5  Nick King
Nick King

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
East

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 226

Position:
Forward/Guard

Experience:
1L

Major:
Business


12/17/2014

Three Ball Carries Memphis to Victory

Three Tigers set career highs in points

12/15/2014

Tigers Roll Over N.C. Central

Memphis scores season high and hands Eagles worst loss since 2011.

12/06/2014

Tigers Slam Braves

Goodwin nabs double-double as Memphis wins big.

11/18/2014

Memphis Drops Season Opener

King, Nichols and Woodson score in double figures in loss

11/12/2014

Memphis Falls in Exhibition Overtime to CBU

Shaq Goodwin earns double-double in loss

03/17/2014

Memphis Basketball: ESPN College Game Day Sights and Sounds

Check out some of the sights and sounds from the college game day experience where the tigers took on the gonzaga bulldogs

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Puts on Dunk Show in 82-59 Win Over Houston

Watch the full highlights and recap of the Tigers' first AAC home win on Thursday night, cruising past the Houston Cougars 82-59.

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Wins Third Straight, Downing USF 80-58

Highlights and recap of the Tigers' 80-58 win over the USF Bulls on Sunday afternoon in FedExForum.

01/22/2014

Memphis Basketball: On the Road To Philadelphia

Take a behind the scenes look at the Memphis men's basketball trip to the City of Brotherly Love to take on American Athletic Conference foe Temple. Go Tigers!

01/14/2014

Memphis Basketball Knocks Off No. 12 Louisville on the Road

Highlights and full recap of the Tigers upset win over the No. 12 and reigning national champion Louisville Cardinals on the road Thursday night.

12/17/2014

Memphis Basketball vs USC Upstate

Memphis men's basketball vs USC Upstate at FedExForum on Dec. 17, 2014. Photos by Joe Murphy

12/13/2014

Memphis Basketball vs Oklahoma State

Memphis men's basketball vs Oklahoma State on Dec. 13, 2014 at FedExForum. Photos by Joe Murphy

12/13/2014

Memphis vs. Oklahoma State

USATSI Gallery men's basketball -- 12/13/14

12/06/2014

Memphis Basketball vs Bradley

Memphis men's basketball vs Bradley at FedExForum on December 6, 2014. Photos by Joe Murphy.

12/02/2014

Memphis Basketball vs Stephen F. Austin

Memphis men's basketball vs Stephen F. Austin on December 2, 2014 at FedExForum. Photos by Joe Murphy.

Career
Has seen action in 34 games ... Averaging 4.9 points and 3.3 rebounds ... Shooting 51.8 percent from the floor, 31.3 percent from the three-point arc and 51.8 percent from the free throw line ... Has 12 assists, 10 blocked shots and 18 steals ... Has five double-figure scoring games ... Has 12 games with five or more rebounds.

Honors
Selected the American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for Nov. 18-24, 2013 ... Earned Tiger Academic 30 distinction for the 2013 fall semester ... List honors the top grade-point average from each team for a semester ... Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for the 2014 spring and 2013 fall semesters.

Team Accomplishments
Member of Memphis squad that played its first season in the newly-formed American Athletic Conference ... Tigers posted a 24-10 overall record and a 12-6 league mark ... Memphis finished tied for third in the American Athletic Conference regular-season standings ... Squad earned an NCAA Tournament at-large berth and advanced to the third round ... The 24 victories extended the program's streak of 20-win seasons to 14 straight ... The NCAA Tournament bid extended the Tigers' postseason streak to 14 straight.

2013-14 (Freshman)
Played in 34 games (11.1 minutes per game) ... Averaged 4.9 points and 3.3 rebounds ... Shot 51.8 percent from the field, 31.3 from the three-point line and 51.8 percent from the free throw line ... Had five double-figure scoring games ... Had 12 contests with five or more boards ... Improved his FT percentage second half of the season, going from 42.5 percent (17-of-40 FT) in the first 16 games to 60 percent (27-of-45 FT) in the final 18 contests ...

Postseason (NCAA/The American Tournaments): Saw action in all three postseason contests ... Averaged 6.3 points and 3.7 rebounds ... Shot 40 percent from the floor, 33.3 percent from the three-point line and 54.5 percent from the free throw line ... Had three assists, two blocked shots and seven steals ... In the NCAA Tournament (two games), averaged 5.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals ... Had three assists and one blocked shot ... Shot 44.4 percent from the field and 66.7 percent from the charity stripe ... Tied a season high with three steals in the Tigers' NCAA Tournament third-round setback to Virginia ... Also scored eight points and grabbed three boards vs. the Cavaliers ... Had two points, three rebounds, two assists, one blocked shot and one steal in Memphis' NCAA Tournament second-round victory over George Washington ... In the Tigers' American Athletic Conference Tournament loss to Connecticut, netted nine points and grabbed five rebounds ... Also tied a season high with three steals and added one blocked shot vs. the Huskies ...

