Premium

College men's basketball: Krutwig named to NABC District 16 first team

Loyola center Cameron Krutwig, a 2017 Jacobs graduate, was named to the NABC District 16 first team on Monday.
Loyola center Cameron Krutwig, a 2017 Jacobs graduate, was named to the NABC District 16 first team on Monday.

The honors keep coming for Loyola’s Cameron Krutwig.

Krutwig, a 2017 Jacobs graduate, was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 16 first team for the second consecutive year.

Krutwig, a 6-foot-9 center, averaged 15.1 points, 8.1 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1.2 steals per game for the Ramblers, who were 21-11 overall, 13-5 in the Missouri Valley Conference.

District 16 includes all of the schools in the Missouri Valley Conference. Krutwig also was an All-MVC first-team selection and runner-up to Northern Iowa’s AJ Green. Krutwig, Green, Northern Iowa’s Austin Phyfe, Bradley’s Darrell Brown and Valparaiso’s Javon Freeman-Liberty comprised the NABC District 16 first team.

Krutwig was the 2017 Northwest Herald Boys Basketball Player of the Year after leading Jacobs to a 30-2 mark and its first sectional title in school history.

The next year, Krutwig started for the Ramblers’ NCAA Final Four team.

Krutwig led NCAA centers with assists this season and was the first player in MVC history to rank in the top five in the league in scoring, rebounding, assists and field-goal percentage (56.3).

Krutwig is the seventh player in Loyola history to accumulate 1,300 points and 700 rebounds. He sits at 1,384 points (17th) and 737 rebounds (13th) with one season remaining to play.

Loading more

Digital Access

Digital Access
Access nwherald.com and all Shaw Local content from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, weekend and Sunday packages.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Stay connected to us wherever you are! Get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Plan your weekend and catch up on the news with our newsletters.