6-8 JC PF Gibson Johnson Commits

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6-8 JC PF Gibson Johnson Commits

#1 Post by uhwarriors » Thu May 26, 2016 7:43 pm

Along with 6-9 RS/Soph F Jack Purchase and 6-7 Fr. Zigmars Raimo we finally got a little depth at the forward position.
UH basketball picks up junior college forward
By Brian McInnis
May 26, 2016
Updated May 26, 2016 5:55pm

The Hawaii basketball team added some much-needed size for next season in 6-foot-8 Gibson Johnson, a power forward out of Salt Lake Community College.

Johnson, a sophomore with two years of eligibility remaining, announced his commitment on Twitter. The seventh player to accept a scholarship offer to Manoa for 2016-17 chose UH over North Carolina State and Utah Valley. He visited the UH campus last month and is the second big man in the class, along with 6-7 Zigmars Raimo of Latvia.

“I loved the coaches at Hawaii and my visit. It just felt right. Beyond excited,” Johnson messaged the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

He averaged 12.0 points and 5.6 rebounds for SLCC, the NJCAA national champion which went 31-8.

UH has one more scholarship to assign for 2016-17.

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Re: 6-8 JC PF Gibson Johnson Commits

#2 Post by Duster » Thu May 26, 2016 8:10 pm

Terrific news! Welcome to the Ohana, Gibson!

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