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Iowa guard Peter Jok was invited to compete in the 2016 Nike Basketball Academy next month in Santa Monica, Calif.
Jok, a second-team all-Big Ten selection, averaged 16.1 points a game last year to finish eighth in the Big Ten. He also tied for sixth in steals (1.3). In Big Ten play, Jok scored 17.3 points a night (sixth), ranked third in steals (1.5) and was fourth in free-throw percentage (85.1). He finished fourth in 3-pointers (2.6 a game) and ninth in 3-point percentage (42.1).
This is the third consecutive season a Hawkeye was invited to compete in the Nike camp. Aaron White was there in 2014 and Jarrod Uthoff competed in it last year. Among the NBA talent working the camp include LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Anthony Davis. The camp is held from July 24-28.
The Prime Time League begins play on Thursday at the North Liberty Community Center. The summer-basketball league is comprised of eight games, including five consecutive Thursdays (all in North Liberty) capping with the championship on July 28. The league also plays three consecutive Sundays — July 10, July 17, July 24 — at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex in Waterloo.
Here are the rosters:
Coach: Ray Swetalla. Roster: Peter Jok, Iowa; Klint Carlson, UNI; Wyatt Lohaus, UNI; Cordell Pemsl, Iowa; Will Carius, Northern Michigan; Miles Wentzien, ex-Kirkwood; James Dockery, Iowa; Jacee Crawford, ex-Sam Adams State; Marshall Shedeck, Coe; Ross Cooper, Dordt
Coach: Randy Larson. Roster: Nicholas Baer, Iowa; Jordan Bohannon, Iowa; Bennett Koch, UNI; Spencer Haldeman, UNI; Darius Stokes, European pro; Devin Green, University of Sioux Falls; Jake Timm, ex-Coe; Jordan O’Neill, Johnson and Wales; Ross Westemeyer, ex-Iowa City Regina; Austin Ash, Mount Vernon
Coach: Dan Ahrens. Roster: Dondre Alexander, William Penn; Ahmad Wagner, Iowa; Jordan Ashton, UNI; Kendall Jacks, Wayne State; Justin Dahl, UNI; Riley Till, Iowa; Adam McDermott, UNI; Malik Williams, Anoka Ramsey CC; Errion Moore, Wabash Valley CC; Carson Parker, Upper Iowa
Player-Coach: Matt Gatens. Roster: Matt Gatens, European Pro; Dom Uhl, Iowa; Brady Ellingson, Iowa; Clayton Vette, ex-Winona State; Juwan McCloud, UNI; Tay Parker, ex-Iowa Lakes CC; Matt Lassen, William Jewell; Lincoln Conrey, UNI; Bryan Forbes, Briar Cliff; Mitch Eighme, Upper Iowa
Coach: Kevin Sanders. Roster: Isaiah Moss, Iowa; Christian Williams, Iowa; Ted Friedman, UNI; Brady Burford, William Penn; Jason Price, ex-Iowa; Isaiah Brown, UNI; Nick Lyon, ex-Grand View; Keegan Moore, Southeast CC; Charles Carter, ex-Sam Adams State; Harley Shear, Anoka Ramsey
Coach: Ron Nove. Roster: Tyler Cook, Iowa; Jeremy Morgan, UNI; Hunter Rhodes, UNI; Maishe Dailey, Iowa; Brady Ernst, Indian Hills CC; Wali Parker, DMACC; Kyle Haber, Brown; Jimmy Roth, Upper Iowa; Nathan Woeste, Wartburg; Tim Loan, ex-Briar Cliff
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