Found October 17, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS -- Transfer Joey King will be eligible to play for the Minnesota men's basketball team this season. King, a sophomore from Eagan, Minn., transferred to the Gophers after spending his freshman season at Drake. After the transfer, he and Minnesota had been waiting to hear from the NCAA whether his waiver request to play immediately would go through. The Gophers finally go the answer they were looking for. "Received great news today. Eligible for the 2013-14 season. Go Gophers," King (@JoeyKing_24) tweeted on Thursday. First-year Gophers coach Richard Pitino confirmed the news on Twitter: "Received great news for @JoeyKing_24 and his family." As a freshman last year, the 6-foot-9, 225-pound forward averaged 6.9 points and 2.9 rebounds per game en route to being named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman team. He'll have a chance to earn a starting spot in Minnesota's lineup this season. Follow Tyler Mason on Twitter

Welcome Aboard, Joey King (for this year!)

Just read on the Twitter machine that Joey King, the 6-9 sophomore power (?) forward transfer from Drake, has been granted a waiver making him eligible  for this season.  King, originally from Eagan, transferred home to be closer to a sick family member who I can't recall, and the NCAA actually gave the Gophers some good news, giving a badly needed boost to the Gopher front...

Transfer King can play for Minnesota

The NCAA has cleared transfer Joey King to play this season for Minnesota. The 6-foot-9, 215-pound King grew up in the Twin Cities area and led Eastview High School to the 2012 state tournament. He's in line to start at power forward for the Gophers, who are trying to replace Trevor Mbakwe and Rodney Williams in their frontcourt. King played last season at Drake, averaging 6...
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