University of Iowa Athletics

#1 Joe Toussaint

Height 6-0
Weight 190 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Bronx, N.Y.
High School Cardinal Hayes

Hawk Items — Enters his sophomore season having scored in double figures seven times and an active 17 straight free throws made streak.

2019-20 — Competed in all 31 contests, starting the last 20… averaged 6.5 points, 2.9 assists, 2.0 rebounds, and a team-best 1.2 steals… made 83 percent (54-of-65) from the free throw line… scored in double figures seven times, led team in assists nine times and steals eight times… started first career game in win over Cincinnati… made 17 straight free throws (Jan. 27-March 8)… netted 14 points at #23 Illinois… scored 13 points, bolstered by sinking all nine free throw attempts, against San Diego State… dished out a personal-best eight assists in home win over #16 Penn State… tied for seventh in the Big Ten in steals per game (1.2)… his 2.9 assists per game tied for the 16th most in the conference and the second most by Big Ten freshmen… named Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan. 6) after recording personal-best 18 points against #21 Penn State behind a 16-point outburst in the second half… posted personal bests in assists (7) and steals (5) in second career start against Kennesaw State; marking the 11th time a player in the Coach McCaffery era recorded at least five steals… snagged a personal-best eight rebounds in win over Cal Poly… season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… letterwinner.

High School — Finalist for 2019 Mr. Basketball in the state of New York… Cardinal Hayes HS all-time leading scorer… averaged 22.5 points, 5.3 assists, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.7 steals helping lead Cardinal Hayes High School to a 21-8 record and a berth in the 2018 Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) semifinals… helped lead Cardinal Hayes HS to its first CHSAA city championship on the “AA” level since 1990 in 2017, earning MVP honors as a sophomore… enters his senior year with 1,059 points, 279 assists, 202 rebounds, 112 steals… No. 5 ranked player in the state of New York, according to 247Sports… played with the PSA Cardinals on the Nike EYBL circuit, averaging 5.7 points and 4.2 assists per game helping lead the team to a berth at the 2018 Nike Peach Jam… averaged 5.4 points, 3.4 assists, and three rebounds in five games at the Nike Peach Jam… selected to participate in the Pangos All-American Camp and the NBPA Top 100 Camp along with Iowa classmate Patrick McCaffery… competed on PSA Cardinals AAU team.

Personal — Born 10/6/00… open major… mother is Satuyee Toussaint… has three siblings, Christopher, Brian, and Ashley… high school coach was Joe Lods… AAU coach was Terrance “Munch” Williams.

Career Bests

Points: 18 vs. Penn State, 1/4/20
Rebounds: 8 vs. Cal Poly, 11/24/19
FGM: 7 at Nebraska, 1/7/20
FGA: 18 at Nebraska, 1/7/20
3-pt FG: 2, 4x, last at Illinois, 3/8/20
3-pt FGA: 5 at Nebraska, 1/7/20
FTM: 9 vs. San Diego State, 11/29/19
FTA: 9 vs. San Diego State, 11/29/19
Assists: 8 vs. Penn State, 2/29/20
Steals: 5 vs. Kennesaw State, 12/29/19
Blocks: 1, 2x, last at Purdue, 2/5/20
Minutes: 34 at Nebraska, 1/7/20