Joe Toye - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#2 Joe Toye Season 2016-17


Class Sophomore
Height 6'7"
Weight 210
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.

2018-19 (Senior):

  • 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.

2017-18 (Junior):

  • 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.

2016-17 (Sophomore):

  • 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.

2015-16 (Freshman):

  • 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.

High School:

  • 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


  • 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.”