2021-22 Men's Basketball Roster
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3 Johnny Juzang
3 Johnny Juzang
- Tarzana, Calif.
- High School
- Harvard-Westlake School
Has played in 85 collegiate games (57 starts) through three seasons … transferred to UCLA from the University of Kentucky prior to the 2020-21 school year … has averaged 11.6 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in 85 collegiate contests … has averaged 15.8 points and 4.4 rebounds in 57 total games at UCLA … has averaged 19.3 points and 4.6 rebounds in nine career NCAA Tournament games … helped UCLA advance to the NCAA Final Four in 2021 (the program’s first Final Four appearance in 2008) … also led the Bruins to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 in 2022 … ranks No. 10 on UCLA’s all-time scoring list in the NCAA Tournament (174 points, nine games).
Played in 30 games, making 29 starts … averaged a team-leading 15.6 points per game … also averaged 4.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game … averaged 31.7 minutes per contest … earned first-team All-Pac-12 honors, along with teammates Tyger Campbell and Jaime Jaquez Jr. … was honored as a third-team All-America selection by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) … also was named an honorable mention All-America pick by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) … was selected a first-team NABC All-District 19 honoree … was one of 10 players named an All-District IX selection by the USBWA … was one of five players named as a finalist for the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award … ranked No. 3 in the Pac-12 in scoring average (15.6 ppg) and was No. 4 in the conference in free throw percentage (83.5%, 66-for-79) … finished the year having scored in double figures in 25 of 30 games played … scored at least 20 points in eight games … scored a season-high 28 points in a road victory at Utah (Jan. 20) … had one double-double during the season, scoring 20 points and grabbing a season-high 10 rebounds in a triple-overtime loss at Arizona State (Feb. 5) … was twice honored as the Pac-12 Player of the Week – for the weeks of Nov. 8-14 and Jan. 17-23 … had averaged 22.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in the Bruins’ first two games of the seasons, a pair of wins against CSU Bakersfield and Villanova (Nov. 9, Nov. 12) … in a two-game road trip later in January, averaged 25.5 points and 4.5 rebounds at Utah (Jan. 20) and Colorado (Jan. 22) … scored at least 11 points in each of the Bruins’ first 10 games … had a string of four consecutive games with at least 20 points (from Jan. 13 through Jan. 22).
Played in 27 games, making 26 starts … averaged a team-leading 16.0 points per game … also registered 4.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game … averaged 32.1 minutes per game … shot 44.1 percent from the field and 35.3 percent from 3-point territory … ranked No. 3 among all Pac-12 players in free throw percentage (87.7%, 57-for-65) and was No. 9 in scoring (16.0 ppg) … secured second-team All-Pac-12 honors … was one of five players named an All-NCAA Tournament Team selection … averaged 22.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in UCLA’s six NCAA Tournament contests, scoring in double figures in each game (and recording at least 20 points in four of those six games) … shot 50.9 percent from the field in the NCAA Tournament (54-for-106) … finished the season having scored in double figures in 20 of 27 games … tallied at least 20 points in eight games … scored a career-best 32 points in a road victory at Washington (Feb. 15) … totaled 29 points in UCLA’s Final Four overtime loss to Gonzaga (April 3) and had 28 points in the Bruins’ 51-49 win over Michigan in the Elite Eight (March 30) … also scored 27 points in his first-ever NCAA Tournament game, the Bruins’ 86-80 overtime win over Michigan State in the “First Four” … his 29 points scored in the game against Gonzaga (April 3) were the most in the NCAA Tournament by any UCLA player since Kevin Love had 29 points against Western Kentucky in the Sweet 16 in 2008 (March 27, 2008) … twice made a career-best 12 shots – against Gonzaga in the Final Four (12-for-18) and at Washington in a Pac-12 contest on Feb. 15 (12-for-23) … had one double-double, scoring 13 points and grabbing a career-high 13 rebounds at USC (Feb. 6) … was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week for his performance during the week of Feb. 8-14, 2021 – had averaged 28.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in a pair of road games at Washington State (Feb. 13) and Washington (Feb. 15) … notched his first career 20+ point game against Stanford (Jan. 23), finishing with 27 points on 11-of-19 shooting … in the game against Stanford, he scored 21 consecutive points for UCLA (from the 8:01 mark in the first half until a 3-pointer by Jake Kyman with 14:55 to play in the second half) … missed five games due to injury – did not play in the team’s first four games due to a stress reaction in his right foot … did not play against USC in the team’s regular-season finale on March 6 (right ankle).
2019-20 (at Kentucky)
Played in 28 games for Kentucky, making two starts, as a freshman … scored a season-high 13 points at Tennessee (Feb. 8, 2020), shooting 3-for-3 from 3-point distance (and 4-for-4 overall) in 24 minutes … played a season-best 33 minutes and notched his second double-figure scoring game with 10 points and two 3-pointers in Kentucky’s 18-point comeback victory at Florida (March 7, 2020) … shot 32.6 percent from 3-point range but made 10 of his final 20 attempts from 3-point distance … recorded his first collegiate start in a non-conference game against Fairleigh Dickinson (Dec. 7, 2019), playing 22 minutes.
Was a three-year varsity basketball lettterwinner at Harvard-Westlake High School in Studio City, Calif. … played for head coach Dave Rebibo … was ranked among the top 35 in his high school class by multiple outlets, including ESPN.com (No. 29), 247Sports.com (No. 31) and Rivals.com (No. 34) … prior to reclassifying in April of 2019, had been ranked the No. 19 player in the Class of 2020 by ESPN.com … reclassified in April of 2019, after having averaged 23.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists as a junior (2018-19) … was named the MVP of the Mission League in 2019 and secured first-team All-CIF Southern Section Division I honors (along with UCLA teammate Jake Kyman) … also earned first-team All-CIF-SS Division I acclaim as a sophomore (2017-18) and freshman (2016-17) … as a freshman in 2016-17, helping lead Harvard-Westlake to the CIF Southern Section Division 1A title with a 68-58 win over Pasadena High School (at Azusa Pacific University) … scored a team-leading 21 points in the victory over Pasadena … also as a mainstay at Team USA basketball events … was a finalist for the U17 Team USA squad … played for the Compton Magic AAU program.
Full name: Jonathan Anh Juzang … prefers Johnny … born in Los Angeles, Calif. … is the son of Maxie (father) and Hanh Juzang (mother) … has one older brother, Christian, and one younger sister, Lauren … brother (Christian) was a four-year varsity basketball letterwinner at Harvard University (Cambridge, Mass.) from 2017-20 … lists his greatest athletic thrill as helping Harvard-Westlake capture the Mission League title in 2019 … sociology major.
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