University of Iowa Athletics

#1 Tomi Taiwo

Height 5-10
Class Sr.
Hometown Carmel, Ind.
High School Carmel
Tomi Taiwo - Women's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Appeared in 27 games
  • Registered nine points for a career best against in-state foe Iowa State (Dec. 11), shooting 3-for-3 from beyond the arc
  • Scored five or more points in five contests this season
  • Dished out four assists against North Alabama (Nov. 14), tying her career-high
  • Sank 9-of-10 free throws on the season
  • Academic All-Big Ten


  • Appeared in 19 game games, averaging 5.9 minutes per contest
  • Netted a career-high six points twice this season, including wins against N.C. Central and Illinois
  • Registered a three-pointer in four contests, including three straight games against #21 Michigan State, Ohio State, and Illinois.
  • Pulled down a career-best five rebounds in Iowa’s win at Ohio State. Also Netted three points and dished out an assist in the contest.

High School

  • Two-time honorable mention AP All-State selection in 2017 and 2018
  • One of 13 girls basketball players listed on the IndyStar All-MIC team (2017, 2018)
  • Guided three different teams to a total of four sectional championships, including Roseville Area High School (Roseville, Minn.) in 2015, Homestead High School (Fort Wayne, Ind.) in 2016, and Carmel High School in 2017 and 2018
  • Set a Carmel High School record for 3-pointers made in a season with 65 in 2017
  • Averaged 16.4 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 2.1 steals per game during her senior year
  • Played for AAU Michigan Crossover Girls EYBL and led the EYBL in free throw percentage (92.0) in 2017
  • Varsity letterwinner in basketball, track, and tennis


  • Parents are Bola and Omobola Taiwo
  • Has an older brother, Seyi
  • Pre-med