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Nigel Johnson

Guard
Position
6'1''
Height
182 lbs.
Weight
Graduate Student
Class
Ashburn, Va.
Hometown
Riverdale (Md.) Baptist
High School / Club
Rutgers
Previous School
Nigel Johnson - Men's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
• Transferred to Virginia from Rutgers and is eligible to play games in 2017-18
• Averaged 11.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists for Rutgers in 2016-17
• Played two collegiate seasons at Kansas State
• Starred for Broad Run High School as a junior, averaging an area-best 29.5 points and setting a Virginia single-season record with 211 assists

REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2016-17 at Rutgers)
• Played in 32 games with 13 starts
• Averaged 11.3 points and 3.3 rebounds with 64 assists
• Tallied five 20-point games, including a career-high 23 points against Purdue (2/14/17)
• Posted 21 points in Big Ten Tournament games against Ohio State (3/8/17) and Northwestern (3/9/17)
• Scored 16 points at Northwestern (2/18/17)
• Scored 13 points and shared team-high with seven rebounds in overtime loss to No. 15 Wisconsin (1/28/17)
• Scored 14 points at No. 22 Maryland (1/24/17) and added 13 points with five rebounds at Iowa (1/8/17)
• Scored 15 points at Michigan State (1/4)
• Tallied 16 points at Seton Hall (12/23/16)
• Made first RU start and had eight points, seven assists and five rebounds in win over FDU (12/14/16)
• Scored 21 points to go with six rebounds in road win at Stony Brook (12/10/16)
• Led team with 16 points and had four steals in win over CCSU (12/6/16)
• Scored 12 points, including 7-of-8 on free throws in win over Morgan State (12/3/16)
• Led team with 20 points, five assists and three steals in win over Niagara (11/20/16)
• Led team with 15 points and seven assists in win over Drexel (11/13/16)

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15 at Kansas State)
• Played in 32 games with seven starts
• Averaged 5.2 points, 1.7 assists and 1.6 rebounds
• Ranked third on the team in 3-point shooting (20), assists (55) and steals (32)
• Led the team in assists in eight contests
• Played double-digit minutes in 26 games
• Dropped 17 points and nine rebounds in upset victory of then-No. 12 Iowa State (2/28/15)
• Scored 20 points, including four 3-pointers, in upset win over then-No. 8 Kansas (2/23/15)
• Produced 14 points, five rebounds and five assists against West Virginia (2/11/15)
• Contributed 10 points with three, 3-pointers against Texas (2/7/16)
• Added nine points in 26 minutes off the bench against Georgia (12/31)
• Dropped 12 points, three steals and three assists against Missouri-Kansas City (11/17/14)
• Had 18 points, five assists and two steals during season opener against Southern Utah (11/14/14)