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Donita Johnson
Donita Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clinton Township, Mich.

High School:
Mt. Clemens HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
03/15/1979


JUNIOR (1999-2000): Played in all 31 games, starting 24 ... averaged 3.0 points and 3.7 rebounds ... second on team with 117 assists, ranking 11th on the single-season chart ... season-high 10 assists and added six points and five rebounds vs. Dayton (12/17) ... 11 points, six assists and four rebounds in season opener against Appalachian State (11/19) ... was 4-of-6 from the floor, including 3-of-4 from three-point land vs. Appalachian ... six assists, four steals, six rebounds and four points at Butler (12/5) ... seven assists at Central Michigan (12/8) ... eight points and eight rebounds in Big Ten opener at Michigan (12/30) ... nine assists, four points and four rebounds off the bench vs. Purdue (2/17).

SOPHOMORE (1998-99): Appeared in all 31 games, starting the final 25 contests ... MSU?s Most Improved Player ... averaged a career-best 4.9 points, 2.9 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game ... third on the team with 17 blocked shots ... a natural two guard, took over the starting point guard duties following the season-ending knee injury to Vnemina Reese ... career-high 15 points, on 7-of-10 shooting from the field, against No. 15 Penn State (2/27) in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament ... 14 points off the bench in win over Central Michigan (11/15), first double-figure scoring game of career ... had a 14-point effort against Minnesota (1/22) ... 13 points and a career-high 11 assists against Indiana (2/5) for the first double-double of her career ... added two blocks and two steals and did not commit a turnover in 38 minutes of action against the Hoosiers ... double figures in back-to-back games for the first time in her career with a 13-point effort against Indiana (2/5) and 10-point game against Wisconsin (2/7) ... connected on a career-high two three-pointers against the Badgers ... four points, career-high 11 rebounds and six assists in win over Ohio (12/9).

FRESHMAN (1997-98): Appeared in 22-of-27 games, earning the starting nod against Purdue (1/4) and Northwestern (1/25) ... averaged 9.7 minutes per game ... contributed 1.2 points per contest ... season-high four points against Illinois (1/2) and Northwestern (1/25) ... three points in conference games with Indiana (12/28) and Penn State (12/30) ... played a season-high 20 minutes against the Wildcats (1/25).

PRIOR TO MSU: Four-year letterwinner for coach Ved Green at Mt. Clemens High ... Street & Smith?s and USA Today Honorable Mention All-America as a senior ... three-time league MVP ... ninth in the Miss Michigan Basketball voting as a senior ... Detroit News and Detroit Free Press All-Metro teams as a senior in 1996 ... averaged 21.6 points, 9.0 assists and 10.0 rebounds per game as a senior ... scored more than 1,000 points in her career ... broke school record for steals and topped the school chart for assists in a game (18), season and career ... captained the hoop team as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Born March 15, 1979 ... daughter of Porter and Marcetta Johnson ... a psychology major.

CAREER TOTALS

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YEAR	GP-GS	FG-FGA	FG%	FG-FGA	FG%	FT-FTA	FT%	REB	AVG	HG	PF-D	A	BL	ST	PTS	AVG	HG	MIN
1997-98	22-2	9-48	.188	2-18	.111	7-10	.700	17	0.8	2	18-1	20	2	8	27	1.2	4	213
1998-99	31-25	64-168	.381	10-30	.333	13-23	.565	95	3.1	11	58-0	113	17	30	151	4.9	15	871
1999-2000	31-24	36-129	.279	4-15	.267	17-25	.680	114	3.7	8	52-0	117	9	21	93	3.0	11	677
Career	84-51	109-345	.316	16-63	.254	37-58	.638	226	2.7	11	128-1	250	28	59	271	3.2	15	1761

CAREER HIGHS

Points - 15, vs. Penn State, 2/27/99

Field Goals - 7, vs. Penn State, 2/27/99

FG Attempts - 11, vs. Detroit, 11/24/99

3-Pt. Field Goals - 3, vs. Appalachian State, 11/19/99

3-Pt. FG Attempts - 4, vs. Appalachian State, 11/19/99 & vs. Wisconsin, 2/7/99

Rebounds - 11, vs. Ohio, 12/9/98

Assists - 11, vs. Indiana, 2/5/99

Blocks - 3, vs. Texas A&M, 11/28/98

Steals - 4, vs. Butler, 12/5/99

Career Double Figure Scoring Games - 6

Career Double Figure Rebounding Games - 1

Career Double Figure Assist Games - 2

Career Double-Doubles (Points-Assists)- 1

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