Hawkeyes land in 2023 power forward


Final week, Fran McCaffery noticed three prep standouts put pen to paper and formally signal on to her present.

On Tuesday evening, the Hawkeyes chosen the fourth member of the Class of 2023 when Ladji Dembele introduced on his Instagram account that he was verbally dedicated to Iowa.

The 6-foot, 230 ahead St. Benedict’s Excessive College in Newark, NJ chosen Iowa over provides from Rutgers, Wake Forest, Pittsburgh, Seton Corridor and Xavier.

Dembele is seen as a late recruit. Throughout his junior 12 months in highschool, he posted 12 double-doubles and had 18 factors and 15 rebounds towards Blair Academy. He additionally had six straight video games with at the very least 15 rebounds in the course of the month of February.

Along with his basketball hitting capability, Dembele confirmed the flexibility to transcend the three-point line and make pictures and improved ball dealing with abilities.