When we got Indy (10 weeks) we used the crate divider such that he had just enough room to stand and turn around in his kennel. He got 1 blanket and 1 toy. Nothing else. His kennel was right outside our bedroom door because of space contstraints, but I would suggest pulling the crate inside your bedroom if you can.
I would turn the lights really low, and rock him a bit until he was mostly asleep. Then I would place him in his kennel and say "Night night" and went to bed. Now don't get me wrong there was A LOT of screaming. And crying, howling..and any other noise you can imagine. But we did not respond. 3 hours later one of us got up and took him to his potty spot (in the bathroom). If he went he got a tastey treat and went into his kennel if not he went back in his kennel without the treat. Repeat until its time to wake up.
The first few nights were painful, and loud but after a short while he calmed down. But the trick is
(1) Do not respond to screaming, crying, yelling, etc.
(2) Make sure he knows you have not left him there for dead (i.e. put the kennel in the same room your are sleeping in)
(3) Give potty breaks every few hours
(4) Leave only necessary items in the kennel because there will be accidents, he is a baby
We also had a t-shirt that DH and I slept with for a couple of nights and tossed that in the kennel so he could have our smell. It seemed to calm him alot.
Now there is a caviat to all of this, if he wakes up in the middle of the night and screams that usually means "I HAVE TO GO POTTY NOW!!!!" jump up and take him right away.
To be honest DH and I didn't care what he did in the kennel at bed time. Sometimes he would play with his toy. Other times he would just play quietly with the blankets. As long as he was quiet and not pottying in his kennel all was good with the world.
One last tip, when Indy was little he could hold it as long as he was asleep. If there was a loud noise while he was in his kennel he would pee sometimes without even waking up. As soon as he was awake he had to go no matter how long it was.
We never scolded him for pottying in his kennel. I would usually say something like "Don't worry it happens to everyone" and one of us would get laundry / kennel clean up duty while the other took him for a walk and washed him off. But we definetly did not make a big thing out of it at all. It was like nothing had ever happened.
I know this is long and fragmented, but I hope some of it helps