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Former Wisconsin player Jarrod Uthoff says he's transferring to Iowa even though Badgers coach Bo Ryan restricted the Hawkeyes from contacting him.
Uthoff tells The Associated Press on Wednesday night that he'll have to pay his own way next year at Iowa and will also have to sit out the 2012-13 season per NCAA transfer rules.
Ryan's decision to place what many believed were heavy restrictions on Uthoff's list of transfer options drew national criticism.
Uthoff, who is from nearby Cedar Rapids, Iowa, says he didn't want money to be a factor in his decision.
He wasn't able to speak directly with Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery, but he says Iowa's system will best utilize his skills.
Uthoff is a 6-foot-8 forward who redshirted in 2011-12.
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The Jarrod Uthoff saga came to an end last night as it was announced that he would be transferring from Wisconsin to Iowa.
Uthoff’s request to transfer became highly publicized because Bo Ryan limited the amount of schools that he could transfer to. Ryan blocked him from transferring to 26 schools which included the entire Big Ten, the entire ACC, Marquette, Iowa State...
In a report first published by XOfan.com Jarrod Uthoff made it official that he will end his recruitment after transfering from Wisconsin and has picked Big Ten rival Iowa as his new home.
Uthoff will return to his roots, as the Cedar Rapids native, will play his basketball about 25 minutes from his home town. He will have to sit out next season and because he redshirted this...
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AP Sports WriterDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Former Wisconsin player Jarrod Uthoff says he's transferring to Iowa even though Badgers coach Bo Ryan restricted the Hawkeyes from contacting him. Uthoff tells The Associated Press on Wednesday night that he'll have to pay his own way next year at Iowa and will also have to sit out the 2012-13 season per NCAA transfer...
Several media outlets reported on Wednesday night that former Wisconsin foward Jarrod Uthoff would be transferring to Iowa.
The two month saga is over, but the rivalry between the University of Wisconsin and the University of Iowa over the next four years got some more spice injected into it Wednesday night, as former Badgers forward Jarrod Uthoff announced he's going to play for the Hawkeyes.
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