University of Iowa Athletics

#3 Drew Thelwell

Height 6-3
Weight 195 lbs.
Class Graduate Student
Hometown Orlando, Fla.
High School Master's Academy
Previous School Morehead State
Drew Thelwell - Men's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics

At Morehead State (2020-24) — All-time winningest player in school history, winning 94 games in his four-year career… helped Eagles to two Ohio Valley Conference regular season titles, two OVC Tournament titles and three postseason appearances (two NCAAs, one NIT)… started all 68 games during junior and senior seasons… averaged 10 points, 6.2 assists and 1.3 steals as a senior for a team that went 26-9, shared the OVC regular season title and won the OVC Tournament to earn an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament… led the OVC and ranked 15th nationally in assists (211) and was tops in the league in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.71), ranking 36th nationally… landed in double figures 13 times during his senior season with four 20-point contests… had five or more assists in 23 games, seven or more assists in 15 games and 10+ assists in three contests, including a 19-assist game in a win over Alice Lloyd College… averaged a career-best 11.1 points and 2.8 assists as a junior, shooting 46.3 percent (133-of-287) from the floor and 38.1 percent (51-of-134) from 3-point range… team won 22 games, claimed the OVC regular season title and advanced to the NIT… averaged 7.1 points, three assists and 0.8 steals in 114 career games… scored 810 career points and had 339 assists, shooting 43 percent from the floor and 34.8 percent from 3-point range… has reached double figures in 37 career games with six 20-point contests… has 29 career games with five or more assists.

High School — Eclipsed the 1,000-career point mark during his high school career at Orangewood Christian and Master’s Academy in Florida… earned all-state honors by the Florida Athletic Coaches Association and was a second-team all-area selection by the Orlando Sentinel… averaged 23 points, five rebounds and 4.5 assists during the 2018-19 season at Orangewood and 19 points, five rebounds and four assists at Master’s, while shooting 34 percent from 3-point range.

Personal — Graduated from Morehead State in May, 2024, with a bachelor’s degree in sports management.

Points: 26 vs. Mercer, 11/14/23
Rebounds: 10 at Georgia Southern, 12/14/22
FGM: 9, 2X, last vs. Chattanooga, 12/3/23
FGA: 20 at UT Martin, 2/17/24
3-pt FG: 5, 2X, last vs. Chattanooga, 12/3/23
3-pt FGA: 12 vs. Bellarmine, 11/12/22
FTM: 8 at Southern Indiana, 2/4/24
FTA: 8, 2X, last vs. Southern Indiana, 2/20/24
Assists: 19 vs. Alice Lloyd, 12/21/23
Steals: 5 at Tennessee State, 2/1/24
Blocks: 2 vs. Bellarmine, 11/12/22
Minutes: 39, 2X, last vs. Arkansas Little Rock, 3/9/24