Joe Wieskamp says the pressure he’s dealt with in high school will prepare him for freshman year success.
The Joe Wieskamp hype train really doesn't need any more fuel. But ... the future Hawkeye provided some more Friday night, anyway.
In Muscatine's 71-57 win over a very good Davenport North team, Wieskamp racked up 44 points and a career-high 25 rebounds. He got those 44 on 17-for-33 shooting (3-for-9 on 3-pointers) and added three assists, three steals and two blocks.
What's more: He piled up those numbers in front of a student section dressed like his future in-state rivals.
Wieskamp is now averaging 35.3 points per game, which is tops in the state. He's a consensus four-star recruit. Rivals ranks him the No. 40 recruit in the Class of 2018, which will make him Iowa's highest-rated freshman in program history. (Patrick McCaffery will take that honor in two years.)