Iowa Men's Basketball

Iowa's Joe Wieskamp is Big Ten men's basketball Player of the Week

Junior from Muscatine had big shooting, rebounding week in two Hawkeyes wins

Iowa's Joe Wieskamp (10) drives on Michigan State guard Rocket Watts (2) during the Hawkeyes' 88-58 men's basketball win
Iowa’s Joe Wieskamp (10) drives on Michigan State guard Rocket Watts (2) during the Hawkeyes’ 88-58 men’s basketball win over the Spartans last Saturday at Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

Iowa junior forward Joe Wieskamp was named the Big Ten men’s basketball Player of the Week Monday.

Wieskamp averaged 23.5 points and 8.5 rebounds in Iowa’s wins over Rutgers and Michigan State last week. He was 16-of-27 from the field and 10-of-14 from 3-point range.

He is the first junior in program history to amass more than 1,100 points, 500 rebounds, 150 3-pointers, 100 assists, and 75 steals.

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