2012 Wisconsin Wing Player Visits Iowa City

Junior Lomomba is a 2012 wing player from Madison, Wis. On Sunday, he sat behind the Iowa bench as the Hawkeyes knocked off Indiana at Carver. Hawkeye Insider caught up with the promising recruit. Find out what he had to say in this recruiting update.

IOWA CITY, Ia. - Junior Lomomba realizes he has a lot of time to deal with recruiting. The 2012 wing player worries very little about schools extending him scholarship opportunites.

"(Colleges) talk to my uncle," Lomomba said. "I don't really know too much about the offering things. I'm just playing basketball right now and trying to get better."

The Madison (Wis.) Memorial High product was here on Sunday and viewed the Iowa-Indiana game from behind the Hawkeye bench. Lomomba liked what he saw.

"It's fun," the 6-foot-4, 170-pounder. "(Iowa is) s a good basketball team. It's a lot of fun to watch them play."

Lomomba visited Iowa City for a football game last fall, but this was his first time seeing the action at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

"Last week, Coach LaVall (Jordan) came to one of our games and he asked us to come watch one of their games," Lomomba said.

Lomomba is rated as a three-star player on Scout.com's five-star scale. He holds scholarship offers from Marquette and Baylor. Interest also is coming from Iowa, Minnesota, Nevada, Xavier, Cincinnati, Tennessee and New Mexico State.

"I've still got a lot of time," Lomomba said. "I'm just trying to keep my options open and just have fun."

Lomomba knows what style of play he's hoping to play at the college level.

"I'm looking for a school that goes up and down (the court) that runs a lot," he said. "I also like to play defense. I want to go somewhere where I know I can fit in and just play right away."

Lomomba feels like an up-tempo game best fits his skill set.

"I'm a player that goes hard every time," he said. "I can get to the basket and play off of screens. I like to play up and down.

"I'd like to work on every part of my game, especially my shooting skills. I just got back from a wrist injury, so I've got to work my way back to shooting the ball with confidence."

Lomomba missed the first eight game of this season after wrist surgery. He averaged 8.7 points and 3.8 rebounds as a freshman for state champion Memorial.

Lomomba take his time finding the right for him. He's not rushing to complete the recruiting process.

"I'm hoping to get more schools involved with me," he said. "I just want to enjoy my time right now. I'm just trying to keep my options open."

Here's an '08-09 Highlight video of Lomomba: Link


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