33 Orlando Johnson
33 - Orlando Johnson
Height: 6-5
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seaside, Calif.
High School: Palma HS
Previous College: Loyola Marymount
Position: Guard

Career Wrap-Up
Orlando Johnson completed his career at UCSB's all-time leading scorer with 1,825 points...Accomplshed the feat in just three seasons...Became the only player in school history to score 500 or more points three times...Ranks in the single season scoring top-10 three times...Holds all three of the major scoring records at UCSB with 1,825 career points, 674 points in 2010-11 and 39 points in a game against UC Davis...His 182 three-point baskets are sixth all-time...Is one of just two players in Gaucho history to earn First Team All-Big West honors three straight years...Is one of just two players in school history to be named to the Big West All-Tournament Team three times...The only player UCSB history to be named All-District three times...Named to the Lou Henson Mid-Major All-American Team all three of his seasons 

First Team All-Big West
NABC Second Team All-District
Big West All-Tournament Team
John R. Wooden Midseason Top-25 List
James Naismith Award Watch List
Lute Olson Preseason All-America Team
Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Candidate 
Orlando Johnson completed his career at UCSB as the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,825 points...As a senior, he led the team in scoring (19.7 ppg), assists (2.9 apg) and steals (34)...Also averaged 5.8 rebounds per game...With 611 points on the season, Johnson became the first player in school history to score more than 500 points three straight years...Scored in double-figures 30 times in 31 games...Had double doubles against UNLV (36 points, 10 rebounds), Washington (24 points, 10 rebounds), Portland (26 points, 12 rebounds), UC Irvine (25 points, 10 rebounds) and Westmont (20 points, 10 rebounds)...Johnson had a season-high 36 points, along with 10 rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocked shots in a double overtime loss to UNLV...Scored 25 or more points six times and 20 or more 19 times...Also led the Gauchos with 70 three-point baskets and made three or more 14 times, including six times in the last seven games of the season...Passed off for a season-high seven assists at Cal State Fullerton and had four or more 12 times.

First Team All-Big West
Big West Tournament MVP
NABC First Team All-District 8 
Lou Henson Mid-Major All-American 
Johnson Was a member of Team USA at the World University Games in August of 2011...Played in all eight Team USA Games (7-1) and made four starts...Was the flag bearer for the American delegation at the opening ceremonies in Shenzhen, China
...Participated as a counselor at the Kevin Durant Nike Skills Academy in Chicago in June and then the Lebron James Nike Skills Academy in Akron in July...A member of the Rivals.com Preseason Mid-Major All-American Team for the second straight year...Easily one of the best players in UCSB history, Johnson averaged 21.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game as a junior...Was named First Team All-Big West, First Team All-District 9 and Mid-Major All-American...Was selected Big West Tournament MVP for the second straight year...In the league tournament, Johnson led the fifth-seeded Gauchos to wins over three higher seeded teams, including top-seeded Long Beach State in the title game...Averaged 28.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists in the Big West Tournament...Made 12-of-18 three-point attempts in the three games...Set a UCSB record with 674 points during the 2010-11 season...Johnson scored 30 or more points six times during his junior campaign, including twice during the Big West Tournament...Scored 20 or more 17 times, including a 21-point effort against Florida in the NCAA Tournament...Tied a school record when he went for 39 points in a home victory over UC Davis...Poured in 35 points in a win over Fresno State...Had four double-doubles on the season, one each against Fresno State (35 points, 11 rebounds), UNLV (12 points, 15 rebounds), Cal State Fullerton (17 points, 12 rebounds) and Cal State Northridge (15 points, 13 rebounds)...Set a career-high with 15 rebounds in a win at UNLV...Also had 13 rebounds at Cal State Northridge...Led the team with 66 three-point baskets on the season...Made five three-pointers in two games...Was a perfect 5-for-5 from three-point range in a Big West Tournament semifinal win over Cal State Northridge...Has scored in double-figures in 60 of his 61 games at UCSB...Johnson has tallied 1,214 points in his two seasons as a Gaucho, an average of 19.9 per game...In his three collegiate seasons, including his freshman year at Loyola Marymount, he has totaled 1,597 points.

