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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Joey King Career Stats and HighsGet Acrobat Reader

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.