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Former Arizona Guard Nick Johnson Is Going Off On The PAC-12

Arizona finished the regular season with a 28-3 record, the No. 5 national ranking and the PAC-12 regular season championship. The Wildcats’ 16-2 conference record was three games better than the 13-5 mark posted by Utah and Oregon.  But when the PAC-12 named its individual award winners today, the Wildcats were snubbed. Oregon’s Joseph Young won conference Player of the Year...
Via College Spun
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Wildcat Nick Johnson shines in NBA summer league

Former Arizona Wildcats guard Nick Johnson capped an impressive week in the Orlando Summer League with a triple-double -- and another highlight dunk -- for the Houston Rockets on Friday. Johnson, in the team's 101-75 victory over Brooklyn, had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, a performance that also included a 360-degree dunk -- the kind of move that Arizona fans saw from the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona's Johnson named second-team AP All-American

TUCSON, Ariz. -- University of Arizona junior guard Nick Johnson was the leading vote-getter on the second team on Monday when the Associated Press announced its 2014 college basketball All-Americans. Johnson, who has also been named a first-team All-American by the Sporting News, the NABC and the USBWA, led Arizona in scoring (16.3) and ranked second on the team in assists (2.8...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jordan Morgan Drops Perfect Tweet After Nick Johnson’s Charge Call

Jordan Morgan drew a somewhat controversial charge against Tennessee in the Sweet 16. During last night’s Elite 8 game between Wisconsin-Arizona, down a point, the Wildcats’ Nick Johnson was whistled for a charge in the final seconds of overtime. Michigan center Jordan Morgan dropped this perfectly timed tweet after the refs called the offensive foul on Arizona’s  Johnson...
Via Diehardsport
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson’s late surge pushes Arizona past SDSU 70-64, look forward to Wisconsin

While Arizona guard Nick Johnson was held scoreless for almost the entire game, it took him less than three minutes to retake control against SDSU. The Pac-12 player of the year scored 15 of the Wildcats last 16 points in the game’s final two minutes and 46 seconds. If your not a math mathematician, thats around six points a minute and 240 points in 40 minutes (the length of a...
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson saves the day for Arizona

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The old veteran came through for Arizona. Of course he did. Junior guard Nick Johnson willed top-seeded Arizona to a 70-64 win over San Diego State on Thursday night in the NCAA tournament, scoring 15 points down the stretch after an 0-for-10 start to the game. By the end, 2 for 12 never looked so good. Rim-outs and bad bounces had Johnson almost convinced it wasn...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Releases Highlight Video To Celebrate Nick Johnson’s Pac-12 POY Award

It’s Championship Week in college basketball and that means the regular season individual awards are flying off the shelves. Among the highest of all honors are the prestigious Conference Player of the Year Awards. And Nick Johnson, of the Arizona Wildcats, was just crowned as the Pac-12 Player of the Year. To celebrate his season, the Arizona Wildcats compiled a highlight video...
Via College Spun
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 Arizona survives Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. -- Nick Johnson kept Arizona's perfect season going for another game, hitting a go-ahead 3-pointer with 51 seconds left and a pair of free throws with 5.8 seconds to go as the top-ranked Wildcats survived for a 60-57 victory over Stanford on Wednesday night for their school-record 21st straight win. After Johnson hit a jumper in the middle of the key with 2:36 remaining...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson, Wildcats finally put away Utah

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Nick Johnson scored 22 points and Aaron Gordon provided a huge boost despite a rough shooting night, helping top-ranked Arizona pull away from Utah 65-56 Sunday night for its school-record 20th straight win. Arizona (20-0, 7-0 Pac-12) struggled early in both halves before Gordon made key plays with his hustle during a deciding second-half run. He finished with 10...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson rallies No. 4 Arizona past No. 6 Duke in NIT final

NEW YORK -- Nick Johnson scored all but two of his 15 points in the second half and No. 4 Arizona beat No. 6 Duke 72-66 on Friday night in the championship game of the NIT Season Tip-Off. The game was expected to be a matchup of two of the best freshmen in the country and, although Aaron Gordon of Arizona and Jabari Parker of Duke didn't spend a lot of time covering each other,...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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