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  Courtney Hawkins

Courtney Hawkins

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greer, S.C.

High School:
Greer

Height:
5-4

Position:
G

Major:
Communications


Outlook: Enters season needing 12 points to become the 12th player in school history to reach 1,000 in a career ... Also tied for 10th in school history with 230 career assists ... Will move back to natural shooting guard position after serving as the team's top point guard for much of 2008-09 ... One of the best offensive players in the Atlantic Sun Conference ... Has ability to hit a 3-pointer, draw a foul or stop-and-pop a jumper ... A slash-and-drive specialist ... Can also kick the ball out for the assist ... Has a dead-on baseline jumper ... Has active hands that can force turnovers.

2008-09: Appeared in 29 games and started 26 ... Finished 16th in the A-Sun in scoring (11.1), fourth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.25), fifth in assists (3.43), ninth in free throw percentage (.717), 12th in 3-point field goal percentage (.340) and 13th in 3-point field goals made (1.18) ... Also finished 17th in minutes played (28.50) ... Also ranked in several categories in conference play, finishing 17th in scoring (10.9), sixth in assists (3.45), 14th in steals (1.55), 13th in 3-point field goal percentage (.348), 12th in 3-point field goals made (1.20) and seventh in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.17) ... Posted career-high 102 assists and 137 rebounds ... Started and finished season with four straight double-digit performances, posting 15 10-point efforts on the year ... Posted second career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds in season-opening win at Presbyterian (11/15) ... Added 16 points, four assists and three steals in 14 minutes against Montreat (11/17) ... Had 11 points in 20 minutes against Charleston Southern (11/20) ... Notched 22 points on the strength of a 4-for-4 performance from downtown, along with five rebounds in win at IUPUI (11/25) ... Earned A-Sun Player of the Week honors for the performance ... Was held scoreless in back-to-back games at Mercer and Kennesaw State (12/3-13) for first time since Jan. 3 of her freshman year ... Had four assists in each of the games ... Posted 13 points, six assists and four steals at South Carolina (12/16) ... Added 13 points and four rebounds against Oakland at the Cozumel Cup (12/20) ... Just missed a double-double against North Florida, finishing with nine points and a career-high nine assists (1/3) ... Posted 22 points, five assists and three steals at A-Sun regular-season champion Florida Gulf Coast (1/10) ... Went 6-for-9 from the field and 8-for-9 from the free throw line in the game ... Notched 15 points and five rebounds in win over Campbell (1/24) ... Added 13 points and five rebounds at ETSU (1/26) ... Posted double-double to help Upstate to come-from-behind win at Jacksonville ... Notched 17 points and 10 rebounds to go with two steals, hitting 8-of-11 free throws (1/31) ... Had six points, nine rebounds and nine assists in overtime loss at Virginia Tech (2/2) ... Posted 17 points against Florida Gulf Coast (2/5) ... Posted six points and six assists in win over Stetson (2/7) .... Posted 17 points, three assists and three steals at Campbell (2/21) ... Posted season-high 26 points, hitting eight field goals and a career-high five 3-pointers, against ETSU ... Added six rebounds and four assists (2/23) ... Posted 15 points, five rebounds and five assists in 39 minutes against Mercer (2/26) ... Notched 12 points, eight rebounds and five assists in win over Kennesaw State (2/28) ... A Preseason All-A-Sun selection ... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

