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Johnson nets 28 in double-OT win [Basketball]

Frustrated with her free throw shooting the day before leaving for a key two-game road trip, Jenna Johnson of Wasilla stayed late at practice to perfect her stroke. Good move. Tonight she sank 14–of-15 foul shots en route to scoring a career-high 28 points in a wild 92-89 victory over Denver in double overtime. “I… Read more »

Johnson wins game in final seconds [Basketball]

What started as a disaster has turned into a season of destiny for Utah State. Yet none of it would be possible without Wasilla’s Jenna Johnson. The senior guard kept her dream season going tonight in Rustin, La., where her layup off an in-bounds play with just five seconds left in overtime supplied Utah State… Read more »

Johnson making case for league MVP [Basketball]

Alaska’s Jenna Johnson tonight continued her superb senior season for Utah State, recording her fourth straight double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Utah State lost 103-80 to San Jose State, falling to 3-2 in the WAC. It was a missed opportunity. Johnson, of Wasilla High fame, sank 6-of-15 shots from the floor. Eight of… Read more »

Johnson grabs career-high 11 boards [Basketball]

Another game, another Jenna Johnson highlight. The Utah State senior guard grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds en route to earning her third double-double of the season in an 82-69 win over Texas State. Johnson, of Wasilla High fame, scored 19 points on 6-of-13 shooting. She added 6-of-7 free throws. She added three assists and two… Read more »

Johnson having career year at USU [Basketball]

Wasilla’s Jenna Johnson just missed a double-double for Utah State, scoring nine points and grabbing nine rebounds in a 71-70 loss to UC Irvine. Johnson also had five assists and five steals in 37 minutes. With the loss, Utah State fell to 2-8 – its only two wins coming at the Great Alaska Shootout. It… Read more »

Johnson flirts with triple-double [Basketball]

It was the greatest performance of her college career, yet Alaska’s Jenna Johnson could care less. Utah State lost the game. Despite the senior guard having the game of her life, the Aggies dropped a 71-65 decision to Montana State. Johnson, of Wasilla High fame, scored a career-high 20 points, grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds… Read more »

Johnson back home for Shootout [Basketball]

Go ahead and pinch Jenna Johnson. The former Wasilla High player of the year doesn’t want to sleepwalk through the Great Alaska Shootout. The Utah State University senior is back in her home state to play in the tournament she grew up watching. And she wants to savor every moment. “It would be impossible to… Read more »

New coach calls Johnson ‘Enforcer’ [Basketball]

Utah State University hired a new women’s basketball coach in Jerry Finkbeiner and it didn’t take long for him to recognize the player that provides the team with hustle and muscle. It’s Wasilla’s Jenna Johnson. “He called me the Enforcer,” she told the Herald Journal newspaper. Johnson, a former Alaska player of the year, is… Read more »

Johnson, Utah State lose in NIT [Basketball]

Alaska’s Jenna Johnson did what she could for the Utah State University last night, but it wasn’t enough to prevent a 68-59 loss to arch rival Utah during the first round of the women’s NIT. She scored 9 points and grabbed 6 rebounds – surpassing her season average in both categories – and made several… Read more »