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

As a junior:
Enjoyed a breakout junior season in which he was named First Team All-Northeast Conference, NABC All-District 18 First Team and finished fifth in the NEC in scoring at 16.1 points per game … Became the 35th player in Quinnipiac history to score 1,000 points, and at 1,218 career points through his junior season, he scored more points through his first three years than any other QU player at the Division I level … Connected on a Quinnipiac Division I record 84 three-point field goals, second all-time at the school … Broke the school Division I consecutive starts record, having started all 96 games the Bobcats have played in his three years in Hamden (Kason Mims ’04 – 88 games) … Listed among the league leaders in eight of 13 statistical categories kept by the NEC – first in three-point field goals made per game (2.63), third in steals per game (1.59) and assist-to-turnover ratio (2.33), fifth in scoring (16.1), seventh in free-throw percentage (.814) and minutes per game (33.94), 11th in three-point field-goal percentage (.373) and 14th in assists per game (3.50) … Has dished out 371 career assists through three seasons, good for fourth on the QU Division I career list … Scored in double-figures in 30 of 32 games … Poured in a career-high 38 points on 12-for-21 shooting, including 7-of-13 from long range, against Robert Morris on 1/27 … Also nailed seven three-pointers in a 23-point performance at Niagara on 12/22 and a 24-point effort at Bryant on 2/17 … Scored 25 points, including eight in the final minute of regulation and a steal and runner at the buzzer, to spark a wild comeback effort against Mount St. Mary’s on 12/4 … Scored 24 points against regular-season and tournament champion Long Island on 2/5 … Poured in 24 points at Wagner on 1/20 … Contributed 23 points in a two-point victory against Hartford on Nov. 16 … Added 20 points in victory against Maine on 11/29 … Dished out seven assists against both Boston University (12/29) and Mount St. Mary’s (1/22) … Tied his career high with five steals against Vermont on 11/20.

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.

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