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Jess Settles
Jess Settles

Hometown:
Winfield, IA

High School:
Winfield-Mt. Union HS

Position:
Forward

Hawk-Items - Ranks 5th in three-point FG attempts (321), 6th in career scoring (1,611), career field goals (581) and three-point FGs (113), 7th in field goal attempts (1,186), 8th in steals (144), 9th in rebounds (747) and 10th in free throws (336)...granted sixth year of eligibility after missing entire 1998 season due to injury.

1998-99 - Co-Most Valuable Player...co-winner of Chris Street Award and shared Captain's Award...played in 28 games, with 19 starts...led team in rebounding (4.8) while averaging 9.8 points per game...named to CoSIDA academic all-District team...named to all-tournament team at Hawkeye Invitational (was also all-tournament in 1994)...injured in loss to Michigan State and did not play in late season games vs. Minnesota and Ohio State...11 points, six rebounds and two assists vs. Connecticut...17 points and nine rebounds vs. Alabama-Birmingham...eight points, seven rebounds, two assists and three steals vs. Arkansas...21 points and three rebounds vs. Wisconsin, hitting 8-15 FGs and 4-6 treys...season-high 23 points (10-18 FGs), five assists, three rebounds and three steals at Indiana...16 points, seven rebounds and two assists vs. Northwestern...16 points, three rebounds and two steals in win at Illinois...five points and five rebounds in 14 minutes vs. Michigan State before being injured...11 points, six rebounds and five assists at Purdue...11 points and six rebounds at Michigan...12 points, five rebounds, three assists and a steal vs. Penn State...nine points and six rebounds vs. Wisconsin...nine points at Michigan State on 2-3 FGs and 5-6 FTs...nine points, six rebounds and three assists at Ohio State...11 points and 11 rebounds vs. Illinois for first double-double of the season and 18th of his career...18 points (5-10 FGs, 7-8 FTs), five rebounds and two steals vs. Coppin State...16 points (6-11 FGs, 2-3 treys), four rebounds and three assists in win over Missouri...15 points and five rebounds vs. South Alabama, hitting 5-9 FGs and 4-5 FTs...seven points, five rebounds and two steals in Drake in first start since 11/25/96...five points, four rebounds, two assists and one steal in 12 minutes vs. Western Illinois.

1997-98 - Missed entire season due to continued health problems.

1996-97 - Limited to action in just three games due to injury, using medical redshirt...voted pre-season Big Ten Player of the Year by league media and named to pre-season All-Big Ten first team...played just 12 minutes vs. California and missed next six games due to injury...returned to action with 11 points and three rebounds in 14 minutes vs. Iowa State...19 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals in win over Western Illinois...11 points, six rebounds, two steals and two blocked shots in exhibition win over Adelaide...25 points and nine rebounds in exhibition game vs. Marathon Oil, along with three assists and four steals...14 points and 10 rebounds in Black & Gold Blowout.

1995-96 - First team All-Big Ten by league coaches and media...Associated Press honorable mention All-American...Basketball Times All-Midwest District honorable mention...second team Academic All-American, first team all-District academic selection and named to Big Ten All-Academic team...averaged 15.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per games, shooting .477 from the field and .741 from free throw line...scored in double figures in 28 of 32 games...13 points and 12 rebounds vs. Arizona for 17th double-double of career and eighth of season...21 points and 15 rebounds in win over George Washington for 16th career double-double and seventh of the season...18 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals in win over Purdue, hitting 8-14 FGs and 2-2 FTs. Forced jumped ball (Iowa possession) with 10 seconds remaining to secure victory...21 points, six rebounds and four assists at Minnesota, hitting 8-16 FGs and 3-4 FTs...19 points and eight rebounds in win at Ohio State...25 points and seven rebounds in win over Wisconsin, hitting 10-20 FGs and 3-4 FTs...17 points and 12 rebounds at Illinois for 15th career double-double and sixth of the season...also had five assists...16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists vs. Michigan State...10 points and 11 rebounds in win over Indiana for 14th career double-double...season-high 29 points, eight rebounds, five assists and two steals vs. Northwestern...23 points (7-11 FGs, 6-8 FTs) and five rebounds vs. Penn State...14 points and seven rebounds at Indiana...12 points, five rebounds, career-high nine assists and three steals vs. Michigan...19 points and six rebounds, hitting 6-9 FGs and 7-8 FTs vs. Illinois, with 13 points and five rebounds in the second half...15 points and six rebounds at Wisconsin...20 points vs. Ohio State, hitting 7-11 FGs. Also had nine rebounds, two assists and four steals...recorded 13th career double-double (20 points, 10 rebounds), plus five assists and two steals at Colorado...13 points, six assists and two steals at Purdue...career-high 17 rebounds vs. Morehead State, along with 11 points and four assists...15 points, six rebounds, seven assists and five steals vs. Western Illinois...18 points and eight rebounds vs. Texas Southern...20 points and 15 rebounds at Northern Iowa for 11th career double-double...10 points and 12 rebounds vs. Colgate for first double-double of the season and 10th of his career...16 points and 5 rebounds vs. Duke, hitting 6-12 FGs and 3-4 FTs...14 points and five rebounds vs. Connecticut, with two treys and four assists.

