2011 All-ACC Honorable Mention | 2010 ACC All-Tournament Second Team
ACC Player of the Week – Feb. 6, 2012
College Sports Madness ACC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Dec. 19, 2011
Johnson career stats
One of 34 Hurricanes all-time to score more than 1,000 points at UM … Put his name in Miami’s career record book in rebounds (7th – 842), blocked shots (9th – 113) and points (32nd – 1,039) … Averaged 8.9 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.0 block, 0.9 assists in 21.6 minutes in 117 total games … Made 51.2 percent (370-of-723) of his shots from the field and 70.7 percent (294-of-416) from the line … Posted career-best averages of 11.9 points and 9.6 rebounds after his sophomore season … Career highs: 27 points at Duke 2/5/12; 20 rebounds vs. FAU 3/16/11; 5 assists vs. FAU 12/17/11; 2 steals four times, last vs. Georgia Tech 2/3/11; 6 blocked shots at UMass, 12/1/12; 10 free throws vs. Stetson 11/9/12; 36 minutes vs. FAU 12/17/11 … ACC career highs: 27 points at Duke 2/5/12; 16 rebounds vs. Maryland, 3/2/11; 4 assists twice, last vs. Boston College 3/3/12; 2 steals vs. Georgia Tech, 2/3/11; 5 blocked shots at NC State1/23/11; 9 free throws at Wake Forest, 2/9/11; 35 minutes two times, last at Duke, 2/5/12.
As a Senior (2012-13)
Johnson 2012-13 game-by-game stats
Ranked 18th in the league in ACC games in rebounding … Registered 10 rebounds against Pacific, the fourth-most by a Cane in an NCAA tournament game … Averaged 3.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in 21.0 minutes in two NCAA tournament games … Did not play in Sweet 16 against Marquette due to injury … Posted 1.7 points and 4.0 rebounds in 12.3 minutes in three ACC tournament games … In 14 ACC games averaged 6.0 rebounds, 5.3 points, 1.3 blocks … Missed eight games from Dec. 22 to Jan. 16 due to left thumb injury … Posted team-high 7.0 rpg, but was second on the team with 182 total rebounds … Registered four double-doubles in 26 total games … Led (or tied) the Canes in points twice, rebounds 11 times and blocked shots four times … Season highs: 22 points vs. Stetson; 10 free throws made vs. Stetson; 13 rebounds twice – at UCF and at UMass; 2 assists four times; 1 steal 10 times; 6 blocked shots at UMass; 33 minutes at UMass.
As a Junior (2011-12)
Johnson 2011-12 game-by-game stats
Following the season was listed sixth in rebounds on the ACC’s active career statistical leaders list … Earned ACC Player of the Week honors on Feb. 6, 2012 … Led the Canes in offensive rebounds and rebound average … In 23 games, averaged 10.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.0 blocks, 0.6 steals and 26.2 minutes … Hit 49.2 percent of his shots, including 36.4 percent (4-11) from distance, and 70.8 percent from the line … In ACC play, averaged 10.5 points and 7.1 rebounds in 26.6 minutes per game … In two games at the ACC Tournament, grabbed 19 rebounds and scored 12 points … Notched double-digits in 13 games … Posted one double-double, a 27-point, 12-rebound performance in UM’s first-ever win at Cameron Indoor Stadium against Duke … Recorded double-digit rebounds three times, two of which were in his last three games of the season … Led (or tied) for team game highs in rebounds 13 times, blocks nine times, assists four times and scoring twice … First-ever three-point attempt was a made trey against Maryland on Feb. 1 … Never attempted more than two in a game … Posted 15 points, nine rebounds, five blocks and five assists in 36 minutes in first game back from knee surgery (12/17) … Sat out the first nine games of the season after successfully undergoing surgery on June 30 to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. First game was Dec. 17, 2011 vs. FAU in the Orange Bowl Basketball Classic. Injured the knee during a pick-up game with teammates on June 27 and underwent a MRI on June 28 … Season highs include 27 points at Duke, seven free throws made vs. FAU, 12 rebounds at Duke, five assists vs. FAU, two steals against Appalachian State, five blocked shots vs. FAU and 36 minutes vs. FAU … Declared ineligible prior to game against Florida State (Feb. 26) following findings in the ongoing joint NCAA-UM inquiry. Reinstated for Feb. 29 game at NC State.
