Tipoff is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. at the SIU Arena.
Returning starter who looks to be a key part of the Salukis? inside game again this year...has a nice hook shot...posts up well on the low block...is very physical.
Made 20 starts...third-leading scorer who averaged 7.5 points a game in 18.5 minutes...held a fourth-best 4.3 rebounds per game average...led the team in field goal percentage with a .425 (76-of-179) mark...finished second on the team in free throw percentage (.721, 44-of-61)...was third on the team in blocks (11)...also dished out 11 assists and had seven steals...was SIU?s leading scorer in three games...topped the team in rebounding on three occasions as well...scored a career-high 20 points on 8-of-11 field goals and 4-of-4 free throws at Eastern Illinois (12/7)...notched a career-high 13 rebounds vs. Middle Tennessee State (1/28)...registered three double-doubles...posted double-digits in points eight times...scored 18 or more points in two of those outings...averaged 6.8 points and 3.3 rebounds against conference opponents.
Saw action in 26 games, while making five starts...fifth-leading scorer with 4.5 points per game...muscled her way to pulling down 97 rebounds, including 37 on the offensive end of the floor...registered eight steals and 15 blocks...contributed a quality 15.0 minutes per game, mainly off the bench...shot 43 percent (43-of-100) from the field and 63 percent (30-of-48) from the free throw line...led the Dawgs in scoring on three occasions.
Played in 21 games and started five...shot 47 percent (33-of-71) from the field and 69 percent (18-of-26) from the free throw line...her field goal percentage ranked second-best among the newcomers on the squad...scored a season-total of 85 points for a 4.0 average...pulled down 66 rebounds, dished out eight assists and gathered six steals...posted five double-digit scoring performances...scored a season-high 13 points vs. Creighton (12/17).
As a Prep
Averaged 17 points and 13 rebounds per game as a senior...led her team in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots...was named to the Chicago Sun Times? Top-50 List... all-conference as a junior and honorable mention as a freshman.
Full name is Tiffany Janyce Crutcher...majors in Physical Education...born Sept. 15, 1982...daughter of William and Rosalind Crutcher...has one brother, Randall...favorite movies are Love and Basketball and Sixth Sense...favorite actor is Nicholas Cage...favorite actress is Julia Roberts...favorite musical artists are Lauryn Hill, Usher and Ludacris...favorite television shows are the Real World and Road Rules...following graduation, wants to pursue a Master?s degree in the sports medicine field.
Tiffany Crutcher's Career Statistics
|Wednesday, Dec 2|
|Women's Basketball||Murray, Ky.||6:00 PM|
|Friday, Dec 4|
|Women's Basketball||Carbondale, Ill.||12:00 PM||ESPN3|
|Tuesday, Dec 8|
|Women's Basketball||Champaign, Ill.||7:00 PM|
|Saturday, Dec 12|
|Women's Basketball||Carbondale, Ill.||3:00 PM|
|Saturday, Dec 19|
|Women's Basketball||Macon, Ga.||1:00 PM|
|Tuesday, Dec 22|
|Women's Basketball||Cape Girardeau, Mo.||12:00 PM|
|Monday, Dec 28|
|Women's Basketball||Carbondale, Ill.||2:00 PM|
|Friday, Jan 1|
|Women's Basketball||Des Moines, Iowa||2:00 PM|
|Sunday, Jan 3|
|Women's Basketball||Cedar Falls, Iowa||2:00 PM|
|Friday, Jan 8|
|Women's Basketball||Carbondale, Ill.||6:00 PM|