3 - James Johnson
James Johnson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 195
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Queens, N.Y.
High School: Bishop Loughlin
Position: G

As A Sophomore In 2009-10:
Started every game the Bobcats played for the second straight season to stretch his consecutive starts streak to 64 games, second most in Quinnipiac history ... averaged 12.1 points and 4.0 assists per game, good for third and first on the team, respectively ... his point total ranked 16th and his assist average was 7th in the Northeast Conference ... led the team in three-point field-goal percentage at 38.5 percent, which also placed him fifth in the NEC ... shot 82.9 percent from the charity stripe, good for third in the NEC and third in program Division I single-season history ... his 1.42 steals per game tied for the team lead with James Feldeine, while also tying for 10th in the NEC ... scored in double figures in 21 of 33 games, including a career-high 28 points in the Bobcats' 87-79 victory at Robert Morris, Feb. 20 ... chipped in with 23 points each against Long Island (2/13) and Monmouth (3/4) ... Dished out a season-high eight assists on two occasions in the postseason, 3/4 in the NEC Tournament Quarterfinals against Monmouth and 3/17 in the National Invitation Tournament First Round at Virginia Tech ... made a season-high four steals at Maine, 11/24 ... made three steals on six different occasions.  

As A Freshman In 2008-09:

Named to the Northeast Conference All-Rookie Team...Named the Choice Hotels NEC Rookie of the Week on 12/1/09...Started all 31 games for the Bobcats in his first season...Third on the team with 304 points for a 9.8 points-per-game average...Led the team with 127 assists at a  4.1 per-game rate...Also third on the team with 3.7 rebounds per game...Team-leader in free throw percentage at 79.8% (67-84)...Ranked among the NEC leaders with a  1.5 assist-to-turnover ratio...Also averaged 1.5 steals per game...Had six points, three assists and three rebounds in his first collegiate game against Hartford on 11/14...Turned in a solid all-around performance against Army with eight points, three rebounds, three assists and three steals...Scored a season and career-high 17 points against the University of Maryland-Baltimore County on 11/21...Also had six assists in that game...Had 11 points and seven rebounds against Bryant on 11/22...Had 10 points, seven assists and five rebounds against Maine on 11/25...Finished with eight points and seven assists against Binghamton on 12/1...Had his first career double-double, just missing a triple-double, when he finished with 12 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds against Monmouth on 12/6...Had nine points and seven assists against Wagner on 12/13...Had his longest stretch of double-digit games from Dec. 14 through Jan. 3...Had 12 points and six rebounds against Dartmouth on 12/14...Had 15 points, five steals and four assists against Vermont on 12/21...Had 12 points and seven assists against Brown on 12/29...Totaled 12 points and two steals against Cornell on 12/31 and 12 points, four assists and three steals against Fairleigh Dickinson on 1/3...Had seven points and six assists against Robert Morris on 1/8...Had six points and six assists against Saint Francis (Pa.) on 1/10...Had 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists against St. Francis (N.Y.) on 1/15...Had 12 points at Monmouth on 1/17...Matched his season-best with 17 points against Central Connecticut State on 1/24...Also added three assists and three steals in the game...Had 10 points at Sacred Heart on 2/5...Dropped in 14 points against Bryant on 2/7...Had 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists against St. Francis (Pa.) on 2/12...Had 11 points, four assists and four steals against Central Connecticut on 2/28.

Before Quinnipiac:
Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com...Recipient of the Coach's Leadership Award in 2007-08, after leading Bishop Loughlin to the 2007-08 Brooklyn/Queens Championship...Earned the 2007-08 United States Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award...Named Third-Team All-Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) in 2008...Named 2007 5 Star Honesdale All-Star MVP...Earned 5 Star Best Lead Guard recognition in the NBA Division in 2006...Averaged 15 points, six assists and two steals in leading Bishop Loughlin to a 22-5 record as a senior...Earning team 2006-07 Defensive MVP at Bishop Loughlin...A four-year honor-roll student and recipient of the Advanced Regents Diploma.

 

Personal:
The son of Ruby and Bill Johnson...has five sisters...a business management major.

Career Highs:
Points - 28 at Robert Morris, 2/20/10
Rebounds - 9 vs. Monmouth, 12/6/08
Assists - 10 vs. Monmouth, 12/6/08
Blocks - 1, six times

Steals - 5 vs. Vermont, 12/21/08

 

2009-10 Season Highs:

Points - 28 at Robert Morris, 2/20/10

Rebounds - 7 vs. Bryant, 1/21/10

Assists - 8, two times

Blocks - 1, three times

Steals - 4 at Maine, 11/24/09