KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tony Crocker looked like a player who could have been the goat during Oklahoma's second-round NCAA matchup with Michigan on Saturday night inside Kansas City's Sprint Center. But things don't always turn out as planned, at least not for Michigan.[details]
2006 (Sophomore): Named to Academic All-Big 12 Second Team. Ranked third on team with 23 starts (came off the bench the last seven games). Averaged 7.0 points, 1.8 rebounds and a team-high 2.8 assists in 23.6 minutes per contest. Ranked third on squad with 37 treys and shot .346 from beyond the arc. Shot a team-high .926 from the free throw line (25-for-27). Posted a 2.0 assist-to-turnover ratio (87 assists and 44 turnovers). Registered six games of at least five assists and no more than one turnover. Netted a career-high 18 points (all in the first half) in season opener against Norfolk State (Nov. 10) as he made five of his seven 3-point attempts. Scored 16 points and handed out five assists against Purdue in the second round of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational (Nov. 21). Was 4-for-9 from 3-point range against Texas (Feb. 24) and finished with 14 points.
2005 (Freshman): Averaged 3.1 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 17.8 minutes per game. Missed five games due to a sprained ankle sustained Nov. 5 in team's first exhibition game. Made 13 starts on the year (including 10 in Big 12 play and OU's lone Big 12 Tournament game). Scored in double figures four times. Recorded a 12-point game against Nebraska (March 10) in Big 12 Tournament in which he made a career-high four 3-pointers on six attempts. Registered a season-high 14 points, five rebounds and three steals in home win over Alabama (Dec. 31). Scored 10 points in home games against Missouri (Jan. 10) and Texas Tech (Jan. 21). Handed out a season-high four assists on four occasions (including regular season finale at Texas). Pulled down a season-high six rebounds against Missouri. Recorded eight blocked shots and 21 steals on the year.
Personal: Nickname is "A.J.". Born April 22, 1987, in San Antonio, Texas. Parents are A.J. and Kathy Johnson. Father played basketball at Northwestern Oklahoma State University and was 1982 district player of the year . Also considered attending Southern California, Texas A&M and Texas Tech. Major is undecided.
A two-time Texas Association of Basketball Coaches First-Team All-State selection. Three-time District 3-4A Player of the Year ... Averaged 21.4 points, 7.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 4.6 steals as a senior. Shot .519 from the field and .747 from the foul line. Led Palo Duro HS to a 29-4 record and the school's first state tournament berth in 44 years (lost in semifinals). Team averaged 91.2 points per game. As a junior averaged 27.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 3.9 steals. Shot .533 from the field, .376 from 3-point range and .799 from the free throw line in 2003-04. Scored at least 40 points five times as a junior when he was a first-team All-State selection and the Amarillo Area MVP. Netted a career-high 44 points twice. Led team to 35-2 record his junior year (most wins by a team in Amarillo city history). Averaged 23.6 points per game as a sophomore. Recorded a quadruple-double Jan. 10, 2003, as a sophomore against Plainview (24 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals). Eight days earlier was 10-for-13 from 3-point range against Pampa and netted 38 points (23 in first quarter). Finished career as leading scorer in Amarillo city history (2,602 points). Played on varsity all four years and teams finished 116-22. Coached by Jeff Evans.