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Austin Johnson
20  Austin Johnson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Amarillo, TX

High School:
Palo Duro HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 176

Position:
Guard

Season

GP-GS FG% 3FG% FT%

RPG

A B S PPG
2005-06 24-13 .260 .255 .579 2.0 45 8 21 3.1
2006-07 31-23 .394 .346 .926 1.8 87 15 26 7.0
2007-08 35-33 .394 .338 .733 2.7 95 15 39 8.6
Totals 93-69 .371 .326

.752

2.2

227

38 86 6.4

2007-08 (JUNIOR)
A second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection (second consecutive year) ... Averaged 8.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and a team-high 2.7 assists per contest ... Started 33 of 35 games and each of the last 28 (averaged a team-high 31.3 minutes) ... Ranked second on team with 49 3-pointers (1.4 per game) and is shot .338 from deep ... Led team with his 2.1 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Team was 14-1 when he scored in double figures (it went 8-0 in Big 12 play) ... Logged a career-high 10 assists against Texas in Big 12 Championship semifinals (an OU single-game record in the event) ... His three highest scoring games (20, 19 18) all came within the last 11 outings ... Scored a career-high 20 points at Texas Tech (Feb. 16) when he made a career-high six treys ... Registered 19 points and five assists in an overtime win over Baylor (Feb. 19) ... Scored 18 points in regular season finale victory against Missouri (14 after halftime) ... Finished with 13 points and nine assists in a double-overtime win at West Virginia on Dec. 29 (played 48 out of a possible 50 minutes).

2006-07 (SOPHOMORE)
Named to Academic All-Big 12 Second Team ... Ranked third on team with 23 starts (came off the bench the last seven games) ... Averaged 7.0 points, 1.8 rebounds and a team-high 2.8 assists in 23.6 minutes per contest ... Ranked third on squad with 37 treys and shot .346 from beyond the arc ... Shot a team-high .926 from the free throw line (25-for-27) ... Posted a 2.0 assist-to-turnover ratio (87 assists and 44 turnovers) ... Registered six games of at least five assists and no more than one turnover ... Netted a career-high 18 points (all in the first half) in season opener against Norfolk State (Nov. 10) as he made five of his seven 3-point attempts ... Scored 16 points and handed out five assists against Purdue in the second round of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational (Nov. 21) ... Was 4-for-9 from 3-point range against Texas (Feb. 24) and finished with 14 points.

2005-06 (FRESHMAN)
Averaged 3.1 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 17.8 minutes per game ... Missed five games due to a sprained ankle sustained Nov. 5 in team's first exhibition game .... Made 13 starts on the year (including 10 in Big 12 play and OU's lone Big 12 Tournament game) ... Scored in double figures four times ... Recorded a 12-point game against Nebraska (March 10) in Big 12 Tournament in which he made a career-high four 3-pointers on six attempts ... Registered a season-high 14 points, five rebounds and three steals in home win over Alabama (Dec. 31) ... Scored 10 points in home games against Missouri (Jan. 10) and Texas Tech (Jan. 21) ... Handed out a season-high four assists on four occasions (including regular season finale at Texas) ... Pulled down a season-high six rebounds against Missouri ... Recorded eight blocked shots and 21 steals on the year.

HIGH SCHOOL
A two-time Texas Association of Basketball Coaches First-Team All-State selection ... Three-time District 3-4A Player of the Year ... Averaged 21.4 points, 7.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 4.6 steals as a senior ... Shot .519 from the field and .747 from the foul line ... Led Palo Duro HS to a 29-4 record and the school's first state tournament berth in 44 years (lost in semifinals) ... Team averaged 91.2 points per game ... As a junior averaged 27.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 3.9 steals ... Shot .533 from the field, .376 from 3-point range and .799 from the free throw line in 2003-04 ... Scored at least 40 points five times as a junior when he was a first-team All-State selection and the Amarillo Area MVP ... Netted a career-high 44 points twice ... Led team to 35-2 record his junior year (most wins by a team in Amarillo city history) ... Averaged 23.6 points per game as a sophomore ... Recorded a quadruple-double Jan. 10, 2003, as a sophomore against Plainview (24 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals) ... Eight days earlier was 10-for-13 from 3-point range against Pampa and netted 38 points (23 in first quarter) ... Finished career as leading scorer in Amarillo city history (2,602 points) ... Played on varsity all four years and teams finished 116-22 ... Coached by Jeff Evans.

PERSONAL
Born in San Antonio, Texas ... Nickname is "A.J." ... Parents are Kathy and A.J.Johnson ... Father played basketball at Northwestern Oklahoma State University and was 1982 district player of the year ... Also considered attending Southern California, Texas A&M and Texas Tech ... Major is sociology-criminology.


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