Ethan Happ (born May 7, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for Olympiacos of the EuroLeague. He played college basketball for the Wisconsin Badgers. Happ attended Rockridge High School in Taylor Ridge, Illinois and his hometown is Milan, Illinois.
Happ playing for Wisconsin
|No. 22 – Olympiacos|
|Position||Center / Power forward|
|Born||May 7, 1996|
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||237 lb (108 kg)|
|High school||Rockridge (Taylor Ridge, Illinois)|
|NBA draft||2019 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school careerEdit
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||Commit date|
|Milan, IL||Rockridge||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)||200 lb (91 kg)||Jun 26, 2013|
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Happ redshirted during his freshman season during which the Badgers were the 2015 NCAA runner-up .
Happ started every game for the in 2015–16 for the Badgers and was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year. He was also a unanimous selection the Big Ten All-Freshman Team and named to the Big Ten All-Defensive Team. He was selected to the third team All-Big Ten by the media and honorable mention by the coaches. As a sophomore, Happ became a greatly improved player. He was named a third-team All-American after averaging 14 points per game.
On December 22, 2018, Happ grabbed his 1,000th career rebound in a win over Grambling State. On February 12, 2019 he scored his 2000th point, making him the first player in the Big Ten to score 2,000 points and collect 1,000 rebounds in 35 years.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
- Second-team All-American – SN (2019)
- 2018 First-Team All-Big Ten (media)
- 2017 Wooden Award Final Ballot
- 2017 Naismith Trophy Semifinalist
- 2017 Oscar Robertson Midseason Watch List
- 2017 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Finalist
- 2017 Second-Team All-American (SI); Third Team All-American (USA Today, TSN)
- 2017 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (AP)
- 2017 First-Team All-Big Ten
- 2017 Big Ten All-Tournament Team
- 2016 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
- 2016 Third-Team All-Big Ten (media)
- 2016 Big Ten All-Freshman Team
- 2x USBWA All-District (2017, '18)
- 2x NABC All-District (2017 first team, 2018 second team)
- 2x Big Ten All-Defensive Team (2016, '17)
- 2x Big Ten Player of the Week
Parents are Randy and Teresa Happ. His father Randy, played basketball at North Central College (Div. III) and brother Eric played basketball at Carl Sandburg College (Junior College). Happ is a first cousin of New York Yankees pitcher J. A. Happ.
- "2018-19 Mens Basketball Roster".
- "2015-16 All-Big Ten teams & award winners". btn.com. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
- Hamilton, Brian (February 9, 2017). "The Ethan-vention: Happ's rise to stardom at Wisconsin". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
- Norlander, Matt (July 25, 2017). "All-American Ethan Happ has never taken a 3 for Wisconsin, but that's about to change". CBSSports.com. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
- Polzin, Jim (May 2, 2018). "Wisconsin's Ethan Happ presses on despite not being invited to NBA draft combine". Wisconsin State Journal. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
- Potrykus, Jeff (May 30, 2018). "As expected, Ethan Happ opts to return to Wisconsin for his final season". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
- "No. 16 Badgers rout Grambling State, Happ grabs 1,000th rebound". FoxSports.com. December 22, 2018. Retrieved December 28, 2018.
- "Happ hits another milestone in loss to Michigan State". The Dispatch / The Rock Island Argus. February 12, 2019. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
- Carchia, Emiliano (July 18, 2019). "Olympiacos signs rookie Ethan Happ". Sportando. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
- Ryan, Shannon (December 22, 2016). "Wisconsin standout Ethan Happ steeled by athletic Illinois family". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved July 27, 2018.