Men's Basketball


Once again King posts eight Top-50 NCAA DII Stat Rankings

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College once again had eight Top-50 NCAA Division II Men's Basketball rankings in the newest stat report from the national office. Of the rankings, three were among the Top-10.

Mark Dockery (Nickelsville, Va.) had the No. 4 spot in three point field goals made per game with 3.8. He was also No. 40 in three point field goal percentage with a 41.3 mark. Dockery was No. 88 in scoring with 17.6 points per game.

Jason Seymore (Powell, Tenn.) used a 68.1 field goal percentage to land at No. 6 in this week's ranking. He was up two spots from last week.

The highest team ranking came within the three point field goals made per game with 9.7 which was at No. 6, a one-spot climb despite the average going down slightly. A 16.8 assists per game average put King at No. 25. The Tornado's 1.15 assists to turnover ratio ranked No. 39. King stole the No. 42 spot in the steals per game category with a 9.1 average. The final team ranking in the Top-50 was the three point field goal percentage of 38.3 which was No. 46.

King's 2.5 turnover margin just missed the Top-50 at No. 57. The Tornado also had the No. 62 scoring offense with 79.0 points per game and the No. 86 ranking in field goal percentage at 46.5.

Brian Hewitt (Lexington, Ky.) used a 1.87 assists to turnover margin to move to No. 68. Clarence Smith added the No. 80 spot in field goal percentage by shooting 52.7 from the field.

King, with an 8-11 record, will play Alice Lloyd (Ky.) College Saturday at 7 p.m.

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