King sank 6-of-10 shots from the field for Memphis (13-4), which shot 58.5 percent overall to break a two-game home losing streak.
Geron Johnson provided 12 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and three steals and Austin Nichols netted 12 points.
Demba Konate paced the Magicians (4-10) of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with 17 points.
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