Aaron Craft Named Academic All-America of the Year for Division I Men's Basketball

By Jason Priestas on February 21, 2013 at 12:19p

Things Aaron Craft excels at: playing defense, turning your girlfriend on, homework.

Senior forward Elena Delle Donne of Delaware and junior guard Aaron Craft of Ohio State lead the 2012-13 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

A nutrition (pre-med) major with a 3.92 G.P.A., Craft has led No. 18 Ohio State to a19-7 record this year. One of 12 finalists for the 2013 Bob Cousy Award as the nation’s top point guard, he has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Men’s Basketball first team two years in a row. A native of Findlay, Ohio, he received the NCAA Elite 89 Award for the highest G.P.A. at the 2012 NCAA Final Four.

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