Team shares MVP award after NCAA tourney campaign
MU put four players in double figures led by Jajuan Johnson's 21 points
USATSI Gallery - 2017 NCAA Tournament First Round - No. 7 South Carolina vs. No. 10 Marquette
Dec. 6, 2017
Honors and Awards:
2016-17 Season Notes: Started 28 of 32 games as a true freshman while playing a team-high 26.5 minutes per game ... Averaged 8.8 points and 5.0 rebounds ... Scored 14 points in his collegiate debut against Vanderbilt (Nov. 11) at the Veteran's Classic on 5-of-8 shooting from the floor with four 3-point makes ... Honored as BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Week on Monday, Nov. 14 for his play against Vanderbilt ... Scored 11 points in 26 minutes against Pittsburgh ... 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) ... Also poured in 19 points the following game 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) ... Tied a career-high with 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 High School 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 … Was a unanimous selection to the WBCA first team all-state roster and shared conference player of the year accolades … Was also 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 58.0 percent from the field overall and 47.0 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: Born December 8, 1997 in Green Bay, Wisconsin … Son of Dave and Stephanie Hauser … Has one sister, Nicki, and one brother, Joey … Brother was his high school teammate and fellow all-state honoree … Majoring in public relations.
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