Karron Johnson, who was considered one of the best junior college basketball players in the nation when he signed with Oklahoma State in November, has returned to Midland (Texas) College for the spring semester. But the 6-8 forward has yet to rejoin Midland's top-20 junior college basketball program after being suspended indefinitely, a member of the Midland coaching staff said earlier this week.
January 20, 2011
Karron Johnson has been suspended indefinitely from the Midland (Texas) College basketball team after playing in just nine games, assistant coach Jamaal Greene told GoPokes.com on Monday evening. The 6-8, 225-pound Johnson is considered by many to be the top junior college player in the country and he signed two weeks ago with Oklahoma State during the early signing period.
November 29, 2010
Oklahoma State signee Karron Johnson is considered by many to be the nation's top junior college basketball player this season. Johnson and his Midland (Texas) College teammates are playing in this weekend's 2010 Coffeyville Resources Juco Elite 8 tournament in Coffeyville, Kan., and opened with an impressive 85-42 victory over Seminole (Okla.) State on Thursday.
November 19, 2010
Karron Johnson of Midland (Texas) College has signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Oklahoma State – for the second time. The 6-8, 225-pound forward signed with the Cowboys two years ago after his senior season of high school but took a detour to two junior colleges before officially re-signing Monday with Oklahoma State.
November 15, 2010
Karron Johnson signed with Oklahoma State out of high school two years ago but had to take a detour to junior college. The 6-8, 225-pound forward made an official visit to OSU this weekend. Now at Midland (Texas) College, Johnson is one of the nation's top junior college players entering the 2010-11 season. GoPokes.com has this exclusive interview with Johnson following his visit to OSU.
November 2, 2010
Oklahoma State commitment Karron Johnson and the Laurinburg Institute Tigers were beaten by the Christian Life Cougars, 67-48, in the third game of Friday night's Eskimo Joe's Shootout at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Johnson, a 6-foot-8 power forward, showed good hustle as he dived for loose balls and was aggressive when going for rebounds. He finished with 16 points, one rebound and one assist.
February 14, 2009
Oklahoma State basketball fans will get a sneak preview Friday when two of head coach Travis Ford's signees from this past November make the trip to Stillwater for the Eskimo Joe's Shootout – a four-game high school basketball showcase – at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
February 7, 2009