American Athletic Conference play: Played in all 18 league games (9.8 minutes per game) ... Averaged 2.7 points and 2.7 rebounds ... Had three assists, three blocked shots and six steals ... Shot 57.6 percent from the floor and 52.4 percent from the foul line ... Had one double-figure scoring game ... Posted four games with five or more boards ... Scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds in the Tigers' regular-season home finale vs. SMU (win) ... Netted five points and pulled down four boards in a home win over Louisville ... Had six points, four rebounds, one assist, one blocked shot and one steal in a road setback at Houston ... Scored six points and grabbed six boards in a road victory at Rutgers ... Had seven points, four rebounds, one blocked shot and one steal in a home win over UCF ... Pulled down five rebounds and added two points in a home win over Rutgers ... Netted 10 points on a near-perfect shooting game vs. USF (3-of-4 FG, 4-of-4 FT) ... Also had two rebounds, one assist and one steal in the home win over the Bulls ... Grabbed six boards and had two points and two steals in a home win over Houston ... Played a season-low one minute in a home setback to Connecticut ... Scored two points in a road victory at Louisville ... Played 11 minutes in the American Athletic Conference opener at USF (win) ...

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Saw action in all 13 non-league contests (11.9 minutes per game) ... Averaged 7.6 points and 4.1 boards ... Had six assists, five blocked shots and five steals ... Shot 51.5 percent from the field, 40 percent from the three-point line and 50.9 percent from the free throw line ... Posted four double-figure scoring games ... Had seven games with five or more rebounds ... Played a valuable 17 minutes in the home victory over Gonzaga ... Had six points, seven rebounds and one blocked shot vs. the Bulldogs ... Scored all seven points in the second half in which Memphis overcame a 12-point deficit ... Played the game's final 15 minutes ... Netted 18 points and added five boards, two assists and one steal in a home win over LeMoyne-Owen ... Played a season-high 23 minutes vs. the Magicians ... Tied a season best with six FT made vs. LeMoyne-Owen ... Had five points and five rebounds in a home win over Jackson State ... Scored five points and grabbed three boards in a home victory over Southeast Missouri ... Dished out a season-best three assists and added seven points and four rebounds in a home win over Northwestern State ... Set season highs for three-pointers made (2) and three-point attempts (3) vs. the Demons ... Scored two points in five minutes of action in the Old Spice Classic championship-game victory over Oklahoma State ... Blocked a season-high three shots in the Old Spice Classic quarterfinal win over Siena ... Also had seven points and five boards vs. the Saints ... Scored 48 points in his first three collegiate games, the fifth-most points by a freshman since 2000-01 ... Had a season-best three steals and added 12 points and six boards in a home win over Nicholls ... Posted season bests for points (23), rebounds (8), FG made (8), FG attempts (12) and FT made (6) in a road loss at Oklahoma State ... Also recorded his first collegiate steal vs. the Cowboys ... Had 13 points and five rebounds in his collegiate debut vs. Austin Peay (season-opening win).

High School
After the 2012-13 season, ranked among nation's elite players by Scout.com (No. 28), ESPN.com (No. 37) and Rivals.com (No. 46) ...

Named Tennessee's Class AAA Mr. Basketball in 2012-13 ... Finished his East High School career with over 1,900 points and 1,000 rebounds ... As a senior, averaged 24.4 points, 15.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.3 blocks ... Also shot 62 percent from the field and 82 percent from the free throw line ... Had five 30-plus point performances in 2012-13 ... Selected to the prestigious Parade magazine 2013 high school All-America Team ... Named Tennessee Sports Writers (TSWA) Class AAA All-State ... Earned All-District 16AAA honors ... Named to The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" All-Metro squad ... A Commercial Appeal "Best of the Preps" Player of the Year finalist ...

A consensus top-50 recruit ... Rated nationally by Scout.com (No. 21), ESPN.com (No. 31), Rivals.com (No. 40) and MaxPreps.com (No. 47) ... A consensus top-10 small forward in the nation ... Ranked among the country's top small forwards by Scout.com (No. 7), ESPN.com (No. 8) and Rivals.com (No. 10) ... ESPN.com rated him the region's No. 8 recruit and the state of Tennessee's No. 2 player.

In 2011-12, averaged a double-double with 20.1 points and 10.2 rebounds ... Led District 16AAA in scoring ... Also averaged 1.8 blocked shots ... Pulled down 20 boards versus Bartlett High School in the Class AAA Sectional ... Helped lead East High School to a 23-9 overall record and the 2012 Tennessee Class AAA state championship ... The Mustangs were the Region 8AAA runner-up ...

Selected as MVP of the Tennessee Class AAA state tournament ... Named to the TSWA Class AAA All-State team ... Picked The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" Player of the Year ... Also named to the Appeal's "Best of the Preps" All-Metro squad ... Selected the District 16AAA Player of the Year and named to the All-District 16AAA team ...

As a sophomore in 2010-11, named to The Commercial Appeal's "Best of the Preps" All-Metro team ... Averaged 19.2 points.

Personal
Major is business ... Birthday is August 5 ... Born in Memphis ... Son of Greg and Lolita King.

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