Arizona Wildcats basketball: Stanley Johnson drops 24 at Jordan Brand Classic

2014-04-18T23:13:00Z 2014-04-18T23:42:12Z Arizona Wildcats basketball: Stanley Johnson drops 24 at Jordan Brand ClassicBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Incoming Arizona Wildcats wing Stanley Johnson finished up his high school career Friday with 24 points and three assists in the Jordan Brand Classic at Brooklyn.

According to, Johnson showed a level of intensity not seen in many of his fellow stars, most of whom have experienced a busy postseason. He was 10 of 18 from the field, going 3 for 5 from three-point range with one rebound and no turnovers, according to a tweet of the official box score

Johnson led undefeated Mater Dei to the California Open Division championship, then helped the West win the McDonalds All-American game and Team USA win the Hoop Summit.

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In pushing again for a 20-year-old minimum for the NBA Draft, NBA commissioner Adam Silver also is for "closing the gap" between what a scholarship covers and athletes' expenses.

NMSU's big big man Sim Bhullar could make his expected NBA decision this weekend.

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