#2 Joe Toye
Hometown Chicago, Ill.
High School Whitney Young
- Signed with the Commodores in November of 2014. Toye and his twin sister Elizabeth are both Division I basketball signees – Elizabeth played for Florida International.
- Played in 129 career games and started 41. Averaged 5.7 points and 2.2 rebounds in his four-year Commodore career.
- Played in all 32 games and made 19 starts. Averaged 6.9 points and 2.7 rebounds per game.
- Scored in double figures in 10 games this year, including a career-high tying 18 points at Arkansas.
- Posted a career high nine rebounds and three blocks in win at USC.
- Made three or more threes on six occasions in his senior season.
- Scored career-high 18 points in win over Tennessee State.
- Played in all 32 games and made nine starts. Averaged 5.7 points and 2.0 rebounds per game in 18.8 minutes.
- Scored in double figures in six games, including a pair of 16-point games at Kentucky and against Mississippi State in Nashville.
- Made season-high seven field goals at Kentucky.
- Made season-high three three pointers against Mississippi State and Florida in Nashville.
- Tied a career highs with six rebounds and four assists against Mississippi State in Nashville. His dunk against Mississippi State on Feb. 14 was named #1 play on SportsCenter’s Top 10.
- Played in all 35 games and started 13. Averaged 21.1 minutes per game.
- Averaged 6.4 points and 2.6 rebounds per game.
- Scored in double digits in nine games, including a career-high 18 points in a win over Texas A&M in the SEC Tournament.
- Scored a then career-high 15 points at Kentucky.
- Scored 11 points in win at Texas A&M and 13 in win over Aggies in Nashville.
- Tallied 13 points against Arkansas in Nashville.
- Made first career start at Georgia.
- Played in 30 games in 2015-16 and averaged 3.6 points and 1.2 rebounds per game.
- Scored in double figures in three games.
- Tied a career high with 10 points against Tennessee at SEC Tournament.
- Made a career-high three three’s in a career-best 23 minutes of action.
- Also scored 10 points in First Four game vs. Wichita State.
- Scored career-high 10 points vs. Detroit – tied his career high with three made field goals.
- Attended Whitney Young High School in Chicago, where he was named as a First-Team All-City selection.
- Averaged 18.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 2.0 steals, and 1.5 blocks as a senior.
- Named to the Academic Honor Roll in his senior season.
- Was ranked as the sixth-best player in the state of Illinois and a four-star prospect by ESPN, and was also ranked as the 113th-best prospect in the nation by Rivals.com.
- Joseph Toye.
- April 10, 1997.
- Son of Matthew and Janyth Toye.
- Has one sister, Elizabeth.
- Chose the Commodores over Iowa, Memphis, Creighton, Bradley, UIC, and Missouri.
- Recipient of the Edie and David Johnson Family Basketball Scholarship.
- Advice to youngsters: “Don’t let negative influences in your life.”