Illinois guard Ben Brust committed to Iowa last summer and signed in November, but is now re-opening his recruiting following the coaching change the Hawkeyes are going through this off-season. Today, Brust asked for and received a release from his National Letter of Intent. He is still considering the Hawkeyes as new coach Fran McCaffery will try to re-recruit him.
Here is a statement that McCaffery released today.
"Ben has asked for a release from his National Letter of Intent. He is still very much interested in the University of Iowa. Ben would like us, as a new coaching staff, to pursue and re-recruit him. I have had encouraging conversations with Ben and enjoyed meeting him and his family. We look forward to getting to know Ben more in the recruiting process."