Newly Offered Martice Mitchell Hoping to Visit Hawkeyes

August 7, 2019

Written by Rob Howe

It’s fair to say Martice Mitchell enjoyed July. He shined during the key evaluation period and colleges noticed.

Xavier, Minnesota, Maryland, Iowa, Oregon and Ole Miss all reportedly offered the Chicago Heights (IL) Bloom Township High and Young & Reckless AAU big man a scholarship since July 23. Rutgers offered in May, and he visited there in June.

The Hawkeyes jumped into the mix with the 2020 prospect on Monday morning.

“The head coach (Fran McCaffery) called me, and we talked about the way I would be playing and how I could fit,” Mitchell told HN.

“He sees me as a stretch player who can do multiple things.”

Mitchell (6-10, 195) felt a connection with McCaffery.

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“He seems like one of the nicest coaches I’ve meet and seems genuine,” he said.

The Hawkeyes are intriguing to Mitchell.

“I like their unique playing style and the plays they run,” he said.

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The next step for Mitchell with Iowa would be him getting a chance to see it in person.

“I don’t know when I’ll visit, but if I can, we might set up the visit,” he said.

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The Hawkeyes picked up a verbal commitment from Chicago Heights Marion Catholic guard Ahron Ulis on Tuesday. He could end up recruiting Mitchell to join him in Iowa City.

“I know Ahron because I played with him my three years of junior high. We’re still good friends,” Mitchell said.

The quick rise up the recruiting ladder has led Mitchell to researching schools interested in him and deciding which ones to visit. He has not yet set up any trips.

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