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20  Josh King
Josh King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Trinity, N.C.

High School:
Trinity

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
08/25/1985


Scouting Report
Tremendous outside shooter with exceptional range ... Has a very quick release ... Deadly marksman, especially when he gets on a roll ... Will compete for playing time at shooting guard ... A superb free throw shooter, did not miss a foul shot the entire season (8-for-8) ... Played limited minutes as a freshman ... Was a big contributor in wins over Pepperdine and Saint Louis.

As a Freshman (2004-05)
Played in 27 games and made two starts ... Averaged 3.3 points and 1.0 rebounds in 13.4 minutes per game ... Scored a season-high 11 points in wins over Pepperdine and Saint Louis ... Made at least one three-point field goal in 13 games and multiple threes in seven games ... Drained a trio of three-point baskets against Pepperdine, NC State and Saint Louis ... Grabbed a season-high four rebounds at Gardner-Webb and Clemson ... Handed out a season-best four assists against Pepperdine, Belmont Abbey and St. Andrews ... Made his first career start against Belmont Abbey and played a season-high 31 minutes ... Other lone start of the season was against Tulane in the season finale ... Played over 20 minutes in a game six times.

High School
Led his team to the state 3A championship as a senior ... Set a state high school single-season record for three-point field goals made with 164 as a senior ... Set state high school single-game record for threes by making 12 ... Finished his career as the state's all-time leader in career three-point field goals made with 416, shattering the former mark of 275 ... Career mark ranks as the third-best in United States prep history ... Earned North Carolina AP Player of the Year honors as a senior, averaging 27.1 points per game ... King was also named the NCHSAA 3A Player of Year ... King finished his career with 2,577 points, third most in North Carolina prep history. .. Scored 10 points in the 2004 NCHSAA East-West All-Star Game.

Personal
Academic major is business ... Hopes to become a college basketball coach someday ... Son of Terry and Michelle King, who are his most admired people ... Has one younger sister, Anna, and two younger brothers, Ben and Chris ... Born August 24, 1985 in Hammond, Indiana.