University of Iowa Athletics

#10 Joe Wieskamp

Height 6-6
Weight 212 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Muscatine, Iowa
High School Muscatine

Hawk Items — Started all 66 games of his collegiate career… enters his junior season having scored in double figures 45 times, including 20 points or more 10 times, and registering three double-doubles… enters his junior season with an active 22 straight free throws made streak… one of only two Hawkeyes to amass more than 800 points, 350 rebounds, 75 assists, 50 steals, and 25 blocks through his sophomore season (Aaron White)… his 85.6 free throw percentage in 2019-20 rank as third best in a single-season for an Iowa sophomore… his 388 points in 2018-19 rank seventh best in a single season for an Iowa freshman in program history… his 59 3-pointers and 42.4 percent from 3-point range both rank second best by an Iowa freshman… his 76.7 percent shooting from the free throw line and 172 rebounds rank fourth and ninth best, respectively, for an Iowa rookie.

2019-20 Honors — All-Big Ten Third Team honoree… voted to the 10-player USBWA All-District Team… recognized on the 10-player Preseason All-Big Ten Team by the media… one of 10 finalists for the 2020 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award… Academic All-Big Ten honoree… Spring Semester Dean’s List honoree. 2019-20 — Started all 31 games… second-leading scorer (14.0) and rebounder (6.1) on the team, ranking ninth in the Big Ten scoring and 14th in rebounding… ranked first in Big Ten free throw accuracy (.856; 95-of-111)… finished the season making 22 straight free throws, dating back to second half of road game at Indiana (Feb. 13)… made a team-best 52 3-pointers, tying for 13th in the Big Ten in 3-pointers made per game (1.7)… netted double figures 24 times… recorded three double-doubles… led team in steals 10 times… drained 100th career 3-pointer in win over No. 24 Rutgers… reached double digits in 13 straight games from Dec. 9 to Feb. 2… recorded 10 points and seven boards against Purdue in Iowa’s home finale… made all six free throw attempts in a 13-point/6-rebound performance in home win over #16 Penn State… netted 20 of his career-high 30 points in the second half in home victory over Nebraska… registered three double-doubles in January (#21 Penn State, #12 Maryland, Wisconsin)… scored 18 of his 26 points in the first half in win over #12 Maryland, while tying career-high 11 rebounds… season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12 due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… letterwinner.

2018-19 Honors — All-Big Ten Freshman Team honoree… earned the team’s Newcomer of the Year Award… two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan. 21, Feb. 4). 2018-19 – Started all 35 games… led the team and finished second in the Big Ten in 3-point field goal percentage (.424, 59-of-139)… ranked third on the team in scoring (11.1) and steals (32), and second in rebounding (4.9)… reached double figures 19 times… led team in steals 11 times… made five or more 3-pointers three times (Savannah State, Illinois, Ohio State)… banked in a buzzer-beating corner 3-pointer to win at Rutgers… tied a personal-best 24 points (8-8 FG, 6-6 3FG, 2-2 FT), tying Jeff Horner (2004, vs. Penn State) and Jim Bartles (1995, at Ohio State) for Iowa’s program record for 3-point percentage in a single game versus Illinois… joined Michigan’s Nik Stauskas (2012-13) and Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell (2014-15), who are currently in the NBA, as the only Big Ten freshmen to go 6-of-6 or better from 3-point range in a game over the last 10 seasons… recorded first career double-double (18 points, 11 rebounds) in win over Pittsburgh in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge… became one of five freshmen over the last five seasons to record 16 or more points, seven or more rebounds, and five or more steals versus a ranked opponent in home win over #5 Michigan… reached double-digits in both NCAA Tournament games (Cincinnati, Tennessee) and going a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line against #6 Tennessee… became the first Hawkeye freshman with at least 19 points and five rebounds in an NCAA Tournament game since Guy Rucker had 19 points and five rebounds against Virginia in the first round in 1997… letterwinner.

High School — Became the state of Iowa’s all-time high school leading scorer on Feb. 6, 2018… two-time Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year and first team all-state honoree (2017 and 2018)… first Gatorade Player of the Year honoree from Muscatine HS… school record holder in career points (2,376), points in a single-game (54), 3-pointers in a single-season (62), scoring average (26.1 ppg), and career rebounds (908)… tallied 46 career double-doubles… recorded double figures in 88-of-91 games, including his last 62 contests… shot at a 53.4 percent clip from the field and 80 percent from the free throw line during his high school career… led Muscatine HS to its first state tournament in 16 years as a senior in 2018… four-time first-team All-MAC Player… made a school-record 62 3-pointers as a junior… team captain his junior and senior years… ranked 42nd and 71st by Rivals and ESPN, respectively… averaged 18.6 points as a freshman, 21.6 points as a sophomore, 30.4 points as a junior, and 33.5 points as a senior… 2017 All-Iowa Boys Basketball Elite Team (Des Moines Register)… MAC Player of the Year as a junior… 2018 Des Moines Register Basketball Player of the Year… also played on the Iowa Barnstormers AAU program… member of the Adidas US-Select Team… NBPA Top 100 All-Tournament Team… boasted a 4.0 GPA… National Honor Society member… Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal — Born 8/23/99… business major… parents are Stephen and Dana Wieskamp… has three brothers… high school coach was Gary Belger… AAU coach was K.C. Schmitt… trained under Scott Morel and Jordan Delp.

Career Bests

Points: 30 vs. Nebraska, 2/8/20
Rebounds: 11, 2x, last vs. Maryland, 1/10/20
FGM: 10, 2x, last vs. Nebraska, 2/8/20
FGA: 23 at Nebraska, 1/7/20
3-pt FG: 6 vs. Illinois, 1/20/19
3-pt FGA: 10, 2x, last at Nebraska, 1/7/20
FTM: 9 vs. Michigan, 1/17/20
FTA: 10 vs. Michigan, 1/17/20
Assists: 4, 3x, last vs. Rutgers, 1/22/20
Steals: 5 vs. Michigan, 2/1/19
Blocks: 2, 4x, last at Wisconsin, 3/7/19
Minutes: 40 at Nebraska, 3/10/19