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Johnny Lee
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Johnny Lee

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashville, TN

High School:
Martin Luther King

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 155

Position:
G

Birthdate:
12/02/1986

Experience:
2 yrs.



As a Sophomore in 2007-08:
became GW's first option at point guard this season
• home crowd favorite enjoys special bond with student fans who played alongside him in intramural games on GW's rec courts
• played 8 min. and had an asst. in the MSM opener (11-10-07)
• had 2 assts., 2 stls, in 18 min. @ UMBC (11-24-07)
• grabbed a reb. in 12 min. at UCLA (11-28-07)
• 5 assts., 2 stls. against UMES (12-5-07)
• featured in the 12-6-07 issue of the GW Hatchet
• grabbed career-high 4 rebs. @ Virginia Tech (12-9-07)
• scored first 2 pts. of the season vs. Longwood (12-23-07)
• converted 2 FTs, asst., stl vs. Saint Louis (1-10-08)
• hit 1st career 3FG, career-high 6 assts. vs. SJU (1-30-08)
• scored career-high 6 pts. on 2-2 treys, 4 assts. @ Temple (2-3-08)
• dished out 4 assts. w/ no turnovers vs. La Salle (2-6-08)
• grabbed career-high 5 rebs. @ Saint Louis (2-13-08)
• scored career-high 7 pts. w/ 5 assts. vs. Rhode Island (2-27-08)
• career-high 14 pts. on 3-4 3FG, 3-3 FTs @ #9/11 Xavier (3-1-08)
• handed out 6 assts. @ Charlotte (3-6-08)

As a Freshman in 2006-07:
Walk-on who was added to the roster in late October, 2006 ... took a steal full court for a lay-in for his first 2 pts. vs. Dartmouth (11-14-06) ... had an asst. and a steal @ Providence (11-26-06) ... scored 2 pts. w/ 3 stls. and 1 asst. vs. Colgate (12-29-06) ... Lee honed his skills on GW's rec courts with the other students in intramural games and has become a crowd favorite at home games when he subs in. Playing behind one of the better backcourt combinations in the country, Lee made the most of his PT in the A-10 Tournament semifinal game vs. Saint Louis game where his circus shot made ESPN SportsCenter's Top 10 plays at No. 6 and the video clip was posted on YouTube ... Lee was added to the roster in late October, 2006 as a walk-on ... a junior academically, Lee has three years of eligibiilty ... quick guard who will effectively prepare other Colonials' guards for opponents ... member of GW's 2005 intramural undergraduate and campus men's basketball champion team.

High School:
Four-year starter for the Martin Luther King Royals under coach James Shelton ... averaged 13 points and 5.5 assists per game as a senior for MLK which won the District championship and advanced to the Tennessee state final four ... named District 11-AA MVP as a senior and was twice-named to the All-District and All-Region Team as well as the State All-Tournament team.

Personal:
Born December 2, 1986 in Nashville, TN .. full name is Johnny E. Lee Jr. ... son of Johnny and Sandra Lee ... has three older sisters, Gretchen (27), Candace (25) and Rachel (23) ... enjoys going to the movies and would like to pursue a career in the television or film industry after graduation ... religion major minoring in film studies.

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