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2007-2008 Men's Basketball Roster


Nigel Johnson

Class: JR-1L
Position: G
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185 pounds
Previous School: Tallahassee CC [Wooddale HS]
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.

SCOUTING REPORT: Skilled wing player who had a strong finish last season. Combo-guard gives Blue Raiders versatility ... Helped lead Tallhassee Community College to its first appearance in the Junior College National Championship Game in his only season there. Played prep basketball for current BlueRaider assistant Thomas Johnson.

2006-07 (Sophomore)
Transfer saw action in all 32 games and averaged 27.4 minutes per contest in his first season as a Blue Raider ... Enjoyed best stretch at end of season and saw playing time increase ... Ability to run team from point position improved squad's overall offense down the stretch ... Scored double figures in three consecutive games for first time in career at Troy (02/22/07), vs. Florida Atlantic (02/24/07), and at Troy (02/28/07) ... Shot 84 percent (56-67) from the free-throw line ... Led team in scoring for first time with career-high 14 points against Western Kentucky (12/28/06)... Also established career highs for free throws made (9) and attempted (10) against the Hilltoppers .... Produced eight double-figure scoring games ... Tied career high for field goals made (4) and 3-point field goals made (2) at North Texas ... Totaled five steals against Toledo in Paradise Jam Tournament to set a single-game tournament record ... Led Middle Tennessee in rebounding twice and tied his career high of seven rebounds twice in last three games ... Career high seven rebounds against Alabama and Belmont ... Dished out career high five assists against Troy (01/06/07) and tied his career high for assists with five against Denver ... Established career high for 3-pointers with three vs. Fla. Atlantic (02/24/07) ... Played career high 40 minutes at Troy (02/28/07) and against Toledo (11/18/06) ... Tied Paradise Jam single-game record with five steals vs. Toledo.

TALLAHASSEE COMM. COLLEGE
Helped lead Tallahassee Community College to a 31-4 record and an appearance in the NJCAA National Championship for the first time in school history in 2006 ... Connected for the game-winning 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds remaining against rival Chipola to give Tallahassee a 98-96 win in the Region VIII Championship and a berth in the national tournament for only the second time in program history ... Honorable mention All-Panhandle Conference ... Averaged 9.2 points and led the team in free-throw percentage (.769), assists (3.2), and third in rebounding (4.4) ... Excellent student who sported a 3.36 GPA.

WOODDALE HIGH SCHOOL
Participated in the 2005 Memphis All-Star Classic and was named to the 2005 Best of the Preps/All-Metro Class AAA Team by The Commercial Appeal ... Named MVP of the Regional playoffs and was a three-time (2003, 2004, 2005) Tennessee All-State Honorable Mention selection by The Associated Press ... Rated No. 36 overall prospect in Tennessee by HoopScoop following his senior year ... Earned All-District and All-Region honors ... Helped lead Wooddale to three straight 20-plus win seasons and a region championship. Two years prior to his sophomore year team was winless.

PERSONAL
Born: Dec. 31, 1986 ... Parent: Evelyon Johnson ... Major: Recording Industry Management.



2006-2007 Game-by-Game Stats
2007-2008 Game-by-Game Stats
2008-2009 Game-by-Game Stats