior to Nevada
Played one season of men's ice hockey at Elmira College in Elmira, N.Y. in 2010-11 ... Named to all-academic team.
Played his prep basketball at Reno's Galena High School ... Three-year basketball letterwinner for coach Tom Mauer at GHS ... Twice earned second-team All-High Desert League honors in basketball ... GHS won the 2007 Nevada state title ... Averaged 10.5 points, 2.5 assists and 3.8 rebounds per game for the Grizzlies ... Also lettered in hockey.
General studies major ... Likes watching golf, playing tennis and biking in his free time ... Lists winning the 2007 Nevada state title as his most memorable sports moment ... Lists Dwayne Wade as his sports hero ... Son of Ray and Cathy Crook ... Father competed in track & field at USC and holds the Nevada high school state pole vault record ... Grandfather Rusty Crook was captain of Nevada's 1956 ski team and competed in track & field for the Wolf Pack.