Notre Dame defeated Cardinal Stritch 70 to 56 in the Purcell Pavilion in the Joyce center on November 2nd.
SENIOR SEASON (2013-14): Entering his third season with the Fighting Irish after joining the squad for the 2011-12 campaign as a walk-on ... has played in 28 games and has posted seven points and seven rebounds ... three assists and three steals.
JUNIOR SEASON (2012-13): Saw action in 15 games, including six BIG EAST contests ... totaled two points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals ... received the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award ... made his season debut in the second game of the campaign, an 84-57 win over Monmouth ... had a rebound and a steal versus the Hawks ... also pulled down a rebound in wins over George Washington (65-48) and Brown (84-57) ... scored two points in an 85-57 besting of Kennesaw State ... pulled down a rebound in a 73-57 setback at Louisville ... also had a board in the 76-58 loss to Iowa State in the second round of the NCAA Championship.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011-12): Joined the Notre Dame basketball program as a walk-on and played in 13 games during his first season with the Irish ... registered five points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal ... logged 17 minutes of action ... made his Fighting Irish debut in the season opener against Mississippi Valley State ... had a steal versus Dartmouth ... grabbed a rebound in a win over Sam Houston State ... tallied five points, one rebound and one assist in a win over Sacred Heart ... played a season-high four minutes in the Sacred Heart contest ... saw action in seven BIG EAST games.
AWARDS AND HONORS: Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award (2013).
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year member of varsity team at Saint Francis ... co-captain of team in his senior season ... helped Saint Francis to a 60-7 record during two seasons under head coach Michael Motil ... Lancers were the first team in 53-year history of West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) to go 14-0 in league play in 2010 ... finished as the California state finalists that season as well as NorCal champions ... co-champion of WCAL in 2009 as well as Central Coast Section (CCS) champions ... team also was NorCal Division II finalists ... garnered first team all-NorCal Division II honors as a senior ... named to Mercury News/Central Coast section first team ... was also a WCAL first team accolades in `10.
PERSONAL: Full name is Michael Patrick Crowley, Jr. ... born in Chapel Hill, N.C. ... son of Michael and Kathy Crowley ... fifth generation member of family to attend Notre Dame ... father Michael is 1985 Notre Dame graduate and current president of the Oakland Athletics ... one of three children ... older sister, Meaghan, is a 2011 graduate ... also has a younger sister, Paige ... graduated with high honors from Saint Francis ... served as vice president of Associated Student Body (ASB) ... president of Service Club ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major ... boasts a 3.180 cumulative grade-point average.