Hawkeyes shoot 52.5 percent, 4 players reach double figures in an 89-53 victory
UI sophomore scores career-best 19 points in an 86-55 rout
Iowa hosts Penn on Friday at 6 p.m. (CT) in Carver-Hawkeye Arena
Hawkeyes down Abilene Christian, 103-41
Hawkeyes drop Maryland Eastern Shore, 109-63, to improve to 3-0
Dec. 3, 2013 Big Ten/ACC Challenge Iowa City, Iowa
Iowa @ Xavier
Iowa 86, Penn 55 Friday, Nov. 22, 2013
Abilene Christian at Iowa Carver-Hawkeye Arena - Iowa City, IA Photos by Jeff Becker
Iowa hosts Maryland Eastern Shore on Thursday Nov. 14, 2013.
High school -- 2013 Parade All-American... first team all-state performer leading Iowa Class 4A in scoring average (23.6) as a senior, making 42 percent of his shots from 3-point range and 92.6 percent (126-of-136) at the free throw line ... earned second team all-conference honors as a junior after averaging 10.2 points, hitting 86 percent of his free throws, grabbed 4.3 rebounds and made 37 percent of his 3-point attempts.. as a sophomore at Roosevelt, he averaged 18.5 points and seven rebounds and was a second team all-state and first team all-conference honoree... one of 30 high school freshmen invited to the Nike Top 100 Camp in St. Louis in 2010, and participated in the 2012 NBA Players Association Top 100 Camp... competed on the AAU basketball All-Iowa Attack team.
Personal -- Born on March 30, 1994 in the Sudan... son of Amelia Ring and the late Dut Jok... Mike Nixon is his guardian... counts the late Manute Bol and current Chicago Bull Luol Deng among his relatives... older brother is a senior on the basketball team at Penn... played first two years as a prep at Roosevelt HS before playing his final two seasons at Valley... high school coach at Valley was former Hawkeye point guard, and all-time assists leader, Jeff Horner... suffered a torn patella tendon in left knee as a freshman.