23 Torrey Craig
23 Torrey Craig
Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Great Falls, S.C.
Position: F
Major: Communications
Last School: Great Falls HS
Craig's Career Game Highs
Points 31 - UT-San Antonio (12/08/12)
Rebounds 15 - ETSU (12/05/10)
Assists 7 - Stetson (01/08/11)
Steals 5 - Kent State (03/15/12)
3 - Three times
 FG Made 11 - Twice
FG Att. 23 - Mercer (02/14/13)
3FG Made 8 - FGCU (02/23/12)
3FG Att. 14 - FGCU (02/23/12)
FT Made 11 - UT-San Antonio (12/08/12)
FT Att. 14 - UT-San Antonio (12/08/12)

2012-13: Started in 32 of the 33 games in which he appeared … Finished the season ranked first in the Atlantic Sun with 17.2 points per game to become the second player in conference history to lead the league in scoring in back-to-back seasons … Was second on the team and fifth in the conference with 7.0 rebounds per game … Was a unanimous selection to the All-Atlantic Sun first team … Tabbed as the A-Sun Player of the Year by College Sports Madness … Named the CollegeHoopsDaily.com Player of the Year … Selected to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Tournament Team … Earned College Sports Madness All-Mid Major Third Team accolades … Named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week (Dec. 11) after scoring a career-high 31 points in leading the Spartans to an 88-77 victory over UTSA (Dec. 8) … Led the Spartans and ranked 14th in the conference with a .715 free throw percentage … Was 10th in the league and tops on the team with a .364 three-point field goal percentage … Stood third in the conference and first on the team with 78 three-pointers made … Finished 11th in the A-Sun with 0.8 blocked shots per game … Ranked 12th in the conference with 1.9 offensive rebounds per game and third in the league with 5.0 defensive rebounds per game … Recorded 10 games in which he scored at least 20 points … Finished the season with seven double-doubles … Pulled down 14 rebounds in games against Florida Gulf Coast (Jan. 10) and Jacksonville (Feb. 21) … Hit a career-high 11 free throws against UTSA (Dec. 8) … Tied his career-high with 11 fiel d goals made in 73-71 win at UNC Asheville (Nov. 29) … Went 6-for-8 from three-point range and scored 23 points in an 88-71 win over ETSU (Jan. 28) … Hit six more three-pointers in the second meeting with ETSU (Mar. 1).

2011-12: Played in all 34 games and started 33 of those for the Spartans as a sophomore… Earned A-Sun Player of the Year honors after averaging 16.4 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per contest… Named an All-American Honorable Mention by the Associated Press… Selected as the A-Sun Player of the Year by Roundball Daily, College Insider and College Sports Madness… Earned All-District honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC)… A finalist for the Lou Henson award as top mid-major player in the country... Led the A-Sun in points per game at 16.4 and finished second in the league in rebounding at 7.7… Ranked fifth in the A-Sun in three-pointers made with 83 and tallied a career-high eight double-doubles on the year. Finished ninth in the league in blocks at 1.1 per contest… Put together a performance for the record books against FGCU on Feb. 23, scoring a career-high 30 points and adding a career-high eight three-pointers to lead the Spartans to a 13-point victory… Recorded a season-high 13 rebounds on Dec. 1 against Jacksonville State… Connected on all 10 free throw attempts on Dec. 4 against UNC Asheville to set a new career mark… Named the A-Sun Player of the Week three different times… Earned the honor on Jan. 10 following back-to-back 20-point performances… Picked up the award on Jan. 24 following two more wins, a game-winning shot against Belmont and 18.0 points per game in a pair of contests… Snagged the year’s  final Player of the Week honor on Feb. 26 after a career-high 30 points against FGCU… Named USC Upstate’s Student-Athlete of the Year at the department’s annual Coca-Cola Awards Banquet.

2010-11: Craig appeared in all 30 games for the Spartans and never exited the starting lineup after getting the start against East Carolina (Nov. 21)... Earned A-Sun Freshman of the Year honors after averaging 14.4 points and 7.2 rebounds per contest... Craig finished third overall in the conference in rebounding and seventh in scoring... His season averages in points and rebounds led all A-Sun freshmen... Craig also finished the season ranked third in defensive rebounds (4.93 drpg), fourth in 3-point field goals made per game (2.27 pg) and tied for eighth in offensive rebounds (2.27 orpg)... Among freshmen across the nation, Craig’s 14.4 ppg trailed only five other rookies: Jared Sullinger (Ohio State), Terrence Jones (Kentucky), Brandon Knight (Kentucky), Trey Ziegler (Central Michigan) and DeAndre Kane (Marshall)... His 7.2 rpg placed him 12th nationally among freshman... In conference games, Craig led A-Sun in defensive rebounds (5.50 drpg), while ranking second in rebounding (7.9 rpg), fourth in 3-point field goals made per contest (2.70 pg), fifth in scoring (16.4 ppg) and tied for seventh in offensive rebounds (2.35 orpg)... Craig’s league average of 16.4 ppg placed him fifth nationally (among freshmen) as he trailed: Trey Ziegler (Central Michigan), Perry Jones (Baylor), Jared Sullinger (Ohio State) and Cleveland Melvin (DePaul)... Recorded five double-doubles on the season, placing him in a tie for fourth in the conference, while finishing ninth nationally among freshmen... Was the recipient of Upstate’s Outstanding Male Freshman of the Year award... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

Before USC Upstate: A standout player for head coach John Smith at Great Falls... Averaged 24 points and 13 rebounds per game en route to earning 1A Player of the Year honors from the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association... Earned Region III-A Player of the Year honors... led Great Falls to a 25-2 overall record, a 12-0 conference mark and region championship... Led the Red Devils to back-to-back state championship game appearances... Finished with 36 points and 15 rebounds in this year’s title game loss to Hemingway... Averaged 29 points in the final three games of the state tournament... An all-state, all-region and all-area selection... Earned a spot on the North-South All-Star team... Was rated an 81 by ESPN.com/Scouts Inc.

Personal: Born Dec. 19, 1990 in Columbia, S.C… Son of Johnny Craig and Teresa Mays… Has one brother and one sister… Majoring in communications… Favorite season is summer… Favorite song is “Through the fire”… Likes listening to Young Money and Wale… Favorite actor is Will Smith… Favorite TV show is “Martin”… Favorite movie is “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”… Enjoys eating Chinese food… Favorite sports figure is Dwyane Wade… Hero growing up was Michael Jordan… Most admires his sister… Favorite quote is “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure”… Dream job is to be a producer.

Torrey Craig's Career Statistics (3 years)
    Minutes  Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds     
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2010-11 30-26 916 30.5 155 408 .380 68 214 .318 53 78 .679 68 148 216 7.2 81 2 44 83 11 29 431 14.4
2011-12 34-33 1010 29.7 194 446 .435 83 238 .349 88 129 .682 80 183 263 7.7 93 2 52 92 37 45 559 16.4
Total 97-91 2949 30.4 543 1308 .415 229 666 .344 244 351 .695 210 497 707 7.3 242 4 159 263 73 107 1559 16.1