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Ed Horton
Ed Horton

Hometown:
Springfield, IL

High School:
Lanphier HS

Position:
Forward/Center

Iowa Item: Participated in the 1988 U.S. Olympic Trials.

1988-89 Season: Honorable mention all-American by AP and the Sporting News...named first team all-Big Ten by AP and UPI...led the Big Ten in rebounding by almost three per game...first Hawkeye to lead the league in boards since Bruce King (1977)...finished fourth in Big Ten field goal percent (56.3 percent) and fifth in scoring (19.1)...ranked on several Iowa season lists: rebounds (3rd with 350), FGs (5th with 250), scoring (6th with 604), FGAs (9th with 453) and FTAs (10th with 181)...two-time Big Ten Player of the Week...Iowa's leading rebounder 26 times including 19 in a row...career-best 19 rebounds at North Carolina to set a Smith Center rercord...double figure points and rebounds 19 times...scored a career-high 32 points (13-22 FGs, 8-8 FTs) in final game as a Hawkeye vs. North Carolina State in the NCAA tournament...17 boards vs. Illinois was all-time best by a Hawkeye in Carver-Hawkeye Arena...only third player in Iowa history to get over 300 rebounds in a season...after scoring 20 or more points just three times in his first 108 games, he tallied 20 or better in 13 of his last 20 outings...sixth Hawkeye to tally more than 2,000 points and rebounds in his career.

1987-88 Season: Named to All-College Tournament second team...finished ninth in Big Ten rebounding...won team award for most assists by an inside player...double figure points and rebounds vs. Iowa State (19 points, 12 rebounds), Illinois State (13,10), Michigan (22, 12), Michigan (16,11)...tallied 22 points in 21 minutes vs. Lafayette, making 10-11 FGs.

1986-87...Honorable mention all-Big Ten pick by AP...starting center the first 24 games...second on team in rebounding (5.6)...made double figures in points (17) and rebounds (11) vs. Iowa State...squad's top rebounder for eight games...double figure scoring in consecutive games vs. Wisconsin (16), Minnesota (13), Illinois (10), Purdue (14) and Indiana (14)...scored 29 vs. Russian National Team.

1985-86...Named the team's Most Improved Player...averaged 3.8 points and four rebounds...two starts...averaged over 13 boards every 40 minutes...shot 25 percent, averaged two points and 2.6 rebounds the first eight Big Ten games...upped the marks to 50.9 percent, 5.9 points and 4.6 rebounds the last 10 conference contests.

High school honors: Illinois' Mr. Basketball, all-America by Parade, McDonalds's and Basketball Weekly, two-time first team all-state, three-time all-city and all-conference at Lanphier...high school coach was Bob Nika...Career - member of 1983 state championship team...school's all-time leading scorer (2,004 points)...1984-85 Season: Averaged 26.2 points and 13.1 rebounds for 29-4 team...co-MVP of the McDonald's Capital Classic all-star game...played on gold medal team at the National Sports Festival...Also: teammate of former Hawkeye Kevin Gamble on 1983 Lanphier team...born December 17, 1967.

Iowa career rankings: 2nd in rebounds (877), 6th in FGs (560), 6th in blocks (39), 7th in points (1,372), 8th in FTAs (452) and 8th in FGAs (1,086).

Year	G/GS	FG/FGA	FG%	FT/FTA	FT% 	PTS	AVG.	OREB	DREB	AVG.	PF/D	AST.	TO	BLK	STL	MIN
1985-86	30/2	44/104	.423	22/50	.440	110	3.7	35	82	3.9	79/2	13	37	7	13	382
1986-87	35/24	106/228	.465	61/104	.587	273	7.8	69	128	5.6	91/1	52	66	13	15	707
1987-88	34/24	160/301	.532	65/117	.556	385	11.3	76	137	6.3	116/5	61	83	6	24	794
1988-89	33/33	250/453	.552	103/181	.569	604	18.3	134	216	10.6	103/2	70	127	13	29	1054
Totals	132/83	560/1086	.516	251/452	.555	1372	10.4	314	563	6.6	389/10	196	313	39	81	2937
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