Former Iowa basketball player Maishe Dailey transfers to Akron

The Beachwood, Ohio, native will be closer to home after his decision to leave the Hawkeye program.


Nick Rohlman

Iowa guard Maishe Dailey shoots a three during Iowa’s game against Nebraska at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, January 6, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 93-84.

Adam Hensley, Pregame Editor

Former Iowa basketball guard Maishe Dailey has decided on a transfer destination.

On Monday, 247Sports’ Evan Daniels reported that Dailey decided on Akron for his new home. The junior will sit one year in order to have eligibility for one final collegiate season.


Last season, Dailey averaged 2.5 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 0.9 assists per game on 35.2 percent shooting. He scored a season-best 11 points in Iowa’s season-opening win over UMKC on Nov. 8, 2018.

His best season came during his sophomore campaign; the Beachwood, Ohio, native scored 4.9 points, grabbed 1.9 rebounds, and recorded 1.6 assists per game while shooting 38.9 percent from 3-point range – all career-best marks.

In his three-year career, Dailey scored 277 points, grabbed 134 rebounds, notched 87 assists, and shot 40.2 percent.