McCaffery Adds Basabe to Iowa Fold

May 1, 2010

Written by Jon Miller

Meslahn Basabe, a 6-foot-7 forward from New York has committed to the Iowa basketball program.  Click here for his Scout.com profile.

The source?  Basabe himself, through this twitter post.

This marks the second time in the past 12 months that Basabe has committed to McCaffery; he signed with Siena back in the fall when McCafferey was the Saints head coach.  The addition of Basabe will help lessen the losses of Cody Larson and Aaron Fuller, but it would be unrealistic to expect Basabe to come anywhere near Fuller’s prowess on the glass.  However, he is a solid player and it gives Iowa it’s first ‘East Coast’ commit in a long time, and the first player to come to the Iowa basketball program from New York in quite a while.  I can’t recall anyone from New York playing at Iowa in my lifetime, but I am probably forgetting something obvious…I know you’ll remind me below if that is the case

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