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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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona's Johnson 'would love to play at home' with Suns

PHOENIX -- When Arizona guard Nick Johnson on Thursday stepped onto the Suns practice court at US Airways Center for a pre-draft workout, the Valley basketball product had a full-circle moment. "I actually practiced in this gym when I was about 8 or 9 with Rex Chapman," Johnson recalled. "So it's good to be back. "When I walked in it just felt like home."...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wildcats Nick Johnson ‘not sure’ about his future

(Courtesy of sportsillustrated.cnn.com) With one year of eligibility left, Arizona’s Nick Johnson has a career altering decision ahead of him. The choice between staying at school and helping the Wildcats push as potentially favorites to win the National Championship next season. Or declaring for the NBA Draft. If he declares for the NBA Draft then he will most certainly be drafted...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
April 12, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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

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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Arizona Wildcats win on last-second block

The Arizona Wildcats are ranked 3rd in the nation in basketball this season and are currently 12-0 on the season thanks to Nick Johnson.  The Wildcats won on a last second block by Johnson over #17 San Diego State in the Diamond Head Classic last night in Hawaii.  Arizona knocked down a free throw with seconds left on the clock to take a one point lead.  San Diego took it hard...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Arizona's Nick Johnson won the Diamond Head Classic championship with this block

We know Arizona's sophomore guard Nick Johnson can dunk. Nick can also sky to win tournaments. The championship game of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic was won by the Wildcats because of... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Via Bob's Blitz
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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