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#24 Nicolas Hobbs

Height 6-2
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Chicago, Ill.
High School Fenwick

Hawk Item — Non-scholarship athlete… served as a student manager as a freshman in 2017-18.

2019-20 — Saw limited action in five games… scored only basket of the season in home win over Nebraska… season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… letterwinner.

2018-19 — Saw limited action in six games… recorded personal bests in minutes (7), points (5), rebounds (1), assists (2), and field goals made and attempted (2-of-3) in win over Savannah State… competed in both of Iowa’s Big Ten Tournament games… made Iowa’s only three-pointer against Michigan in Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals… letterwinner.

High School – Member of Fenwick High School’s boys basketball team that were state runners-up in 2017 and two-time Chicago Catholic League champions (2016 and 2017)… competed on the Chicago MeanStreets AAU team… honor roll student.

Personal — Born 10/19/98… economics major… parents are John Hobbs, Zoraida Sambolin, and stepdad Kenny Williams… has seven brothers and sisters… mother, Zoraida, is a news anchor at the NBC affiliate in Chicago… stepdad, Kenny, is the executive vice president of the Chicago White Sox… high school coach was Rick Malnati… AAU coach was Tim Anderson.

Career Bests

Points: 5 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
Rebounds: 1, 3x, last vs. Nebraska, 2/8/20
FGM: 2 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
FGA: 4 vs. Nebraska, 2/8/20
3-pt FG: 1, 2x, last vs. Michigan, 3/15/19
3-pt FGA: 2 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
FTM: – – –
FTA: – – –
Assists: 2 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18
Steals: – – –
Blocks: – – –
Minutes: 7 vs. Savannah State, 12/22/18