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Hauser earns ACC honors; Cavaliers move back into AP Top Ten

ANDREW SHURTLEFF, THE DAILY PROGRESS 
Virginia forward Sam Hauser (10) hits a three point shot...
ANDREW SHURTLEFF, THE DAILY PROGRESS Virginia forward Sam Hauser (10) hits a three point shot during the game against Georgia Tech Saturday in Charlottesville. Virginia won 63-58.(ACC)
Published: Feb. 8, 2021 at 11:16 PM EST
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - UVA senior forward Sam Hauser has been named the ACC Player of the Week.

Hauser averaged 20.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in victories over NC State and Pitt.

He made 8-of-9 shots from the field against the Panthers, including three 3-pointers.

The ACC Player of the Week honor is the first of his career.

Hauser leads the ‘Hoos in scoring (15.4), rebounding (7.0), and made three-pointers this season (39).

The Virginia men’s basketball team (13-3, 9-1 ACC) has moved up five spots to #9 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll.

The Cavaliers are scheduled to be back in action on Wednesday at 7pm at Georgia Tech.

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