An early entry candidate for the 2010 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: First transfer student to be named Big East Player of the Year. Named First Team All-America by The Associated Press and the USBWA.
Junior (2009-10): Ranked in top 10 in Big East in scoring (16.5 ppg, 10th), rebounding (8.5 rpg, 5th), steals (1.7 spg, 5th), three-point percentage (.415, 7th), blocks (1.8 bpg, 6th), and minutes played (35.0 mpg, 9th). Averaged 22.0 points during NCAA Tournament, including a career-high 31 vs. Gonzaga in the second round. Recorded 24 points and seven rebounds in win over Georgetown in Big East Tournament. Scored 22 points at Notre Dame, followed by a 22-point, 15-rebound performance vs. Marquette. Led the Orange with 20 points, a career-high 19 boards and five blocks vs. Seton Hall in Big East opener. Named MVP of 2K Sports Classic after averaging 21.0 points and 9.5 boards in wins over Cal and UNC.
Sophomore (2007-08): All-Big 12 Honorable Mention. Started 25-of-27 contests. Missed five games and was slowed for most of campaign by an ankle injury. Scored 20-or-more points seven times. He canned five three-pointers in 20-point showings vs. Albany and Kansas. Tallied 20 points and 11 boards vs. Missouri. Followed with a season-high 24 points vs. Oklahoma State.
Freshman (2006-07): Named to Big-12 All-Rookie Team. Started 30-of-31 games, averaging 12.3 points and 7.9 rebounds. His 244 rebounds was second-best by a freshman in Iowa State history. Led the Big 12 in offensive rebounding (3.16 rpg). Led the squad with 33 blocked shots. Posted 11 double-doubles on the season. Recorded 15 points and a season-high 14 rebounds at Colorado. Scored 17 points, including five three-pointers, vs. Missouri. Recorded a season-high 22 points vs. Nebraska.
Strengths: Super long and athletic wing with a well-rounded skill-set. Can shoot with range, run the floor, defend, block shots and attack the rim. Shows excellent body control.
Personal: Son of Robert and Mary Johnson. Has a brother, Craig Carroll, and a sister, Rhonda Smith. Majored in communications and rhetorical studies.