Hawkins chose the Shockers over Auburn, Creighton, DePaul and Dayton. He joins early signees Fred Van Vleet (Rockford, Ill./Auburn H.S.), Henry Uwadiae (Charlotte, N.C./Evelyn Mack Academy), Cleanthony Early (Middletown, N.Y./Sullivan County C.C.) and Derail Green (Houston/Klein Forest H.S.) for WSU.