CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia’s Sam Hauser (Stevens Point, Wis.) and Jay Huff (Durham, N.C.) earned All-District 2 second-team honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches, announced Tuesday (March 16).
Hauser leads Virginia in scoring (16.0 ppg) and first in 3-point percentage (.434), second in made 3-pointers (2.6), fifth in field goal percentage (.518), seventh in scoring (16.0), 12th in minutes (34.0) and 13th in rebounding (6.7). He tallied six 20-point efforts, including a season-high 24 points in UVA’s regular-season title clinching win at Louisville. Hauser, who was named to the All-ACC first team recorded three consecutive double-doubles and was named ACC Player of the Week on Feb. 8.
Huff averaged career highs in points (13.1 ppg), rebounds (7.1 rpg) and blocked shots (2.6 bpg), and anchored UVA’s sixth-ranked scoring defense that yields 60.5 points per game. He ranks first in the ACC in field goal percentage (.597), second in blocked shots (2.6), 11th in rebounding (7.1) and 18th in scoring (13.1). Huff leads UVA with six double-doubles and has blocked three or more shots in 11 contests.
Justin Champagnie (Pitt), Jose Alvarado (Georgia Tech), Keve Aluma (Virginia Tech), Carlik Jones (Louisville) and Matthew Hurt (Duke) were named to the NABC All-District 2 first team.
Joining Hauser and Huff on the second team were M.J. Walker (Florida State), Aamir Simms (Clemson) and Nate Laszewski (Notre Dame).
NABC All-DISTRICT 2 FIRST TEAM
Justin Champagnie, Pitt
Jose Alvarado, Georgia Tech
Keve Aluma, Virginia Tech
Carlik Jones, Louisville
Matthew Hurt, Duke
NABC All-DISTRICT 2 SECOND TEAM
Jay Huff, Virginia
M.J. Walker, Florida State
Sam Hauser, Virginia
Aamir Simms, Clemson
Nate Laszewski, Notre Dame
NABC DISTRICT 2 COACH OF THE YEAR
Leonard Hamilton, Florida State