Penn Commitment: Dau Jok (updated 3/5/10)

The Vitals:

Height: 6-3
Weight: 170 lbs.
High School: Theodore Roosevelt HS, Des Moines IA

What the Ratings Agencies Say:

ESPN: Grade 80 N/A : **

High School Team and Results

Team profile: Roosevelt Riders

3/4: The Des Moines Register named Jok 1st Team All-Metro Conference and 2nd team All-CIML (Central Iowa Metropolitan League).

2/26: Class 4-A Substate Semifinal: Roosevelt (15-8) lost to favored Hoover (19-3) 51-44. Jok scored a team-high 14 points (4 threes). Said his coach Chris McMahon to the Des Moines Register: “Penn should feel pretty fortunate to have him. He’s relentless with his work ethic.”

2/22: Class 4-A Substate Quarterfinal: Roosevelt (15-7) beat Indianola 54-36. Jok scored 12 with 2 threes. They play Hoover on Friday.

2/19: Jok hit 6 threes en route to a team-high 20 points but Roosevelt lost to Ankeny 77-67. Dau’s younger brother Peter added 14 points.

2/16: Jok scored 12 (1 three) as Roosevelt beat Waukee 83-81 in triple OT. Dau’s younger brother Peter had a season-high 16 rebounds.

2/9: The lead from the Des Moines Register story says: “Roosevelt’s Dau Jok went scoreless in the fourth quarter.” It follows that up with “No worries.” In a 76-56 win over Johnston, Jok scored a season-high 29 and was 6-9 from three. Roosevelt is now 13-5.

2/5: Jok led Roosevelt with 17 (incomplete box score) in a 56-50 win over Lincoln.

2/2: Jok led Roosevelt with 16 (4 threes) but they fell to Urbandale 60-49.

1/29: Jok shot 7-11 from the field (5 threes) and 6-6 from the line for a game-high 25 points, as Roosevelt (11-4, 7-1) beat Ottumwa 62-45.

1/22: In another close game, Roosevelt rallied with a 14-2 run to beat North 55-53. Jok scored a team-high 24 with 4 threes.

1/19: Roosevelt beat Marshalltown 70-69 in OT. Jok scored a team-high 21 with 5 threes.

1/15: Jok scored a team-high 16 (4 threes) including a key three in OT, as Roosevelt beat East 62-55.

1/12: Jok scored a game-high 18 (5 threes) but Roosevelt fell to undefeated (10-0) 4th-ranked Hoover 59-48 in a rivalry matchup played in front of packed crowd of 1200.

1/9: Jok scored a team-high 15 but Roosevelt fell 71-51 to Polk.

1/8: In a game that was almost cancelled by a blizzard, Jok scored 18 in a 65-49 win over Lincoln.

1/8: Dau Jok video interview.

1/4: Scored a game-high 17 (3 threes) in a 50-35 win over Ottumwa.

12/19: Scored a game-high 19 (4 threes) in a 53-52 win over Valley.

12/18: Scored 12 (1 three) in a 64-62 OT win over North.

12/14: Scored 18 (2 threes) in a 66-43 win over Indianola. It was 31-12 at the half so it’s unclear how much of the game Jok played. His younger brother Peter scored 19.

12/11: Scored 23 in an 84-45 beat-down of East.

11/30: Scored 17 points as Roosevelt beat Dowling Catholic 66-63.

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