GREENVILLE, S.C. – Jordan Floyd of King has been chosen as the Herff Jones Conference Carolinas Male Athlete of the Year for the 2019-20 academic year.
Floyd is the first student-athlete from King to earn the prestigious honor.
Jordan Floyd was selected as the Division II Conference Commissioners Association Men’s Basketball Ron Lenz National Player of the Year after the conclusion of the 2019-20 campaign.
According to Conference Carolinas records, Floyd is the first men’s basketball player in the league’s NCAA Division II history to earn National Player of the Year honors.
Floyd was also chosen as a Division II Conference Commissioners Association first-team All-America selection and to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division II All-America team.
Floyd is just the second Tornado to earn All-America honors and first since King became NCAA Division II members in 2010-11. He joins Torrington Cox as the only players in King men’s basketball program history to earn All-America honors. Cox was selected to the NAIA third team in 2008 and honorable mention in 2007.
The 2017-18 and 2019-20 Conference Carolinas Player of the Year and the 2019-20 Division II Conference Commissioners Association Men’s Basketball Southeast Region Player of the Year, Floyd finished his impressive senior campaign averaging an NCAA Division II-best 31.9 points per game for King.
Floyd shot 50.3 percent from the field and 42.6 percent from beyond the arc in scoring over 30 points per game. He also knocked down 81.3 percent of his free throw attempts. The senior guard from Stone Mountain, Ga. also dished out 2.7 assists per game and brought down 4.1 boards per game.
Herff Jones Conference Carolinas Male Athlete of the Year Winners
2019-20 Jordan Floyd, King
2018-19 Utah Jones, North Greenville
2017-18 Adam Craig, Mount Olive
2016-17 Kevin Reisman, Limestone
2015-16 Mike Messenger, Limestone
2014-15 Kevin Reisman, Limestone
2013-14 Bradon Reitano, Mount Olive
2012-13 Riley Loewen, Limestone
2011-12 Jake Ternosky, Limestone
2010-11 Carter Capps, Mount Olive
2009-10 Bryan Fogle, Erskine
2008-09 Michael Crouch, Queens
2007-08 Jason Sherrer, Mount Olive
2006-07 Anthony Atkinson, Barton
2005-06 Brock Godwin, Barton
2004-05 Casey Smith, Erskine
2003-04 Spencer Ross, Queens
2002-03 Andrew McArthur, Pfeiffer
2001-02 Ben Case, Pfeiffer
2000-01 Colin Ducharme, Longwood
1999-00 Nem Sovic, Pfeiffer
1998-99 Todd Bailess, Barton
1997-98 Soce Faye, Queens
1996-97 Dan Shanks, Coker
1995-96 Brett Speight, High Point