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Uthoff named Big Ten Player of the Week

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Hawkeye junior Jarrod Uthoff has earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors.

Uthoff, a Cedar Rapids native, is the first Hawkeye since Roy Devyn Marble earned the honor on January 13, 2014.

Uthoff has helped Iowa to its first 2-0 start in Big Ten play since the 2002-03 season with wins against Ohio State and Nebraska. Uthoff shot 50 percent and averaged 16.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 1.0 block in the two wins.

Iowa, 11-4, 2-0, hosts Michigan State, 10-5, 1-1, on Thursday at 6:05 p.m. at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

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