Brice Johnson: 2016 Draft Prospect
College: North Carolina
2015-2016 Season Stats
Courtesy of North Carolina Athletics
AS A SENIOR(2015-16): Carolina’s first consensus first-team All-America since 2009...Led Carolina to a 33-7 record, the ACC regular-season and Tournament championships, the NCAA East Region title, the Final Four and a second-place finish in the NCAA Tournament...First-team All-America by the Associated Press, NABC, USBWA, Sports Illustrated, USA Today, Scout and John R. Wooden...Unanimous first-team All-ACC selection by both the media and coaches...Voted by the coaches to the ACC’s All-Defensive team...The eighth Tar Heel to earn first-team All-ACC Tournament, All-NCAA Regional and All-Final Four honors in the same season...KenPom’s national player of the year...Led UNC with 678 points (17.0 ppg), 416 rebounds (10.4), field goal percentage (.614) and blocks (59)...Averages were even better in ACC play with 17.2 ppg and 11.6 rpg...First Tar Heel ever with 600 points, 400 rebounds, 50 blocks, 40 steals and a FG percentage of .600 in a season...Grabbed 416 rebounds, breaking Tyler Hansbrough’s single-season UNC record...Set UNC record with 23 double-doubles, breaking Billy Cunningham’s record set in 1964...Second ACC player since 1974 to grab 400 rebounds in a season and finished with the 10th-most by an ACC player in history...One of four Tar Heels to ever shoot 60 percent from the floor and 75 percent from the free throw in a season; one of three ACC players to accomplish that in the last 20 years...First Tar Heel to average a double-double and shoot 60 percent from the floor since 1975...Led the ACC in field goal percentage and double-doubles, was second in rebounding and seventh in scoring...Only ACC player who qualified that shot better than 60 percent from the floor (.614) • First Tar Heel since 2005 to have two 20-rebound games in a season (23 at FSU, 21 at Duke)...UNC ranked No. 1 in the ACC in scoring and scoring margin, rebounding and rebounding margin and field goal percentage defense and tied for third in field goal percentage...Scored in double figures a team-high 37 times, second-most in UNC history...Six 25-point games and eight 20/10 games...Tied Brad Daugherty’s school record with 16 consecutive field goals...Led UNC in scoring a team-high 19 times...39 points, 23 rebounds, 14 field goals at Florida State and field goal percentage of .917 vs. UCLA were ACC single-game bests this year...Won ACC Player of the Week honors four times...Three awards came during ACC play...National Player of the Week twice...Shot 64.1 percent from the floor and 83.0 percent from the free throw line in nine post-season games (ACC and NCAA) • Earned All-Final Four honors • First Tar Heel to ever compile three consecutive 20/10 games in the NCAA Tournament (Providence, Indiana and Notre Dame)...Earned East Regional MVP honors after scoring 25 points with 12 rebounds in the regional final...Set the UNC record for an NCAA Tournament game with eight blocks in first round...Averaged 14.3 points and 8.7 rebounds and shot 72.0 percent from the floor and 87.5 percent from the line in ACC Tournament...Had 12 points, nine rebounds and five assists in championship game vs. Virginia...Led UNC with 18 points and grabbed 21 rebounds in the win at Duke...Led both teams with 16 points and 15 rebounds in 96-71 win over 10th-ranked Miami in a battle of first-place ACC teams...Led both teams with 29 points and 19 rebounds at home vs. Duke...Career-high eight assists (six in the second half when UNC shot 64.3 percent from the floor) and 16 points in the win at Syracuse...Scored 39 points and grabbed 23 rebounds at Florida State...One of five Tar Heels to ever have at least 30 points and 20 rebounds in the same game and the first in 40 years.
AS A JUNIOR (2014-15): Third-team All-ACC selection by the coaches and media and earned first-team All-ACC Tournament honors...Led UNC in field goal percentage (.566), made field goals (207) and rebounding (7.8) and was second in scoring (12.9) and blocks (42)...Was fourth in the ACC in FG% and seventh in rebounding...Had the third-most points in the ACC among players without a three-point field goal (Duke’s Jahlil Okafor and Syracuse’s Rakeem Christmas)...Led UNC in scoring in the ACC Tournament at 18.0 ppg and shot 58.8% from the floor and was 12 of 14 from the free throw line (.857)...Led UNC in scoring (13.6), rebounding (8.4) and FG% (.609) in UNC’s nine ACC road games...Led Carolina in ACC play in rebounding (8.5), field goal percentage (.583) and field goals made (102) and was second in scoring (13.3, just 0.2 behind Paige)...Grabbed 10 or more rebounds nine times in the last 23 games (had done it three times in his first 85 games as a Tar Heel)...Scored 16 or more points in 12 of the last 20 games with 16, 17 three times, 18 twice, 19 twice, 20 twice and 22 twice...Led UNC in scoring 12 times, one off the team high...Scored in double figures 27 times, including 18 of UNC’s 22 ACC games (UNC went 13-5 vs. ACC opponents when he scored 10+, 1-3 when he did not)...Made 35 of his last 45 from the free throw line (.778)...Made seven or more field goals in six of the first 22 games and 11 of the last 16 games.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Led UNC in field goal percentage and blocks, was second in rebounding and fourth in scoring...Finished third in media voting for the ACC's top sixth man Converted 23 of 31 field goal attempts in his last four games Went 62 for 94 from the floor in the last 13 games (.660) Scored in double figures 19 times (10 times in ACC play including the ACC Tournament), including 10 of the last 14 games Blocked at least two shots in 13 games, including a career-high five against Pitt on 2/15/14.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Played in all 36 games...One of four players to appear in all 36 games...Averaged 5.4 points...Was the fourth leading rebounder on the team with 3.2 per game...Scored in double figures nine times, but not in the last 21 games...Converted a team-high 51.1 percent from the floor...Was second on the team with 19 blocked shots ...Averaged 4.1 points and 2.6 boards in ACC regular season play...Played effectively in win over Virginia with six points and four rebounds and a steal in 11 minutes...Grabbed six rebounds in OT win over Virginia Tech...Scored in double figures in one ACC game (10 against Miami at home)...Made 6 of 8 shots for 12 points and added three offensive rebounds and three steals in win over UNLV...Led UNC with eight first-half points against UNLV as the Tar Heels built a nine-point lead at the break...Scored in double figures for the first time in three games with 10 points and seven rebounds agianst McNeese State...Limited to 15 minutes against East Carolina because of illness...Had 12 points, eight rebounds and two assists against East Tennessee State...Scored eight of his 10 points in the first half at Indiana...Season-high 16 points on 7 of 8 shooting from the floor in his first start against Chaminade...Added two blocks and two steals against the Silver Swords...Scored eight of his 10 points at Long Beach in the first half, helping UNC erase a six-point deficit and take a 33-32 lead at the half...Also had a season-high eight rebounds at Long Beach...Netted 12 points in 12 minutes against Florida Atlantic.
HIGH SCHOOL: Won Gatorade South Carolina Boys Basketball Player of the Year honors as a junior and senior...Parade All-America...Averaged 25.4 points, 14.3 rebounds, 8.3 blocks and three assists per game as a senior...Led Edisto to a 15-5 record and the second round of the Class 2-A Tournament...Averaged 23 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks in 2011...Played for his dad at Edisto High School in Cordova, S.C....Played in the Jordan Brand Classic...Two-time state champion in the high jump...Also played one year as a wide receiver...Member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
PERSONAL: Born Jonathan Brice Johnson on June 27, 1994, in Orangeburg, S.C....Son of Herman and Renee Johnson...Majoring in exercise and sport science in the sport administration program.