Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Career Notes Earned a scholarship entering the 2004-05 season after walking on in October 2002 ... a former prep baseball standout who provides size in the Blue Devils’ frontcourt ... returning for his fourth year of eligibility in 2005-06 ... has played in 40 career games, including one starting assignment ... has steadily developed into a solid player with good size and skills ... playing time could increase again in 2005-06, as it did a year ago ... recipient of the Bill Jessup scholarship.
Senior Season (2004-05) Saw action in 22 games, including one starting assignment ... averaged 0.4 points and 1.1 rebounds per contest ... played one minute versus Mississippi State (3/20) ... grabbed an offensive rebound in three minutes against North Carolina (3/6) ... played four minutes versus Miami (3/3) ... had an assist in three minutes against St. John’s (2/26) ... grabbed two rebounds in six minutes in a win over Georgia Tech (2/23) ... made first career start, playing five minutes against Wake Forest (2/20) ... played nine minutes versus Maryland (2/12) ... saw action against North Carolina (2/9) ... played two minutes in a win over Georgia Tech (2/5) ... scored two points in two minutes of action versus Wake Forest (2/2) ... had two points and set new career-highs with six rebounds and three assists in 10 minutes against Virginia Tech (1/30) ... scored two points and grabbed two rebounds in three minutes of action versus Florida State (1/22) ... played the final seconds of the first half against Virginia (1/16) ... grabbed one rebound in four minutes versus N.C. State (1/13) ... played two minutes in a win over Temple (1/8) ... scored two points, grabbed two rebounds and blocked two shots in six minutes against Princeton (1/5) ... played one minute versus Clemson (1/2) ... matched career highs with four rebounds and a blocked shot in three minutes against Illinois-Chicago (12/14) ... played two minutes versus Toledo (12/12) ... grabbed one rebound in three minutes against Valparaiso (12/4) ... played six minutes, registering two rebounds and a blocked shot in a win over UNC Greensboro (11/27) ... grabbed a career-high four rebounds, including two offensive boards, in nine minutes against Tennessee-Martin (11/20).
Junior Season (2003-04) Averaged 0.8 points and 0.5 rebounds per game in 13 contests ... saw action against Seton Hall in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (3/20) ... scored two points against Alabama State in the NCAA Tournament opener (3/18) ... saw action against Georgia Tech and Maryland in the ACC Tournament (3/13-14) ... played five minutes against Valparaiso (2/26) ... saw action against Maryland (2/22) ... recorded two points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal in two minutes against Clemson (2/8) ... saw action against Georgetown (1/24) ... scored four points and pulled down two rebounds against Fairfield (1/6) ... grabbed his first career rebound against Texas (12/20) ... scored three points against Portland (12/14) ... played against Michigan State (12/3) ... saw action against Liberty (11/28) in the Great Alaska Shootout.
Sophomore Season (2002-03) Averaged 0.2 points in five games played ... played nine minutes total as a sophomore ... saw action against Central Michigan in second round of NCAA Tournament (3/22) ... had an assist against Fairfield (1/2) ... played against North Carolina A&T (12/17) ... saw action against Michigan (12/7) ... scored one point against Army in his first career game (11/23) ... was 1-of-4 from the free throw line.
High School A four-year baseball letterwinner at Grady High School ... pitched and played first base ... named to the All-City Team his junior and senior seasons ... named a top 10 metro professional prospect during his senior year ... did not compete on the basketball team as a prep ... instead concentrated on baseball.
Personal Son of Tom Daniel and Susan Brooks ... several of his relatives are Duke graduates, including his mother, Susan (’78), father, Michael Johnson (’78), grandfather John Brooks (’48) and grandmother Jane Brooks (’48) ... has a younger brother, Steven ... participated in an Atlanta Braves scouting camp ... hopes to own a business someday ... enjoys movies, video games, reading and writing ... a four-year member of the National Honor Society ... worked on his high school newspaper his junior and senior years of high school ... also participated in the debate club ... graduated with a BA in political science and a minor in history in 2005 ... pursuing a master’s degree in political science ... born on April 25, 1983, in Atlanta, Ga.