24 Joey King  
Joey  King

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Eagan, Minn.

High School:
Eastview

Last College:
Drake

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 235

Position:
Forward


03/08/2015

Gophers Edged by Penn State on Senior Day

Minnesota will be seeded 11th or 12th and play a first round game on Wednesday afternoon in the Big Ten tournament.

03/08/2015

Postgame Notes: Minnesota 76, Penn State 79

Postgame Notes

03/08/2015

Postgame Quotes: Minnesota 76, Penn State 79

Postgame Quotes

01/28/2015

Penn State Tops Gophers 63-58 on Road

Hollins leads all scorers with 17 points in loss.

01/13/2015

Gophers Drop Nail-Biter to Iowa, 77-75

Mathieu's layup at the buzzer ruled split-second too late.

04/16/2014

Raise the Barn: Ep. 8

The final episode of Raise the Barn takes you on Minnesota's ride through the NIT run.

04/05/2014

Gophers Win NIT

Minnesota defeated SMU to win the 2014 NIT in New York City.

03/26/2014

Gophers Advance to New York

Minnesota defeated Southern Miss to advance to the NIT Semifinals in New York.

03/24/2014

Gophers Top Saint Mary's

Minnesota defeated Saint Mary's at Williams Arena to advance in the NIT.

03/14/2014

Gophers Advance in Tournament

Minnesota defeated Penn State, 63-56, in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.

03/12/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Ohio State

Big Ten Tournament on March 12, 2015

03/11/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Rutgers

Big Ten Tournament on March 11, 2015

03/08/2015

Minnesota vs. Penn State

USATSI photos of men's basketball vs. Penn State -- 3/8/15

02/21/2015

Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Gophers Fall to No. 5 Wisconsin, 63-53

02/07/2015

Minnesota vs. Purdue (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Purdue (USATSI)

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King Career Stats and Highs Get Acrobat Reader

2014-15 | Junior Season:
Started every game · was the team's leading free throw shooter (.830) and ranked second in 3-point shooting (.410), third in blocks (13), fourth in rebounds (99) and fifth in scoring (9.7 ppg) · scored in double figures 17 times during the season · recorded four rebounds and two points against Louisville (11/14) · scored 10 points, four rebounds and three assists vs. Western Kentucky (11/18) · posted 11 points, one steal and an assist vs. Franklin Pierce (11/20) · recorded five rebounds, four points, three steals and two assists vs. UMBC (11/22) · posted nine rebounds, eight points, two blocks and two assists at St. John's (11/26) · scored team-high 15 points, two rebounds, two assists, a block and a steal vs. Georgia (11/28) · scored 14 points, four rebounds and two assists at Wake Forest (12/2) · recorded 13 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals vs. WCU (12/5) · posted 12 points, two rebounds, one block and an assist vs. North Dakota (12/8) · scored six points, four rebounds, three assists, one block and a steal vs. Southern (12/10) · contributed five points, four rebounds and an assist vs. Seattle (12/19) · led the team with 19 points and added three rebounds, one steal and an assist vs. Furman (12/22) · scored nine points, one block and one rebound vs. UNCW (12/27) · scored 13 points, three assists, two blocks and a rebound at Purdue (12/31) · scored five points, four assists, four rebounds and a steal vs. Ohio State (1/6) · scored six points and a rebound at Michigan (1/10) · scored 11 points, two rebounds and a block vs. Iowa (1/13) · posted nine points, three assists and one rebound vs. Rutgers (1/17) · scored 11 points, two rebounds and an assist at Nebraska (1/20) · recorded seven rebounds, three assists and three points vs. Illinois (1/24) · scored seven points, one assist and a rebound at Penn State (1/28) · posted nine points, three rebounds, one steal and an assist vs. Nebraska (1/31) · scored 11 points, three rebounds and two steals in win over Purdue (2/7) · posted 12 points at Indiana (2/15) · scored 12 points, five rebounds, one steal and an assist vs. Northwestern (2/18) · scored 17 points with five rebounds, two assists and a block in win at Michigan State (2/26) · posted seven points, five rebounds, one block and a steal vs. Wisconsin (3/5) · scored 19 points, four assists, three rebounds and a block vs. Penn State (3/8) · led all scorers with 20 points, including six 3-pointers, and added four rebounds, two steals and two assists vs. Rutgers (3/11 - BTT) · scored 10 points, one rebound and an assist vs. Ohio State (3/12 - BTT).

2013-14 | Sophomore Season:
Played in 37 games, 15 as a starter · led the team with 20 points in his Gopher debut against Lehigh (11/8) · missed the game against Wofford (11/21) due to a fracture on the right side of his jaw. Underwent minor surgery on Nov. 20 · scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds in 25 minutes off the bench against Syracuse (11/25) · scored 10 points and grabbed three rebounds in 27 minutes off the bench against New Orleans (12/7) · contributed four points and three rebounds against Omaha (12/20) · scored five points with a rebound and one steal against Michigan (1/2) · scored four points, two rebounds, one block and an assist against Purdue (1/5) · scored six points, two rebounds and two assists at Michigan State (1/11) · chipped in seven points, three rebounds and one steal at Iowa (1/19) · scored seven points, one steal, one rebound and an assist vs. Wisconsin (1/22) · scored 14 points, nine rebounds, three assists and a block in 47 minutes of action at Purdue (2/5) · made first start as Gopher against Indiana, scoring four points and two rebounds (2/8) · scored seven points, four rebounds and a block at Northwestern (2/16) · recorded five points, four assists, one block and a rebound vs. Illinois (2/19) · scored nine points and grabbed two rebounds at Ohio State (2/22) · contributed nine points, five rebounds, one steal and an assist vs. Penn State (3/9) · scored 14 points with two rebounds and an assist vs. Wisconsin (3/14 - BTT) · scored 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists vs. High Point (3/18 - NIT) · led the team with 18 points and added two steals and a rebound vs. Saint Mary's (3/23 - NIT) · scored 15 points with three rebounds, two assists, one block and a steal vs. Southern Miss (3/25 - NIT) · contributed eight points and three rebounds in win over SMU (4/3 - NIT).


2012-13 | Freshman Season (Drake):

Named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman team · missed his first two shots and made the next five to finish with 15 points in the first round of the MVC Tournament · made his second career start against Green Bay (2/23)· named the MVC Newcomer of the Week on Feb. 4 · scored 12 points with five rebounds against Indiana State (2/2)· notched his first career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds at Illinois State (1/12) · matched a career-high with 21 points against Missouri State (1/5) · hauled in a career-high 10 rebounds, four offensive, with five points and three assists against NC Central (12/19)· had a team and career-high 21 points in the loss to Xavier (11/25) · scored 12 points with three three-pointers in the opener against William Jewell (11/10).

High School:
Averaged 23.9 points and six rebounds as a senior in 2011-12 · scored in double figures in 26 of 29 games to lead Eastview to a 28-2 record and a berth in the Minnesota state AAAA basketball tournament · averaged 17.6 points per game as a junior in leading the Lightning to a 22-5 record and a South Suburban Conference title · scored in double figures in 24 of 27 that year, including a season-best 36 points against Eagan · a three-year letterwinner in basketball · two-time member of the All-State Team · three-time All-South Suburban Conference honoree.

Personal:
Son of Julie King · born Sept. 24, 1993 · has a younger brother, Erik · communications major.