Starting point guard for 22-11 UAB club which reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... nominee for the Bob Cousy Award given to the nation's top point guard ... played in all 33 contests, staring 32 ... led team in assists 21 times ... ranked 40th nationally with 2.2 steals per game ... ranked third in C-USA in assists and steals and first in assist-to-turnover ratio ... had 10 points and nine assists in a career-high 41 minutes against DePaul (3/5) ... notched 10 points and five assists at Saint Louis (2/23) ... had eight points and six assists at Cincinnati (2/19) ... dished out season-high nine assists in loss to Louisville (2/5) ... had eight assists at South Alabama (12/31) ... notched eight points with six assists in win over Louisiana Tech (11/29) ... dished out six assists and had career-high-tying five rebounds in VCU win (11/27).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2003-04)
Critical piece of UAB starting lineup which propelled Blazers to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 ... played in all 32 contests, starting 22 times ... led the nation in assist to turnover ratio, averaging 3.83 assists per turnover ... tallied 137 assists and only 35 turnovers ... also tallied 77 assists versus 17 turnovers in C-USA contests ... named as the team's Most Outstanding Defensive Player ... also named as the team's Ironman Award given to the toughest player on the team ... led team in assists per game with 4.3 per game (137) ... ranked third in C-USA in steals per game with 2.26 ... also led team with 71 steals on the campaign ... recorded first career double-double with career-highs of 14 points and 11 assists vs. DePaul (3/12) ... had 12 points, five assists, four steals and four rebounds vs. East Carolina (1/7) ... had 12 points and added six assists vs. Tulane (1/28) ... collected 10 points and five steals vs. Memphis (2/21) ... recorded seven assists and four steals vs. Saint Louis (1/31) ... had five boards and nine assists at DePaul (1/17) ... had eight assists and three steals in debut vs. Georgia Southern (11/24) ... dished out game-high seven assists against Richmond (11/29) ... was in the starting lineup for 21 of the Blazers' final 22 games of the season.
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (2002-03)
Played just one year at Salt Lake Community College ... averaged eight points and eight assists per game ... was the team's starting point guard during the season.
Attended Marion Abramson High School in New Orleans, La. ... was a three-year letterwinner ... led team to three district championships during sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... was named all-city as a senior ... averaged 12 points and 10 assists from his point guard position as a senior.
Full name is Carldell "Squeaky" Johnson ... born on January 28, 1983, in New Orleans, La. ... mother gave him the nickname "Squeaky" as a young child ... majoring in criminal justice ... parents are Elise Ramsey and Lonnie Johnson, deceased ... has one brother, Lonnie Johnson, Jr., 24.