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Craig Aamot #20

aamotcraig.jpg Years: 1991-1993
Number: 20
Position: Guard
Height: 6'2“
Weight: 190 lbs.
Birthdate: July 26, 1973
Hometown: Waukesha, WI
High School: Waukesha South H.S.

High School Career

Craig averaged 9.7 points, 3.5 rebounds and 6.3 assists as a junior for Mark Christenson's Blackshirts. He shot 55% from the floor and 73% from the foul line that year. As a senior, he averaged 12 points, 4.2 rebounds, 8.6 assists and 2.4 steals, shooting 53% from the floor and 84% from the foul line.


  • 1990-91 WBCA Academic All-State Selection
  • 1991 Wisconsin All-Star South Squad
  • 1991 Unanimous All-Braveland Conference, First Team
  • 1991 Braveland Conference Player of the Year
  • 1991 Wisconsin All-State, Second Team

Marquette Career


Craig played 24 games as a back-up point guard to Tony Miller. He averaged eight minutes per game and started the home game against Cincinnati. He played a season-high 17 minutes against Sacramento State, scoring three points and dishing out a season-high four assists. His season high in points was six, against UMBC and he grabbed three rebounds on two occassions, against Prairie View A&M and Sam Houston State. For the season, he averaged 1.4 points, .8 assists and pulled down 15 defensive rebounds. Coach Kevin O'Neill on Craig- “Craig is a guy who can do some things that can really help our basketball team. He shoots well and needs to shoot more when he has the opportunity.”


At the end of the 1992-93 season, Kevin O'Neill transferred Craig to North Dakota State, where he became a key player on their 1993-1995 teams.

season GP Min Avg FG-A FG% 3FG-A 3P% FT-A FT% Reb Avg Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts Avg
1991-92 24 8 15 .6 19 7 0 34 1.4
1992-93 20 7 6-16 .375 2-8 .250 10-12 .833 22 1.1 14 1 0 14 8 24 1.2
Totals 37 .7 33 8 0 58 1.0

Did You Know?

  • Craig's favorite NBA player was Mark Price and his favorite team was the Trailblazers
  • His ideal place to vacation is Texas and his favorite food is macaroni and cheese
  • His hobbies were art and music
  • He felt his strength as a player was his ballhandling and defense
  • His top high school highlight was winning the conference championship during his freshman year

Professional Career

Craig is currently a high school music (choir) teacher and choral conductor at Appleton North High School in Appleton, WI.

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