Men's Basketball


Floyd named ECAC Player of the Week

Photo credit: Danielle Stauffer
Photo credit: Danielle Stauffer

BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University men's basketball player Jordan Floyd earned another weekly award on Tuesday. The junior was selected Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Player of the Week after averaging 25.0 points per game and leading King to three wins a week ago.

Floyd led the Tornado to a 3-0 week with three 20-point performances that lifted the Tornado into second in the conference standings. The junior started the week with 21 points and added four assists in a win at Erskine College, shooting 5-for-9 from three-point range in the contest. On Friday night, Floyd posted his fifth 30-point outing of the season, scoring 30 points in a win over Barton College. The Stone Mountain Ga., native shot 11-for-17 from the floor and added three assists in the contest.

He capped the week by going 11-for-13 from the free throw line and scoring 24 points, including 17 in the second half, in a win over league-leading University of Mount Olive. For the week he shot 50.0 percent from the floor and 40.9 percent from three-point range while averaging 25.0 points and 3.3 assists per contest. On the season, Floyd has nine 20-point games, and five 30-point outings.

Floyd garners ECAC Player of the Week recognition for the first time in his career.

The King men's basketball team returns to action on Saturday when they travel to Emmanuel College. Tipoff in Franklin Springs, Ga., is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.

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