Jarrod Uthoff scores 12 for Mavericks

Former Hawkeye played 27 minutes Sunday night

Apr 7, 2017; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Jarrod Uthoff (19) shoots over San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) during the second half at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 7, 2017; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Jarrod Uthoff (19) shoots over San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) during the second half at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

PHOENIX — Former Iowa men’s basketball player and Cedar Rapids Jefferson prep Jarrod Uthoff played 27 minutes Sunday for the Dallas Mavericks in a loss to the Phoenix Suns, 124-111.

Uthoff had 12 points, including two 3-pointers, and added nine rebounds, one assist and one steal.

It was the most minutes he’s played and the most points and rebounds he’s tallied in any game with Dallas.

The 6-foot-9 forward signed a multiyear contract with the Mavericks on March 29.

Dallas has just two more games remaining — Tuesday vs. Denver and Wednesday at Memphis.

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