As a Sophomore (2010-11)
Johnson 2010-11 game-by-game stats
Earned All-ACC honorable mention accolades… Appeared in all 36 games, making 34 starts – tying for the third most in program history… Averaged nearly a double-double with 11.9 points, a team-high 9.6 rebounds and a team-best 1.3 blocks per game, while shooting 59.1 percent from the field – the third-highest percentage in a season in UM history (minimum 200 field goal attempts)… His 347 season boards are the most for a Cane since Rick Barry notched a school-record 475 in 1964-65 and rank sixth in UM history… Grabbed a team-high 21.7 percent of the available rebounds while on the court – – 26.8 percent of the defensive boards (12th in the nation) and 16.3 percent of the offensive boards (7th in the nation)… Among the ACC’s leaders in several categories, ranking fourth in rebounding (28th in the nation), second in offensive rebounds (3.5 pg), fourth in defensive rebounds (6.1 pg) and 20th in scoring… Among the ACC’s most improved players in both scoring and rebounding, with his scoring average increasing 5.5 points per game and his rebounding jumping 5.0 boards an outing… Averaged 12.3 points and 12.0 rebounds, shooting 70.6 percent from the field (17-24) and 100 percent from the line (3-3) over three NIT games… Scored in double figures in 23 games, with four 20- point outings – including a career-high 25 points in the road win at his hometown Wake Forest (2/9)… Pulled down double-figure rebounds 16 times, with 15-plus boards three times – including a career-high 20 in the NIT opening-round win over FAU (3/16)… Those 20 boards are the most for an ACC player this season and most for a Cane since the return of Miami basketball in 1985-86… Added 14 points versus the Owls to register his 13th double -double of the season – the fourth-most in the ACC and tied with All- American Tim James for third-most by a Hurricane in a single season (since the return of the program in 1985-86)… Set a school record with 116 fouls… Fouled out four times, with the first three occurring before the start of conference play… Finished with 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field and 2-of-2 shooting from the charity stripe, with seven rebounds in the NIT quarterfinal at Alabama (3/23)… Just shy of a double-double with nine points, nine rebounds, a season-high tying three assists and two blocks in the win over Missouri State (3/21) in the NIT’s second round… Finished with 12 points versus No. 6/7 North Carolina (3/11)… Hit a pair of buckets in overtime to put Miami in control in the ACC Tourney win over Virginia (3/10), while also grabbing six rebounds… Posted double- figure rebounds in three straight, including a game-high 12 at Georgia Tech (3/6)… Notched his second-straight double-double vs. Maryland (3/2), matching up versus Jordan Williams to post 12 points, a then- career-high 16 boards and a career-high tying three assists (3/2)… Posted a double-double of 17 points and a game-high 12 rebounds and two blocks at Florida State (2/26)… Scored 12 of his team-high tying 15 points in the second half in the road win at Boston College (2/23), adding a team-high tying six boards, pair of assists, a block and a steal… Put up three blocks and grabbed nine boards versus Clemson (2/20)… Posted 16 points, converting 7-of-9 field goals and 2-of-3 free throws, with seven boards, a career-high three assists and a block vs. No. 5/5 Duke (2/13) in a career-high 35 minutes… Career-high 25 points on 8-of-10 shooting from the field and 9-of-12 shooting from the line — including a perfect 8-8 effort in the second half, with a pair of free throws with just four seconds remaining – at Wake Forest (2/9) to seal Miami’s first ACC road win since 2009… Recorded 16 points, eight rebounds and two blocks in the overtime win against Virginia (2/5)… Versus Georgia Tech (2/3), grabbed a game-high 10 boards with nine points, including a 4-for-4 effort from the charity stripe… Grabbed 10 boards at Virginia Tech (1/30)… Posted second-straight double-double in ACC play with 11 points, a game-high 13 rebounds and two assists in 31 minutes versus North Carolina (1/26)… Notched a double-double with 20 points, 14 rebounds and a career-high five blocks at NC State (1/23)… Tied then- career-high with 22 points – on 9-of-10 shooting from the field, with nine rebounds and two blocks in just 23 minutes (due to foul trouble) in ACC opener at No. 1 Duke (1/2)… Notched a double-double versus Pepperdine (12/30) with 12 points and a then-career-high 15 boards in just 22 minutes… Averaged 14.