Tucker Released from Iowa Scholarship

The eventful career of Anthony Tucker on the University of Iowa men's basketball team came to an end on Friday morning when the school announced he was granted a release from his scholarship.

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa sophomore guard Anthony Tucker has asked for and been granted a release from his scholarship, Head Men's Basketball Coach Todd Lickliter announced Friday.

A Minnetonka, MN native, Tucker played and in first 11 games this season. In his two years with the Hawkeyes, Tucker saw action in 25 games, with 19 starts, averaging 11 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists.

Iowa returns to action Saturday when the Hawkeyes travel to West Lafayette, IN, to face sixth-ranked Purdue. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:36 p.m. (CST) in Mackey Arena.

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