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Joey Kieval
10   Joey Kieval

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Memorial

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 178

Position:
Guard

Experience:
SQ


CAREER AT TULSA - Has been on the Tulsa roster for two seasons . . . has seen limited playing time . . . red-shirted his true freshman season in 2005-06 . . . a walk-on athlete.

2006-07 - Played in nine games -- Cal State Northridge, Oral Roberts, Lamar, Jackson State, Southern Arkansas, Prairie View A&M, Eastern Michigan, at UTEP and East Carolina in the C-USA Tournament . . . saw his first collegiate action vs. Cal State Northridge and scored two points . . . also scored two points vs. Jackson State . . . was selected to the Conference USA Commissioners Honor Roll.

2005-06 - Sat out the season due to injury.

HIGH SCHOOL - Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Memorial High School . . . helped lead his team to a 23-10 record as a senior . . . averaged 14 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds and over 2 steals per game as a senior . . . shot 51-percent from the field, 44-percent from three-point range and 86-percent from the free throw line his senior season . . . also averaged over 14 points during his junior campaign . . . as a sophomore, averaged 16.1 points, and over 6 assists and 4 rebounds . . . was a three-year all-district selection . . . earned preseason all-state and all-region honors entering his senior season . . . high school coach was Ray Murphree.

PERSONAL - Favorite movie is Old School . . . his favorite TV show is "Everybody Loves Raymond" . . . the Houston Rockets is his favorite NBA team, and Tracy McGrady is his favorite NBA player . . . the best player he's played against is Greg Oden . . . his favorite professional athlete is Craig Biggio of the Houston Astros . . . the most memorable place he has visited is Paris, France . . . his craziest ambition is to own a professional sports team . . . his biggest sports thrill at TU was meeting Magic Johnson, who spoke to the team following a game in the 2005-06 season . . . if he could change one thing about the game of basketball, it would be to lower the goal so he could dunk . . . his father played college basketball, one year at Utah and three years at Sam Houston State . . . majoring in finance . . . has two older sisters . . . parents are Richard and Danya Kieval.