MISHAWAKA – Bethel Men’s Basketball senior TreVion Crews recorded his 2,000th career point in an 87-86 win over Taylor on Saturday. He became the 11th player in program history to hit the historic milestone. Crews needed just 90 career games to get there—the quickest in program history.
Needing 20 points to reach the plateau entering play against Taylor, the Fort Wayne native joined the exclusive club with his first of two free throws with 4:18 remaining in the contest to tie up the game. He finished the game with 27 points, to go along with 7 assists. He is only the second player in program history to reach 2,000 career points in his first three seasons as a Pilot.
Crews is the Pilots’ leading scorer this season, averaging 23.9 points per game—tied for the most in a single season in program history—on 48.2-percent shooting from the field, 41.3-percent shooting from the three-point line, and 86.8-percent shooting from the charity stripe. He ranks first in the NAIA in total three-point field goals made, second in total scoring, fourth in total assists, and sixth in total steals.
With his seven assists, Crews also reached another plateau in program history, surpassing 500 career assists. He is just the 12th player in program history to reach the mark and is only one of four players with 2,000 points and 500 assists in a career.
Crews currently sits at 2,007 career points—11th on the career scoring list, behind No. 10 Ryne Lightfoot’s 2,075. Two-time NAIA Player of the Year Rico Swanson and Dave Troyer—the only other player to reach the mark in three seasons—sit in eighth place in program history with 2,084 points apiece. Crews’ 22.3 per game career scoring average is second in program history.