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game en route to all-tournament team honors in helping UM go 3-0 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic… Tallied 14 points and 12 rebounds in the victory over Rice (12/22), and added another double-double of 21 points and 12 boards in the win over Akron (12/23)… Despite foul trouble and only registering 20 minutes on the court, posted 14 points and seven rebounds versus West Virginia (12/4)… Notched his fifth double-double in his last six games with 17 points and 10 rebounds over Ole Miss (11/30)… Registered double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds at Florida Gulf Coast (11/27)… Finished just one board shy of his fourth-straight double-double in win over McNeese State with 12 points, nine rebounds, one block and one steal in 19 minutes… Versus McNeese, shot a perfect game for the second time in his career — going 100 percent from the field (5-5) and the line (2-2)… He last did this in the first round of the 2010 ACC Tournament win over Wake Forest, setting an ACC freshman record (8-8 FGs, 6-6 FTs for 22 points), and is responsible for two of the 15 perfect-shooting performances since the return of the program in 1985-86 (minimum five field goal attempts)… Posted his third consecutive double-double with 12 points and a career-high 14 rebounds in a career-high 29 minutes at Rutgers (11/21)… Recorded his second- straight double-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks in the win over North Carolina Central (11/19), converting 4-of-5 from the field and 4-of-5 from the line… Had the double-double (10 pts, 10 rebs) by halftime… Notched his first double- double at No. 19 Memphis (11/15) with 12 points and a career-high tying 12 rebounds, while also recording three blocks… Finished with 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field, with eight rebounds and two blocks in the season-opening victory versus Jacksonville (11/12/10).
As a Redshirt Freshman (2009-10)
Johnson 2009-10 game-by-game stats
Appeared in 32-of-33 games — tying Garrius Adams for the second-most games played by a freshman in 2009-10… Made six starts versus league opponents… Averaged 6.4 points and 4.6 rebounds per game, while converting 52.2 percent from the field and a team-best 78.5 percent from the foul line… Among ACC freshmen, tied for third in rebounds and ninth in scoring… Hit 23 of his last 27 free throws and 66 of his last 80, shooting 82.4 percent from the line versus conference opponents — best among the ACC’s big men, to rank ninth in the league… Scored in double figures in seven games, including in three of the season’s last four, and grabbed 10-plus boards three times… Came on strong at the end of the season, averaging 13.7 points on 66.7 percent shooting from the floor (12-18) — including 85.0 percent from the charity stripe (17-20) — 8.0 boards and 1.7 blocks per game over three outings in the ACC Tournament en route to ACC All- Tournament Second Team honors… Turned in a season-high 22 points (tying former Hurricane Guillermo Diaz for most points in an ACC Tournament game) on a perfect 8-of- 8 effort from the field, while adding 6-of-6 shooting from the line, four boards, two assists and a blocked shot in the ACC Tournament opening-round win against Wake Forest (3/11)… This performance established a new ACC Tournament freshman record, becoming the first rookie to finish 100 percent from the field in a tourney game (minimum seven field goals made), breaking the previous freshman high of 81.8 percent (9-11) set by Maryland’s Ernest Graham in 1978… His 8-for-8 field goals against Wake Forest also tied a school-record for field goal percentage in a game, matching teammate Dwayne Collins’ 8-of-8 effort against Tulane (11/19)… Grabbed a season-high 12 boards and added five points, three blocks, one assist and a steal in the ACC Tournament quarterfinal victory versus Virginia Tech (3/12)… Posted 14 points (8-10 FTs), eight boards and two blocks versus Duke in the ACC Tournament semifinals (3/13)… 14 games with five-plus rebounds… Registered 12 points — going 6-of-7 at the foul line and a perfect 3-of-3 from the field — adding a season-high four blocks, three rebounds and a steal in the regular-season finale versus Florida State (3/6)… Finished with six points on 3-of-4 shooting from the floor, adding four rebounds and a blocked shot in 10 minutes off the bench versus NC State (2/27)… Posted his fourth double-figure scoring performance of the year with 10 points (going 8-of-10 at the foul line) and seven rebounds in the victory over then- No. 20/20 Georgia Tech (2/10)… Finished with eight points (a perfect 4-of-4 from the foul line) and six boards in his homecoming at Wake Forest (2/2)… Turned in seven points on a 7-of-10 effort at the charity stripe, adding four boards and an assist in a win against Virginia Tech (1/31)… Picked up his third consecutive start in the post while grabbing two boards at Maryland (1/26)… Finished with 15 points, including going 7-of-8 from the line, with nine boards versus Boston College (1/19)… Registered eight points — including a perfect 4-of-4 performance from the charity stripe — adding eight boards in 25 minutes in his first career start at Virginia (1/16)… Posted eight points, 10 rebounds, a block and a steal at Virginia Tech (1/13) in 18 minutes off the bench… Finished with eight points and a game-high seven rebounds in 18 minutes at Pepperdine (1/3)… Had seven points, a game-high tying seven rebounds and a blocked shot versus Bethune-Cookman (12/30)… Grabbed eight rebounds against North Carolina A&T (12/21)… Posted eight points – including hitting all six free throw attempts, with 10 boards and three blocks versus FAU (12/19)… Finished with 11 points — including a 5-of-6 showing from the charity stripe — adding six rebounds, two blocks and a steal against South Carolina State (12/12)… Recorded seven points, three boards and a blocked shot in his first ACC contest at Boston College (12/6)… Scored 13 points on 6-of-9 shooting with a game-high tying six rebounds and two steals versus USC Upstate (11/28)… Played a critical defensive role against Upstate’s 7-foot-3 center Nick Schneiders, limiting him to just three rebounds — although he entered averaging over eight boards per game… Recorded six points on 2-of- 3 shooting from the field with two rebounds versus Florida Gulf Coast (11/25)… Chipped in seven points and seven rebounds in 10 crucial minutes off the bench in Miami’s win over South Carolina (11/22) in the championship game of the Charleston Classic… Key during UM’s first-half rally to erase an 11-point deficit to the Gamecocks… Selected “Most Improved Player” and recognized as the team’s leading free throw shooter at UM’s 2010 postseason banquet.
As a Freshman (2008-09)
Competed in basketball and track & field at Winston-Salem Prep… Helped guide the Phoenix to the North Carolina 1-A state championship in basketball, finishing with 25 points and a state championship record 23 rebounds en route to the title and MVP honors… Two-time All-Northwest selection, led the league with 24.1 points per game, 16.1 rebounds per game and 7.1 blocks per game as a senior in 2007-08… Other individual honors included NC Preps.com 1-A Player of the Year, NC Preps.com All-State Team, Triad Sports Weekly County Player of the Year and Triad Sports Weekly All-Forsyth County Basketball Team… Considered a four-star recruit by Scout.com, which ranked him 17th among centers… Coached by Andre Gould… Played AAU basketball for Boo Williams.
Born Dec. 16, 1989 … Son of Erika Johnson … Brother to Chrisalyn Boston … A liberal arts major… Nickname is Big Reg… Also recruited by Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, Xavier and VCU… Off the court, enjoys playing video games… Played basketball in China during the summer of 2010 with Athletes in Action… Did not play in 2008-09, but worked hard in practice, on conditioning and in the weight room… Lost approximately 40 pounds since arriving on campus in the summer of 2008… Provides a big body inside with a 7-2 wingspan… Has great hands, as well as good agility and foot speed… Has a younger sister.