Despite his exceptional talent, playing for Benton High School in St. Joseph's, Mo. made it hard for Johnny Coy to get noticed by top tier colleges. Once his brother initiated contact with several schools, the interest in the small forward had spiked. Arizona State was the first school to reply to that email, offer a scholarship and the rest as they say was history.
October 13, 2008
When he verbally committed to the Sun Devils in the spring, Benton (Missouri) star Johnny Coy was already sold on ASU. Sure, some doubts crept in later about venturing away from home for college, but even before he visited Tempe this past weekend he already re-affirmed his commitment. Following his official trip his impressions of the maroon and gold became more favorable than ever before.
September 23, 2007
The future of ASU basketball already looks bright for the upcoming season, with the arrival of the 15th ranked 2007 recruiting class. The 2008 class, which was off to a solid start with local prep star Taylor Rohde, got a tremendous boost when 6-7 195 forward Johnny Coy pledged to the Sun Devils this afternoon. Devils Digest talked to the excited forward about his commitment.