Posted April 18, 2012 on AP on Fox
Jarrod Uthoff is finding out that he isn't entirely in control of his search for a new school. Uthoff's former AAU coach, Jamie Johnson, said Wednesday that Uthoff recently told Wisconsin officials he intends to transfer and submitted a list of approximately 25 schools he hoped to talk to. Johnson said Wisconsin denied permission to more than half of the programs on Uthoff's list. Johnson said Iowa's ''Mr. Basketball'' from 2011 is appealing in hopes that the school will lift its restrictions. ''He's hopeful,'' Johnson said. ''I think he's surprised at what has transpired.'' Johnson said Uthoff also will visit Creighton, one of the schools approved by Wisconsin. Wisconsin officials did not respond to a request for comment from The Associated Press, and Uthoff did not immediately respond to a text message. The 6-foot-8 forward told an Iowa-based high school sports website, metrosportsreport.com, that Badger...
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