According to Chris Monter of College Basketball News, "6-8 Sophomore Forward Nick DeWitz, who saw his recruitment go through the roof after a strong showing at the annual Jerry Mullen Junior College Showcase in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has announced that he will play next season at Iowa. He had his official visit there this past weekend. Dewitz visited Indiana September 7th and was at Florida State September 21st."
Now the Iowa staff can go for an additional big man. It is assumed that Erek Hansen will be back to Iowa next fall after spending a year at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. Therefore, the Hawks may forego any further players as Hansen would give them four players in the class. The NCAA 5/8 rule applies now so the Hawks could take four more players in the 2004 class. However, if the Hawks need further depth inside, Maurice Shaw would appear to be the next most logical target for Hawkeye recruiters.
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