IOWA CITY, Iowa – Davenport native Journey Houston is only half way through high school, but she already knows where she wants to play college basketball.
Houston, a 5-foot-11 guard/forward in the 2025 class, announced her commitment to Iowa on Tuesday.
She attends Davenport North High School and made first-team All-State as a sophomore this past season.
Houston led North to its second state tournament appearance in school history this past season, recording a team-best 18.8 points and 9.4 rebounds per game for the 21-win Wildcats.
— Journey Houston (@Journey_Renae) October 13, 2021
As a freshman at Davenport North, Houston averaged 20.9 points, 10.6 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 3.5 steals per game. Her 460 points scored was the most by a freshman in Iowa and was 138 more points than any other freshman at the 5A level.
Houston has committed to an Iowa program that finished runner-up in the 2023 NCAA Tournament, losing to LSU in the title game.
Iowa also has sold out its season tickets for the 2023-24 season, and is led by 2023 National Player of the Year Caitlin Clark, who is entering her senior season.
Houston was just 14 years old when Iowa offered her a scholarship in 2021. Iowa was the first school to offer her a scholarship.
She also has scholarship offers from Michigan, DePaul and Iowa State among others.