33 Shawn King
33 Shawn King
Height: 6-10
Weight: 220
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bequia, St. Vincent
Position: C
Previous School: Carl Albert State

About King: Shot-blocking center expected to step in and start immediately ... will give ORU its first true shot-blocker since all-time blocks leader Kendrick Moore (2001-03) ... long-limbed center also an excellent rebounder ... owns solid offensive skills and will help take pressure off power forward Caleb Green ... considered by many recruiting outlets as one of the top junior college centers in the country ... ranked as the number six junior college center by JucoJunction.com and No. 19 overall by Hoopmasters.com ... will team with Marchello Vealy and Yemi Ogunoye to form what could be one of the best shot-blocking squads in the nation ... began playing basketball at age 17.

Junior College: Played two seasons at Carl Albert State College in Poteau, Okla., twice earning first-team all-region honors ... averaged 20.6 points, 12.6 rebounds and 7.1 blocks per game as a sophomore ... also shot 56.5 percent from the field and 53 percent from the free throw line ... ranked second nationally in rebounding and 24th in scoring ...averaged 11.5 points, 9.6 rebounds and 5.4 blocks per game as a freshman.