33   Anthony Johnson
Anthony  Johnson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Whitney Young

Last College:
Purdue

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190

Position:
G


05/13/2015

Forty-Three Student-Athletes Earn NIU Degrees

Graduates represent 14 NIU teams and 19 different majors

04/22/2015

Anthony Johnson Named to Academic All-MAC Team

Senior guard honored for his achievements in the classroom

03/09/2015

NIU Scholar Athletes of the Week: March 2 to 8

This week's honorees are Megan Greenfield and Anthony Johnson.

03/09/2015

Slow Start Dooms Huskies at Akron

NIU sees season end at 14-16

03/08/2015

Huskies Open MAC Tournament Monday at Akron

NIU takes a four-game winning streak into the postseason

12/22/2014

Northern Illinois vs. no. 16 Notre Dame

USATSI Gallery men's basketball -- 12/22/14

2014-15: Named to the Academic All-MAC Team … Appeared in 27 games, including 25 starts, averaging 22.8 minutes per game … Ranked 23rd in the MAC in scoring, averaging 10.8 points per game … Averaged 11.4 points per game in league play, 24th in the MAC … Also averaged 2.1 rebounds per contest … Shot 43.4 percent from the field (105-of-242), 37.4 percent from three (34-of-91) and 70.1 percent (47-of-67) from the free-throw line … Also recorded 26 assists (1.0 pg) and 11 steals (0.4 pg) … Scored in double figures 16 times … Scored a season-high 23 points against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 21) … Also scored 21 points at Buffalo (Jan. 14) … Made the game-winning three with 14 seconds to play at Toledo (Feb. 25) … Missed the first three games of the season due to an ankle injury suffered in the exhibition contest.

2013-14:
Sat out following transfer from Purdue.

2012-13 (at Purdue):
Played in all 34 games, starting eight times, as a sophomore with the Boilermakers in 2012-13 ... Averaged 4.9 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 18.0 minutes per game ... Led the Boilers in assists three times, points twice and rebounds twice ... Scored a season-high 14 points and added four rebounds in the win over Hofstra (Nov. 11) ... Scored 11 points, grabbed a career-high eight rebounds and dished out three assists at Northwestern (Feb. 2) ... Scored eight points and dished out a career-high nine assists against Bucknell in the 2012-13 season opener (Nov. 9).

2011-12 (at Purdue): Played in 34 games as a freshman at Purdue in 2011-12 ... Made three starts on the season ... Averaged 5.4 points and 2.1 rebounds in 15.5 minutes per game ... Led Purdue with a career-high 17 points, grabbed a season-best six rebounds and had four assists in the win over Nebraska at the Big Ten Tournament (March 8).

2010-11 (at Purdue): Redshirted.

Prep: Led Whitney Young to an Illinois big school state championship as a junior and a runner-up finish as a senior ... Coached by Tyrone Slaughter ... A three-time Illinois large school all-state selection ... Given a four-star rating, ranked as the No. 100 overall recruit and ranked as the No. 25 shooting guard in his class by Rivals.com ... Given a three-star rating and ranked as the No. 30 shooting guard in class by Scout.com.

Personal: Born on November 7, 1991 in Chicago, Ill. ... Son of Francine and Kurt Johnson ... Majoring in General Studies with a minor in Communications.

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