2012-13:LOU HENSON MID-MAJOR ALL-AMERICAN... COLBY E. "BABE" SLATER AWARD RECIPIENT (UC Davis Male Athlete of the Year)... ALL-BIG WEST FIRST TEAM... BIG WEST CONFERENCE NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR... (UC Davis' inaugural) BIG WEST CONFERENCE SCORING CHAMPION... TWO-TIME BIG WEST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK...
Corey Hawkins with Spanish instructor/ graduate student Katie Clarkson outside the Mondavi Center
Finished his first season at UC Davis with NCAA rankings of No. 12 in scoring at 20.3 ppg and No. 57 with an .842 free throw percentage... Ended the season ranked No. 1 in the conference in scoring (20.3 ppg), No. 2 in free throw percentage (.842), No. 6 in defensive rebounds (4.8 drpg), No. 7 in steals (1.5 spg), No. 10 in field goal percentage (.474) and three-point field goal percentage (.400) and No. 15 in rebounding (5.6 rpg)... Led the Big West in scoring (22.5 ppg) and three-point field goal percentage (.525) in conference games only... His 569 points are the most recorded by an Aggie sophomore in the program's history... Set a new single-game free throw record by sinking 12 shots on two occasions vs. Southern Illinois (12/20) and at Hawai'i (1/19)...Scored 20 or more points in 15 of 27 games, and 30 points in five games... Posted double-digit point totals in all but two of his 28 games played... Became the first player since Eddie Miller finished with 35 points at UC Riverside (2/26/2011) to score 30 or more in a game when he recorded 30 points in his home debut against Northern Arizona (11/18)... Made all nine of his shots from the free throw line at Sacramento State (11/20), the first Aggie since Tyrell Corbin made all 12 of his attempts versus UC Santa Cruz (11/15) to have a perfect night at the line... Averaged 16.7 points and 4.0 rebounds during the World Vision Challenge (12/20-22) to earn all-tournament recognition... Tied his season high by recording eight rebounds and scored the game-winning shot at the buzzer to help UC Davis defeat Cal Poly 69-67 (1/10)... Scored 17 points, grabbed six rebounds and finished with a season-high four steals at Cal State Northridge (1/17)... On Jan. 19, at Hawai'i, Hawkins scored a school record 40 points on 10 of 14 shooting to break a 34-year old single-game scoring record... Those 40 points are the most scored in the program's history in a single regulation game and road contest... His eight threes at Hawai'i also tied a UC Davis record for the most recorded in a game, and tie Hawai'i's all-time record for the most scored by an opponent in a single game... Hawkins is the first Big West player to score 40 points since Cal State Fullerton's Josh Akognon dropped 41 twice throughout the 2008-09 season... Named Player of the Week by the Big West Conference, national Mid-Major Player of the Week by College Sports Madness, ESPN and was awarded the Lou Henson Player of the Week, given to the top mid-major Division I player by College Insider for that record-setting performance the following week... Also named Player of the Week by the Big West Conference and College Sports Madness as announced on Monday, Feb. 18, after leading the Aggies to a home sweep over CSUN and Hawai'i... scored nearly one-third of his team's combined points in the Aggies' games versus Hawai'i and CSUN... Scored 34 points vs. Long Beach State (3/7), his fourth 30-plus point game of the year... Is the first Aggie to win the conference scoring title, ending the season with a 20.9 ppg average.
2011-12: Did not compete due to NCAA transfer rules.
ARIZONA STATE: Played in 24 games for the Sun Devils during the 2010-11 campaign... Scored a season-high 13 points in regular-season finale against Oregon State, hitting 5 of 7 from the field, including a trio of 3-pointers... Averaged 2.0 ppg overall... Picked up lone start against Washington State... Logged a season-high six assists in his 29 minutes played in that game against the Cougars.
ESTRELLA FOOTHILLS HS `10: Set Arizona prep records for the most points scored in a career (3,164) and season (1,152 in `09-10).... Finished his senior season ranked 3rd in nation in scoring (36.0 ppg)... Scored 65 points against Chino Valley as a senior, tying a state record with 14 threes in that contest... Had 54 points versus Hollbrook less than a month later... Shot 44 pct. from three in `09-10 as Estrella captured the Arizona AIA 3A Championship with 31-1 record... Was part of three state title teams... Averaged 29.8 ppg and 5.1 steals during junior season, a year that saw the Wolves compile a 29-2 record... Hawkins was rated the 52nd-best player in Class of 2010 by MaxPreps.com... Two-time all-state player and Gatorade Player of the Year... Averaged at least 20.0 ppg as freshman and sophomore.
PERSONAL: Born in Philadelphia, Pa.... Majoring in american studies... Parents are Hersey and Jennifer Hawkins... Father was 13-year NBA veteran who played in the 1991 All-Star game... Would like to visit China... Wished he could've witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall... Would like to see college basketball games played with four quarters rather than two halves.