Iowa's Jake Kelly Nabs Weekly Honor

Feb. 23, 2009

Player of the Week:
Jake Kelly, Iowa
6-6 – Sophomore Guard
Carmel, Ind. - Carmel HS

Jake Kelly
earns his first weekly laurel after delivering a clutch performance in Iowa’s dramatic overtime victory over Michigan in the Hawkeye’s only game last week. The Hawkeye sophomore played all 45 minutes in Sunday’s contest and posted 23 points, eight rebounds and nine assists – all career highs. Kelly was also a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line. With the game knotted at 56-all after regulation, Kelly scored seven of Iowa’s first nine points in the extra period to give the Hawkeyes a commanding 65-58 lead with 2:17 left to play. With the win, Kelly helped the Hawkeyes improve to 2-0 in overtime this season. 

Last Iowa Player of the Week: Cyrus Tate (Feb. 25, 2008)