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1 Brandon Johnson
Brandon  Johnson

RS Senior

Houston, TX

High School:
Willow Ridge






Toreros to face Pepperdine on Saturday at WCC Championships

Winner will advance to Monday Semifinal Round


Toreros close out regular-season slate at Portland with 1pm game

WCC No. 5 Seed Goes To Winner


Toreros take on No. 2/3 Gonzaga on Thursday at 8pm (ESPN2)

USD will close out regular-season slate on Saturday at Portland (1pm, TWCSN)


Toreros play at BYU on Thursday at 7 pm (Pacific) on ESPNU

First contest out of the state of California for USD this season


Toreros host Saint Mary's on Saturday at 1pm

Senior Day for Five Toreros in WCC Game of the Week


Men's Basketball Season Opener vs. Stanford

Photos from opener against Stanford on Nov. 13, 2009 at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.


San Diego vs. Texas-San Antonio

San Diego vs. Texas-San Antonio on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007, in San Diego.


San Diego 55, UNLV 66

Gyno Pomare posts 23 points and ten rebounds.

NOTEWORTHY: Only men's basketball player in West Coast Conference history to leave as school's all-time leader in both scoring and assists... Brandon finished with 1,790 points and 525 assists.... In 2007-08 was named 1st Team All-WCC, WCC Tournament MVP, WCC Player of the Month (Jan., 2008), and twice was tabbed a WCC Player of the Week.

2009-10 at USD: Granted 5th year of eligibility... Named All-WCC honorable mention... Appeared in 29 games with 24 starts and led the Toreros in scoring (14.0 ppg), assists (3.4) and steals (1.8)...Reached double-digit scoring in 21 of 29 games he appeared in... Career-high 31 points against Mississippi State (Dec. 31, 2009)... Scored 20 or more points in 7 contests including 25-point outings twice against San Francisco... With his 21-point outing at Gonzaga, became school's all-time leading scorer, passing by former teammate Gyno Pomare (1,725 points)... Named a San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month (Feb., 2010).

2008-09 at USD: Appeared in first eight games and averaged 13.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.6 steals... He scored in double digits in all eight contests, including 10 points at SDSU before suffering achilles tendon tear late in the 1st half... Totaled 19 points against Valparaiso and chipped in with 18 points against Cal State Bakersfield

2007-08 at USD: Started 34 of 35 games while leading the team in scoring (16.9), assists (3.5) and minutes played (35.1 ave.)... Set a new single season record for points with 590 and tallied 29 games in double digits... Reached 20 or more points 10 times with a career-best 28 points in WCC semi-final win over Saint Mary's... In that same contest set a school record for minutes played with 50 in the 75-69 come-from-behind double overtime victory... Scored 27 points in back-to-back road games at Kentucky and Marshall, and poured in 18 points in USD's NCAA victory over Connecticut... In three different games pulled down 9 rebounds, while also registering season-highs of 8 assists (LMU) and 7 steals (at Gonzaga).

2006-07 at USD: Started 30 of 32 games for the Toreros at point guard where he averaged 12.8 points per game and a team-best 4.8 assists per game... Named 2nd Team All-WCC, WCC Player of the Month (Dec., 2006) and All-Tournament at Cal Classic... Scored in double digits in 21 games with a personal-best 26 points with 10-13 shooting versus Saint Mary's (Jan. 22, 2007)... Scored 20 or more points in six games, including an impressive 23 point outing in road win over the Cal Bears... Season-best 11 assists in win over Pepperdine in WCC Tournament opener, and 10 assists twice (E. Michigan & Campbell)... Scored 24 points while canning 4-of-7 three-pointers in road win over Portland (Jan. 27, 2007)... Has a knack for getting to the free-throw line; totaled nine games with 7 or more made free throws.

2005-06 at USD: Turned in an outstanding freshman campaign... Named a Freshman All-American by All-Freshman Team selection... Appeared in all 30 games with 5 starts and averaged 9.3 points per game while leading the team in assists (122)... Shot 45.7% from the field (90-197)... Scored 14 points in his collegiate debut, a road win over Campbell... Scored in double figures in 12 contests with season-high 24 points in first round win over Pepperdine at the WCC Tournament... Added 8 rebounds and 5 steals in same contest against Waves... Chipped in 19 points in overtime loss to Gonzaga in WCC semifinals... Dished out 9 assists in two games (at UC Riversde; vs. Saint Mary's).

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Willow Ridge High School where he lettered in both basketball and football ... High School team won two state championships ... Also named MVP of Texas All-Star game... Senior year was a McDonald's All-America nominee; First Team All-State and the MVP of the Roundball Classic ... Averaged 21.0 points per game, 7 assists and 4 steals ... Team reached semifinals of state championships ... Junior year averaged 15.0 ppg and 9.0 assists while being named First Team All-State ... Team won the state championship during his junior and sophomore campaigns ... High school coach was James Barley.

PERSONAL: Born on October 9, 1986 in Ridgemont, Texas ... Chose USD for basketball program and staff ... Also recruited by Georgetown, Texas, Texas A&M, Missouri and Univesity of Illinois at Chicago .

MAJOR: Sociology.

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Video Thumbnail Winter Saturday
Rowing, tennis, basketball and baseball, a winning day in the books
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Baseball celebrates 60 years
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Men's basketball on the road
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Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Youth Basketball Clinic
Toreros lead clinic in local community
Video Thumbnail Men's Rowing: Winter Camp 2018
There are plenty perks to being the early bird
Video Thumbnail 60 Years of USD Baseball
Milestones on the road to Omaha
Video Thumbnail USD Honors Local Military Members
Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
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Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
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Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
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Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
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