University of Iowa Athletics

#5 Anthony Clemmons

Height 6-2
Weight 195 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Lansing, Mich.
High School Sexton
Anthony Clemmons - Men's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Items — Tallied double figures 27 career times… dished out 5+ assists 24 career times and has been credited with 3+ steals nine career times… averaged 5.1 points, 2.5 assists, and 0.6 steals in 137 career games… the 137 games played ties for third most in school history.

2015-16 Honors — Co-recipient of the Chris Street Award and Defensive Player Award. 2015-16 — Started all 33 games… posted single-season bests in every statistical category (scoring, steals, assists, rebounding, 3-pointers, and free throws)… ranked second on the team in assists (121), and third in scoring (8.9) and steals (32)… made at least one 3-pointer in 19 contests… reached double figures 17 times… credited with six or more as-sists eight times; ranked 10th in the Big Ten in assists per game (3.7)… ranked seventh in the Big Ten and 70th nationally in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.4)… defensively, held Bryn Forbes of Michigan State to five total points in two games; Illinois’ Kendrick Nunn to six points; Maryland’s Melo Trimble to 11 points; Pur-due’s Raphael Davis to 10 total points in two games… tied a career high with six free throws made in season opening win over Gardner-Webb… scored 11 points, and collected seven assist and three steals in win at Marquette… netted 11 points to go along with a team-high six assists against Dayton… collected 10 points, four rebounds, and a team-best four assists in overtime win over Florida State… recorded 13 points, missing only two shot attempts, while also recording six assists in victory over UMKC… registered nine points, six assists and had a team-best three steals in win over Western Illinois… netted 10 points in victory over Drake… scored 11 points, snagged five rebounds, and had two assists in win over Tennessee Tech… led the team with five assists in upset victory over #1 Michigan State… had eight points, while also recording a game and career-high four steals in road victory over #14 Purdue… had 13 points and dished out two assists in road win over #4 Michigan State… recorded six assists and scored five points in win against Michigan… dished out five assists and tallied a career-high 20 points in road win over Rutgers… tied a career high with six free throws made and set a personal best with 10 free throws attempted in home win over #22 Purdue (finished with 10 points and a game-high six assists)… registered 11 points and a team-best four assists at #7 Mary-land… went 3-of-3 from the charity stripe on his way to nine points in win over Northwestern; recorded two steals… grabbed a career-high six rebounds and led team with four assists on way to scoring 12 points in home win over Penn State… logged a career-high 37 minutes at Illinois, equaling career bests in rebounds (6) and steals (4), while scoring 10 points… attempted 13 field goals, including six 3-point field goals, both sea-son bests, at #22 Indiana (12 points, 5 assists)… scored 12 points and posted two assists in win over Minneso-ta… tallied six points and led team with four assists in loss at Penn State… scored 13 points and dished out two assists against Wisconsin… netted six points and dished out two assists in loss at Ohio State… recorded 14 points and four assists in home loss to #11 Indiana… dropped 12 points and dished out two assists in win at Michigan… recorded six assists in Big Ten Tournament loss to Illinois… tallied six points and dished out a game-high six assists in NCAA Tournament contest win over Temple… totaled nine points and four assists in NCAA Tournament game loss to #6 Villanova… letterwinner.

