IOWA CITY — For Gabbie Marshall, the third visit was the charm.
A 5-foot-9 junior guard from Mason, Ohio, Marshall gave an oral commitment Sunday to play for the University of Iowa women’s basketball team.
“The coaches were genuine and honest with me,” Marshall said Sunday evening. “It felt like family. It felt special and real.”
Marshall also had offers from Marquette, Loyola of Chicago, Miami (Ohio), Xavier, Dayton and Northern Kentucky, and also had visited Florida and Michigan.
Last season, Marshall averaged 13.8 points and 3.0 steals per game as Mount Notre Dame High School in Cincinnati went 26-4 and captured the Ohio Division 1 state championship.
— Gabbie Marshall (@GabbieMarshall) October 29, 2017
She had made two prior visits to Iowa City and is the second junior to commit to the Hawkeyes, joining Megan Meyer of Mason City. Meyer is the younger sister of sophomore Makenzie Meyer.
Marshall begins practice Monday.
Iowa opens the season with an exhibition Sunday against Minnesota State-Moorhead.
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