2016 Division I CoSIDA Men’s Basketball Academic All-American of the Year | 2016 CoSIDA First Team Academic All-America and All-District | 2016 Second Team All-America (Sporting News; USBWA) | 2016 Third Team All-America (NABC; USA Today; Scout.com; College Sports Madness) | 2016 Honorable Mention All-America (Sports Illustrated) | 2016 Oscar Robertson Trophy Top 11 | 2016 John Wooden Award National Ballot Top 15 | 2016 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Finalist | | 2016 USBWA All-District VI Team | 2016 NABC All-District 7 First Team | 2016 Unanimous First Team All-Big Ten | 2016 First Team All-Big Ten (Associated Press and CBS Sports) | 2016 Big Ten All-Defensive Team | 2016 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (HoopsHD.com) | 2015 Third Team All-Big Ten | 2015 Capital One Academic All-District First Team
Hawk Items — Finished collegiate career ranked 19th in Iowa career scoring (1,298), fourth in blocked shots (177), and 10th in 3-pointers made (137)… seven career double-doubles (two as a sophomore, two as a junior and three as a senior)… first Hawkeye in any sport to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated twice in one year and first time in 50 years an Iowa men’s basketball player made the cover… reached double figures 66 career times, including 20 points or more 20 times… one of three Hawkeyes in program history to accumulate 1,000 points and 150 career blocks (Acie Earl and Greg Stokes)… one of only two Big Ten players since 1996-97 with 150+ blocks and 125+ 3-pointers made in career (Minnesota’s Michael Bauer `99-’04)… his 624 points scored as a senior rank eighth in Iowa single-season history… his 218 field goals made and 487 field goals attempted as a senior rank 10th and fifth, respectively, in Iowa single-season history… grabbed double-digit rebounds 10 times as a Hawkeye… blocked three shots or more 20 times (six as a junior and 14 as a senior) and collected three steals or more seven times (twice as a junior and five times as a senior)… made four 3-pointers or more nine times (three times as a junior and six times as a senior)… one of the top-20 collegiate players invited to participate in the 2015 Nike Basketball Academy… two-time NABC Academic Honors Court honoree… his 56 blocks in 2014-15 and 86 rejections in 2015-16 rank 10th and fifth, respectively, in school single-season history… his 86 blocked shots in 2015-16 rank second most by a Hawkeye senior… his 56 blocks and 54 3-pointers in 2014-15 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… three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2015-16 Honors — Division I CoSIDA Men’s Basketball Academic All-American of the Year… CoSIDA First Team Academic All-America and All-District… second team All-America (Sporting News; USBWA)… third team All-America (NABC; USA Today; Scout.com; College Sports Madness)… honorable mention All-America (Sports Illustrated)… Oscar Robertson Trophy Top 11… John Wooden Award National Ballot Top 15… Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year finalist (Top Five)… USBWA All-District VI Team and NABC All-District 7 First Team… unanimous first team All-Big Ten by conference media and coaches, and Associated Press… first team all-conference by CBS Sports… one of five players named to the Big Ten All-Defensive Team… co-recipient of the Chris Street, Defensive Player of the Year, and Academic Excellence awards… first team all-league and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year by the website HoopsHD.com… named to the five player Advocare Invitational All-Tournament Team… named Big Ten Player of the Week by the website College Sports Madness on Jan. 18 and Jan. 25. 2015-16 — Started all 33 games… led the team in scoring (18.9) and blocked shots (2.6), and ranked second in rebounding (6.3)… first Hawkeye since Andre Woolridge (1997) to be a unanimous first-team All-Big Ten honoree… his 624 points and 86 blocked shots rank eighth and fifth, respectively, in Iowa single-season history… his 218 field goals made and 487 field goals attempted rank 10th and fifth, respectively, in Iowa single-season history… scored 20 or more points a team-best 16 times… posted three double-doubles (at #4 Michigan State, at Illinois, vs. Minnesota)… in his game at Michigan (March 5), became one of two Division I players to record 29+ points, 7+ rebounds, 4+ steals, 3+ blocks in a single game in 2016 (Ben Simmons, LSU)… one of three Hawkeyes to ever record 80+ blocks in a single season (Acie Earl and Erek Hansen)… third player to record 20+ points, 