2014-15 Honors — Earned the team’s Most Improved Player award. 2014-15 — Played in all 34 games, leading the team in 3-point accuracy at 37.3 percent (22-of-59)… posted single-season bests in 3-pointers made (22), rebounds (66), steals (24), scoring average (4.8 ppg), and free throw percentage (.750)… reached double figures in scoring five times… made 17-of-19 (.895) free throw attempts the last eight contests of the season… more than tripled his 3-pointers made production (22) from a year ago (six)… started the season opener against Hampton, registering 12 points and a career-high five rebounds… tallied 11 points and equaled a career high with three steals in win over North Dakota State… equaled a career high in minutes played (29) in win over Pepperdine… tied a career high with 14 points, bolstered by a career-high 6-of-7 shooting from the free throw line, in win over Northern Illinois… netted eight points in win at #12 North Carolina… matched a season high with five rebounds in win at #18 Ohio State… registered seven points off the bench, including making a key 3-pointer down the stretch, to help preserve a home win over Nebraska… contributed five points, three rebounds, and three assists in win at Minnesota… had five points and three rebounds in home win over #25 Ohio State… posted nine points, bolstered by 2-of-2 shooting from 3-point range, at Purdue… dished out a game-high four assists to go along with three points at Northwestern… credited with a game and season-high seven assists, while also matching a season high with three steals, in win over Rutgers… totaled eight points, three assists and no turnovers in win at Nebraska… registered six points and had four assists, playing a Big Ten season-high 27 minutes, in win over Illinois… dished out a team-best three assists, while scoring all 10 of his points in the second half, in win at Indiana… contributed seven points, including sinking a key 3-pointer in the second half, in home win over Northwestern… scored 10 points, equaling a career high with three 3-pointers, to go along with three rebounds in NCAA Tournament Third Round game vs. Gonzaga… letterwinner. 2013-14 — Played in 32 games… averaged 4.7 assists at Battle 4 Atlantis… shot 51 percent (24-of-47) from the field… blocked a career-high two shots, while also scoring a season-high 11 points in win over Nebraska-Omaha… scored six points or more in 6-of-8 games, including a season-high 11 against Nebraska-Omaha… tied for the team lead in assists (3) in victory over Penn… his four rebounds and 29 minutes in overtime win over Xavier tied career highs… equaled a career high with two 3-pointers in win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff… tied a career high with four rebounds, three assists and a steal in only 13 minutes in win at Illinois… did not play in Iowa’s game at Penn State (Feb. 15) due to an injured ankle… matched career high with four rebounds at Minnesota… letterwinner.

2012-13 — Played in all 38 games, including 13 starts… ranked second on the team in assists and third among Big Ten rookies with 105 assists… his 105 assists rank sixth-best in a season for a Hawkeye freshman… led team in assists 10 times and steals six times… scored in double figures four times, including three times in Big Ten play… registered nine points and four assists in win over Central Michigan… tallied nine points, two assists and a steal against Virginia Tech… made his first career start against A&M-CC and dished out five assists… had eight assists and no turnovers in win over South Dakota… posted personal bests in scoring (14) and minutes played (29) to go along with a game-high eight assists in win over Iowa State… dished out a personal-best nine assists and collected a team-high three steals in victory over Coppin State… shared game high honors in assists (6) in home game against #5 Indiana… registered 12 points and a team-best seven assists in road game at #2 Michigan… dished out a game-high six assists vs. #18 Michigan State… had 10 points, three rebounds and three assists in home win over Wisconsin… recorded nine points, four rebounds and three assists at #14 Ohio State… registered eight points in home victory over Penn State… tallied 11 points in home victory over Nebraska… turned in seven points, equaled a career best with four rebounds, and posted two assists in NIT win at Virginia; went 4-of-4 from the charity stripe to set career highs in free throw attempts and makes… had seven points and three boards in NIT championship vs. Baylor… letterwinner.

High School — Started the last three years for Sexton High School… named to both the 2012 Associated Press and Class B all-state first team… averaged 14.7 points, 4.5 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.4 steals his senior season… helped his team to three consecutive conference championships and Class B state titles (2010-12)… his team was ranked in the top 10 in the country and only lost four games the last two seasons combined… Sexton finished as state runner-up his sophomore season… two-time All-Conference honoree and was an All-State and All-Area selection in 2011… averaged 12.3 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 3.2 steals his junior year… served as a team co-captain his senior campaign… played AAU basketball the last two years with the Michigan Mustangs… also played football his freshman through junior years at Sexton, earning All-Conference honors in 2010, playing fullback, linebacker and safety.

Personal – – Born 8/15/94… sport and recreation management major… parents are Anthony Askew and Laura Clemmons… siblings Jamall Clemmons, Whitney Clemmons and Tiffany Taylor… high school coach was Carlton Valentine… AAU coach was Van Mayfield.

Career Bests

Points: 20 at Rutgers, 1/21/16
Rebounds: 6, 2x, last at Illinois, 2/7/16
FGM: 8 at Rutgers, 1/21/16
FGA: 15 vs. Indiana, 3/1/16
3-pt FGM: 3, 2x, last vs. Gonzaga, 3/22/15
3-pt FGA: 6, 2x, last at Indiana, 2/11/16
FTM: 6, 3x, last vs. Purdue, 1/24/16
FTA: 10 vs. Purdue, 1/24/16
Assists: 9 vs. Coppin State, 12/22/12
Steals: 4, 2x, last at Illinois, 2/7/16
Blocks: 2, vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 11/10/13
Minutes: 37, 2x, last vs. Minnesota, 2/14/16