24 Joey King  
Joey  King


Eagan, Minn.

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Height / Weight:
6-9 / 235



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.


Postgame Notes: Minnesota 76, Penn State 79

Postgame Notes


Postgame Quotes: Minnesota 76, Penn State 79

Postgame Quotes


Penn State Tops Gophers 63-58 on Road

Hollins leads all scorers with 17 points in loss.


Gophers Drop Nail-Biter to Iowa, 77-75

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


Raise the Barn: Ep. 8

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


Gophers Win NIT

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


Gophers Advance to New York

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


Gophers Top Saint Mary's

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


Gophers Advance in Tournament

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


Men's Basketball vs. Ohio State

Big Ten Tournament on March 12, 2015


Men's Basketball vs. Rutgers

Big Ten Tournament on March 11, 2015


Minnesota vs. Penn State

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


Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Gophers Fall to No. 5 Wisconsin, 63-53


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.

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