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#11 Tony Perkins

Height 6-4
Weight 205 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Indianapolis, Ind.
High School Lawrence North
Tony Perkins - Men's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item — Started the final 81 games of his Iowa career… finished his career with 1,175 points, ranking 32nd all-time in program history… one of three players in program history to finish with 1,100+ points, 375+ rebounds, 300+ assists and 130+ steals.

2023-24 Honors — Second-team All-Big Ten (coaches)… honorable mention All-Big Ten (media).  2023-24 — Started all 34 games, averaging 30.8 minutes… averaged 14.0 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.6 steals on the year… had a 2.4 assist-to-turnover ratio that ranked sixth in the Big Ten… ranked eighth in league in assists (4.6)… averaged 15.5 points, 4.9 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 1.8 steals in Big Ten play… scored in double figures in 27 games with eight 20-point contests… one of nine players nationally with 475+ points, 140+ rebounds, 150+ assists and 50+ steals… shot 43.2 percent (163-of-377) from the floor, 29.9 percent (23-of-77) from long range and 78.8 percent (126-of-160) from the free throw line… had 13 games with five or more assists and eight games with seven or more assists… finished with three or more steals in 10 games… had 15 games with 5+ rebounds… scored in double figures in 15 straight games from Dec. 10-Feb. 11… had five consecutive 20-point games (24 vs. Purdue, 20 vs. Maryland, 24 at Michigan, 22 at Indiana, 20 vs. Ohio State) — the first by a Hawkeye since Keegan Murray in 2021-22 and the first Hawkeye guard since Devyn Marble in 2014… had two games with 14 or more assists — 15 vs. Nebraska (1/15) and 14 at Northwestern (3/2)… the 15 assists tied the Carver-Hawkeye Arena record and were tied with B.J. Armstrong for second most in school history… finished with two points-assists double-doubles (11 points, 15 assists vs. Nebraska; 10 points, 14 assists at Northwestern)… scored a season-high 25 points on 8-of-14 shooting at Wisconsin (1/2)… made the game-winning layup with 1.3 seconds remaining in an overtime win over Wisconsin (2/17)… letterwinner.

2022-23 Honors – All-Big Ten Honorable Mention by the media and coaches. 2022-23 — Started all 32 games played… ranked third on the team in points per game (12.3) and free throws made (87), first in steals (46) and second in assists (88)… netted double figures 20 times, including topping 20 points in five games… posted double-double at #15 Indiana, scoring 23 points and grabbing a season-high 10 rebounds to go along with a career-high eight assists… tallied a career-best 32 points, bolstered by sinking 15-of-16 from the free throw line, in win over Illinois… made first 15 free throw attempts against Illinois, tying the school record for most consecutive makes in a single game… shot 50 percent or better from the field in 11 games… shot better than 72 percent in four home contests (.778 vs. Bethune-Cookman; .769 vs. Maryland; .727 vs. Illinois; .750 vs. Michigan State)… dished out 5+ assists seven times and was credited with 3+ steals five times… letterwinner.

2021-22 Honors — Co-winner of the team’s Most Improved Player Award. 2021-22 — Saw action in all 36 games, including starting the final 15 games at point guard… started first collegiate game in a home win over Minnesota… Iowa went 12-3 with Perkins in the starting lineup… ranked third on the team in steals (0.9), fourth in offensive rebounds (0.9) and free throws made (1.4), fifth in scoring (7.4) and field goals made (2.8), and sixth in rebounding (2.4)… shot 80 percent (62-of-65) from the foul line… reached double figures in scoring 10 times, including 15 points or more five times… netted a personal-best 20 points in win at Nebraska… posted career highs in rebounds (12), field goal (13) and free throw (7) attempts and minutes played (34) at #20 Illinois… dished out 4+ assists in six games… recorded multiple steals in seven contests… letterwinner.

2020-21 — Saw action in 24 games… scored a personal-best five points in final game of the season against Oregon in the NCAA Tournament Second Round… tallied four points six times, including versus #3 Illinois at the Big Ten Tournament… credited with a personal-best three assists in victory over Nebraska… netted four points in home win over Michigan State… provided a defensive spark playing seven meaningful minutes at #19 Illinois… tallied four points at Northwestern… recorded four points and personal bests in field goal attempts (6) rebounds (7), and steals (2) in win over Northern Illinois… letterwinner.

High School — One of 13 seniors named to the 2020 Indiana All-Star Team… averaged 18.6 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.8 steals leading Lawrence North to a 25-2 record… shot 58 percent from the field and 35 percent from 3-point range in 2020… averaged 15.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, and three assists per game while shooting 38 percent from 3-point range as a junior… Junior All-Star… earned all-state recognition one year and was a two-time honorable mention all-state honoree… two-time all-conference selection… two-time team Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year… led Lawrence North High School to 18 wins as a sophomore and 17 victories as a junior… three-time team captain… starter on his high school team all four years… competed on the EG10 AAU team.

Personal — Born Dec. 4, 2001… parents are Tony Perkins and Renita Hendersen… has three younger brothers, Davion, Danzon, and Dalen… high school coach was Jack Keefer… AAU coach was Franklin Hendersen… majoring in African American studies.

CAREER BESTS
Points: 32 vs. Illinois, 2/4/23
Rebounds: 12 at Illinois, 3/6/22
FGM: 11 vs. Ohio State, 2/16/23
FGA: 19 vs. Purdue, 1/20/24
3-pt FG: 4 vs. Michigan State, 2/25/23
3-pt FGA: 8 vs. Nebraska, 1/12/24
FTM: 15 vs. Illinois, 2/4/23
FTA: 16 vs. Illinois, 2/4/23
Assists: 15 vs. Nebraska, 1/12/24
Steals: 5 vs. Northwestern, 2/28/22
Blocks: 2, 6X, last vs. Kansas State, 3/19/24
Minutes: 44 vs. Wisconsin, 12/11/23