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10 Johnny Juzang

Name
Johnny Juzang
Position
Guard
Class
FR
Hometown (Last School)
Los Angeles, CA (Harvard-Westlake School)
Ht
6'6"
Wt
214
Seasons
2019-20
Birthday
March 17, 2001

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2019-20

Freshman: Entered the transfer portal after the season … Key reserve, especially late in the season as he developed more confidence … Appeared in 28 games with two starts during his freshman season … Scored 82 points, with 54 rebounds, nine assists, five steals and two blocks … Played his best basketball late in the season … Made 10 of his final 20 3-point field goals … Totaled a career-high 33 minutes and notched his second double-figure scoring game with 10 points and two 3-pointers in the 18-point comeback at Florida … Had a career day at Tennessee, posted career highs with 13 points, four field goals made and three 3-pointers in 24 minutes … Also grabbed a key offensive rebound in Knoxville, Tennessee … Scored five points at the win at No. 18/18 Texas Tech, including a key 3-pointer … Recorded six points in the home win over Georgia … Played 17 big minutes in the win at Arkansas, tying a then-career high of five points … Had five rebounds at South Carolina, which spearheaded more minutes as the season progressed … Recorded his first career start against Fairleigh Dickinson and played 22 minutes … Posted five points in the win over UAB … Hauled in seven rebounds in 20 minutes vs. Eastern Kentucky. 

HIGH SCHOOL

Late add to the 2019 class after reclassifying … Ranked in the top 35 by the major recruiting services, including ESPN (No. 29), 247Sports (No. 31) and Rivals (No. 34) … The 34th-best prospect by the Recruiting Services Consensus Index … Consensus five-star prospect … Averaged 23.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game during his junior season at Harvard-Westlake … Named Mission League MVP … All-California Interscholastic Federation First Team pick … Harvard-Westlake claimed the CIF championship and the Mission League Championship for the first time since 2011 … Mainstay at Team USA events … Finalist for the U17 Team USA squad.

PERSONAL

Born March 17 in Los Angeles … Major is marketing … Parents are Hanh and Maxie Juzang … Has a brother, Christian, and a sister, Lauren … Brother plays basketball at Harvard … Enjoys fashion and watching movies … His most prized possessions are his reading journal and books … Away from the court he likes being around friends and family … His greatest fear is letting down those who support him … Chose Kentucky over Virginia, Kansas, Villanova and Oregon.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 26, 1949, Cliff Barker hit a shot against Vanderbilt from 63 feet, 7 inches to record the longest field goal ever made by a Kentucky player.  The previous record of 53 feet , 9 inches was set by Ralph Beard.

 

On February 26, 1991, Kentucky beat the Crimson Tide to win its 200th game in Rupp Arena and became one of two schools (along with North Carolina) to win 1,500 basketball games.

 

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