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Tyrone Johnson
Tyrone Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plainfield, N.J.

High School:
Montrose Christian School

Last College:
Villanova

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 196

Position:
G

Experience:
2VL


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Pre-South Carolina
Transferred to South Carolina from Villanova in January of 2013 ... Drew nine starts during the 2011-12 season when he averaged 3.3 points per game and compiled 65 assists (2.0 per game) ... Posted a season-high 14 points in an overtime contest vs. Connecticut ... At Montrose Christian, helped lead squad to the ESPN Rise 2011 National High School Invitational ... Scored 21 points, including all 11 of his free throw attempts, to help spark Montrose past Oak Hill Academy 71-64 in overtime to the crown in the nationally televised finale ... Was named the tournament's MVP ... A first-team All-Metro choice by the Washington Post ... Montrose finished with a 24-1 record ... Attended Montrose from Plainfield (N.J.) High School, where he averaged 18.3 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.2 steals as a junior in 2009-10 ... Was a teammate of Michael Carrera's at Montrose Christian.

Personal
Son of Perone and Monica Johnson ... Has two brothers, Perone and Eli, and two sisters, Shannon and Meesha ... His favorite actor is Denzel Washington and other than basketball, credits football as his favorite sport ... His advice to young people is "stay in school and never let anyone say you can't do something in life" ... Major is sociology.

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