One of UC Davis’ all-time top talents continues professional career with five-time Latvian champions
Darius Graham, Brynton Lemar, Chima Moneke and Siler Schneider collect league-high six combined all-conference awards
Lights-out shooting leads to eighth straight win over CSUN
Two-time consecutive NBA finalist invites UC Davis standout to compete in Las Vegas at this year's Samsung NBA Summer League
Junior center collects Big West statistical championships in two rebounding categories
2014-15: ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-AMERICA HONORABLE MENTION... NATIONAL COLLEGE THREE-POINT CHAMPIONSHIP PARTICIPANT... NATIONAL COLLEGE ALL-STAR GAME SELECTION... NATIONAL COLLEGE ALL-STAR GAME MVP... NABC DIVISION I ALL-DISTRICT XI RECIPIENT... U.S. BASKETBALL WRITERS ASSOCIATION ALL-DISTRICT IX SELECTION... COLLEGEINSIDER.COM MID-MAJOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR FINALIST... ALL-BIG WEST TOURNAMENT TEAM MEMBER... BIG WEST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE YEAR... BIG WEST CONFERENCE SCORING CHAMPION... ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM... NBC SPORTS PRESEASON ALL-BIG WEST SELECTION... COLLEGEINSIDER.COM LOU HENSON PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN... ONE OF THE TOP 25 PLAYERS IN THE COUNTRY (ESPN)... BIG WEST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (11/24, 2/2, 3/9)... At the end of the 2014-15 season, Corey Hawkins was ranked No. 1 in the NCAA in three-point field goal percentage (.488), No. 7 in points per game (20.9), No. 25 in three-point field goals per game (81), No. 49 in total points (586), No. 70 in field goal percentage (.503), No. 76 in total three-point field goals made, No. 93 in free throw percentage (.822) and No. 93 in total field goals made (188)... In the Big West Conference, Hawkins led all players in points per game and three-point field goal percentage, ranked No. 2 in three-point field goals made per game (2.89), No. 3 in field goals percentage, No. 4 in free throws made (129) No. 5 in field goal percentage, free throw percentage and steals (1.39), No. 8 in assists (3.36), No. 10 in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.12) and No. 13 in rebounding (4.9)... First UC Davis player in school history to receive Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention... Ranked No. 25 in the nation by ESPN college basketball pundit John Gasaway in his annual listing... Earned UC Davis' first-ever national three-point individual crown by finishing the year with the top three-point percentage in the nation (.488)... UC Davis' tournament semifinal vs. Hawai'i marked the 39th time in his career that he scored 20 or more points in a single game - a new school record previously held by Audwin Thomas (1975-79)... Hawkins has scored in double figures in all but five of his games played as an Aggie and all but one game this season... Is the first Aggie in program history to compete at the national collegiate three-point championships... Participated in the Reese's College All-Star Game the following day (Lucas Oil Stadium, Final Four Weekend)... Named Co-MVP of that all-star game by scoring 20 points, on 7 of 9 shooting and was 4 of 5 from three... Named Big West Player of the Year and received all-Big West Conference First Team honors when the league announced its year-end awards on March 9... Hawkins is the first Aggie named Big West Player of the Year... The senior guard also received First Team recognition following the 2012-13 season - his first at UC Davis... Captured the second Big West scoring title of his career by finishing the regular season with a 20.6 ppg average - 3.8 ppg more than the next-highest scorer... Scored a season-high 34 points, the most recorded by an Aggie this season, in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament when UC Davis visited Stanford (3/17)... Also recorded a season-high 12 field goals, the most posted by an individual player this year, in his final game as an Aggie... Led all players with 22 points, on 8 of 13 shooting in the Big West Tournament semifinals vs. Hawai'i (3/13)... Scored 30 points in his final appearance at Hamilton Court when the Aggies hosted UC Irvine (3/7) in their regular season finale... Of those 30 points registered against the Anteaters, a personal season-, and team-high 11 were made at the free throw line... Ranked No. 2 all-time in the 104-year history of the program with 1,623 career points... Hawkins has now scored 30 or more points twice this season, and eight times in his career... Drained the game-winning basket, posted a team-high 21 points and scored a season-high nine points at the line vs. UC Riverside (3/5)... Played a season-high 42 minutes vs. Cal Poly (1/31); scored 22 points on eight field goals; shot 50 percent overall (8-for-16) and from three (3-for-6); recorded team-high six assists... By scoring 22 points, Hawkins crossed the 1,500-point milestone as an Aggie... Scored 12 of the Aggies' last 15 points in the second half to help his team push its ESPNU game vs. Long Beach State (1/10) into overtime - a matchup UC Davis won by six... Posted the Aggies' first double-double of the season, and the first since February of last season by recording 28 points and 10 rebounds vs. Long Beach State... Fourteen of his 22 points scored at Air Force (12/20) took place in the second half... Posted 33 points in 27 minutes at Idaho (12/6); six of his 10 field goals were from three... Responsible for more than 40 percent of his team's offense - he scored a combined 49 of UC Davis' 118 points - Hawkins helped the Aggies defeat Eastern Illinois and Furman to earn Big West Player of the Week accolades.
2013-14: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... NBC SPORTS THIRD TEAM ALL-AMERICAN... COLLEGEINSIDER.COM LUTE OLSON PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN... PRESEASON ALL-BIG WEST SELECTION... Ended his junior season ranked No. 57 in the NCAA in free throws made (159), No. 63 in the free throw attempts (210), No. 85 in points per game (18.0) and No. 98 in total points (539)... Led the Big West in steals per game (1.47)... Also captured league rankings of No. 2 in scoring (18.0 ppg), No. 7 in free throw percentage (.757) and No. 9 in assists per game (2.97)... Hawkins posted double-digit point totals in all but two games played... Recorded his 1,000th point as an Aggie on a free throw to cap a three-point play with three seconds remaining until halftime at Cal State Fullerton (2/13)... By scoring 27 points versus Cal State Northridge, Hawkins reached the 1,000 career point milestone (2/6)... Of his 27 points scored versus CSUN, a season-high five baskets were from three... Combined with Ryan Sypkens, Hawkins and his teammate recorded 13 of the Aggies' final 14 points scored at Cal Poly (1/30) to capture a come-from-behind victory... Also earned a team-high six assists, one shy of his career high at Cal Poly... Scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half, including 10 straight midway through the half, at Cal State Northridge (1/9)... Against the Matadors, he made 11 of 12 shots at the line, falling one free throw shy of matching his career high for the third time... Set a new season high by recording four steals at CSUN; also equaled his career high, coincidentally set at CSUN the previous season... Made his 200th free throw as an Aggie vs. Furman (12/30)... Led a contingent of six Aggies who scored 10 or more points at San Jose State (12/18) by finishing with a team-high 18... Led all scorers with a season-high 23 points on a season-high nine field goals at Portland State (11/24)... Set a new career high with seven assists (also a game high) at Portland (11/8).
2012-13: COLLEGEINSIDER.COM LOU HENSON MID-MAJOR ALL-AMERICAN... COLBY E. "BABE" SLATER AWARD RECIPIENT (UC Davis Male Athlete of the Year)... ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE 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 (1/21 and 2/18)... COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS NATIONAL MID-MAJOR PLAYER OF THE WEEK (1/21)... ESPN NATIONAL MID-MAJOR PLAYER OF THE WEEK (1/21)... COLLEGEINSIDER.COM TOP MID-MAJOR DIVISION I PLAYER OF THE WEEK (1/21)... 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 single game, and tied 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 National 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... 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... The first Aggie to win a 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, Pennsylvania... 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.
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