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  Johnnie Bryant
Johnnie Bryant

Player Profile

Oakland, Calif.

Last College:
Ohlone College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180



Fast Facts
Bryant is a returning starter in the backcourt ... can play both the point guard and two guard positions ... excellent outside shooter ... transferred to Utah in the middle of the 2004-05 season and sat out the remainder of the year as a redshirt.

Earned Honorable Mention All-Mountain West Conference honors ... on the Ute single-season charts, ranks second in both 3-pointers made (88) and attempted (208) ... scored in double figures seven consecutive games to start the Mountain West Conference schedule ... reached double figures in six of the 10 games to close out the season ... had at least five assists in six games, including four conference games ... made at least five 3-pointers four times during season ... perfect at the free throw line in 11 games ... in the last five games of the regular season, shot 58.2 percent from the field, 45.5 percent (15-for-33) from 3-point range and 10-for-10 at the free throw line to average 17.7 points per game ... ranked 34th in the NCAA in 3-pointers made (2.9) and 31st in 3-point percentage (.423) ... ranked ninth in the MWC in scoring (15.1 ppg), eighth in 3-point percentage (.423), first in 3-pointers made (2.93), sixth in free throw percentage (.821), 12th in assists (2.70 apg), fifth in minutes played (34.53) ... in conference games, ranked sixth in scoring (16.1 ppg), sixth in 3-point percentage (42.9), third in 3-pointers made (2.81), eighth in assists (3.06), sixth in assist/turnover ratio (1.44) ... career-highs with 28 points and seven assists (just one turnover) in 36 minutes against Rice ... shot 7-for-12 from the field, 3-for-7 from 3-point range and 11-for-13 from the free throw line ... went 7-for-13 from 3-point range against Virginia to tie the school records for makes and attempts ... scored 26 points (9-15 FG, 1-3 FT) versus the Cavaliers ... had back-to-back 20-point games against Wyoming (Feb. 21) and New Mexico (Feb. 24) ... 26 points (10-15 FG, 3-7 3FG, 3-3 FT) at Wyoming ... then tossed in 23 points (8-12 FG, 5-9 3FG, 2-2 FT) in Utah's double-overtime win against New Mexico ... had 23 points in back-to-back games against UNLV (Jan. 3) and TCU (Jan. 6) to open Mountain West Conference play ... excellent shooting game against the Rebels, shooting 9-for-15 from the field and 5-for-9 beyond the arc ... 18 points (5-9 FG, 3-5 3FG, 5-5 FT) and four rebounds in 31 minutes at BYU (Mar. 3) ... career-high of seven assists against Colorado State (Feb. 7) ... also had 17 points (5-11 FG, 3-7 3FG, 4-4 FT) versus the Rams ... career-high seven assists for the third time against San Diego State (Feb. 27) ... six assists at New Mexico (Jan. 13) ... five assists versus both Rhode Island and Wyoming (Jan. 20) ... career-high three steals at Colorado State (Jan. 9) ... five rebounds against Wyoming (Jan. 20) and San Diego State (Jan. 27).

Sophomore (2005-06)
Honorable mention all-Mountain West Conference ... appeared in all 29 games, starting all but two ... played at least 30 minutes 21 times ... four 20-point games and a team-best 20 double-figure scoring games ... led the Utes in scoring 12 times, including the last three regular-season games ... scored in double figures in 14 of the 16 Mountain West Conference games ... ranked 11th in scoring (13.1 ppg), 19th in field goal percentage (45.6), 18th in assists (2.38 apg), second in three-point field goal percentage (45.9) and third in three-pointers per game (2.34) in the MWC ... in conference games, ranked seventh in scoring (15.4 ppg), 10th in field goal percentage (50.3), 17th in steals (1.12 spg), first in three-point percentage (49.0) and second in three-pointers per game (2.94) ... on the Ute single-season charts, finished tied for second in three-point percenatage (45.9), tied for fourth in three-pointers made (68) and ninth in three-point attempts (148) ... first career double-double against UNLV (Feb. 22) with 20 points and a career-best 10 rebounds in 34 minutes ... shot 7-for-13 from the field, 3-for-6 from three-point range and 3-for-4 from the free throw line ... career-high 23 points against BYU (Jan. 7), shooting 9-for-17 from the field, 4-for-8 from three-point range and 1-for-1 at the line in 36 minutes ... established a career high with five assists at Rice ... 19 points (7-13 FG, 3-6 3FG, 2-3 FT), three rebounds, three assists (just one turnover) and two steals in 36 minutes in win at San Diego State (Feb. 11) ... 18 points while setting career-best marks for three-pointers made and attempted (5-for-9) against Colorado State (Feb. 15) ... also had a career-best three steals and three assists in 38 minutes against the Rams ... 18 points (6-12 FG, 3-6 3FG, 3-4 FT) in win at Wyoming (Feb. 1) ... tied a career high with five assists against TCU (Jan. 28) ... matched his career highs for three-pointers made and attempted (5-for-9) and assists (5) while scoring 19 points at TCU (Mar. 1).

Junior College
Played during the 2003-04 season at San Francisco City College ... averaged 15 points and four assists per game ... first team all-Coast Conference while leading SFCC to a 23-6 record ... earned his associate's degree from Ohlone College in Fremont, Calif., in December of 2004 ... coached by Justin Labagh.

High School
Graduated from Bishop O'Dowd High School ... third team all-state selection ... HAAL Player of the Year ... first team all-East Bay ... led team to the NCS championship in 2003 ... averaged 18 points, four rebounds and three assists per game while shooting 45 percent from three-point range as a senior ... coached by Mike Phelps.

Johnnie Bryant is the son of Johnny and Brenda Bryant ... born Aug. 6, 1985 ... nickname is JB ... cousin Lewis Clinch is a junior on the basketball team at Georgia Tech ... finished his undergraduate degree in human development and family studies in Fall 2006 ... has started course work toward a second major in sports management.

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