Johnson overcame an injury-plagued season to rank fourth on the team in scoring at 9.5 ppg and play in 19 games, drawing 18 starts ... he also ranked third on the team in rebounding average (4.1) and his 33 steals and 56 assists were second and third on the team, respectively ... Johnson reached double-digits in scoring 10 times during his sophomore season, including six of the first seven games he played ... tallied a season-best 19 points against Lafayette (Feb. 11), adding five assists, five rebounds and four steals in a fine all-around performance ... went over 400 career points in the win over the Leopards ... also scored 19 points in a win over Longwood (Jan. 17), adding four rebounds, three assists and two steals ... finished the game 8-of-12 from the field against the Lancers ... scored 16 points in Navy's second game of the season against Arkansas-Little Rock ... netted 14 points against Georgetown and Air Force ... injured his knee against Air Force, forcing him to miss the next nine games ... tallied 14 points (5-of-9 from the field) in the Patriot League Tournament against Holy Cross ... connected on a career-high four three-pointers against the Crusaders ... in his first seven games of the year, Johnson averaged 13.4 ppg, 2.9 apg, 4.4 rpg and 1.6 spg ... in the last 12 games, Johnson averaged 7.4 ppg ... had an outstanding floor game against American (Jan. 25), scoring six points, equaling a career high with nine rebounds and dishing out six assists ... also dished out six assists against Army (Jan. 22) ... the six assists equaled a career high, set five times ... tallied 11 points against Bucknell (Jan. 7) in his first game back from a knee injury that sidelined him for nine games ... added 11 points against Lafayette (Jan. 14), Holy Cross (Feb. 15) and Colgate (Feb. 25) ... in the Lafayette contest, he added seven rebounds, five assists and three steals ... overcame a subpar shooting game in the overtime N-Star victory over Army (Feb. 5), grabbing seven rebounds and distributing five assists ... dished out five assists five times during his sophomore season ... led Navy in minutes played, averaging 34.2 minutes played ... played at least 35 minutes in nine games, including a Navy season-high 43 in the win over Army (Feb. 5) ... set the school record for minutes played in Patriot League action with 472, surpassing Victor Mickel's (1992-93) previous record of 468 ... also set the school record in Patriot League action for minutes per game (33.7) ... grabbed a season-best five steals against Army (Jan. 22), and snared at least one steal in 15-of-19 games played.
AS A FRESHMAN (2004-05):
One of two (Greg Sprink was the other) Navy players to be named to the 2005 Patriot League Men's Basketball All-Rookie Team ... the recipient of the Rear Adm. Ronald Marryott Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a Navy basketball player ... awarded to the player who embodies what a Navy basketball player is about -- he plays hard, plays together, plays with confidence and plays for Navy, while demonstrating a commitment to character to leadership and to his teammates ... a starter in 27 of the 28 games, Johnson was Navy's top assist giver (3.1 apg) and the team leader in steals (2.0 spg) ... he was fourth on the squad in scoring, averaging 9.6 points per outing ... ranked among the Patriot League's top 10 in three categories -- steals (second), assists (sixth) and assist-to-turnover ratio (sixth, 0.79) led the league's freshmen in assists and steals and was the second-leading scorer among the Patriot League freshman class ... became only the 14th player in Naval Academy history to score 200 points as a freshman ... behind a six-point performance against American in the league tournament (March 4), he moved past Derrick Wall (1991-92) into sixth on the Mids' all-time freshman scoring list with 269 points ... set the Navy single-season record for steals (32) in Patriot League competition after grabbing two at American (Feb. 26) in the regular-season finale ... recorded at least one steal in every game except road games at Belmont (Dec. 6), Air Force (Jan. 3) and Lehigh (Feb. 19) ... found himself among the top 10 in two Navy single-season categories -- tied for eighth with 57 steals (Brian Walker, 1996-97) and ninth in minutes played with 949 ... came up six minutes short of setting Navy's record for most minutes played in Patriot League action ... played 463 minutes, just five behind Victor Mickel's (1992-93) record-setting 468 ... averaged 33.1 minutes per game, the fourth-best mark in school history ... was just 0.3 off the record held by Skip Victor (1998-99) and Mickel ... competed in just four games in which he did not play 30-plus minutes ... dealt out a career-high six assists in the season opener at UMBC (Nov. 19) and again at Ohio (Dec. 4) ... scored a career-high 21 points in the Mids' triumph over Loyola (Md.) (N21) ... shot 8 for 18 from the field, including a pair of triples ... earned Patriot League Rookie-of-the-Week recognition Nov. 29 after averaging 13 points, five rebounds, three assists and 3.5 steals per game against the Merchant Marine Academy (Nov. 23) and VMI (Nov. 28) ... produced a career-high tying 21 points against USMMA, while grabbing a career-high five steals ... grabbed six rebounds in Navy's overtime loss to Stony Brook (Dec. 11) ... hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer to send the game into extra minutes ... nearly produced his first-career double-double with a 12-point, career-high nine-board performance against Gettysburg (Dec. 18) ... claimed his 100th-career point on a 15-point performance at Mount St. Mary's (Dec. 21) ... scored five field goals and had his best effort from the line, knocking down a career-high five free throws ... tallied 12 points at The Citadel (Dec. 30), including a career-high tying five free throws ... added six boards, a team-best four assists and three steals ... had a solid shooting afternoon at Lafayette (Jan. 8), where he scored 16 points on 6 for 8 (.750) shooting from the field, including 2 for 2 (100.0) from three-point range ... produced a career-high six steals against Lehigh (Jan. 15) ... it ties as the sixth-most steals by a Navy player in a single game ... it's the most steals by a Mid since Jehiel Lewis set the record of 12 against Bucknell in 2002 ... produced his 200th-career point in fine fashion ... turned in 17 points on 6-for-8 shooting, including a three-pointer, against Holy Cross (Feb. 4) ... captured his 100th-career rebound on a three-board effort in Navy's win at Lehigh (Feb. 19) ... turned in 13 points against the Mountain Hawks to record his 100th-career Patriot League point ... was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week for his performance ... produced five steals in Navy's win over Lafayette (F23) ... turned in an 11-point effort at American (Feb. 26) in the regular-season finale ... did not commit a turnover in 32 minutes of play and dealt out a career-high tying six assists ... hit a game-tying three-pointer from the sideline near mid-court against American in the league tournament to send the game into overtime.
HIGH SCHOOL / PERSONAL:
A 2003 graduate of Highland High School ... a four-year basketball letterwinner in basketball and football ... member of the 2003 Madison County Basketball Championship team ... led his high school football team to the 2001 conference championship ... garnered MVP basketball honors his junior and senior seasons and was named Honorable Mention All-State (Ind.) ... earned all-state kudos in football as a junior and senior ... also earned team MVP recognition in both seasons ... member of his high school's choir ... majoring in economics ... full name is Corey Michael Lee Johnson ... son of George and Donna Johnson ... father is a high school and college basketball official ... brother, Cameron, is a junior at Highland High School ... born Jan. 14, 1985, in Indiana.
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