Jan. 31, 2013
COLUMBUS -- Aaron Craft, a junior on the Ohio State men's basketball team, was named to the 2013 Capitol One Academic All-District (5) First Team Thursday.
Craft, a 2012 Capitol One First Team Academic All-American, advances to the 2013 national ballot after making the district squad this year.
A nutrition (pre-med) major, Craft carries a 3.92 grade point average.
On the court, Craft has helped guide the No. 11 Buckeyes to a 16-4 overall record and a 6-2 mark in Big Ten play heading in to the road game at Nebraska Saturday (7 p.m./BTN).
The defending 2012 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, Craft set the Ohio State career steals record this year. He enters the weekend with 210 career thefts.
2013 District 5 Winners
Aaron Craft, Ohio State, Jr., Findlay, Ohio, 3.92 Nutrition (Pre-Med)
Cody Zeller, Indiana, So., Washington, Ind., 3.44 Business
Jordan Hulls, Indiana, Gr., Bloomington, Ind., 3.49 Athletic Administration
Ben Averkamp, Loyola (Chicago), Sr., Germantown, Wis., 3.80 Biology
Andrew Smith, Butler, Sr., Adamsville, Zionsville, Ind., 3.54 Finance