Craig Cusick Athlete Profile

#2 Craig Cusick

Position: Guard Height: 6-2 Weight: 185 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2011-2013 Hometown: Orem, UT Mission: London, United Kingdom Last School: Salt Lake Community College

Personal

  • Parents are Randy and Debbie Cusick
  • Wife's name is Sadie
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in London, England
  • Has three sisters and one brother
  • Enjoys hunting, camping and fishing

Before BYU

Salt Lake Community College

  • Averaged 4.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 2009-10
  • Was a Distinguished Academic All-American and received the NJCAA Academic Exemplary Award
  • Earned Academic All-America and Academic All-Region honors 

Orem High School

  • Named first-team all-state by the Salt Lake Tribune as a junior and senior
  • Named first-team all-state by the Deseret News as a senior and second team as a junior
  • Leading scorer in 4A and 5A in 2005-06
  • Averaged 22 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5 assists per game as a senior
  • As a junior averaged 18 points, 5 assists and 5 rebounds per game
  • Orem High School's all-time leading scorer
  • Led Orem to the state tournament semifinals in 2005 and 2006
  • Coached by Mike Conner
  • Redshirted in 2006-07 at Utah


2011-2012 | Junior Year

  • Named Academic All-WCC and received Silver Honors on the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Named to the NABC Honors Court
  • Received the Sixth Man Award at the team banquet
  • Posted season highs of 12 points, 4 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 steals
  • Played in every game and started three
  • Averaged 3.1 points, 2.1 assists and 1.5 rebounds
  • Made 14 of 30 treys (46.7 percent) in conference play
  • Scored in double figures 3 times
  • Led the team in assists 6 times
  • Tied his career high with 12 points and hit three 3s vs. Marquette in the NCAA Tournament
  • Tied his career high with 8 assists in BYU’s 25-point comeback win vs. Iona in the NCAA Tournament
  • Scored 10 points at Utah with two 3-pointers

2012-2013 | Senior Year

  • A team captain
  • Received WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention and received Silver Honors on the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Named to the NABC Honors Court
  • Hit the game-winning shot in BYU’s 70-68 win over Utah State on Feb. 19, the shot and the story of Cusick’s father’s battle with cancer were featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter the following day
  • Earned the Y Award for Play of the Year for his game winner against Utah State
  • Was 1st in the WCC in league games in 3-point field goal percentage (.667)
  • Played in all 36 games, started 12 games, scored in double figures four times, led team in assists five times and rebounding once
  • Recorded 2-plus steals 23 times, hit at least one 3-pointer 19 times and recorded at least one assist 30 times
  • Posted season highs of 12 points (vs. San Francisco), 8 rebounds (vs. UTSA), 7 assists (vs. Portland) and 4 steals (vs. USF)
  • Averaged 3.8 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 0.8 steals; shot .381 from the field, .403 from the 3-point line and .667 from the free throw line