Joey King led the Golden Gophers with 18 points.
Carlos Morris and Joey King each score 15 points
Senior averaged 21 points per game this weekend.
Minnesota will be seeded 11th or 12th and play a first round game on Wednesday afternoon in the Big Ten tournament.
The final episode of Raise the Barn takes you on Minnesota's ride through the NIT run.
Minnesota defeated SMU to win the 2014 NIT in New York City.
Minnesota defeated Southern Miss to advance to the NIT Semifinals in New York.
Minnesota defeated Saint Mary's at Williams Arena to advance in the NIT.
Minnesota defeated Penn State, 63-56, in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
11.19.15 Basketball vs Temple at Puerto Rico Tip Off
Game 2 Men's Gopher Basketball
11.13.15 Men's Basketball vs UMKC
Joey King hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points and Minnesota pulled away from Missouri-Kansas City in the second half for a 76-58 victory
Big Ten Tournament on March 12, 2015
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).
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.
Son of Julie King • born Sept. 24, 1993 • has a younger brother, Erik • communications major.
Preview: Gophers vs. Clemson
The Gophers host the Clemson Tigers in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Monday night at Williams Arena.
Minnesota Holds off Nebraska-Omaha, 93-90
Joey King scored 18 points and Bakary Konate added 14 with 10 rebounds and Minnesota held off Nebraska-Omaha 93-90 on Friday.
Minnesota Falls Short to Texas Tech, 81-68
Carlos Morris and Joey King each scored 15 points to lead the Gophers (3-2).