Cy-Falls grad Johnson gets career-high 25 in Concordia win
Josh Johnson, a Cy-Falls HS grad, netted a career-high 25 points as Concordia University Texas rallied to earn an 89-85 road victory over Mary Hardin-Baylor on Monday.
The Tornados trailed by 20 points in the second half before coming back to escape with the four-point win.
Johnson just missed a double-double by scoring 25 points and grabbing nine rebounds to spark Concordia, which has won two straight games. He also blocked three shots.
Johnson, a junior forward, is third on the team in scoring at 10.6 points per game.
He sat out senior year at Cy-Falls to rehabilitate an injury sustained during his junior campaign. He averaged 7.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks as a junior in leading squad to the playoffs.
Johnson was a McDonald’s All-America nominee, named to the all-district second team, and played AAU ball for the Houston Heat.
Born Oct. 24, 1988, he is the son of Cynthia and Donald Johnson.
Johnson transferred to Concordia from Incarnate Word after earning one letter in basketball for a squad which advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament. He also lettered for one season at Nicholls State, a Division I school in Louisiana that competes in the Southland Conference.
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