USD coming off convincing 79-65 road win over UCSB Gauchos
Johnny Dee leads way with 18 points for USD
USD riding momentum of three straight wins
Johnny Dee pours in 25 points in victory
Winner advances to play Saint Mary's on Saturday
Photos from the men's basketball game vs. UC Irvine on December 1st, 2010 at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.
2012-13 at USD: Started 26 of 27 games he played in... missed 7 games (#2-8) nursing back injury... Averaged 9.0 points and a team-best 7.0 rebounds for Toreros... Notched four double-double games against James Madison (10-13), Morgan State (10-13), BYU (10-10) and USF (10-13)... Tallied eight games with double-digit rebounding totals, including 13 boards in four contests... Season high 19 points at Gonzaga... Chipped in 18 points and 8 rebounds against Oregon State.
2011-12 at USD: Junior forward Started in 7 of the 30 games he appeared in... Led the team in rebounds (5.8 per game) and field goal percentage (.527)...Scored a career-high 25 points at Saint Mary's...Posted five double-doubles this season... Scored 18 points vs. South Alabama... Totaled 17 point/9 rebound effort in win over Maine... Notched 14 point-10 rebound game vs. SDSU... Totaled 19 points in loss to Montana...
2010-11 at USD:Played in all 30 games with 21 starts... Averaged 7.3 ppg and 5.4 rebounds while shooting 49/7% from the field... Reached double digit scoring six times with career-best 18 points against UC Irvine (12-1-10)... Tallied double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds in home win over Saint Mary's... Matched his career-best of 11 rebounds at Saint Mary's (1-19-11)... Chipped in with 16 points in road loss at Cal State Fullerton (12-4-10).
2009-10 at USD:Was named to the WCC All-Freshman Team... Appeared in 30 games with nine starts... Scored in double figures in 6 games... In his first game as a Torero he scored 10 points and had 5 rebounds in a victory against Stanford... Over the course of the season he averaged 5.4 points and 4 rebounds per game... Recorded two double doubles in a span of four games when he had a season-high 17 points to go along with 10 rebounds at Pepperdine (1/30/10) and then again at Portland where he had 12 points and a career high 11 rebounds (2/11/10)... Was second on the team with 18 blocked shots... Led the team with a 50 percent field goal percentage (63x126) and ranked third on the team with 121 rebounds... Recorded 13 points against St. Mary's (1/21/10) and 15 points against LMU (1/28/10).
HIGH SCHOOL:Attended Tesoro HS where he played for coach Steve Garrett... This past season he averaged 18.0 ppg, 12.5 rpg and 2.5 blocks while being named the CIF Player of the Year and South Coast League MVP... The Titans won the league championship and the CIF championship... He was named 3rd Team All-State, All-County (Orange County Register), and a McDonald's All-America nominee... He scored 20 or more points in 13 games, twice going for 26 points... Junior year named co-South Coast League player of the year after averaging 18.0 ppg and 10.0 rpg.
PERSONAL:Born on July 19, 1990 in Laguna Hills, CA... His parents Michelle Manressa and Cecil Manresa reside in Rancho Santa Margarita... Chose USD for the basketball program and coaching staff, and strong academics... Besides playing basketball, he enjoys hanging out with friends.