Johnson is enrolled in classes at NC State for the spring semester and will be eligible to compete after the fall semester ends. He will basically have three and a half years to play two and a half, as he will miss the first half of the 2007-08 campaign. He is practicing with the team.
Marques Johnson Bio
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Fort Wayne, Ind. • Tennessee/Snider HS
At NC State: Enrolled in classes for the spring semester, he will be eligible to play after the 2007 fall semester ends. He will basically have three and a half years to play two and a half.
2006-07: Played the first four games of the season at Tennessee as a reserve guard … Averaged 2.0 points in 11.3 minutes per game … Dished out four assists in the first game of the season.
Prep: Played at Snider High School in Fort Wayne, Ind. for coach Ray Sims … Started since his freshman season … Led team to a 50-15 record over last three seasons … Averaged 15.1 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists a game as a senior … Won the Tiffany Gooden Award, as the conference's best player … Led the Panthers to their first sectional championship in more than 20 years that season … Third-team Associated Press all-state selection … Averaged 21 points, 6.2 rebounds and four assists as a junior … Honorable mention all-state … Two-time all-conference performer … Led Snider to a 2004 SAC regular-season championships and to the 2005 sectional finals … Rated as the No. 42 prospect in the Class of 2006 by Scout.com and was a four-star recruit.
Personal: Son of Vernon and Dawn Johnson … Born October 17, 1987 … Full name is D'Marques Jarron Johnson.