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Taylor

Johnson

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#4

Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
High School: Northwest

Bio

Career Highs
through the 2016-17 season
  Points 22 vs. Brown, 2/13/16
  Field Goals 9 vs. Brown, 2/13/16
  FG Attempts 12 vs. Brown, 2/13/16
  Three-Pointers 4 vs. Columbia, 2/18/17
  3FG Attempts 6 vs. Columbia, 2/18/17
  Free Throws 10 at Yale, 2/27/16
  FT Attempts 10 at Yale, 2/27/16
  Off. Rebounds 4 vs. Cornell, 1/30/16
  Def. Rebounds 4 four times, last at Brown, 2/24/17
  Rebounds 5 seven times last at Brown, 2/24/17
  Assists 5 vs. Marist, 11/26/16
  Turnovers 7 twice, last at Rhode Island, 11/11/16
  Blocks 1 three times, last at Brown, 2/26/16
  Steals 3 three times, last at Brown, 2/24/17
  Minutes 37 at Yale, 2/27/16

JUNIOR (2016-17)
Fifth on the team in scoring ... began season starting first five games at the point, dishing out 15 assists in those contests ... dropped 11 points on 5-of-10 shooting against Fairfield ... set a career high with five helpers the next game versus Marist ... tallied an efficient nine points at Longwood, canning 3-for-4 shots with a triple and both foul shots ... provided 14 points on another near-perfect shooting night, hitting 4-of-5 field goals and a pair of trifectas as well as all four free throws in a loss at Boston College ... returned to more familiar shooting guard position after a mid-season lull, scoring six points at Columbia and eight more the next night at Cornell ... hit 3-pointer late in first half to give Big Green lead for good in 74-71 home win over Penn ... had a season-high 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting with a personal-best four treys against Columbia ... the last two of those points came when he rebounded a free throw miss, drove the length of the floor and dropped in the game-winning layup with one second left in overtime for an 80-79 win ... nearly won that game in regulation, but his 3-pointer at the buzzer got off a split-second too late ... scored 14 points versus Brown while setting season highs with five rebounds and three steals ... drained 3-of-4 triples and all four foul shots to post 15 points against Yale ... hit 11-of-19 from behind the arc over the final five games.

SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
Recipient of the Rudy LaRusso Award winner as the team’s most improved player ... led the team in all shooting percentages (.523 field goals, minimum 20 made; .467 three-pointers; .907 free throws) ... fourth on the team with 7.0 points per game ... began the season starting the first four contests at shooting guard ... set a career-high with five rebounds in the second game, plus popped a pair of trifectas to account for his six points at Marist ... contributed eight points in just nine minutes off the bench at Cal State Bakersfield ... sank all six foul shots and lone field goal from beyond the arc in a nine-point outing the next game at New Hampshire ... hit double figures for the first time in his career by hitting every shot he took (3-for-3 FG, 2-2 3FG, 2-2 FT) with a 10-point effort in the 63-50 win over Harvard ... seven of those 10 points came in the final five minutes to help secure the victory ... returned to the starting lineup against Cornell and started last 11 games, averaging 10.5 ppg in that span ... drilled 7-of-11 field goals with two treys, five rebounds, three assists and three steals at Penn ... provided 13 points the next night at Princeton ... poured in a season-high 22 points thanks in part to a personal-best three triples with five boards and four assists to help beat Brown, 87-70 ... hit 5-of-8 shots with two more threes for 14 points as the Big Green picked up a 78-66 road win at Cornell ... played a season-high 37 minutes while posting a team-best 18 points in a gut-wrenching 76-71 overtime loss at eventual Ivy champion, Yale ... converted all 10 free throws in the game against the Bulldogs ... helped beat Penn in the final weekend with 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting.

FRESHMAN (2014-15)
Saw action in 23 of the 29 games as a rookie, starting three ... tied for second-best free throw accuracy (19-of-24, .792) among all Big Green players  ... averaged over 12 minutes in the first nine games ... played a season-high 22 minutes in the opener at St. Bonaventure, during which he tickled the twine with his first three-point attempt ... made first career start at Longwood on Dec. 3 ... converted 7-of-8 free throws while scoring a season-high nine points in the 74-51 win at Maine on Dec. 6 ... key player in the 24-point comeback against Brown on March 6 with an assist and two buckets, the second of which gave the Big Green their first lead of the night with 1:19 to play ... continued his productive surge in the CIT at Canisius, popping a pair of three-pointers to match his season high of nine points, plus grabbed three offensive boards and swiped the ball three times.

HIGH SCHOOL
Served as team captain his one year at Northwest for coach Mike Hatch ... played three season on the varsity at Aledo High for coach Steve Smith, earning the captain’s role as a junior ... first-team all-district and academic all-district all four seasons, and district offensive player of the year as a sophomore and junior ... Class 4A All-Region in final year at Aledo as well ... as a senior, earned academic all-state honors and played in the North Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star game ... scored 1,978 points in prep career ... National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Full name is Taylor Alexander Johnson ... born on Oct. 29, 1994 ... son of Rusty and Susan has a brothers and a sister ... father played basketball at Howard Payne in the late ’80s and is now a high school coach ... wide range of academic interests, could study economics or go pre-med.

Johnson’s Career Statistics
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2014-15 23-3 195-8.5 15-38 .395 7-21 .333 19-24 .792 6-13 19-0.8 22-0 8 16 0 5 56-2.4
2015-16 25-15 479-19.2 57-109 .523 21-45 .467 39-43 .907 26-37 63-2.5 51-1 36 43 3 14 174-7.0
2016-17 25-5 354-14.2 46-106 .434 20-52 .385 20-25 .800 11-32 43-1.7 39-0 32 51 0 9 132-5.3
Totals 73-23 1028-14.1 118-253 .466 48-118 .407 78-92 .848 43-82 125-1.7 112-1 76 110 3 28 362-5.0
 
Ivy League Statistics Only
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2014-15 9-0 49-5.4 2-6 .333 0-4 .000 9-10 .900 1-6 7-0.8 8-0 3 6 0 2 13-1.4
2015-16 13-11 318-24.5 44-76 .579 13-27 .481 31-34 .912 17-24 41-3.2 32-1 24 31 3 9 132-10.2
2016-17 14-0 184-13.1 27-65 .415 15-34 .441 11-15 .733 9-13 22-1.6 22-0 17 23 0 5 80-5.7
Totals 36-11 551-15.3 73-147 .497 28-65 .431 51-59 .864 27-43 70-1.9 62-1 44 60 3 16 225-6.3

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