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Cameron Krutwig

School

Loyola University Chicago

Position
Center
Major
Entrepreneurship

Classroom

Krutwig, an entrepreneurship major, owns a 3.45 cumulative grade-point average.

He earned CoSIDA First Team Academic All-District 5 recognition in 2019-20 and has been a three-time member of the Missouri Valley Conference Honor Roll. A two-time MVC first team Scholar-Athlete Team pick, Krutwig was also a DI-AAA Scholar-Athlete Team honoree in 2019-20.

Character

Beloved by his peers, Krutwig is the ultimate teammate for his selfless leadership. On a roster full of high-character individuals, he is the kind of person who can relate well to those from all walks of life. He is a high-character individual and is one of the most unselfish players we’ve had in this program.

Both on and off the court, Krutwig embodies what it means to be a Rambler.

Community

Krutwig has been an active volunteer at Ronald McDonald House and with Misericordia Heart of Mercy, a home for individuals with mental and physical disabilities.

Competition

One of the most accomplished big men in Loyola history, Krutwig is one of only six players in program annals to rack up 1,400 points and 700 rebounds in his career. As a freshman, he helped lead the Ramblers on a magical run to the NCAA Final Four, a school-record 32 wins and a No. 7 final ranking in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

A two-time first team All-MVC selection, last December Krutwig became the first player in program history to record a triple-double with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in a win over Vanderbilt. Last season, he led all NCAA Division I centers with 4.2 assists per game and became the first player in the MVC’s storied annals to rank in the top five in the league in scoring (15.1), rebounding (8.1), assists (4.2) and field goal percentage (.563).

Krutwig was named to the 2020-21 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award 20-person watch list for an award that is presented annually to the nation’s top collegiate center. Hee is also a two-time National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) first team All-District selection.