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Joey King
Joey  King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eagan, Minn.

High School:
Eastview

Last College:
Drake

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 240

Position:
Forward


05/18/2016

Senior Spotlight: Joey King

The forward discusses his plans for the future and looking back on his time as a Gopher.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

02/14/2016

Minnesota Drops Upset Bid to No. 4 Iowa, 75-71

Nate Mason led the Gophers with 14 points and six assists.

02/10/2016

Minnesota Falls Short to Michigan, 82-74

Nate Mason led the Gophers with 19 points.

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.

02/28/2016

Minnesota vs. Illinois

Feb. 28, 2016

01/30/2016

Minnesota vs. No. 19 Indiana

Jan. 30, 2016

11/19/2015

11.19.15 Basketball vs Temple at Puerto Rico Tip Off

11.19.15 Basketball vs Temple at Puerto Rico Tip Off

11/15/2015

Louisiana Monroe

Game 2 Men's Gopher Basketball

11/13/2015

11.13.15 Men's Basketball vs UMKC

11.13.15 Men's Basketball vs UMKC

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King Stats and Career Highs Get Acrobat Reader

2015-16 | Senior Season:
Appeared in 29 games with 19 starts • was third on the team in scoring (11.6 ppg) and led the Gophers in 3-point shooting (.401) and free throw percentage (.886), the latter a new school record • scored in double figures 18 times during the season including four 20-point games • also totaled 110 rebounds (3.8 rpg), second highest on the team, and 38 assists with 15 steals and nine blocks • led the team with a new career high 22 points, including six 3-pointers, and added four rebounds, one steal and an assist vs. UMKC (11/13) • scored game highs of 20 points and eight rebounds along with one assist against ULM (11/15) • recorded 10 points, and a rebound vs. Temple (11/19) • scored 18 points, including six 3-pointers, with four rebounds and three assists vs. Missouri State (11/20) • scored 15 points, five rebounds and a steal vs. Texas Tech (11/22) • led the team with 18 points and added three assists, one steal and a rebound vs. Omaha (11/27) • scored 17 points, two steals, two rebounds, an assist and a block vs. Clemson (11/30) • posted second career double-double, scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds with career-high seven assists, two blocks and a steal vs. South Dakota (12/5). • recorded six points, three rebounds, one block, one assist and a steal vs. Oklahoma State (12/12) • scored seven points, four assists, two rebounds, one block and a steal vs. Chicago State (12/16) • scored 10 points with one block, one steal and a rebound vs. Milwaukee (12/23) • contributed seven points, six rebounds and four assists at Ohio State (12/30) • posted seven points, four rebounds and three assists vs. Michigan State (1/2) • scored team-best 22 points with three rebounds and an assist at Penn State (1/5) • contributed 10 points and two rebounds at Nebraska (1/12) • led team with 18 points and added three rebounds and a block vs. Indiana (1/16) • scored team-high 20 points with six rebounds, two assists and a steal vs. Illinois (1/23) • scored five points, two rebounds and two assists at Northwestern (2/4) • scored 10 points with two rebounds and two assists vs. MIchigan (2/10) • registered 10 points, six rebounds and an assist at Iowa (2/14) • scored 15 points and six rebounds in win over Maryland (2/18) • scored 15 points with seven rebounds, four steals and a block vs. Rutgers (2/23) • posted 17 points, six rebounds and two assists at Illinois (2/28) • scored six points and four rebounds on Senior Night against Wisconsin (3/2) • suffered a right foot fracture against the Badgers and missed the final two games of the season.


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.





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