Josh Hawkinson

WSU’s Josh Hawkinson named second-team All-Pac-12, Malachi Flynn honorable mention All-Freshman

WASHINGTON STATE men’s basketball senior forward Josh Hawkinson was named All-Pac-12 Second Team and true freshman point guard Malachi Flynn was tabbed Pac-12 All-Freshman Honorable Mention.

Hawkinson, who is averaging 15.6 points and 10.1 rebounds per game is one of two Pac-12 bigs averaging a double-double this season, along with Cal’s Ivan Rabb (14.3 ppg, 10.6 rpg).

Hawkinson is the school’s career record holder for rebounds (1,003)  and double-doubles (55). Hawkinson ranks second in the Pac-12 in rebounding (10.1); second in free throw percentage at 83.6 percent; and fourth in minutes played (1,061). He leads the league and ranks fourth in the nation with 8.3 defensive rebounds per game.

Flynn leads the Cougs and ranks 14th in the Pac-12 with 58 made 3-pointers this season. He also ranks ninth amongst Pac-12 freshmen for points per game (10.1), seventh in assists per game (2.9) and 13th in steals per game (0.7). Flynn has started all 30 games and could become the third WSU freshman since 1972-73 to start every game in a season, joining Klay Thompson and Mark Hendrickson.

Hawkinson was named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention each of the prior two seasons. Flynn becomes the first WSU All-Freshman honoree since DaVonte Lacy also earned honorable mention honors in 2012.


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