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Lykendra Johnson
Lykendra Johnson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Trinity

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward


04/26/2012

Lykendra Johnson, Porsche Poole Sign WNBA Training Camp Contracts

Johnson heads to Chicago, while Poole gets an opportunity in Minnesota.

03/17/2012

Spartans Drop 67-55 Contest to No. 19 Louisville

Klarissa Bell scored 12 points, as MSU ends its season at 20-12.

03/08/2012

The Suzy Merchant Show: Spartan Women's Basketball All-Access

Season 1, Episode 10

03/07/2012

Johnson, Poole Share MVP Award at Women's Basketball Banquet

Spartans held its annual banquet at the Breslin Center on Wednesday night.

02/27/2012

Lykendra Johnson, Porsche Poole Named Second Team All-Big Ten

Kiana Johnson named to the five-member All-Freshman Team.

03/17/2012

AP Photos: Michigan State vs. No. 19 Louisville

AP Photos: Michigan State vs. No. 19 Louisville

12/01/2011

Michigan State vs. Miami - AP Photo Gallery

Michigan State vs. Miami - AP Photo Gallery

03/05/2011

No. 11 WBB vs. Ohio State - 3/5/11

No. 11 WBB vs. Ohio State - 3/5/11

Career Stats
2008-09 Game-by-Game Stats
2009-10 Game-by-Game Stats
2010-11 Game-by-Game Stats
2011-12 Game-by-Game Stats

Appeared in 131 games, started the last 116 in her Spartan career ... Second Spartan and 13th Big Ten player with 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds ... Became the 22nd 1,000-point scorer in MSU history, and finished 11th with 1,242 points ... Second in career rebounds with 1,018 (11th in Big Ten history) and second with 405 offensive rebounds ... Third all-time in blocks (147), fourth in steals (224), sixth in free throws made (303), 14th in field goals (440) and 16th in 3-point field goals (59) ... Also sixth all-time with 116 games started, eighth with 131 games played and 10th with 3,361 minutes played ... Had 58 career double-figure scoring games, 39 double-figure rebounding efforts (fifth most in Spartan history) and 27 double-doubles (sixth most in MSU history) ... One of four Big Ten players to surpass 1,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, 200 steals and 100 blocks in her career ... A career line of 9.5 points, 7.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.7 steals and 1.1 blocks in 25.7 minutes ... One of six Spartans to be a four-time All-Big Ten selection ... 2010-11 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year ... Led the Big Ten in offensive rebounds in each of her final two seasons ... Two-time MSU Defensive Player of the Year ... Two-time team captain.

