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Jayla King
Jayla  King

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Pensacola, Fla.

Last College:
South Florida

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard/Forward

Experience:
TR

01/28/2017

Southern Miss Burns UAB 64-59

Lady Eagles improve to 13-8 overall and 5-4 in C-USA play

12/16/2015

Lady Eagles Drop 78-65 Decision to Mississippi State

Jerontay Clemons led the team with 24 points in loss to the Bulldogs.

01/12/2017

Women's Basketball vs Old Dominion

Women's Basketball vs Old Dominion

12/10/2016

Women's Basketball vs Mississippi State

Women's Basketball vs Mississippi State

11/25/2016

Women's Basketball vs Alcorn

Women's Basketball vs Alcorn

11/17/2016

Women's Basketball vs Alabama State

Women's Basketball vs Alabama State

11/13/2016

Women's Basketball vs UNO

Women's Basketball vs UNO

Adds depth in the backcourt ... Excellent speed and quickness ... Solid defender ... Has the ability to create own shot ... Runs the floor well ...

2015-16 (Redshirt Sophomore):
Tossed in five points and had four steals against Rice (2/25)... Had five points and eight rebounds against UTSA (2/20)... Pulled down eight rebounds and has two assists against UTEP (2/18)... Finished with six points and four rebounds against UAB (2/11)... Totaled 15 points and eight rebounds against Rice (2/6)... Scored a team-best 10 points and had six rebounds against UTSA (1/30)... Had five points and four rebounds against UTEP (1/28)... Tallied 13 points and four rebounds to go with three steals against FIU (1/16)... Had just five points and three rebounds against FAU (1/14)... Pulled down six rebounds and had two points against Old Dominion (1/9)... Had only six points against Charlotte (1/7)... Produced a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Louisiana Tech (1/2)... Tossed in 10 points against North Carolina (12/20)... Had 10 points and six rebounds against Mississippi State (12/16)... Just missed a double-double with nine points and eight rebounds against Ole Miss (12/12)... Also had two assists and two steals... Totaled 11 points and seven rebounds against South Alabama (12/6)... Scored 19 points and grabbed five rebounds at Tennessee Tech (12/1)... Named the MVP of the Lady Eagle Thanksgiving Classic... Scored six points and grabbed seven rebounds versus Samford (11/28)... Scored a game-high 27 points to go with five five rebounds and three steals against Mississippi Valley (11/27)... Tossed in eight points and grabbed six rebounds against Chattanooga (11/20)... Played 19 minutes against Baylor (11/16)... Made her Southern Miss debut against Alabama State, scoring 10 points to go with eight rebounds...

2014-15 (Sophomore):
Sat out last season to satisfy NCAA transfer requirements ...

2013-14 (Freshman): Appeared in 11 games as a freshman at South Florida, scoring 15 points ... Shot 50 percent from the field and 80 percent from the line ...

High School:
A four-year letterwinner for Coach Christina Godwin at Pine Forest High School ... A first team all-state selection for three consecutive years ... Was tabbed the Pensacola News Journal Player of the Year in 2013 ... Earned her team's best offensive player from 2010-2013 ... Played for the Florida Girls' Basketball program and was rated by Florida Inside Report as one of the best recruits from the south ... Also lettered three years in volleyball ...

Personal: Daughter of Cedric and DeShawn King ... An interdisciplinary study major.

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