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- Tony Johnson
Tony Johnson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Morganfield, Ky.

High School:
Union County

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
Guard/Forward

Birthdate:
12/01/1980

Experience:
3L



JUNIOR YEAR (2002-03): Played in 28 contests, starting once ... averaged 1.3 points and 1.6 rebounds per contest ... lone start of season came against Tulane (2/8) when he had a team-best four assists to go along with two rebounds and two steals in 22 minutes ... best outing of season came in upset win at South Florida where he accounted for seven assists, five rebounds, three steals and two points in 25 minutes of action ... scored five points and hit game-winning shot in overtime vs. TCU (2/18) ... accounted for season-high seven points and two rebounds against Texas A&M-Corpus-Christi ... added four points, five rebounds and two assists in victory over Southern Miss (1/18).

SOPHOMORE YEAR (2000-01): Missed the first seven, and eight of the final nine games with a injury to his left foot ... gave gutty effort of playing 29 minutes vs. Marquette (2/14) in place of LeAndrew Bass, who missed the game due to sickness ... started at point guard in that game despite his injured foot ... scored eight points, added two assists and four rebounds at South Florida (2/10) ... made four of six free throws and added four assists versus Southern Miss (2/3) ... put together all-around game against Houston (1/31) with three points, four assists, a block and three steals ... scored five points and added four assists in 27 minutes against Memphis (1/27) ... notched six assists and no turnovers, while scoring two points against Charlotte (1/24) ... tallied four points, along with five assists and three blocks against Tulane (1/20) ... collected career-bests of nine points and seven steals versus Alcorn State (1/3) ... equaled career-best for rebounds with seven vs. VCU (12/30) ... poured in eight points against Georgia State (12/22) in Nike Festival ... hit both free throws and added four rebounds against Chattanooga (12/13) ... snapped a string of eight straight made field goals during first half of Murray State (12/8) contest ... notched career-high 11 assists vs. Alabama A&M (11/21).

FRESHMAN YEAR (1999-2000): Played in all 28 games for the Blazers in his first season, making 10 starts ... scored season-best eight points at Marquette (3/1) ... added season-high seven rebounds against Houston (2/26) ... converted eight of his final 12 shots on the season ... saw double-digit minutes in all but nine games in his first season ... added 37 assists, which included five against Southern Miss (1/19).

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner for both Doug Hines and Bill Price at Union County High School in Morganfield, Kentucky ...averaged 17.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists in his senior season for the Braves ... selected to try out for the Indiana-Kentucky All-Star Game after his senior year ... led Union County to the Region II championship game ... selected All-State twice by both the Associated Press and the Lexington Courier-Journal ... was all-region and all-district ... averaged 17.0 points, 4.0 steals and 3.0 assists in his junior year ... ran track for the Braves garnering second team all-state honors in the sport and finishing second at the state meet in the high jump.

PERSONAL: Full name is Anthony O'Dell DuPont Johnson ...born December 1, 1980, in Henderson, Kentucky ... son of Robert Johnson ... a history major.