Meet Corey Hawkins
2014-15: NBC SPORTS PRESEASON ALL-BIG WEST SELECTION... PRESEASON ALL-BIG WEST SELECTION... COLLEGEINSIDER.COM LOU HENSON PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN.
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 this season and 54 of 58 games all-time as an Aggie... Led all players with 19 points, on 7 of 9 shooting from the floor and was 5 of 6 at the line vs. Long Beach State (2/20)... 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... 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.