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Former Iowa basketball star Jess Settles will join the Big Ten Network's stable of on-air talent this season.

Settles scored 1,611 points and grabbed 747 rebounds during his Hawkeye career, which spanned from 1993-99.

The Winfield-Mount Union alum has been a contributor to KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids and has earned a reputation as a well-informed analyst on Des Moines-area radio shows.

BTN will show 125 men's and women's basketball games this season. The network can be found at DirecTV 610, Mediacom 51-25 and Dish Network 410.