June 13, 2010

Uthoff talks Iowa offer

Jarrod Uthoff has been piling up the scholarship offers this spring. But the D1 program closest to his Cedar Rapids home wasn't one of them. That was until today when the Iowa Hawkeyes invited the 6-foot-8 forward down for an unofficial visit and extended a scholarship offer to the rising 2011 prospect.

"I went down to Iowa City and talked to the Iowa coaches this afternoon and Coach McCaffery said that he wanted me to be a Hawkeye," Uthoff said Sunday evening. "He told me we would love to have you and he said he hoped I would say yes."

A "yes" from the skilled big man didn't happen on the spot, but the Cedar Rapids Jefferson prep was thrilled with the offer.

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