Jordan King and the Marquette Golden Eagles win their season opener


Hononegah women’s basketball legend Jordan King, now at Marquette University.

Former Hononegah Indians basketball legend and Marquette senior Jordan King (14) scored in double figures for the 70th time in her career as the Golden Eagles opened the 2023-24 campaign with an 84-51 win over University of Tennessee (UT) Martin Monday afternoon at the Al McGuire Center.

MU forced 23 turnovers and outscored UT Martin on fast break points, 29-2. The Golden Eagles finished the game shooting 57% from the floor, outscoring the Skyhawks 23-8 in the fourth quarter.

Marquette returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. CT against nationally ranked Illinois inside the Al McGuire Center.

Marquette women's basketball can be followed through social media by following on Twitter (@MarquetteWBB) and Instagram (@marquettewbb) and 'liking' on Facebook (/MarquetteWBB).

Jordan King can be followed on Instagram @_jkinggg or you can check out her NIL shop.

Jordan King was a four-year letter winner and a two-time captain at Hononegah High School in Rockton, Illinois. Other accomplishments: the 2018-2019 IBCA First Team All-state for class 3A/4A, 2018-2019 NIC-10 First Team All-Conference, Conference MVP, and Outstanding Scholar-Athlete, plus NIC-10 Conference All-Time leading scorer (2,505 points), and most points scored in a game (39). She led Hononegah to two conference titles, three regional titles, one sectional/super-sectional title, and one third place finish in the state.

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