Nov. 14. 2016

Sam Hauser Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week

Freshman forward Sam Hauser has been named the BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Week, the league office announced Monday morning.

The Stevens Point, Wisconsin, native chipped in 14 points, three rebounds, an assist and one steal in his collegiate debut, an impressive 95-71 victory over Vanderbilt in the Veterans Classic on Friday, Nov. 11. Hauser saw 19 minutes of action off the bench and shot 5-of-8 from the floor overall, including a 4-of-7 effort from behind the 3-point line.

Hauser and Marquette are back in action Monday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center when the team hosts Howard at 7:30 p.m. CT on FS1 in the 2K Classic.