Junior wing player from Chicago commits to Iowa women's basketball team

IOWA CITY, Iowa - A junior wing player from the Chicago area has committed to the Iowa women’s basketball team.

Sydney Affolter, who attends Marist High School in Chicago, announced her commitment to Iowa on Twitter on Wednesday.

The  5-foot-11 Affolter is averaging 15 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game for a Marist squad that is 21-3 and ranked No. 5 in Illinois' Class 4A. She picked Iowa over scholarship offers from several Big Ten schools, and Arizona State.