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Erek Hansen
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Erek Hansen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bedford, TX

High School:
Trinity

Last College:
Kirkwood, IA CC

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 210

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
08/31/1982

Hawk-Items - - Ranks third in career blocked shots with 212 . . . 89 blocked shots in 2006 is third best single season total at Iowa . . . 83 blocked shots in 2005 ranks fourth best for a single season . . . led Big Ten in blocked shots as both a junior and senior.

2005-06 Honors - - Co-Most Valuable Player - - - named Big Ten Conference Defensive Player of the Year . . . named to Big Ten Conference all-Defensive team . . . named Defensive all-American by collegeinsiders.com.

2005-06 - - Six points, five rebounds and two blocks against Northwestern State in NCAA Tournament . . . 10 points, five rebounds and two blocks in win over Ohio State in Big Ten Tournament championship game . . . three points, four rebounds and three blocks in win over Michigan State in Big Ten Tournament . . . nine points, team-high eight rebounds and three blocks in win over Minnesota in Big Ten Tournament . . . 15 points and three rebounds in win over Penn State . . . 13 points, five rebounds and three blocks in win over Michigan State . . . six rebounds and five blocked shots in win at Indiana . . . eight points and four rebounds in win over Michigan . . . eight points and two rebounds in win over Ohio State . . . 11 points, three rebounds, six blocks and two steals in win over Indiana . . . career-high 20 points, six rebounds and five blocks in win over Minnesota . . . seven points, six rebounds and six blocks in win at Penn State . . . eight points (4-5 FGs) and four rebounds in win over Illinois . . . six points (3-3 FGs) and four rebounds in win at Saint Louis . . . 14 points, seven rebounds and four blocks at Iowa State . . . eight points and four blocked shots at Northern Iowa . . . six points, five rebounds and three blocks vs. Valparaiso . . . eight points, six rebounds and matched a career-high with seven blocks in win over Fairfield . . . eight rebounds and three blocks in win over NC State . . . eight points and four rebounds in win over Texas-San Antonio . . . five points and five rebounds vs. Texas Six points and five blocks in win over Kentucky . . . 11 points and game-high eight rebounds in win over Colgate.

2004-05 - - Played in 32 games, with 28 starts . . . averaged 4.8 points and 2.7 rebounds, with 83 blocked shots . . . five rebounds vs. Cincinnati in NCAA Tournament . . . nine points, six rebounds and three blocks vs. Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament . . . two points and one rebound in win over Michigan State in Big Ten Tournament . . . seven points, six rebounds and two blocks in win over Purdue in Big Ten Tournament . . . two rebounds and one steal in win at Michigan . . . nine points and five blocks at Minnesota . . . four rebounds, two assists and two blocks at Wisconsin . . . six points, one rebound and three blocks in win over Purdue . . . four points, three rebounds and three blocks at Illinois . . . three blocks and two assists in win over Minnesota . . . two points, five rebounds and tied a career-high with seven blocked shots in win over Saint Louis . . . seven points and two rebounds in win vs. Air Force . . . nine points, six rebounds and six blocked shots in win over Texas Tech . . . 10 points and four rebounds in win over Western Carolina . . . eight points, three rebounds and a career-high seven blocked shots in win over Iowa State . . . career-high 14 points and three rebounds vs. Northern Iowa . . . eight points and five blocked shots vs. UNC Greensboro . . . missed win at Drake due to injury suffered in practice . . . five blocked shots vs. North Carolina, while scoring eight points . . . 11 points, six rebounds and four blocked shots in win over Texas . . . seven points, six rebounds and five blocked shots in win over Louisville . . . 13 points, two rebounds and two blocks vs. Western Illinois.

2003-04 - - Played in 22 of 29 games, with no starts . . . four rebounds, three blocks and two points vs. Saint Louis in first round of the NIT . . . six points, four rebounds and two blocks vs. Michigan in the quarter-finals of the Big Ten Tournament . . . three blocks and two points in win at Purdue . . . career-high seven rebounds and tied career highs with six points and four blocks at Northwestern . . . tied a career best with four blocks and four rebounds vs. Minnesota . . . four points, four rebounds and two blocks vs. Illinois . . . three blocks, two points and one assist at Ohio State . . . career-high four blocks and two rebounds vs. Michigan . . . two points, two rebounds and two assists vs. Wisconsin . . . four rebounds and three blocked shots at Michigan State . . . six points and four rebounds and three blocks vs. Penn State . . . two points and one steal at Michigan . . . two points, two rebounds and a block vs. Ohio State . . . four points and three blocks at Illinois . . . two points and two blocks vs. UW-Green Bay . . . two points, two rebounds and one assist vs. UNC-Asheville.

Junior college - - Earned honorable mention all-Region honors in 2002-03 . . . averaged 8.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.3 blocked shots per game at Kirkwood, IA CC . . . helped Kirkwood post 33-4 record and place third in Division II junior college national tournament after winning Region 11 title . . . junior college coach was Doug Wagemester.

2001-02 - - Redshirted at University of Iowa.

High school - - Named District Defensive Player of the Year as junior and senior . . . named first team all-state by Sterling Athletics Basketball Magazine and ranked ninth best player in Texas by Hoops Magazine . . . nominated for McDonald's all-America team . . . averaged 15 points, 9.9 rebounds and 5.8 blocked shots as a senior . . . as a junior averaged 11 points, 9.8 rebounds and five blocked shots per game . . . helped prep team post a 23-8 record as a junior . . . three-year basketball letterman . . . team captain and MVP as a senior after sharing MVP honors as a junior.

Personal - - Born 8/31/82 . . . open major . . . parents are Janet and Jay Hansen . . . high school coach was Mark Lappa.

Career Bests
Points: 20 vs. Minnesota, 1/18/06
Rebounds: 8, three times, last vs. Minnesota, 3/10/06
FGM: 7 vs. Minnesota 1/18/06
FGA: 12 vs. Minnesota, 1/18/06
FTM: 6 vs. Minnesota, 1/18/06
FTA: 6 vs. Minnesota, 1/18/06
Assists: 2, seven times, last vs. Minnesota, 3/10/06
Steals: 2, twice, last vs. Indiana, 1/24/06
Blocks: 7, three times, last vs. Fairfield, 12/2/05
Minutes: 38 vs. Minnesota, 1/18/06

Hansen's Career Stats

YearG/GSFG-APCT3-PTPCTFT-APCTO-D-RBAVGPF-DIASTOBKSTPTSAVG
Soph.22/022-53.4150-0.0002-8.25018-28-462.143-1716402462.1
Jun.32/2956-127.4413-6.60039-54.72240-45-852.7107-6183683141544.8
Sen.34/3493-160.5810-0.00042-60.70053-82-1354.096-2104589182286.7
Career88/63171-340.5033-6.50083-122.680111-155-2663.0246-93597212344284.9
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