GLORY JOHNSON 6-3 /// Forward Knoxville, Tenn. (The Webb School)
\ JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11)
BY THE NUMBERS 2010-11 SEASON HIGHS Points: Rebounds: Assists: Steals: Blocks: Field Goals: 3-Pointers: Free Throws: Minutes:
25 18 7 5 4 8 0 11 34
Florida, 3/4/11 Mississippi State, 1/23/11* Mississippi State, 1/23/11 Texas, 12/12/10 Mississippi State, 1/23/11 Mississippi State, 1/23/11* Florida, 3/4/11 Georgetown, 11/27/10
CAREER HIGHS Points: Rebounds: Assists: Steals: Blocks: Field Goals: 3-Pointers: Free Throws: Minutes:
25 18 7 5 4 10 1 11 40
Florida, 3/4/11 Mississippi State, 1/23/11* Mississippi State, 1/23/11 Texas, 12/12/10 Mississippi State, 1/23/11 Middle Tennessee, 11/25/09 Auburn, 1/28/10 Florida, 3/4/11 Georgia, 1/21/10
SEC HIGHS Points: 25 Florida, 3/4/11 Rebounds: 18 Mississippi State, 1/23/11 Assists: 7 Mississippi State, 1/23/11 Steals: 3 LSU, 1/2/11 Blocks: 4 Mississippi State, 1/23/11 Field Goals: 8 Mississippi State, 1/23/11* 3/Pointers: 1 Auburn, 1/28/10 Free Throws: 11 Florida, 3/4/11 Minutes: 40 Georgia, 1/21/10 *Indicates most recent high
PLAYERS TO WEAR #25 Glory Johnson Brittany Jackson Tanika Smith
2008-Present 2001-05 1993-95
PERSONAL INFORMATION Full Name Birthdate Parents Siblings
Major Models her game after... Admires... 34
Glory Bassey Johnson July 27, 1990 Mercy Bassey Johnson and Bassey Johnson Udofot Dorothy- age 28 Isaac - 27 Judy - 23 Grace - 22 B.A in Global Studies (3yrs.) M.S. candidate - Communication Tamika Catchings William Faulkner
Captured All-SEC First Team honors...Named to the SEC AllDefensive Team and the SEC All-Tournament Team ...Named to the WBCA All-Region 3 Team and was a finalist for the 2011 State Farm All-American Team...Was a four-time SEC Player of the Week - the most of any athlete in the conference...Earned Capital One All-Academic Second Team for District 4 honors... Graduated in three years – a year early – with a degree in global studies after the 2011 spring semester...Made the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll...Averaged 13.7 ppg and 10.3 rpg in SEC play, becoming the first Lady Vol to average a double-double in league play since Candace Parker in 2006-07...Overall, averaged 12.7 ppg and a Lady Vol-best 9.7 rpg while playing in all 37 games, including 29 starts...Her 9.7 rpg is the highest rebound average ever by a Lady Vol junior....Also led the Lady Vols in steals at 1.4 per game...Has 23 career double-doubles, including 13 in 2011...Has 29 career double-figure rebounding games, including 15 last year...Has reached double-digits in scoring 58 times in her career after completing the feat in 25 games in 2010-11...Has four career 20-point games, including two in 2010-11...Scored a career-best 25 points and made a career-high 11 free throws (in 16 attempts) to go along with 11 boards in SEC Tournament against Florida...Stuffed the box score with 22 points, a career-best-tying 18 rebounds, a career-best seven assists and a career-best four blocks versus Mississippi State on Jan .27...She had a double-double at halftime (10 pts, 11 rebs)....Ended her spectacular junior campaign with 12 points and 14 boards against Notre Dame in the Dayton Regional Final on March 28...Dropped 16 points against Marquette in the NCAA Tournament second round on Mar. 21...Opened the NCAA Tournament with a 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting and 10 boards against Stetson on Mar. 19... Averaged 12.8 ppg and 10.3 ppg while shooting 54.3 percent from the field in four games in the 2011 NCAA Tournament... Had a monster regular season finale, scoring 15 points and grabbing 16 boards versus LSU on Feb. 27 and was named SEC Player of the Week...Scored 18 points and grabbed nine boards at Ole Miss on Feb. 24...Attempted her second dunk of the season versus the Rebels, but missed...Scored 16 points versus Florida on Feb. 10, all in the second half...Fourth straight double-double came at Kentucky (10 pts, 10 rebs) on Feb. 7... Was named SEC Player of the Week on Jan. 31 after recording 12 points and 14 boards at Arkansas on Jan. 30 and 16 points and 13 boards at Auburn on Jan. 23...Scored 14 points on 5-of7 shooting and grabbed nine boards versus Vanderbilt on Jan. 15...Scored 12 points and snatched nine boards at Florida on Jan. 13...Scored 19 points against Alabama on Jan. 6...Tallied 19 points and 15 boards at LSU on Jan. 2 and was named SEC Player of the Week... Her suffocating man-to-man defense were instrumental in Tennessee’s overtime victory over Stanford on Dec. 19...Johnson had three steals, including two clutch swipes in the last two minutes of regulation...Grabbed 12 rebounds versus Lamar on Dec. 1...Captured the SEC Player of the Week Award on Nov. 29 for her all-tournament performance at the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands from Nov. 25-27... She erupted for a career-best 18 rebounds and 15 points in 29 minutes versus Georgia Tech on Nov. 26... Capped the tournament with 13 points and 12 boards against Georgetown on Nov. 27...Against Arizona State on Nov. 21, snagged 15 rebounds and scored 14 points...Attempted a dunk and narrowly missed it on a breakaway at the 17:53 mark in the second half against Chattanooga on Nov. 15
\ SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10)
Averaged 9.1 ppg, 7.8 rpg and 0.8 apg in SEC games…Had averages of 10.1 ppg, 7.7 rpg and 1.3 spg in all contests… Played in all 35 games and made 25 start…Named to SEC Community Service Team…Grabbed seven boards in 20 minutes off the bench in NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 loss
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to Baylor… Tied for game-high honors with 11 rebounds against Kentucky in SEC title game…Recorded 13 points and eight rebounds in 21 minutes in regular season finale versus Kentucky…Scored all 10 of her points and grabbed all eight of her rebounds in 12 second-half minutes at Vanderbilt… Notched her 10th career double-double with 15 points and a game-high 13 rebounds against Auburn in Knoxville… Scored a game-high 14 points at Georgia and pulled down eight boards while playing the entire 40 minutes…Posted teamhighs of 17 points and nine rebounds in UT’s first matchup of the season with Vanderbilt…Posted a double-double in the first half (12 pts, 10 rebs) at Mississippi State…Finished with 16 points and a career-best 15 rebounds against the Bulldogs… Posted a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds against Old Dominion…Finished with 10 points (all in the second half ) and seven rebounds against Rutgers…Finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds versus George Washington… Finished with 11 points, seven rebounds and three steals against UCLA…Scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds at MTSU…Finished with 14 points and six rebounds in win at Virginia…Scored 17 points against Texas Tech…
\ FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09)
Selected to SEC All-Freshman Team by a vote of the leagues’ coaches…Averaged 8.9 ppg and 6.9 rpg in SEC play…Scored in double figures 16 times, grabbed at least 10 boards seven times…Recorded five double-doubles… Did not start for the first time all season against Alabama…Posted her fifth career double-double against Georgia, scoring 20 points and grabbing 10 rebounds…Was productive in 28 minutes against Oklahoma with 12 points, eight rebounds and three steals…Finished with eight points and 10 rebounds against Ole Miss…Notched a double-double at Auburn with 13 points and 10 rebounds…Played a solid game at Arkansas, scoring 15 points… With 11 points at ODU, Johnson became only the second Lady Vol to ever score in double figures in her first 10 games, joining Chamique Holdsclaw, who finished with double digits in her first 14 games…Finished with 13 points at Texas…Notched her third double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds at George Washington…Captured SEC Freshman of the Week (Nov. 26-30) in leading UT to wins over Western Carolina and DePaul…Scored 19 points for the third time against DePaul…Netted 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting against Western Carolina…Recorded her second double-double in the third game of her career with 19 points and 13 rebounds at Chattanooga…Named SEC Freshman of the Week (Nov. 10-16) for her team highs of 17 points and 12 rebounds against San Francisco…Along with Shekinna Stricklen, became just the 11th and 12th Lady Vols to start their first career games for UT.
\ HIGH SCHOOL NOTES The 2007 Tennessee Miss Basketball for Division II received many All-America awards and honors, including: WBCA AllAmerica Team (2008), McDonald’s All-American (2008) and Parade Magazine All-American (2007 and 2008)…Two-time Gatorade State Player of the Year (2007 and 2008)…The 2007 MVP of the State Division II Tournament after leading her team to victory at the 2007 State Championship…Earned four varsity letters in both basketball and track and field and one varsity letter in field hockey in her high school career at the Webb School in Knoxville.
\ NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL Represented the USA at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China…Helped bring home the gold medal with Lady Vol teammate Shekinna Stricklen…Johnson averaged 6.2 ppg and 5.5 rpg en route to a 6-0 record…Played AAU for Tennessee Team Pride 2006-07…Her team was fourth in the nation in 2006 and second in the nation in 2007…Played for Knoxville’s Finest in 2005 and the Tennessee Stars in 2004.