As a Junior in 2008-09:
*third-year sophomore (granted a medical hardship waiver)
team leader in steals with 27
hit his only FG attempt, a three-pointer, and had 3 rebs., 2 assts. and a blk. @ Boston U. (11-14-08)
solid game with 12 pts., 6 assts., @ Auburn (11-22-08)
season-high 14 pts. on 7-12 FGs w/ 6 assts. @ Longwood (1-3-09)
scored 10 pts. on 4-6 FGs, 4 assts. @ La Salle (1-28-09)
12 pts. on 4-7 FGs, 1-1 threes, 3-3 FTs vs. St. Bona. (2-19-09)
hit 6-10 FGs for 13 pts., 2 stls. @ Richmond (2-28-09)
As a Sophomore in 2007-08:
missed most of the season following knee surgery Nov. 21 to repair a fractured right patella (knee cap) suffered while playing basketball in August at home in Connecticut.
granted a medical hardship waiver in Dec., `08
appeared briefly (1 min.) in the Boston U. game (11-14-07)
As a Freshman in 2006-07:
hit 2-4 FGs (5 pts.) in first college game @ Boston U. (11-10-06) ... grabbed 6 stls. and scored 7 pts. @ Kennesaw St. (11-21-06) ... hit 3-3 treys for 11 pts. @ Providence (11-26-06) ... scored career-high 15 pts., 4 assts., 3 stls. vs. USC (12-9-06) ... scored 10 pts. with 4 stls. @ Richmond (1-17-07) ... nailed a big trey to give GW the lead at the 2-min. mark @ URI (1-27-07) ... dished career-high 7 assts. vs. Richmond (2-21-07)
King averaged 18.4 points, 5 steals, 4 rebounds and 6.7 assists as a senior at Hyde Leadership under coach Steve Jefferson. A 6-foot-2, 209-pound point guard from New Haven, CT, King graduated from Hyde Leadership Academy in Hamden, CT, before attending prep school for a year at South Kent School in South Kent, CT. "Travis is one of the most committed, hardest-working players we have coming in," Hobbs said. "He is a very mature player who has a chance to be a great on-the-ball defender. We're looking for him to really accelerate our transition game." "GW is inheriting both a quality person and a quality player who is a pleasure to coach," Jefferson said of King. "Travis exudes good character on and off the court. He is skilled and unselfish and he has the ability to see the plays before they develop." King led Hyde to the conference championship and the Connecticut state semifinal game as a senior. He also was voted the conference Player of the Year following his senior season by the league's coaches. He also garnered first team All-Conference and second team All-State honors as a senior by the New Haven Register. In his second year at Hyde, King became the first sophomore since Vin Baker to be named to the All-Shoreline Conference first team.
Born January 16, 1986 in New Haven, CT ... full name is Travis Lamar King ... son of Nadine King and William Tisdale ... has two sisters, Shanna (21) and Shaquanna (15) ... would like to play professionally after college ... enjoys lifting weights, playing the drums, attending church ... sociology major.
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The George Washington University announced today that Maurice Joseph has been named Interim Head Coach of the men's basketball team.
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