SENIOR (2011-12): Sixth Spartan to be a four-time All-Big Ten selection, earning second team from the media and third team from the coaches ... MSU's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner ... Shared the team's Most Valuable Player award with Porsche Poole ... One of three team captains ... Started all 31 games ... Finished second in the Big Ten with 8.6 rebounds, and also led the conference with 3.2 offensive rebounds ... Led the team with 1.8 steals (10th in the Big Ten) and 1.3 blocks (seventh in the conference) ... Second on the team with 10.8 points (22nd in Big Ten) in 26.6 minutes ... Had 10 double-doubles, second in the Big Ten ... Scored 10 points in 21 minutes in the opener vs. Villanova (11/11) ... Posted 12 points, eight rebounds and three steals in 21 minutes vs. North Carolina A&T (11/12) ... Tallied her first double-double of the season with 14 points and a career-high 20 rebounds, both game highs, vs. IPFW (11/15), also adding three assists, three steals and two blocks; her 20 rebounds are the seventh most all-time at MSU and the most since 1997 ... Dished out five assists vs. Western Michigan (11/17), the second most in her career ... Had her second double-double of the season with team-highs 15 points and 16 rebounds at Florida Gulf Coast (11/19) ... Had nine rebounds at Milwaukee (11/22) ... Totaled nine points, six rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks vs. Oakland (11/27) ... Posted her third double-double of the season with 13 points and 12 rebounds vs. Eastern Michigan (12/3), also adding three blocks ... Had her fourth double-double of the season with 13 points and 12 rebounds, also adding a season-high four blocks and two steals ... With 16:23 to go in the first half at No. 24 Texas (12/10), hit a 3-pointer to become the 22nd 1,000-point scorer in MSU history; went 3-of-4 from behind the arc for nine points, while adding 11 rebounds and three blocks ... Had nine points and five rebounds vs. Colorado State (12/20) ... Chipped in seven points, 10 rebounds and three blocks vs. Pittsburgh (12/21) ... Had 10 points and three blocks at Indiana (12/30) ... Posted nine points and four steals vs. Michigan (1/5) ... Had her fifth double-double of the season with 10 points and a game-high 15 rebounds at No. 19 Penn State (1/7), also with four steals ... Went 6-for-9 from the field for 13 points vs. Indiana (1/12), also adding seven rebounds and two steals ... Had 10 points and seven rebounds in 21 minutes vs. No. 11 Ohio State (1/15) ... Grabbed five steals at Minnesota (1/19) ... Posted her sixth double-double of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds at No. 13 Purdue (1/23), also adding three steals ... Had 10 points and picked up a season high six steals vs. Illinois (1/26) ... Tallied her seventh double-double of the season with 16 points and 12 rebounds vs. No. 18 Penn State (1/29) ... Posted her second straight double-double with 16 points (all in the second half) and 11 rebounds at Michigan (2/5), also added three assists ... Chipped in 12 points and eight rebounds vs. Northwestern (2/9) ... Grabbed a team high eight rebounds at Iowa (2/12) to move into second place on the MSU career rebound list ... Filled the stat sheet at Wisconsin (2/16) with a game-high 16 points (going 8-for-11 from the field) and seven rebounds, while adding four assists and three steals in only 24 minutes ... Posted her ninth double-double of the season vs. No. 17 Purdue (2/19) with 15 points and 13 rebounds, also adding four blocks and two steals in a season high 41 minutes ... On Senior Day vs. No. 23 Nebraska (2/23), posted seven points, seven rebounds and two steals ... In her return to her home city, scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to surpass 1,000 in her career, at Northwestern (2/26) ... In the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals vs. No. 21 Purdue (3/2), scored a career high 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for her 10th double-double of the season, also adding a career-high tying five blocks.

