University of Iowa Athletics

#5 Tyler Cook

Height 6-9
Weight 253 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown St. Louis, Mo.
High School Chaminade Prep
Tyler Cook - Men's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Items — Scored in double figures 69 times, including netting 20 points or more 15 times… posted 15 double-doubles, which ties for 15th most in program history since 1970… one of nine players in program history to total more than 1,300 points and 600 rebounds… ranks 20th in Iowa career scoring with 1,315 points… led the team in rebounding in back-to-back seasons (2018, 2019)… his 252 rebounds pulled down in 2018-19 are eighth most by an Iowa junior in program history… joined Greg Stokes as the only Hawkeyes to total more than 500 points and 200 rebounds their sophomore season… averaged 12.3 points and 5.5 rebounds on Iowa’s four-game tour in Europe in August, 2018… ranks sixth and eighth in scoring (506) and rebounding (224), respectively, by an Iowa sophomore… also boasts the second best field goal percentage (.566, 192-of-339) by an Iowa sophomore.

2018-19 Honors – Second-team All-Big Ten selection by the media and third team by the coaches… USBWA All-District and NABC Second Team All-District honoree… voted to the 2K Empire Classic All-Tournament Team… earned the team’s Best Rebounder Award. 2018-19 — Started 33 games… missed two games due to injury… led team in scoring (14.5) and rebounding (7.6), and ranked second in field goal percentage (.528), all ranking in the top 13 in the Big Ten… recorded a team-best six double-doubles (Wisconsin, Iowa State, Northern Iowa, Bryant, Northwestern, and Ohio State)… netted double figures a team-best 25 times… led team in rebounding a team-best 19 times… pulled down double-digit rebounds seven times… registered at least 15 points and five rebounds over 10-game span from Nov. 30 to Jan. 12, becoming the first Hawkeye to do so in 10 straight games since James Winters (1993-94)… attempted a team-best 202 free throws (6.1 per game), the fifth best average among Big Ten players… averaged 17.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in wins over #13 Oregon and Connecticut at Madison Square Garden… letterwinner.

2017-18 Honors — Honorable mention All-Big Ten selection by both the media and coaches… earned the team’s Best Rebounder and Kenny Arnold Hawkeye Spirit awards.2017-18 – Started all 33 games… posted a team-best seven double-doubles… recorded 60 dunks (1.8 per game), including a season-best six in win over Drake on Dec. 16… led team in scoring (15.3), rebounding (6.8), field goal percentage (.566), and free throws made (121) and attempted (183), and was third in assists (58)… poured in a career-best 29 points (8-of-11 FG, 13-of-16 FT) in win over UAB… his 13 free throws made versus UAB are the fourth most in the Fran McCaffery era (2010-present)… credited with 14 points and 11 rebounds in win over Northwestern… led team posting 28 points and 10 rebounds in home game versus Indiana… registered game highs in scoring (28) and rebounds (8) in home game Michigan… led all scorers with 26 points to go along with four assists and zero turnovers versus #4 Michigan State… tallied second straight double-double at Rutgers (10 points & 10 rebounds)… posted double-double in OT win at Illinois with 21 points and a career-high 13 rebounds… totaled game bests in scoring (23) and rebounding (12) versus Penn State… made 22 consecutive field goals spanning the end of his freshman year and the start of his sophomore season… letterwinner.

2016-17 Honors — All-Freshman Team honoree… earned the team’s co-Newcomer of the Year Award. 2016-17 – Started 26 of 27 games played… ranked second on the team in scoring (12.3 ppg) and third in rebounding (5.3)… missed seven games after fracturing right index finger in practice at the Emerald Coast Classic (Nov. 24)… netted double figures 19 times, including 10 of the last 13 games… his 55.4 field goal percentage ranks fifth best by an Iowa freshman in school single-season history… registered two double-doubles (#24 Maryland, Penn State)… led Iowa in rebounding 10 times, including four of the last six games… made 36-of-51 (.706) from the field over the last six games of the season, including making his final 18 shot attempts dating back to the second half of the Indiana game at the Big Ten Tournament on March 9… averaged 13.9 points and a team-best 7.6 rebounds over the span of Iowa’s last seven games… scored 21 points in win at #24 Maryland — reaching 20+ for the second time this season (24 vs. Seton Hall)… tied a personal best with eight free throws made (8-of-11) in home win over Indiana… returned to action at #15 Purdue on Dec. 28, scoring 12 points and collecting a personal-best two steals… tallied 16 points in home win over #17/19 Purdue… became only second player in 20 years to grab 10+ rebounds in Hawkeye debut (Aaron White, 2011)… netted a personal-best 24 points, which includes making his first collegiate 3-pointer, versus Seton Hall… letterwinner.

High School — Four-year varsity starter and two-time team captain on Chaminade Prep’s basketball team… earned first-team all-state and all-conference honors after averaging 13 points and seven rebounds as a senior… scored 17 points in helping Chaminade capture the 2016 Missouri Class 5 championship… ranks fourth in Chaminade career scoring… 2015 All-State honoree while averaging 13 points and six rebounds… Nike Global Challenge and Nike Skills Academy participant… ranked as the No. 38 player in the 2016 class according to ESPN… averaged 10 points and six rebounds with the St. Louis Eagles, who finished runner-up at the 2015 Peach Jam… registered a 65 percent field goal percentage during the EYBL in 2015.

Personal — Born 9/23/97… communication studies major… parents are Trent and Stephanie Cook… has one brother, Trenton… high school coach was Frank Bennett… AAU coach was Corey Frazier.

Career Bests

Points: 29 vs. UAB, 11/22/17
Rebounds: 15 vs. Wisconsin, 11/30/18
FGM: 12 vs. Iowa State, 12/6/18
FGA: 22 vs. Michigan State, 2/6/18
3-pt FG: 1, 3x, last at Indiana, 12/4/17
3-pt FGA: 3 vs. Seton Hall, 11/17/16
FTM: 13 vs. UAB, 11/22/17
FTA: 16 vs. UAB, 11/22/17
Assists: 6, 3x, last vs. Illinois, 3/14/19
Steals: 3, 3x, last vs. Green Bay, 11/11/18
Blocks: 3 vs. UMKC, 11/8/18
Minutes: 40 vs. Bryant, 12/29/18