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13 Sasha King
2012-13: Was one of just three players in NCAA Div. II to average at least 15 points and 5 assists per game in, ranking 5th nationally with 5.9 apg … voted Second Team All-GNAC … led GNAC in steals (2.9 spg) and 3FGs per game (2.6), while also ranking among the top-6 leaders in assists (2nd), minutes (4th, 33.4 mpg), scoring (5th, 15.6 ppg), 3FG% (5th, .371), asst.-TO ratio (5th, 1.4) and FT% (6th, .808) … in D-II national stats, ranked among top 100 in eight different categories, including assists (5th), steals (27th) and 3FGs per game (43rd) … scored double figures in 19 of 23 games and dished 5 or more assists on 13 occasions … finished No. 3 on UAA’s single-season list for assists per game and 5th in 3FGs per game … in just two seasons, also moved into 4th place on UAA’s total assists list with 301, breaking the career average record at 5.0 per game … on UAA’s other career lists, placed 6th in 3FGs per game (1.8), 7th in steals per game (2.5), 7th in 3FG% (.388), 8th in FT% (.760), 9th in 3FGs made (106), 13th in steals (147), 13th in minutes per game (27.7) and tied for 27th in scoring (616 pts) … scored career-high 34 points on 9-of-10 three-point shooting in 94-82 road upset of 22nd-ranked Northwest Nazarene, breaking or tying four Seawolf single-game records — most 3FGs made, consecutive 3FGs made (8), highest 3FG% on minimum 7 attempts (.900), and 3FG% in a half (1.000, 6-6) … UAA’s 14 team treys at NNU also tied the program record and established a new mark for a road game … on the GNAC lists, she tied the mark for most treys in a game and crushed the record for 3FG% with just one miss — eight GNAC players held the previous mark at 6-of-7 … King’s performance was the best in NCAA Div. II in 2012-3 among players with 9-plus attempts … made all-tournament team as UAA won title of own AT&T Hoops Classic, averaging 18.3 ppg and 9.3 apg in three victories … named GNAC Red Lion Player of the Week for Nov. 16-17 performances in wins over Regis, averaging 17.5 ppg and 8.0 apg and a 4-1 assist-turnover ratio … other top games included 25 points, 9 assists in home win over Seattle Pacific; 23 points (5-9 3FG, 6-6 FT) in road win over SPU; 21 points (5-12 3FG, 6-6 FT), 7 assists, 3 steals and just 2 turnovers in blowout win over Div. I North Dakota State; 10 points, 10 assists, 3 steals, 40 minutes in road win over Central Washington; and 16 points (7-12 FG), 9 assists, 4 steals in home win over Saint Martin’s.

2011-12:
Led Seawolves in assists (4.6 apg), steals (2.3 spg), 3FG% (.411) and 3FGs made (46) as UAA finished 30-5, made NCAA Div. II Elite Eight and claimed No. 7 national ranking … helped UAA sweep Great Northwest Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament titles, posting league ranks of 2nd in assists, 3FG% and assist-turnover ratio (1.8), and 3rd in steals … finished with D-II national ranks of 24th in asst-TO ratio and 40th in apg, while boosting UAA to team rank of 4th in apg (17.8) … earned spot on NCAA Div. II West Regional All-Tournament Team after helping Seawolves to title with 3-game averages of 12.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 3.3 apg and 2.7 spg, while shooting 6 of 12 on 3FGs … was team’s 5th-leading scorer at 7.0 ppg, registering eight double-digit performances … scored double figures in all four NCAA Tournament games, including 14 points, along with 4 steals, in NCAA Elite Eight Quarterfinals loss to No. 2 Ashland … tallied career-high 22 points (8-11 FG, 4-5 3FG), plus 7 assists and 5 steals in home win over Western Oregon … had 13 points (4-8 FG, 3-6 3FG, 2-2 FT) — including game-clinching FTs with 3 seconds left — 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 turnover in NCAA West Regional title-game victory at No. 4 UC San Diego … twice dished 11 assists, in home wins over Alaska Fairbanks and Simon Fraser … other top performances included 12 points, 8 assists and 3 steals in home win over GNAC runner-up Western Washington; 8 points (3-5 FG, 2-4 3FG and 4 assists in GNAC Tourney semifinals win over Simon Fraser; and 7 points (3-6 FG), 7 assists, 7 steals and 0 turnovers in road win over WWU … ranked in UAA single-season top 10 in both assists per game (4.6) and 3FG% (.411).

2010-11:
Got off to promising start at Disney’s Tip-Off Classic before suffering season-ending ACL injury in late-going of overtime loss to Texas Woman’s … had 8 points (3-4 FG) and 3 assists against TWU before injury … tallied 7 points, 3 assists and 3 steals in opening win over 11th-ranked UC San Diego, and 6 points (2-4 FG, 2-2 FT) in win over eventual regional finalist Grand Canyon.

BEFORE UAA:
Helped Hutchinson CC to records of 60-10 overall and 27-5 in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference in her two seasons … played in 30 games, including 14 starts, as sophomore in 2009-10, averaging 5.5 points, 4.2 assists and 1.7 steals per game … shot 35 percent on three-pointers and 79 percent at charity stripe while posting impressive 1.8-to-1 assist-turnover ratio … as freshman, averaged 5.8 points and 2.9 assists as Hutchinson captured Region VI championship … two-time NJCAA All-American in track & field, finishing runner-up in 2009 and 8th place in 2010 in the 400-meter hurdles … finished career as HCC record-holder in 400 hurdles (1:01.59).

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four times in basketball and three times in track & field at Norman High School … named to Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State team as senior in 2008 after leading the state in assists and helping team to conference and regional titles … posted senior averages of 14 points, 9 assists, 5 steals and 3 charges taken per game … earned McDonald’s All-American nomination … on the track, set NHS record in 300-meter hurdles (45.13) … in club basketball, earned state titles with Oklahoma Tar Heels in 2003-04 and Tulsa Swoosh in 2005-06 and 2006-07.

PERSONAL: Born Sasha Symone King on Nov. 12, 1989 in Dallas, Texas … daughter of Darryl and Andrea Troupe … sociology major.

Career Highs
Points: 34 at Northwest Nazarene, 2/16/13
Rebounds: 6, twice (last: vs Cal State-LA, 3/9/12)
Assists: 11, three times (last: vs BYU-Hawaii, 12/17/12)
Blocks: 2 vs Utah State (11/21/12)
Steals: 7, twice (last: vs Alaska Fairbanks, 2/25/12)

Career Statistics
Year     GP-GS  Min/Avg   FG-FGA  Pct 3FG-FGA  Pct  FT- FTA  Pct  OR- DR-Reb/Avg  PF-D   A  TO  B   S  Pts/ Avg
2010-11*  3- 0   56/18.7   6- 13 .462   1-  4 .250   8- 10  .800   0-  5-  5/1.7   7-0   8   4  1   3   21/ 7.0
2011-12  34-20  834/24.5  82-206 .398  46-112 .411  27- 41  .659  22– 69– 91/2.7  82-1 157  88  4  78  237/ 7.0
2012-13  23-22  769/33.4 118-298 .396  59-159 .371  63– 78  .808   5– 48– 53/2.3  83-2 136  98 11  66  358/15.6
Totals   60-42 1659/27.7 206-517 .398 106-275 .385  98-129  .760  27–122–149/2.5 148-2 301 190 16 147  616/10.3
*received medical redshirt



Position: Guard
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Norman, Okla.
High School: Norman HS
Other College: Hutchinson [Kan.] CC
Experience: 2 Letters
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