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Peter Jok returning to Iowa for senior season

As the deadline for underclassmen to withdraw their names from consideration for the 2016 NBA Draft is rapidly approaching. The latest player to announce they would remove their name from the draft and return to school is Iowa Hawkeyes guard Peter Jok. The 6-foot-6 guard’s decision was announced by the university this week. Jok will now return to the team for his senior, providing...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Peter Jok nets 23 points to lead No. 5 Iowa past Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Just over three minutes into the second half, Iowa's Peter Jok stole the ball from Illinois guard Khalid Lewis and glided to the other end of the court for a two-handed dunk.It was part of a 5-minute span after halftime in which the junior scored seven of the fifth-ranked Hawkeyes' points, pushing their lead to 15 and delivering a blow the Illini wouldn't recover...
Via Associated Press
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Jok has a career-high 29 as No. 9 Iowa beats Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Peter Jok scored a career-high 29 points and No. 9 Iowa shook off pesky Rutgers in the second half in posting a harder-than-expected 90-76 victory on Thursday night. Jarrod Uthoff and Anthony Clemmons added 20 points apiece as the Hawkeyes (15-3, 6-0) won their eighth straight game and their 12th in a row in the Big Ten Conference, dating to last season...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa basketball look ahead: Peter Jok

After watching so much of the top tier talent in the Hawkeye state of leave to play elsewhere prior to and early on in Fran McCaffery’s stay as head coach of the Iowa basketball team, the pendulum finally began to swing back the other way a few years ago. Stemming from the efforts of McCaffery to put up a figurative recruiting fence around the state has been the arrival in Iowa City...
Via isportsweb.com
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa basketball recruit profile: Brady Ellingson

Like almost all of its peers around the country, the Iowa basketball program is dealing with the loss of a few players following the recently completed 2013-14 season. As much fun as it can be reminiscing about the careers of departed Hawkeyes like Devyn Marble, it’s all the more enjoyable to look ahead to the future. So I’ll do just that, and start off with the first player in this...
Via isportsweb.com
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa basketball: Hawkeye bench coming up big

A general principle in sports states that a team forced to rely on its backup players for extended amounts of time is likely to fail. This seems obvious enough because if an individual is deemed unworthy of a starting spot they must not be able to contribute as much as their teammate ahead of them on the depth chart right? The five bench players on the 2013-14 Iowa basketball team...
Via isportsweb.com
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa basketball: Freshman Jok helps Hawkeyes to ninth ‘W’

Following its big win in front of a sellout home crowd on Tuesday night against Notre Dame, much of the attention surrounding the No. 23 ranked Iowa basketball team had turned towards an upcoming December 13th showdown with bitter in-state rival No. 17 Iowa State. Before that matchup comes to fruition though, two other games sat in front of Iowa including a Saturday night contest...
Via isportsweb.com
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Forgrave: Brothers' journey leads from Sudan to basketball reunion

The basketball player crossed the bridge over the Iowa River and strode toward one of the first classes of his freshman semester. Peter Jok was smiling his usual toothy smile, and he wore an Iowa Hawkeyes fleece on the first chilly morning of the school year. It was only days before the first basketball practice of the new season, another new beginning in the barely believable journey...
Via FOX Sports
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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