Iowa meets Drake Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Hy-Vee Big Four Classic
Uthoff scores a career-high 27 points in 23 minutes
Tip set for 6:01 p.m. (CT) in Carver-Hawkeye Arena
Hawkeyes open 2015-16 season at home on Oct. 29
Hawkeye graduates add academic accolade
Photos from No. 4 Iowa @ Indiana on February 11, 2016.
Penn State at No. 5 Iowa Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016
Northwestern @ No. 3 Iowa
No. 9 Iowa vs Rutgers
Michigan at No. 16 Iowa Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016
2015 Third Team All-Big Ten | 2015 Capital One Academic All-District First Team
Hawk Items -- Posted four career double-doubles, two his sophomore and two as a junior... one of the top-20 collegiate players invited to participate in the 2015 Nike Basketball Academy in Santa Monica, California... two-time NABC Academic Honors Court honoree... enters his senior season scoring in double figures 34 career times... his 56 blocked shots rank ninth best in school single-season history... his 56 blocks and 54 3-pointers rank fourth and fifth, respectively, by an Iowa junior in program history... competed on the East Coast All-Stars the summer of 2013... transferred to the University of Iowa from the University of Wisconsin... two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2014-15 Honors -- Third team All-Big Ten selection... Academic All-Big Ten honoree... Capital One Academic All-District First Team honoree... NABC Academic Honors Court honoree... shared the team's Defensive Player of the Year award with Gabriel Olaseni... Big Ten Player of the Week (Jan. 6) after helping Iowa to wins over #18 Ohio State and Nebraska. 2014-15 -- Started all 34 games, ranking second in team scoring (12.4), rebounding (6.4), steals (1.1) and blocks (1.6), and first in 3-pointers (54) ... one of only two Big Ten players to average 12+ points, 6+ rebounds, and 1.5 blocks (Frank Kaminsky)... two double-doubles (North Florida and Michigan State)... only Division I player with 50+ 3-pointers, 55+ blocks, and 35+ steals... made 38 of his team-best 54 triples in Iowa's 22 wins... reached double figures 23 times... averaged 14 points, six rebounds, and three steals in Iowa's two 2K Classic games in New York... tallied 13 points, bolstered by sinking four treys, and grabbed five boards in opening victory over Hampton... scored 20 points to go along with six rebounds, two blocks and a game-high three steals vs. #23 Syracuse... registered 15 points, eight rebounds, two steals, and three assists in win over Pepperdine... denied a career-high five shots and also had four assists and six rebounds in win over Northern Illinois... equaled a career high in blocked shots (5), while also scoring eight points and controlling 11 rebounds in victory at #12 North Carolina... pulled down a game-high nine rebounds vs. UNI... netted 15 points and snagged seven rebounds, in home win over Nebraska... scored 10 points & registered career bests in rebounding (12) and assists (5), posting his third career double-double in Iowa's win over North Florida... tallied 18 points, grabbed seven boards and equaled a personal best with five assists at #18 Ohio State... posted second double-double of the year, scoring 12 points & grabbing a team-high 10 boards vs. MSU... led Iowa in scoring (16) and rebounding (9) in victory at Michigan... scored a team-best 17 points and had seven rebounds in home game vs. Minnesota... poured in a game high 22 points, including making the game-winning shot with 3.5 seconds left, while also collecting five rebounds, four assists and a game-high four blocks, at Minnesota... posted career highs in scoring (25), 3-pointers (5), and minutes played (37) at Northwestern... led all scorers with 14 points in win over Rutgers... registered 11 points and blocked a game-high four shots in win at Nebraska... posted game highs in rebounding (10) and blocks (4), while also scoring six points in win over Illinois... tallied 11 points, eight rebounds, and three assists in overtime win at Penn State... recorded 16 points, eight rebounds, two blocks, and a game-high three steals in home win over Northwestern... had 17 points, seven rebounds, and blocked three shots vs. Penn State at Big Ten Tournament... poured in a team-high 20 points on 10-of-19 shooting from the field, while also grabbing a team-high eight rebounds in NCAA Tournament Third Round game against #7 Gonzaga... letterwinner.
