Second-year team captain and one of the leaders of the team ... sharp-shooting guard from north of the border ... one of the top 3-point shooters in the nation and is the most prolific long-distance shooter in Bucknell and Patriot League history ... has 1,375 career points to rank 10th in Bucknell history ... has played primarily at the "2" guard spot ... has worked extremely hard at shooting off the dribble ... good ball-handler who sees the floor very well ... has made big strides defensively and is now one of the team's top defenders ... showed his unselfishness and team-first attitude by excelling as a "Sixth Man" in 2011-12 after earning All-Patriot League honors the year before ... native of Nova Scotia, but played high school basketball for one of the top programs in Ontario ... one of two Nova Scotians in Division I basketball (St. Bonaventure's Chris Johnson (no relation) is the other) ... the youngest in a family of athletes ... attended Bucknell's elite prospects camp in the summer of 2009 and impressed everyone with his leadership abilities ... was one of the most vocal players in the camp ... also an outstanding student who has received a number of scholar-athlete awards.
Team captain and starting shooting guard ... scored in double figures in first 7 games of season, the longest streak of his career ... tallied 14 pts. in season-opening win over Purdue, including 7 in last 4:11 of close game ... hit 4 3FGs and tied for team-high honors with 16 pts. in win over George Mason ... All-Tournament selection at 2K Sports Classic Niagara Subregional ... averaged 12.3 ppg in wins over Niagara, New Mexico State, West Alabama ... team-high 18 pts. at Penn State ... in win at Loyola (Md.) had 11 pts. and career-high 5 asst. while playing strong defense on scoring leader Dylon Cormier (5-15 FG) ... had one of best all-around games of season at Cornell with 15 pts. (5-10 FG, 3-6 3FG), 7 reb., 4 asst., 1 TO in 35 min. ... hit 3 3FGs and scored 11 pts. at Missouri ... scored 15 pts. (6-10 FG, 3-5 3FG) in win at Colgate ... tied for team lead with 16 pts. (3-4 FG, 2-2 3FG, 8-9 FT) at Holy Cross ... scored season-high 20 pts. (7-11 FG, 6-10 3FG) in home win over Navy ... broke school 3FG record in that game ... in 60-58 win at Army had 17 pts., 8 reb., 6 asst. and broke PL career 3FG record ... made final 4 FGs of game, including 3 late 3FGs ... one of the stars of the win at Lehigh, leading all scorers with 19 pts. ... scored 15 of 19 pts. in 2nd half, including 3 big 3FGs, and also had 5 reb., 5 asst. ... tallied 16 pts. (6-8 FG, 3-4 3FG) in home win vs. American ... hit 4-6 3FGs and scored 12 pts. at Navy ... hit go-ahead 3FG with 4:15 left in PL semifinal win over Army ... shot came 1 possession after Army had taken the lead, and then helped ice the game with 4-4 FT in final minute ... had career-long streak of 28 straight games with a 3FG end vs. Lafayette ... named to Capital One Academic All-District Team and Academic All-Patriot League Team (2nd straight year for both).
Had another outstanding season, helping the Bison to a 25-10 record ... earned the team's Malcolm E. Musser Award for Leadership ... played in 34 games, starting nine ... missed one game due to injury ... averaged 9.3 ppg to rank 4th on the team and 21st in the Patriot League ... canned 84 3FGs, second-most in program history behind his own record 99 from the previous season ... ranked 2nd in the Patriot League in 3FGs per game and 9th in 3FG% (.406) ... committed only 34 turnovers in 34 games ... led Bison with 16 pts. (4-9 3FG, 4-4 FT) and also had 5 reb. at Minnesota on opening night ... named to All-Tournament Team at TicketCity Legends Classic after back-to-back 20-pt. performances in wins over West Alabama and Morehead State ... set career highs with 9 3FGs in 15 attempts and scored 27 pts. vs. West Alabama ... 9 3FGs were a Sojka Pavilion record and 2 shy of school record ... one day later hit 6 more 3FGs and scored 20 pts. vs. Morehead State ... the 15 3FGs in back-to-back games is a school record ... at George Mason and La Salle held scoreless in back-to-back games for first time in career ... missed Binghamton game with knee injury (first career DNP) ... came off bench vs. Richmond and scored 18 pts. (5-8 3FG, 3-3 FT), all in second half ... hit a big 3FG in final minutes and scored 12 pts. in win over Cornell ... hit tie-breaking 3FG late in win at Dartmouth ... led team with 17 pts. (5-9 3FG) in home win over Colgate ... hit 3 big second-half 3FGs in home win over American ... went 4-5 3FG and scored 14 pts. in home win over Army ... scored 14 pts. (5-7 FG, 4-6 3FG) in home win over Lafayette ... went 3-6 3FG and hit two big second-half 3FGs in win at American ... went 5-7 3FG and scored 15 pts. in PL Tournament win over Navy ... knocked down 4 3FGs and scored 14 pts. in NIT win at Arizona ... hit biggest shot of night, a 3FG with 0:50 left that stretched a 4-pt. lead up to 7 ... that shot at Arizona gave him 1,000 career points ... named to Capital One Academic All-District Team and Patriot League All-Academic Team.
