He tallied 635 points for a 24.4-point scoring average and compiled 389 rebounds during his high school career and is in the school’s hall of fame. His jersey, No. 41, is retired.
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College career at Iowa
The 6-foot-10 Stokes attended the University of Iowa, where he recorded 229 blocked shots, which is second in school history. He scored 1,768 points, which is third on the school’s all-time list, and had 807 rebounds.
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Impressive in the NCAA tournament
In 1983, his 20.4 scoring average was best in the NCAA tournament.
After he graduated in 1985, Stokes left Iowa as its all-time leader in scoring, blocked shots and in field goal percentage for single game and career.
Hall of Fame inductions
Stokes has been inducted into the Hamilton High School Hall of Fame and the Butler County Hall of Fame. His daughter, Kiah, plays in the WNBA.