Full Name:
Lucas Andrew Recker
Position:
Guard/Forward
College:
Iowa
Height:
6-6
Weight:
210
High School:
DeKalb HS (Auburn, Ind.)
Birthdate:
June 17, 1978
Birthplace:
Lima, Ohio

Statistics

TEAM WORKOUTS/FEATURES
May 22: Q&A with Phoenix Suns


HIGHLIGHTS
Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press as a senior.
Despite playing only two seasons at Iowa, ranks fourth in school history in three-pointers made and fifth in three-pointers attempted.
Set Hawkeye records for free throw percentage in a season (.885 as a senior, 17th in nation) and in a career (.873).
The 92 three-pointers and the 223 attempts as a senior are both second-most in school history.


AT IOWA
As a senior at Iowa, earned spot on All-Big Ten Third Team, NABC All-District 12 Second Team, All-Big Ten Academic Team, Verizon Academic All-America Third Team, Big Ten All-Tournament Team, Guardians Classic All-Tournament Team and Gazette Hawkeye Challenge All-Tournament Team.
Shared team MVP award with Reggie Evans after topping Hawkeyes in scoring and steals (1.6 spg) while ranking third in rebounding (3.4 rpg).
Led teamís charge to Big Ten Tournament championship game by hitting game-winning shots in final seconds against Big Ten co-champs Wisconsin and Indiana on consecutive days.
Scored 31 points (on 10-for-17 shooting, including 4-for-5 from three-point range) against Missouri, 25 points vs. Purdue (on 9-for-10 from the floor) and 28 points (including 4-for-6 from three-point range) against Wisconsin.

As a junior, named to All-Big Ten Honorable Mention Team, NABC All-District Second Team, All-Big Ten Academic Team, Verizon Academic All-America Second Team and Gazette Hawkeye Challenge All-Tournament Team.
Missed final 15 games after suffering fractured kneecap.
Was twice named Big Tenís co-Player of the Week.
Sat out the 1999-00 season due to his transfer from Arizona to Iowa.
Attended Arizona for the Fall 1999 semester after transferring from Indiana.


AT INDIANA
As a sophomore at Indiana, selected to All-Big Ten Third Team, All-Big Ten Academic Team and GTE Academic All-America Third Team.
Scored at least 20 points in 12 games and reached double figures 26 times.

As a freshman, was picked to All-Big Ten Honorable Mention Team.
Topped team in steals and ranked second in minutes played.
Scored 29 points against Oklahoma in the NCAA Tournament, his high while a Hoosier.

STATISTICS - Indiana
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1997-98 32 30 146 293 .498 82 105 .781 124 88 48 12 408 12.8
1998-99 34 33 182 425 .428 118 158 .747 135 90 59 10 546 16.1
TOTALS 66 63 328 718 .457 200 263 .760 259 178 107 22 954 14.5
Three-point field goals: 1997-98, 34-for-94 (.362); 1998-99, 64-for-176 (.364). Totals: 98-for-270 (.363).

STATISTICS - Iowa
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2000-01 18 18 101 230 .439 77 90 .856 71 49 20 2 326 18.1
2001-02 35 32 200 450 .444 108 122 .885 119 88 56 13 600 17.1
TOTALS 53 50 301 680 .443 185 212 .873 190 137 76 15 926 17.5
Three-point field goals: 2000-01, 47-for-109 (.431); 2001-02, 92-for-223 (.413). Totals: 139-for-332 (.419).