"Malik is a very solid defensive player who has taken advantage of the additional year of prep school," said Iowa Coach Steve Alford. "He is strong and athletic and gives us another versatile player that can play a number of roles for our team. His athleticism and desire to be a complete player fits right in with the other players joining the program for next season."
Perry is the fifth player to sign with the Hawkeyes for next season. Freshman Tyler Smith (6-7, 210), from Virginia Military Academy, signed earlier this spring. During the fall signing period Iowa added Jamie Vanderbeken (6-10, 235) from Belleville, Ontario, Canada, Cyrus Tate (6-8, 240) from Northeast (NE) Community College and Justin Johnson (6-6, 190) from Tyler, TX Community College.