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Sam Hauser

Forward
Position
6'8''
Height
218 lbs.
Weight
Redshirt Senior
Class
Stevens Point, Wis.
Hometown
SPASH / Marquette
High School

2019-19
• Reshirted the 2019-20 season after transferring from Marquette
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll

2018-19 (at Marquette)
• Started all 34 games
• Averaged 14.9 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 32.4 minutes per game
• Shot 45.9 percent from the floor, 40.2 percent from 3-point range and 92.4 percent from the free throw line
• All-BIG EAST Second Team selection
• Earned team’s Hank Raymonds Sportsmanship Award and shared Most Valuable Player accolades with Markus Howard
• Collected 88 3-pointers, the eighth-best single-season total in MU history
• Finished among the league leaders in scoring (11th, 14.9 ppg.), rebounding (7th, 7.2 rpg.), field goal percentage (13th, .459), free throw percentage (1st, .924) and 3-point field goal percentage (9th, .402)
• Reached double figures in points on 28 occasions
• Concluded the year with six double-doubles
• Finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds in win over Presbyterian (Nov. 17) for first double-double
• Knocked down season-high six treys in 20-point game versus Kansas (Nov. 21)
• Grabbed career-best 14 boards in overtime win against Wisconsin (Dec. 8)
• Netted career-high 31 points at Georgetown (Jan. 15)
• Named BIG EAST Player of the Week (Jan. 21) after averaging 28.0 points and 7.5 rebounds in pair of victories
• Concluded season with double-double (16 points, 10 rebounds) in NCAA tournament vs. Murray State (March 21)

2017-18 (at Marquette)
• Only Marquette player to start all 35 games
• Averaged 14.1 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 32.6 minutes per game
• Shot 49.9 percent from the floor, 48.7 percent from 3-point range and 83.6 percent from the free throw line
• Earned team Most Valuable Player and Father William Kelly Team Morale Award honors
• Played 38 minutes against No. 19 Purdue, collecting 12 points and eight rebounds (Nov. 14)
• Notched 20 points and nine rebounds in the opening game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational against VCU (Nov. 20)
• Posted another 20-point game at the Invitational versus LSU (Nov. 22)
• Set a new career-high of 30 points in a win over Eastern Illinois, playing 40 minutes, shooting 10-15 from the field, 6-of-10 from behind the arc, 4-of-4 from the charity stripe with nine rebounds, four assists and one block (Nov. 27)
• Shot 70 percent from the field against Vermont to total 17 points (Dec. 5)
• Posted 16 points against rival Wisconsin (Dec. 9)
• Netted 21 points and three steals over Northern Illinois (Dec. 18)
• Scored 29 points against American, shooting 80 percent from the field, along with five assists, four rebounds and three steals (Dec. 21)
• Set a new career high in assists with eight against Xavier, also tallied seven rebounds before fouling out (Dec. 27)
• Hit 13 points, eight rebounds and four assists at No. 3 Villanova (Jan. 6)
• Netted 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds over Seton Hall (Jan. 9)
• Tied his career high of 30 points against Butler (Jan. 12)
• Notched 19 points, seven rebounds and two steals in the win over DePaul (Jan. 15)
• Went for 15 points, five rebounds and four assists on National Marquette Day against Providence (2/3)
• Tallied his first double-double in the win over Seton Hall with 16 points and 10 rebounds (2/7) • Notched 18 points and seven rebounds while playing St. John’s (2/10)
• Neared a double-double with 15 points and eight rebounds against Creighton (2/17)
• Posted 28 points and six defensive rebounds in the overtime win over Georgetown (2/26)
• Neared a double-double with 18 points and nine rebounds versus Creighton (3/3)
• Went for 16 point in the BIG EAST First Round win over DePaul (3/7)
• Tallied 13 points, four assists and two steals in the NIT Third Round against Penn State (3/20)

2016-17 (at Marquette)
• Started 28 of 32 games as a true freshman
• Averaged 8.8 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists while playing a team-high 26.5 minutes per game
• Scored 14 points in his collegiate debut against Vanderbilt (Nov. 11) en route to BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Week honors
• Earned Marquette’s Father William Kelly Team Morale and Iron Eagle awards
• Made first career start against IUPUI (Nov. 22), pulled down nine rebounds and added eight points
• Chipped in at least two 3-pointers in eight of first nine career games
• Scored a season-best 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting (4-of-7 from deep) in victory at Georgia (Dec. 4)
• Tallied 19 points against Fresno State (Dec. 6)
• Played 33 minutes in first BIG EAST road game at Seton Hall (1/1) and contributed 11 points
• Scored 13 points in 35 minutes at No. 1 Villanova (1/7)
• Scored five points and grabbed six rebounds, including the game-securing board as Marquette knocked off No. 1 Villanova (1/24)
• Scored 19 points on 5-of-8 shooting from downtown to lead MU past St. John’s (2/21)
• Recorded 12 points in a team-high 32 minutes against South Carolina (3/17) in the NCAA First Round.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Consensus nationally ranked recruit
• Rated as high as 74th by Scout.com, 84th by 247Sports.com and 86th by ESPN.com
• Gatorade Wisconsin Boys Basketball Player of the Year after leading Stevens Point Area Senior High to undefeated season and second-straight title under head coach Scott Anderson
• All-state honoree from the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association for the second-straight season in 2015-16
• Averaged 18.2 points, 9.1 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.1 blocks per game during final season … Shot nearly 44.0 percent from behind the 3-point line for the year
• Shared Wisconsin Valley Conference MVP accolades with teammate Trevor Anderson and was first team all-league honoree
• Helped lead SPASH (27-1) to the WIAA Division I state title in 2014-15
• Chipped in 18.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game while shooting a state-best 50.6 percent from behind the 3-point line during the regular season
• Unanimous selection to the WBCA first team all-state roster and shared conference player of the year accolades
• Named second team all-state by the Associated Press
• As a sophomore, was a first team all-league honoree, fourth team all-state and honorable mention all-state by the WBCA
• Chipped in 16.2 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game while shooting 58 percent from the field overall and 47 percent from behind the 3-point line
• A second team all-league performer as a freshman, he contributed 10.3 points and 5.2 boards per contest.

PERSONAL
• 2020-21 Fralin Family Bicentennial Scholars Fund recipient
• Born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
• Son of Dave and Stephanie Hauser
• Has one sister, Nicki, and one brother, Joey
• Brother was his high school and collegiate teammate at Marquette
• Sister, Nicole, played volleyball at Southern Connecticut State University
• Majoring in youth and social innovation in the Curry School of Education and Human Development