15+ rebounds, and 5+ blocks in a Big Ten game in the last 20 seasons (24 points, 15 rebounds, 6 blocks vs. Minnesota)… only player from a Power 5 conference with 600+ points, 200+ rebounds, and 85+ blocks… first Hawkeye in 10 years to lead the Big Ten in blocked shots (2.6)… reached double figures in all but one game (32 games)… blocked five shots in six games, including a career-high six against #1 Michigan State (Dec. 29) and Minnesota (Feb. 14)… one of two players nationally the past 20 seasons to average two blocks and two 3-pointers per game (Duke’s Shane Battier)… made at least two 3-pointers in 19 games; shot .813 from the charity stripe (122-of-150)… ranked 12th nationally in blocked shots (2.6) and is 52nd in scoring (18.9)… had a game-high 21 points, collected six rebounds, two blocks, and two steals vs. Gardner-Webb… had 13 points, denied three shots, and snagged a team-best seven boards in win over Coppin State… averaged 20 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 2.7 blocks in three games at the Advocare Invitational… tallied back-to-back 20-point scoring efforts against ranked opponents (Notre Dame and Wichita State)… rejected four shots, scored 15 points, and had eight boards in overtime win over Florida State… recorded 13 points, seven rebounds, and a game-high five blocks in victory over UMKC… poured in 27 points (10-of-16 FG, 4-of-5 3-pt FG, 3-3 FT) and snagged a game-high nine rebounds in win over Western Illinois… scored a personal-best 32 points, 30 in the first half, and collected nine rebounds and a game-best four blocks at #2 Iowa State… tallied 10 points and rejected five shots, in only 21 minutes of action, in victory over Drake… registered 13 points, five rebounds, and rejected a game-best two shots in win over Ten-nessee Tech… denied a career-high six shots, while recording 10 points and five boards in win over #1 Michigan State… led team with 25 points — scored 16 of Iowa’s 20 first half points — in road win over #14 Purdue, while also rejecting five shots and grab-bing four boards… led team with 25 points for the second consecutive game, while grabbing a team-high eight boards and blocking four shots against Nebraska… registered 15 points and 10 rebounds in win at #4 Michigan State, becoming the fifth visiting player in the last 20 seasons to record 15+ points, 10+ rebounds, and 2+ blocks when playing the Spartans at the Breslin Center… tallied a team-best 23 points in home victory over Michigan… had 20 points, eight rebounds, and three blocks in road win over Rutgers (20 points, 8 rebounds, 3 blocks… scored a game-high 22 points (4-of-5 shooting from 3-point range) in home win over #22 Purdue… cleared 10 rebounds, while also scoring nine points at #7 Maryland… netted 23 points and rejected three shots against Northwest-ern… blocked a game-high five shots and tallied 14 points in home win over Penn State… recorded second double-double of the season at Illinois, scoring 18 points and matching a career high in rebounds with 12… tallied a game-high 24 points, grabbed five boards, and blocked one shot against Indiana… scored 24 points, grabbed a career-high 15 boards, and match a career high in blocks with six on his way to recording third double-double of the year against Minnesota… netted 19 points, grabbed two re-bounds, and blocked a shot in loss at Penn State… scored 11 points, grabbed five boards, and blocked a shot against Wisconsin… led Iowa with 16 points, while recording a team-best three steals in loss at Ohio State… tallied a team-high 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds in home loss to #11 Indiana… scored a game-high 29 points in addition to collecting seven rebounds, blocking three shots, and matching a career high in steals (4) at Michigan… dropped 21 points (9-of-16 FG) and grabbed four boards in loss to Illinois at Big Ten Tournament… logged a career-high 43 minutes and led the team with 23 points in NCAA Tournament overtime win over Temple… led team with 16 points, six rebounds, two blocks and two steals in NCAA Tournament game loss to #6 Villa-nova… letterwinner.
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: 32 at Iowa State, 12/10/15
Rebounds: 15 vs. Minnesota, 2/15/16
FGM: 12 at Iowa State, 12/10/15
FGA: 21 vs. Temple, 3/18/16
3-PT FG: 5, 2x, last at Iowa State, 12/10/15
3-PT FGA: 11 at Northwestern, 2/15/15
FTM: 10 at Purdue, 1/2/16
FTA: 14 at Purdue, 1/2/16
Assists: 5, 2x last at Ohio State, 12/30/14
Steals: 4, 2x, last at Michigan, 3/5/16
Blocks: 6, 2x, last vs. Minnesota, 2/14/16
Minutes: 43 vs. Temple, 3/18/16