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  • Jordan Banegas

New Aggies (3/9): Jason King

Updated: Jul 8, 2020

Don't know about you, but we can't keep up with all the talent Chris Jans has brought in, particularly in the last few months. This predicament inspired us to start a blog series on newcomers for the 2020 season. This is not limited to the 2020 recruiting class but will cover all Aggies we have yet to see suit up. Please enjoy the third installment of this 9-part series!

Did we miss something? Let us know in the comments!

Point guards CJ Roberts, 6'1, 190, JR - former 4-star HS prospect (originally signed with Missouri out of HS) Shooting Guards & Wings Jason King, 6'4, 190, JR Marcus Watson, 6'6, 215, FR (eligible mid-December) - former 4-star HS prospect (originally signed with Oklahoma State out of HS) Kalen Williams, 6-2, 160, Soph, JC Transfer

Power Forwards Wilfried Likayi, 6'9, 210, JR - former 3-star HS prospect Rashaun Agee, 6'8, 210, FR

Jacob Tryon, 6-11, 210, SR - Transfer from Portland

Donnie Tillman, 6-7, 225, SR - Transfer from UNLV (No official announcement yet from NMSU; probably will sit out 2020-21 due to transfer rules)

Centers Mayan Kiir, 6'9, 218, JR (eligible mid-December) - former 4-star HS prospect (originally signed with LSU out of

Jason King

6'4", 190, JR

High school and JuCo Rankings
  • NR coming out of Snead State CC. Averaged 13.4 ppg & 5.1 rpg in 18-19

  • From Jans in the LC Sun-News:

    • "We are excited Jason (King) has made the decision to further his academic and athletic career at New Mexico State University," Jans said. "Jason is a well-rounded, athletic player that can do a little bit of everything on the floor."

Eligibility and Fit
  • Two full years of eligibility who also redshirted the 2019 season.

  • Pure speculation but expect King to split time with Clayton Henry and Marcus Watson on the wing.

Aggie Comparison
  • Side N'dir (2015-17)

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