JUNIOR (2010-11): Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year ... First-team All-Big Ten (media), second-team All-Big Ten (coaches) ... Big Ten All-Defensive Team ... Named MSU's Defensive Player of the Year at team banquet ... One of four team captains ... Started all 31 games ... Led the team in rebounds with 8.9 (fifth in the Big Ten), offensive rebounds with 4.0 (led the league), steals with 2.4 (leads the Big Ten) and blocks with 1.3 (seventh in the conference) ... Also averaged 11.8 points (second on the team and 18th in the conference) and 1.7 assists (fourth on the team) in 27.0 minutes ... Set career highs in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks ... Led the team and was ninth in the Big Ten with a 48.3% field goal percentage ... Set a MSU single-season record with 133 offensive rebounds ... Her 295 rebounds are the fourth-most in a MSU single-season, while her 79 steals are sixth and her 44 blocks are ninth ... Scored in double-figures 20 times, grabed double-figure rebounds 14 times and had 10 double-doubles ... Led MSU in rebounds in 23 of the 33 games ... Scored 11 points in only 15 minutes in the season opener vs. IPFW (11/13); tied her career high, going 3-of-3 from 3-point range ... Tallied eight points, six rebounds and five steals vs. Dayton (11/15) ... Had seven points, six rebounds and four steals vs. Western Kentucky (11/26) ... Posted a team-high seven rebounds vs. Richmond (11/27) ... Nearly missed a triple-double with 11 points, a game-high 11 rebounds and a career-high nine steals in a season-high 36 minutes at No. 15 Florida State (12/1); her nine steals were tied for the second most in program history and were the most by an MSU player since Feb. 2, 1996; it was her first double-double of the season ... Had her second double-double of the season with 20 points, on a career-best 9-of-12 shooting, and 11 rebounds, both game highs, vs. No. 17 Texas (12/5); also added three assists ... Named Co-Big Ten Player of the Week on Dec. 6 for the first time in her career ... Grabbed a then-career-high 16 rebounds vs. Milwaukee (12/8), also added seven points and four steals ... Scored 12 points on 6-of-9 shooting at Western Michigan (12/10), also adding a team- and season-high four assists and seven rebounds ... Tied for the team lead with 12 points and led the team with seven rebounds in only 16 minutes vs. Iona (12/12) ... Led MSU with 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting vs. Vermont (12/21) ... Posted her third double-double of the season with 16 points and 10 rebounds vs. Illinois (1/2), also adding three assists and four steals ... Led MSU with 12 rebounds vs. Wisconsin (1/6), also adding eight points and four blocks ... Had her fourth double-double of the season with 17 points and a career-high 17 rebounds, both team highs, at Michigan (1/9); also had 10 offensive rebounds (second most in program history) and four steals ... Had 11 points, nine rebounds (all in the second half), three blocks and three steals vs. No. 16 Iowa (1/13) ... Posted nine points, nine rebounds and five steals in 28 minutes at No. 24 Ohio State (1/16) ... Had her fifth double-double of the season with 16 points and 10 rebounds at Indiana (1/20) ... Scored 20 points, tied a career high with 17 rebounds, set a career high with five blocks, and added four steals vs. Minnesota (1/23) ... Named Big Ten Player of the Week on Jan. 25 ... Had eight points and grabbed 15 rebounds (nine offensive) in only 20 minutes at No. 18 Iowa (1/27) ... Had eight points and eight rebounds at Wisconsin (2/3) ... Posted 13 points, eight rebounds, a season-hgih tying four assists and two steals vs. Purdue (2/6) ... Scored a career high and posted her seventh double-double with 24 points and 12 rebounds at No. 23 Penn State (2/10), also added eight steals, tied for the sixth most in MSU history ... Despite playing only 21 minutes, posted her eighth double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds vs. Michigan (2/13), also adding a game-high three assists ... Named Co-Big Ten Player of the Week on Feb. 14 ... Led MSU with 19 points vs. Northwestern (2/17), also adding eight rebounds and three steals ... Had her ninth double-double vs. Ohio State (2/24), leading MSU in points (16), rebounds (17, tying her career high), assists (3) and blocks (4) ... In only 18 minutes, scored 18 points and had seven rebounds at Minnesota (2/27) ... Had 10 points and six rebounds vs. Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals (3/4) ... Posted her 10th double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten semifinals (3/5) ... Scored 12 points vs. Northern Iowa (3/20) in the NCAA Tournament First Round, also adding seven rebounds and three assists ... Had eight points and 11 rebounds vs. Green Bay (3/22) in the NCAA Tournament Second Round.


