Posted On: 08/25/15 10:00 AM

Coming off the heels of a fantastic junior campaign with Madrid, Luke Hudnutt has catapulted up the list of Iowa’s top centers.

The 6-foot-7 senior-to-be, was playing off-and-on with Iowa Cornsharks Select this spring and summer, and used that exposure to generate some interest from area programs.  

“Originally I wasn’t planning on going to college for basketball,” said Hudnutt. “But I think the financial part of it has made me want to play in college for at least two years and get my general stuff paid for with a scholarship, and then I’d like to transfer to Iowa State to pursue engineering,” said Hudnutt.

“I talked to Buena Vista last night, I’ve gotten a few texts from Northwestern, I’ve got one from Clarke, and Simpson has sent me some stuff in the mail.”

Hudnutt mentioned he’s seen some interest from an Illinois program, he could not recall the name of the school. And he says Buena Vista has been the school in contact with him most frequently.

As of now though, Hudnutt has an early frontrunner, and it’s not the Beavers.

“Right now I would go to Northwestern for a visit, but any other schools I don’t see me

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