Friday, July 2, 2021

Wieskamp Will Stay In NBA Draft, Leaves Iowa

Joe Wieskamp announced Friday on social media that he would give up his final season with the Iowa Basketball program and keep his name in the NBA Draft.

Wieskamp, a 6-foot-6 guard/forward started all 97 games at Iowa. Last season, he became first Hawkeye junior in school history with 1,250+ points, 550+ rebounds, 175+ 3-pointers, 100+ assists, 75+ steals. He leaves the Hawkeyes ranked ninth in career 3-pointers made with 181 and 24th in scoring wit a total of 1,283 points.

Wieskamp was named a second-team all-Big Ten performer as a junior.

Wieskamp scored in double figures 72 times in his 97 games with the Hawkeyes, including 20 points or more 14 times. His 46.2 percent 3-point shooting in 2020-2021 is second best in program history, and his 73 three pointers are fifth most by a junior.


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