SOPHOMORE (2009-10): Named All-Big Ten Third Team by the coaches and earned honorable mention recognition by the media ... Shared the team's Defensive Player of the Year award at the postseason banquet ... One of two Spartans to start all 33 games ... Led the team and fourth in the Big Ten with 7.6 rebounds (including 2.9 offensive, third in the league) ... Also averaged 8.8 points (third on team and 27th in the Big Ten), 1.4 assists (fourth on the team), 1.0 blocks (second on team and 11th in league) and 1.6 steals (second on the team and 14th in the Big Ten) ... Also led the team with a 49.2% field goal percentage ... Second on the team with 22 3-point field goals made and 75 free throws made ... Led MSU in rebounding a team-high 18 times ... Scored 11 points in 14 minutes at Dayton (11/13), also adding five rebounds and two steals ... Had nine points and eight rebounds at Detroit (11/15) ... Posted fourth career double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds vs. No. 5/6 Notre Dame (11/19), also adding three assists and two blocks ... Scored a career-high 21 points (on 8-of-9 shooting), to go along with seven rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals vs. Western Michigan (11/22) ... Posted eight points, a team-high nine rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. George Washington (11/27) ... Scored 12 points to go along with seven rebounds and a season-high four assists vs. Oklahoma State (11/28) ... Had seven points, a game-high nine rebounds and four assists in only 23 minutes vs. No. 4 North Carolina (12/3) ... Had eight points, eight rebounds (seven offensive), two blocks and two steals vs. Indiana (12/6) ... Had eight rebounds, two blocks and two steals vs. No. 8 Xavier (12/9) ... Has her second double-digit rebounding effort of the season, eighth of her career, with 10 boards vs. Florida Gulf Coast (12/13) ... Posted her second double-double of the season and fifth of her career vs. Washington (12/19) with 13 points and 11 rebounds, also tying her career high with three blocks ... Had seven points, seven rebounds and two blocks vs. St. Bonaventure (12/21) ... Scored 11 points, grabbed seven rebounds and picked up two steals at Wisconsin (12/28) ... Scored game-high 19 points, including a career-best 3-of-5 from behind the arc, and added seven rebounds, three assists, three steals and three blocks vs. Michigan (12/31) ... Grabbed seven rebounds at Indiana (1/3) ... Posted third double-double of the season with 13 points and 12 rebounds, including a career high eight on the offensive end, vs. No. 6 Ohio State (1/9), also adding a career-high five steals ... Had game-highs with nine rebounds vs. Wisconsin (1/14) and 11 rebounds at Penn State (1/17) ... Grabbed eight rebounds vs. Purdue (1/21) ... Posted her fourth double-double of the season at Minnesota (1/24) with 11 points and 11 rebounds, also adding three steals and two blocks in a season-high 37 minutes ... Had five points, six rebounds and three steals in 18 minutes vs. Penn State (2/4) ... Had seven points, five rebounds and two steals at Iowa (2/7) ... Totaled seven points, nine rebounds, three assists and two steals at Michigan (2/11) ... Had nine points and five rebounds vs. Northwestern (2/14) ... Posted 14 points, on 6-of-8 shooting, nine rebounds and two steals at No. 7/9 Ohio State (2/21) ... Posted nine points, 10 rebounds and four steals at Purdue (2/25) ... Scored 12 points and picked up two steals vs. Minnesota (2/28) ... Had 10 points and three steals in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals vs. Michigan (3/5) ... Had nine points and five rebounds in the NCAA Tournament First Round vs. Bowling Green (3/20) ... Posted eight points and a game-high nine rebounds, in addition to tying a career-high with three blocks, vs. Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament Second Round (3/22).


