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NC State Basketball

Markell Johnson Will Return For His Senior Season

May 24, 2019

NC State point guard Markell Johnson has decided to return for his senior season.

Johnson finished second on NC State in scoring in 2018-19, averaging 12.6 points per game while also leading the Wolfpack with 4.2 assists per game. He hit 42.2 percent on three-point accuracy for the season and was second on the squad with 68 three-pointers made.

Johnson scored a career-high 27 in the Wolfpack's win over eventual Final Four squad Auburn, hitting 9-of-15 shots from the floor while making 5-of-8 three-pointers. He delivered a season-high 10 assists in the Wolfpack's lone matchup with Duke this season at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

He really emerged down the stretch for the Wolfpack, averaging 18.8 points, 4.0 assists, and 3.8 rebounds while shooting 48% from the field and 48% from three-point range in the team’s five postseason games.

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