Big West Player of the Year
First Team All-Big West
Big West Tournament MVP
NABC First Team All-District 8 
Lou Henson Mid-Major All-American 

Johnson is a Rivals.com Preseason Mid-Major All-American...Johnson is coming off of one of the finest debut seasons in UCSB history...Selected Big West Player of the Year, Big West Tournament Most Valuable Player, First Team All-Big West, NABC First Team All District 9, Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American, and Lou Henson Mid-Major All-American...Averaged 18.0 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game...Johnson was the first Gaucho player since 1996-97 to score in double-figures in every game over an entire season...Scored a career-high 28 points in a win at Pacific...Also had 27 points in an overtime win at home over Cal State Fullerton...Scored 15 or more points 23 times and 20 or more 11 times...Johnson had 20 points and five rebounds in UCSB's NCAA Tournament game against Ohio State...Scored 20 points, five rebounds, and four assists in a Big West Tournament championship win over Long Beach State...Went for 19 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Weber State and then had 17 points and 10 assists in a loss at Cal...Made 48.1% of his field goal attempts, the second highest mark on the team...Got off to a quick start as a Gaucho as he went 7-for-7 from the field in a season-opening win over Cal State Los Angeles...Johnson made 46-of-116 3-point field goal attempts, 39.7%...Made all four of his 3-point attempts in a home win over Pacific...Johnson made a 3-point basket as the final seconds ticket off the clock to give UCSB a win at UC Riverside...Also made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to tie a game against Cal State Fullerton and the Gauchos ultimately won the game in overtime...Had five or more rebounds 18 times and seven or more on 10 occasions...Shot 70.3% from the free throw line, but he made 84 out of 101 over the final 16 games, 83.2%...His total of 540 points was the sixth most in school history.

Johnson redshirted the 2008-09 season after transferring from Loyola Marymount.

Johnson's one season at Loyola Marymount was an outstanding one...Set school records for freshman by scoring 383 points and averaging 12.4 points per game...Also tied LMU's record for rebounds by a freshman with 152...Led the Lions in scoring and rebounding, tied for the team-lead in blocked shots with 12, and was second on the team with 40 three-point baskets...Johnson scored in double-figures 20 times in 31 game...Also scored 15 or more 12 times and 20 or more four times...Scored a career-high 26 points against Wagner, 25 against UC Riverside, 23 against Presbyterian, and 21 against Mercer...Had a season-high 11 rebounds three times...Had double-doubles against Boise State (16 points, 11 rebounds), Portland (16 points, 11 rebounds), and Pepperdine (17 points, 11 rebounds)...Made a season-high four three-point baskets against UC Riverside...Hit two or more three-pointers 10 times...Johnson shot 41.2% overall, 32.0% from three-point range, and 64.2% from the free throw line...Averaged 2.1 assists per game and had a season-high of six against Boise State...Earned West Coast Conference Player of the Week honors.

High School
Johnson graduated from Palma High School...Attended North Salinas High School for his freshman and sophomore years...Averaged 25.6 points and 12.1 rebounds per game as a senior...Helped Palma to a 27-3 record, a CIF Central Coast Section title and to the Northern California regional championship game...Following his senior season, Johnson was named Third Team All-State, Division IV Northern California Player of the Year, Monterey County Player of the Year, Tri-County Athletic League Player of the Year, First Team All-CIF Central Coast Section, First Team All-Tri-County Athletic League, and All-Monterey County...Johnson was a three-time All-Tri-County Athletic League and All-Monterey County selection...Averaged 19.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game as junior...As a sophomore at North Salinas in 2004-05, he averaged 13.6 points and 6.2 rebounds per game, helping the program to a league championship...Coached by Tim Kirkland and Paul Alioto.

Orlando Vincent Johnson was born March 11, 1989 in Monterey, Calif....The son of the late Vicki Renée Johnson...Raised by his brothers Jamell Damon, Sr. and Robert Johnson, and his sister-in-law Shannan Damon...His brother Jamell played football at St. Mary's and his brother Robert played basketball at Weber State...Johnson was a member of the Principal's Honor Roll in his sophomore and senior years of high school...Also played three years of football in high school, earning all-league and underclassmen MVP honors as a junior before opting not to play his senior season...Enjoys watching movies and his favorites include He Got Game, Friday Night Lights, and Above the Rim...Roots for the Oakland Raiders...Paul Pierce is his favorite athlete...Majoring in communication studies and would someday like to get into television and broadcasting.

Career Statistics
Year gp-gs min/avg fg-fga pct 3fg-3fga pct ft-fta pct off. reb def. reb tot avg pf fo ast to blk stl pts avg
09-10  30-29  939/31.3  176-366  .481  46-116  .397  142-202  .703  56  106  162 5.4  72  69  81  17  21  540  18.0 
10-11  32-32  1065/33.3  222-467  .475  66-163  .405  164-204  .804  49  149  198  6.2  67  94  87  16  39  674  21.1 
11-12  31-31  1067/34.4  207-459  .451  70-164  .427  127-182  .698  52  129  181  5.8  57  91  76  23  34  611  19.7 
TOTAL  93-92  3071/33.0  605-1292  .468  182-443  .411  433-588  .736  157  384  541  5.8  196  254  244  56  94  1825 19.6