FRESHMAN (2008-09): All-Big Ten honorable mention by the media ... Unanimous choice to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Received MSU's Best Defensive Player award at the team's postseason banquet ... Appeared in all 33 games, starting the last 18 ... Averaged 6.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.1 steals and 0.8 blocks in only 22.7 minutes per game ... Second on team in rebounds (14th in Big Ten), blocks (15th) and steals, third in assists and fifth in scoring ... Led all Big Ten freshmen in rebounds and blocks in both overall games and conference contests ... Shot 75.2% from the free throw line, third on the team and 15th in the Big Ten ... Led team with three double-doubles and six double-figure rebounding games; also added seven double-figure scoring outings ... Led team in rebounding on 12 occasions ... Ninth most rebounds (199) by a MSU freshman, third most blocks (27) and tied for the fifth most free throws made (76) ... Solid in debut against Niagara (11/14), posting seven points, seven rebounds, four assists, four steals and two blocks ... Seven points and a game-high 11 rebounds vs. Stony Brook (11/16) ... Had team-high six rebounds against Quinnipiac (11/23) ... Seven points and six rebounds in only 12 minutes at No. 14/10 Notre Dame (11/29) ...Had seven points, behind 5-of-6 from the line, to go along with two blocks at Xavier (12/14) ... Had nine points at Penn State (12/21) ... Had six points and five rebounds vs. Indiana (12/29) ... Posted nine rebounds in a season-high 30 minutes at Purdue (1/1) ... Grabbed nine rebounds for the second straight game, while also adding five points, two assists and two steals at No. 17 Ohio State (1/4) ... In first collegiate start, filled the stat sheet with three points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals in 20 minutes against Northwestern (1/8) ... Had four points and six rebounds at Michigan (1/15) ... Tallied eight points (including 6-of-6 from the foul line) and a season-high five assists vs. Penn State (1/18) ... Posted first career double-double with season highs in points (13) and rebounds (15), seven of which were offensive, at Northwestern (1/22) ... Poured in new season- and game-high 14 points vs. Wisconsin (1/25), adding four rebounds and three assists ... Had string of 15-straight free throws snapped vs. Wisconsin ... Grabbed team-high eight rebounds vs. Iowa (1/29), also adding six points and three assists ... Tallied team highs in points (12), rebounds (9) and steals (3), while also adding a season-high three blocks at Minnesota (2/2) ... Had second double-double of the season with 14 points, tying her season-high, and 11 rebounds vs. No. 14/12 Ohio State (2/8), also adding three assists, two blocks and a steal ... Posted consecutive double-doubles with 10 points and 10 rebounds at Indiana (2/12), also adding two blocks and two steals in a season-high 42 minutes ... Had game-high eight rebounds to go along with six points vs. Michigan (2/19) ... Led the team with 12 points and a season-high six assists at Wisconsin (2/22), also adding six rebounds and two steals ... Had fifth double-digit rebound effort vs. Minnesota (2/26) with 10, also adding nine points, two assists and two steals ... Had three assists vs. Purdue (3/1), including the game-winner to Lauren Aitch with 1.8 seconds left ... Had 12 points and seven rebounds in the Big Ten quarterfinal game vs. Wisconsin (3/6) ... Grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds vs. No. 6/8 Duke (3/24) in the NCAA Second Round, also adding seven points, two steals and two assists ... Had seven points, four rebounds and three assists in the NCAA Regional Semifinal against No. 17/19 Iowa State (3/28).

2007-08: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-star recruit ... Ranked 30th overall and ninth at her position by HoopGurlz.com ... Ranked 84th by Blue Star Basketball.com ... An adidas Top 10 Camp Upperclass All-Star in 2006 ... Ranked the sixth-best power forward and 26th overall by All-Star Girls Report ... Earned Honorable Mention Street & Smith All-America honors in 2005 ... Averaged 13.6 points and 9.2 rebounds during her junior season ... A member of one of the top AAU programs in the country, Chicago Hoops Express, which has sent numerous players to Division I teams ... Also a member of the Trinity volleyball team.

PERSONAL: Born March 20, 1989 ... Daughter of Karlyn Cross ... The niece of Russell Cross, the former Purdue center who was chosen No. 6 overall in the 1983 NBA Draft by Golden State ... A family community services major.

CAREER HIGHS:
Points: 24, at Penn State (2/10/11)
Field Goals: 9, twice, last at Penn State (2/10/11)
Free Throws: 9, twice, last vs. Purdue (3/2/12)
3-Point Field Goals: 3, three times, last at Texas (12/10/11)
Rebounds: 20, vs. IPFW (11/15/11)
Assists: 6, at Wisconsin (2/22/09)
Blocks: 5, twice, last vs. Purdue (3/2/12)
Steals: 9, at Florida State (12/1/11)
Minutes: 42, at Indiana (2/12/09)