2012-13: Freshman at Creighton • Redshirted last season, but practiced against a 29-6 NCAA Tournament team every day. • Good athlete with a nice mid-range game and solid reputation for defense. • Missed first two games due to an ankle injury. • Drained first career shot vs. Presbyterian (11/18), a three-pointer. • Scored four points on 2-of-2 shooting in one minute of play vs. Saint Joseph’s (12/1). •Scored season-best nine points and blocked a shot in 12 minutes during win vs. Drake, sinking 3-of-5 shots from the floor (1/8). • Followed up Drake game with five points, two assists and two rebounds in win at Missouri State (1/11). • Generated two rebounds, a steal and an assist in road win at Southern Illinois (1/27). • Scored eight points in 10 minutes at Indiana State (2/6), making 3-of-5 shots including 2-of-2 from downtown. • Tied career-high with nine points while adding career-best four rebounds in 18 minutes vs. Illinois State (2/9). • Had three points and four rebounds at UNI (2/13) in career-best 19 minutes. • Had a rebound and a dunk vs. Indiana State in MVC Tournament semifinal win vs. Indiana State (3/9). • Played two minutes in NCAA Tournament game vs. Duke (3/24).
2011-12: Redshirted at Creighton • Practiced but did not play for Creighton’s 2011-12 MVC Tournament championship team that finished 29-6, as part of a redshirt season. Summer 2011: Bahamas Trip • Averaged 6.0 points and 3.5 rebounds in the Bahamas. • Scored between five and seven points all four games. • Ranked second on the team with 15 free-throw attempts. Spring High School • Team was 30-8 his junior campaign. • A top-40 prospect in the state of Texas according to Texashoops.com, as well as a top-10 prospect within the city of Houston according to RCSSports.com. • As a sophomore, he averaged 14 points, six rebounds and four assists, where his team finished 25-10. • Preseason All-North Houston as a senior. • Played for same Houston Lynx AAU program that produced Emeka Okafor and former Bluejay Darryl Ashford. • Coached in high school by Chris Bailes. • Chose Creighton over offers from Wichita State, Bradley, Pepperdine, Boston College and South Alabama. More About Nevin Full Name: Nevin Lamar Johnson Birthday: Aug. 8, 1993 Birthplace: Ft. Polk, La. Parents: Nelson & Nanette Johnson Sibling: Nelson (21) Nickname: Nev Major: Undeclared Favorite Athlete: Joe Johnson Favorite Sports Team: Miami Heat Favorite Sports Memory: Home game last year vs. Long Beach State Favorite TV Show: Prison Break Favorite Vacation Spot: The Bahamas Career Aspiration: To play professional basketball