Bowman brings terrific athleticism and a smooth perimeter jump shot to the Iona backcourt. The former Nittany Lion has been termed a real "gym rat" by his former coaches, Bowman's strong work ethic and experience playing a high level of competition at St. Thomas More will give him an opportunity to earn playing time.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12, MIDLAND COLLEGE (TX):
Appeared in 22 games he averaged 11.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game...Bowman's scoring average and 19 three-point field goals ranked third on the team.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11, PENN STATE UNIVERSITY):
Appearing in 16 games, while recording 12 points and six rebounds.
BEFORE IONA (ST. THOMAS MORE SCHOOL (CT) / CENTRAL YORK (PA) HIGH SCHOOL):
He averaged 17.0 ppg in one season in Oakdale, CT and earned second-team NEPSAC Class A honors...Bowman helped lead the school to the semifinals of the National Prep Championships...He drained a 15-foot jumper at the buzzer to lead St. Thomas More to a one-point, overtime victory in the quarterfinals...Bowman posted 36 points, nine rebounds and eight assists in a victory over Worcester Academy...He also out-dueled Will Barton - the nation's top rated shooting guard, current Portland Trailblazer and former Memphis standout - posting 21 points to Barton's 12 during a season meeting...At Central York High School, Bowman averaging 21.6 points per game as a senior in 2008-09...He shot 57% from the floor and posted 123 rebounds, 26 assists and 28 steals...Bowman posted a 14.4 ppg average with 45 assists, 38 steals and 15 blocks as a junior and 18.0 points per game with 54 assists as a sophomore...He was the leading scorer in York/Adams County in 2009 and earned York/Adams County All-Star Team selection...Bowman participated in the 2009 Reebok All-America Camp and earned All-Tournament team selection at the HoopGroup Summer Classic and at HoopGroup West Virginia...He was named to the York Daily Record YAIAA Division I second-team.