2007-08: Appeared in 29 games and started 25 ... Led the A-Sun in scoring, averaging 16.4 points per game ... Was also 14th in assists (2.52), sixth in free throw percentage (.790), second in steals (2.34), fifth in 3-point field goal percentage (.358), eighth in 3-point field goals made (1.48) and fourth in minutes per game (34.55) ... Was even better in A-Sun play, averaging a league-best 19.7 points per game and also finishing second in free throw percentage (.856), third in steals (2.38), 13th in 3-point field goal percentage (.364), eighth in 3-point field goals made (1.50) and second in minutes played (36.81) ... Had the only two 30-point games in the A-Sun ... Posted 23 double-digit scoring efforts ... Added five rebounds in 11 games and three or more steals 14 times ... Scored 10 points and added three rebounds at Wake Forest (11/13) ... Followed that by earning first start of the year, scoring 26 points and notching a season-high nine rebounds in Spartans' first Division I win at Charleston Southern (11/16) ... Added 16 points against IUPUI (11/21) ... Notched 10 points, five rebounds and three steals against Limestone (11/24) ... Had 21 points and six rebounds to go with four steals at College of Charleston (12/3) ... Posted eight assists at Georgia Tech (12/6) ... After a five-game stretch in which she averaged 8.6 points, started a run in which she scored in double figures in 15 of the last 16 games ... Started stretch with a 30-point, five-rebound, three-steal game against Campbell (1/12) ... Added 16 points, thanks to a 9-for-11 performance at the charity stripe, at Winthrop (1/16) ... Posted 18 points and six assists at Belmont (1/19) ... Added 18 points at Lipscomb (1/21) ... Notched 25 points, including an 8-for-9 performace at the free-throw-line, against defending A-Sun champions, Jacksonville (1/25) ... Added 20 points and six rebounds against Mercer (2/2) ... Was 13-for-14 at the free throw line ... Added 18 points against Kennesaw State (2/4), 19 points at FGCU (2/9), 16 points at Stetson (2/11) and 18 points against Belmont (2/16) ... Scored a game-high 26 points, canning three 3-pointers, and adding four rebounds and two assists to lead Upstate to its first A-Sun win against Lipscomb (2/18) ... Added 18 points and six rebounds at Gardner-Webb (2/23) ... Notched a career-high 35 points on 12-of-17 shooting from the floor and an 8-for-9 performance at the free throw line at Campbell (2/25) ... The 35 points is second-best in Upstate history and was the 19th 30-point game on the road in program history ... Finished season with 27 points and eight rebounds against ETSU (3/1).

2006-07: Appeared in 24 games and started 13 ... Averaged 21 minutes, 7.8 points, the sixth-best mark on the team, 3.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game ... Connected on 14 3-pointers ... Scored 20 or more points three times, including a season-high 25 at Armstrong Atlantic State (2/17) ... Hit 10-of-22 shots in the game to go with three 3-pointers and added five rebounds, two assists and three steals in the game ... Posted 21 points, including an 8-for-9 performance at the free-throw line, and five assists against Georgia College & State (1/27) ... Averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds during the last four games.

High School: Earned five letters at Greer High School ... Averaged 20.1 points, 7.5 assists, 4.6 rebounds, and 3.4 steals per game as a senior ... A Wendy's High School Heisman nominee ... A WYFF High School Hero ... A two-time All-State selection ... Also earned three all-region and two first-team all-county honors ... Named the Player of the Year by the Greer Citizen twice ... Won Player of the Week honors 10 times by different newspapers and organizations ... A three-time all-tournament selection at the Lady Sandlapper Tournament ... Named the team's Most Valuable Player twice ... Broke the state record for consecutive free throws made with 43 during her senior season.

Personal: Born on Dec. 5, 1987 in Greer, S.C... Daughter of Richard and Katrina Hawkins ... Has four brothers, Rick, Jerrell, Mark and Tonio, and two sisters, Angie and Jasmine ... A communications major ... Enjoys going to the movies ... Favorite movie is "Love & Basketball" ... Favorite TV show is "Martin" ... Favorite musical artist is Jazmine Sullivan ... Favorite basketball player is Lebron James ... Admires her grandmother ... Wants to host her own entertainment show.

HAWKINS, Courtney

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2006-07 24-13 504 21.0 61 176 .347 14 53 .264 50 67 .746 19 54 73 3.0 45 1 55 52 3 36 186 7.8
2007-08 29-25 1002 34.6 155 428 .362 43 120 .358 124 157 .790 39 92 131 4.5 76 3 73 87 1 68 477 16.4
2008-09 29-26 833 28.7 97 278 .349 34 99 .343 97 135 .719 35 102 137 4.7 75 2 102 79 2 49 325 11.2
TOTAL 82-64 2339 28.5 313 882 .355 91 272 .335 271 359 .755 93 248 341 4.2 196 6 230 218 6 153 988 12.0
 
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