Cook, Bohannon, Wieskamp Honored by Big Ten

March 11, 2019

Written by Rob Howe

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Iowa placed two players on the all-Big Ten teams when they were announced on Monday afternoon. A third Hawkeye landed on the all-freshman team.

Forward Tyler Cook was named to the second-team by the media and the third-team by the media. Fellow junior Jordan Bohannon landed on the coaches’ third-team. Joe Wieskamp earned all-freshman team honors.

Sophomore center Luka Garza (13.6 PPG, 4.6 RPG) was recognized as honorable mention all-Big Ten. Nicholas Baer won named Iowa’s sportsmanship award winner for a third year in a row.

Cook and Bohannon earned honorable mention all-league honors last season and were a members of the all-freshmen team the year before. They’ve combined to start 180 games for the Hawkeyes.

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Cook is averaging 15.0 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists this season. Bohannon contributes 11.8 points, 3.4 assists, 2.3 rebounds, key late-game shots and shoots 38.8 percent on threes. Wieskamp averages 11.0 points and 4.8 rebounds, while ranking third in the conference in three-point field goal percentage (43.1 percent).

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The Hawkeyes suffered through a 14-19 season with a 4-14 mark in the Big Ten last year. They’ve bounced back by going 21-10 and 10-10 this winter as they head into this week’s league tournament in Chicago.

Cook and Bohannon are the first all-Big Ten honorees for Iowa since Peter Jok landed on the first-team in ’17. Coach Fran McCaffery boasts 11 all-league picks during his nine seasons.

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