Steve King
Steve King
Team: Men's Basketball
Induction Year: 2008
Class: 2003

Steve King played guard on the Fontbonne men’s basketball team from 1999-2003. During those four years, King averaged at least 12 points a game, shot better than 47 percent from the field and 80 percent from the free throw line in each of those four seasons. During his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons King also led the team in assists. He received all-conference accolades in each of his four seasons with the Griffins. He earned the SLIAC Newcomer of the Year honors during his freshmen season.

During his freshman year, King averaged 13.6 points a game (second on the team) while shooting 49 percent from the field and recording a team best 160 assists. He earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors that year. In his sophomore year, King averaged 12 points a game while shooting 47 percent from the field and 80 percent from the free throw line. He recorded 195 assists to once again led the team. He again earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors.

In his junior year, King averaged 17.6 points a game (second on the team)while shooting 49 percent from the field, 86 percent from the free throw line and 43 percent in three point field goal attempts. He tallied 138 assists to again led the team in assists. This season King earned First-Team All-Conference honors. In his senior year, King averaged 15.7 points a game and shot 48 percent from the field, 90 percent from the free throw line and 42.5 percent in three point field goal attempts. He finished third this season in assists. For his senior year, King earned First-Team All-Conference honors.

King currently ranks in the top five in scoring, assists and steals in Fontbonne history. At the time of induction, he held the single season record for highest free throw percentage at 90 percent, most assists at 195 and career assists with 591.