Key member of the Bison backcourt again in 2010-11 ... earned Second Team All-Patriot League honors and was named to the Patriot League All-Tournament Team ... was one of the nation's best 3-point shooters, both in terms of volume and accuracy ... crushed the school record for 3FGs made in a season with 99, bettering the previous mark of 79 ... shot 45.6% from 3FG distance, 7th-best in Division I ... 99 total 3FGs were 18th-most in the nation and also 4th-most ever by a Patriot League player ... averaged 11.7 ppg, 2.0 rpg and 1.1 apg ... ranked second on the team in scoring ... shot 81.7% from FT line ... produced 22 double-figure scoring games, with a career high of 30 in an overtime win at Lafayette ... shot 7-10 FG, 5-7 3FG and 11-11 FT in that game ... also had a huge night at Boston College, hitting 7-12 3FG en route to 25 pts. ... hit at least one 3FG in 31 of 34 games, including 23 in a row during one stretch ... made 6-8 3FGs and scored 18 pts. at Marquette ... scored 12 pts. in 3 min. in big first-half run in win over Dartmouth ... went 5-7 3FG and scored 17 pts. in big win at Richmond ... strong game at American with 12 pts., 5 reb., 2 stl. ... hit 5 3FGs and scored 17 pts. in home win over Holy Cross ... scored 11 pts. in 1:54 and finished with 13 in home win over Lafayette ... led team with 18 pts. (4-8 3FG) in road win over Lehigh ... went 5-9 3FG in home win over Navy ... hit go-ahead 3FG with 3:29 left in home win over American ... at Holy Cross snapped 54-all tie with 3FG with 0:32 left, sending Bucknell to victory ... in Patriot League Tournament: scored 17 pts. (4-8 3FG) in win over Army; 11 pts. with 3 asst. and 0 TOs in semifinal win over Lehigh; and 15 pts. in championship game win vs. Lafayette ... named PL Player of Week on Feb. 21 ... led PL in 3FG% and 3FG made ... scored 11 pts. vs. UConn in NCAA Tournament ... had positive assist-to-turnover ratio for second straight year.
One of the Patriot League's top freshmen, averaging 9.5 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 1.2 rpg ... played in all 31 games, starting 12 ... all of the starts came in league play ... averaged 9.4 ppg against league opponents and earned a spot on the Patriot League All-Rookie Team ... set a Bucknell freshman record by hitting 67 3FGs ... that total was tied for 7th-most in school history ... 204 3FGA were fifth-most in program history ... shot 32.9 FT%, 32.8 3FG%, 84.0 FT% ... ranked 3rd in the Patriot League in FT% and 6th in 3FG made ... in first collegiate game scored 18 pts. vs. Mercer ... that was tied for third-best freshman debut in school history ... hit 6 of first 8 3FGA in that game ... set personal best with 19 pts. in win at Wagner ... hit 3 3FGs in 90-second span to spark the victory at Wagner ... had team-high 17 pts. along with 5 reb., 2 stl. and no TOs at Notre Dame ... led team with 18 pts. (6-12 FG, 4-9 3FG) vs. Navy ... made first career start vs. American, scoring 16 pts ... hit tying 3FG with 0:30 left in regulation, then made 4 FTs in OT to ice win over Eagles ... went 12-13 from FT line and scored 14 pts. in win at American ... canned 5 3FGs in Patriot League Tournament game vs. Holy Cross ... Patriot League Rookie of the Week on Nov. 16 and Dec. 28 ... scored in double figures 17 times ... career-high 8 reb. at Lafayette ... had only 29 TOs all season.
Full name is Bryson Chase Johnson ... born June 26, 1990 in Pictou, Nova Scotia ... son of Peggy MacLean ... has two brothers, Ben and Nathan ... Ben played guard at College of St. Rose in Albany, N.Y. ... Nathan played college basketball in Canada ... mother played basketball at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and coached her sons' high school basketball team in Pictou ... later attended St. David Catholic Secondary School in Waterloo, Ontario ... voted District 8 MVP as a senior captain, when he led St. David to local and regional championships ... team was ranked in top eight in Ontario among AAA-level schools ... also named First Team All-Ontario ... averaged better than 20 points and seven assists per game over final two seasons ... averaged just under four made 3-pointers per game over that span ... first team all-league pick and his school's athlete of the year in 2007-08 ... led team to the Provincial championships for the first time in 30 years as a junior, and St. David's made it to the Provincial quarterfinals in 2008-09 ... played for head coach Dave MacNeil ... also played for the Waterloo Wildhawks AAU team, helping that squad to a number of tournament titles ... named MVP of the 2008 Bill Hensley Memorial All-Star Classic in Fort Wayne, Ind., after scoring 21 points in the championship game ... also named MVP of the 2008 Niagara Can-Am Tournament and was a first team all-star in the All-Canadian Final 8 Tournament ... majoring in economics ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... named to Capital One Academic All-District Team and Patriot League All-Academic Team following 2011-12 season.