Hawkeyes 2012 Basketball Class Ranked #19 by ESPN


November 9th, 2011 by Jim Field

Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery is getting the job done on the recruiting trail.  After an 11-20 inaugural season, McCaffery has begun the building process by signing five recruits on Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period.  Two of those recruits are ESPN Top 100 selections.  Adam Woodbury, a 7-foot-1 center from Sioux City East is the centerpiece of the class.  A four star recruit, Woodbury begins his senior high school season in a couple weeks after choosing Iowa over North Carolina.  Joining Woodbury will be his AAU teammate, Mike Gesell of South Sioux City, Nebraska.  The 6-foot-2 point guard is also a four star recruit.  Other signees include6-foot-1 point guard Anthony Clemmons of Lansing, Michigan, 6-foot-3 shooting guard Patrick Ingram of Indianapolis, Indiana and 6-foot-9 center/forward Kyle Meyer of Alpharetta, Georgia.  All five would be eligible to join the Hawkeyes for the 2012-13 season.  Iowa will open the 2011-12 season this Friday night at home against Chicago State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.  The game tips off at 7:00 pm and will be heard on KJAN.

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