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Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wayne, Mich.

High School:
Wayne Memorial

Last College:
Schoolcraft CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
G

2003-04: Appeared in 30 games, starting 29 times including all four postseason games ... Logged 902 minutes, second most on squad ... Led UCF in assists and ranked 4th in A-Sun with 122 ... Also finished with 54 thefts, one shy of team best while ranking 7th in A-Sun ... Reached double figures in the scoring column eight times ... Led the Knights in assists in 21 contests and thefts 11 times ... Netted 18 points in his UCF debut against Puerto Rico Mayaguez (11/22) ... Also notched a team-high eight assists and grabbed seven boards in season opener ... Finished with eight points, including two triples, three steals and a rebound vs. the College of Charleston (11/26) ... Dished out a team high seven assists and had four steals vs Navy (12/6) ... Poured in 18 points, including 10 of 18 from the line in a win over Gardner-Webb (12/17) ... Dished out six assists and grabbed three boards in a win over Niagara (12/22) ... Doled out seven assists for the second time and finished with four points vs Tennessee-Martin (12/30) ... Finished with 10 points and six assists in a win over GSU (1/3) ... Scored a season high 24 points and hit 11-of-12 shots at the charity stripe in a win over Belmont (1/19) ... Knocked down 11 points and had a team high five assists, while logging a season high 39 minutes in a win at Troy State (1/23) ... Finished with 11 points, five boards and a team high five assists in a home loss to Troy State (1/31) ... Eight points, with a pair of three's, against Campbell (2/28). Also had five assists.

Prior to UCF: Johnson graduated from Schoolcraft Community College in 2003 where he played for head coach Carlos Briggs ... Helped guide his to team to back-to-back Michigan Community College Athletic Association titles ... Squad posted a 65-3 record during his time at SCC, including a school record 34 consecutive wins ... Lost just one conference game in two seasons (25-1) ... Led the MCCAA in steals (3.06) and assists (6.5) ... Second in the conference in free throw percentage (84.3) and fourth in 3-pt field goal percentage (41.3) ... Team advanced to second round of NJCAA Tournament in his final year.

High School: Johnson graduated from Wayne Memorial High School in Detroit, Mich. in 2001 where he played for head coach Charles Henry ... Lettered three years in basketball ... Named second team all-state, first-team all conference and to the all-West team as a senior ... Honorable mention all-state and first-team all conference as a junior ... Led team in both scoring and assists.

Personal: Gary Lee Johnson was born Dec. 15, 1982 in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... Son of James Johnson and Dorise Smith ... Has a brother Eric and two sisters, Gwen and Ebony ... Majoring in liberal studies.

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