1994-95 - All-Big Ten third team selection by both coaches and media...Academic all-Big Ten team...honorable mention on Basketball Weekly all-Midwest team...Big Ten Player of the Week Dec. 5 and Jan. 3...missed seven games and did not start seven others due to back injury...played as many as 30 minutes just twice and averaged just 24.4 minutes...averaged 15.6 points and 6.2 rebounds, shooting .469 from the field and .802 from the free throw line in 26 games...in Big Ten stats ranked 10th in free throw percentage (.725) and 11th in steals (1.2)...for all games ranked sixth in free throw percentage (.802), eighth in field goal percentage (.469), 10th in rebounding (6.2) and 13th in scoring (15.6) and steals (1.2)...scored in double figures in 19 of 26 games...named to Rainbow Classic all-tournament team as Iowa finished second to Arkansas...16 points and nine rebounds vs. Penn State...11 points and 10 rebounds in win over Ohio for his third double-double of the season and ninth of his career...18 points, nine rebounds and five assists in win over DePaul, hitting 7-12 FGs and 4-4 FTs...22 points and five rebounds in win over Michigan State...19 points and five rebounds in win over Michigan, hitting 6-11 FGs and 5-6 FTs to go with three assists...13 points and 11 rebounds at Purdue for second double-double of season and eighth of career...18 points and five rebounds at Wisconsin...17 points and six rebounds at Illinois...19 points and five rebounds at Michigan, hitting 9-11 FTs...18 points and eight rebounds vs. Indiana, hitting 7-15 FGs...15 points and three assists vs. Arkansas...23 points and five rebounds vs. Hawaii...28 points and eight rebounds in 23 minutes against Duke, hitting 10-15 FGs and 6-8 FTs...MVP of 1994 Hawkeye Invitational...26 points and 12 rebounds vs. Ohio in championship game for first double-double of season and seventh of career...20 points and four rebounds vs. Pepperdine...22 points and nine rebounds at Drake...26 points and seven rebounds vs. Morgan State.

1993-94 - Big Ten Freshman of the Year and third team all-conference...ranked among Big Ten leaders in field goal percentage (3rd, .565), free throw percentage (6th, .842), rebounds (8th, 7.7), and scoring (11th, 16.7)...414 points and 203 rebounds are most ever by a freshman...started all 27 games...six scoring and rebounding double-doubles, including last three outings...led team in rebounds (7.5) and field goal percentage (.574) and was second in scoring (15.3) and assists (61)...17 points (5-8 FGs, 6-6 FTs), 29 points and career-high 14 rebounds vs. Wisconsin...21 points, 11 rebounds and five assists vs. Minnesota...29 points and nine rebounds vs. Michigan State...19 points vs. Northwestern...17 points and seven rebounds in win over Illinois...17 points, seven rebounds and two steals at Indiana...21 points, seven rebounds, four assists and four steals vs. Purdue...19 points, seven rebounds and two assists vs. Minnesota...19 points and six rebounds at Michigan State...16 points and nine rebounds at Michigan...21 points at Cal-Irvine, making 9-10 FGs...17 points at Iowa State.

High School - Iowa's Mr. Basketball in 1993...fourth team all-American by Parade Magazine...three time all-state selection...MVP of 1993 Future Stars camp...averaged 27.4 points, 10.7 rebounds and 6.5 assists as senior for 29-1 team that finished third in Class A state tournament...named Iowa Player of the Year by USA Today and Gatorade Circle of Champions Central Region Player of the Year...averaged 26.1 points, 11.7 rebounds and 6.1 assists as junior for 28-1 club that finished second in state...sophomore averages of 26 points, 15 rebounds and 6.5 assists...shot better than 60% from the field during his career...led Winfield to three-year record of 76-5...member of National Honor Society.

Personal - Born 7/7/74...elementary education major...high school coach was Mike Koelker.

Year	G/GS	FG-A	PCT.	3-PT	PCT.	FT-A	PCT.	RB	AVG	AS	TO	BK	ST	PTS	AVG.
Fresh.	27/27	156-272	.574	16-42	.381	86-109	.789	203	7.5	61	86	3	40	414	15.3
Soph.	26/19	138-294	.469	32-91	.352	97-121	.802	162	6.2	53	86	4	31	405	15.6
Jun.	32/32	179-375	.477	40-115	.348	86-116	.741	239	7.5	99	96	8	48	484	15.1
Jun.	3/2	10-20	.500	1-4	.250	13-14	.929	10	3.3	6	9	1	3	34	11.3
Sen.	28/19	98-225	.436	24-69	.348	54-69	.783	133	4.8	46	60	4	22	274	9.8
Career	116/99	581-1186	.490	113-321	.352	336-429	.783	747	6.4	265	337	20	144	1611	13.9
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