2013-14 Honors -- Academic All-Big Ten... NABC Academic Honors Court honoree... awarded the team's Newcomer Award. 2013-14 -- Played in all 33 games... ranked second on the team in blocked shots (35), and fourth in scoring (7.6) and rebounding (4.6)... netted double figures 11 times... two double-doubles... pulled down double-digit rebounds three times... shot 70 percent from the field (7-of-10), including 80 percent (4-of-5) from the 3-point range, and 100 percent (6-of-6) from the foul line in two postseason games (Northwestern and Tennessee)... accurate shooter, making 50 percent (84-of-168) from the field and 82 percent (67-of-82) from the free throw line... made at least one field goal in all but four games... scored 14 points, blocked four shots and grabbed seven rebounds in first career game in win over UNC Wilmington... tallied a personal-best 19 points, missing only one shot (6-7 FG, 6-6 FT) in victory over Penn... grabbed 10 boards, scored eight points and went 2-2 from 3-point range in win over UTEP... netted eight of 17 points at the foul line in win over Notre Dame... scored 13 points and grabbed a game-high nine boards in win over Drake... tallied a team-high 16 points, bolstered by sinking a career-high three 3-pointers, in win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff... collected 11 points, all in the second half, and four rebounds in win over Nebraska... scored 10 points in road win at #3 Ohio State... netted seven points, denied two shots and grabbed two rebounds in win at Illinois... posted seven points and seven rebounds in road win at Penn State... had eight points and four rebounds at Indiana... poured in 17 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the field, including a perfect 3-of-3 from 3-point range, and 4-of-4 from the foul line to go along with nine boards vs. Northwestern at Big Ten Tournament... letterwinner.
2012-13 -- Redshirted.
2011-12 -- Redshirted.
High school -- Named 2011 Mr. Basketball and 2011 Gatorade Player of the Year in Iowa... 1,000-point scorer for his career ... named first team all-state and Mississippi Valley Conference Player of the Year after averaging 26.2 points, 11.2 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game his senior campaign... team captain as a senior... as a junior, averaged 21 points and 10 rebounds per contest while guiding his team to its first Class 4A state tournament appearance since 1999... first team all-state and 2010 Mississippi Valley Conference Player of the Year... made 55 percent of field-goal attempts and 80 percent of free-throw attempts as a junior ... first team all-state pick by the Iowa Newspaper Association and a second team all-state pick by the Des Moines Register...averaged 15 points and 7.6 rebounds per game to earn honorable mention all-conference honors as a sophomore... Academic All-MVC his senior and junior seasons... member of National Honor Society and junior class president with a 4.0 grade-point-average... was a Read Along mentor for two years... Little J-Hawk Camp volunteer for three years... volunteer peer helper for basketball and bowling for Special Olympics...
Personal -- Born 5/19/93... graduated with a degree in economics in May, 2015... parents are Dale and Diane Uthoff... has an older brother, Dale, and three older sisters, Erika, Jenna and Valerie... high school coach was Stu Ordman.
Points: 25 at Northwestern, 2/15/15
Rebounds: 12 vs. North Florida, 12/22/14
FGM: 10 vs. Gonzaga, 3/22/15
FGA: 19 vs. Gonzaga, 3/22/15
3-PT FG: 5 at Northwestern, 2/15/15
3-PT FGA: 11 at Northwestern, 2/15/15
FTM: 8 vs. Notre Dame, 12/3/13
FTA: 10 vs. Notre Dame, 12/3/13
Assists: 5, 2x last at Ohio State, 12/30/14
Steals: 4 vs. Rutgers, 2/19/15
Blocks: 5, 2x, last at North Carolina, 12/3/14
Minutes: 38 vs. Gonzaga, 3/22/15