Women's Basketball

Deanna Johnson
Deanna  Johnson


Corona, CA

High School:
Norco HS





Second-Seed Gaels Prevail Over Lions

Leslie Lopez-Wood eclipsed the 1,000 career-point marker as the Lions season ended in the WCC Quarterfinals.


Lions Advance to WCC Quarterfinals

Freshman Andee Velasco poured in a career-high 23 points to lead LMU past Portland, 85-72.


WCC Tourney Pits Lions vs Pilots in First Round

The seventh-seeded Lions face 10th-seed Portland on Thursday at 2 p.m. in Las Vegas.


Lions Complete Season Sweep of Waves

Leslie Lopez-Wood had 17 points to lead LMU to a regular-season finale win over Pepperdine.


Regular Season Finale at Pepperdine

Women's basketball closes out its regular-season slate Saturday at Wells Fargo PCH Cup rival Pepperdine.


WBB | Deanna Johnson Reaches 1,000 Points

Senior Deanna Johnson became the 14th Lion all-time to score 1,000 career points.


WBB | LMU vs Saint Mary's Preview

Preview of LMU vs Saint Mary's.


WBB | Preview of LMU vs Gonzaga

Interview with Deanna Johnson previewing the upcoming game against Gonzaga.


WBB | Preview of LMU at OSU

Interview with Deanna Johnson previewing the upcoming game at Oregon State.


WCC Second Round Postgame Press Conference with Charity Elliott, Alex Cowling and Dani LeNoir

WCC Second Round Postgame Press Conference with Charity Elliott, Alex Cowling and Dani LeNoir


WBB | LMU vs. Saint Mary's

2016 WCC Championships quarterfinals from Orleans Arena.


WBB | LMU vs. Portland

First round of 2016 WCC Championships at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas


Women's Basketball at Pepperdine - Feb. 27, 2016

Women's Basketball at Pepperdine - Feb. 27, 2016


Women's Basketball at Santa Clara - Feb. 18, 2016

Women's Basketball at Santa Clara - Feb. 18, 2016


Women's Basketball vs Saint Mary's - Feb. 13, 2016

Women's Basketball vs Saint Mary's - Feb. 13, 2016 - Senior Day

At LMU...

Preseason All-WCC selection... played in the Lions' first 10 games of the season before suffering a season-ending knee injury... started nine of those 10 games, averaging 29.5 minutes per game... averaged a then-team best 13.2 ppg to go along with 2.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game... led the team in scoring the first four games of the season, including three-straight 20-point games at Oklahoma State (22 points, Nov. 14), at UNLV (21 points, Nov. 17) and versus Cal Poly (20 points, Nov. 21)...

Continued where she left off at the conclusion of her rookie season, growing into a key contributor for the Lions... appeared in 29 of the Lions' 30 games... lone game missed was due to injury... averaged 23.9 minutes per game... second on the team with 14. 2 ppg... added 2.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game... led the team in scoring 10 times, including four of the season's final five games... reached double-figures 22 times... surpassed the 20-point mark six times, including three times in her final five games... nine-game double-figure scoring stream from Dec. 28 (at BYU) to Jan. 25 (versus Portland)... set career-highs in points twice during the year... had a then career-high 25 points versus Gonzaga (Jan. 23), only to break that mark with 26 points versus San Diego (Feb. 19)... scored those 26 points in just 28 minutes of action... hit 8-for-17 from the field and 9-for-11 from the free-throw line...

Appeared in all 31 games, earning 10 starts, including eight in the final 10 games of the season... averaged 19.9 minutes, 7.5 points and 1.5 rebounds per game... scored in double figures nine times, including back-to-back +20-point performances down the stretch... led the Lions in scoring four times... reached double-figures for the first time with 10 points vs. Iowa State (Nov. 23)... scored 11 points in three consecutive games - at BYU (Jan. 24), at Gonzaga (Jan. 31) and at Portland (Feb. 2)... added a fourth straight double-digit performance with 10 points vs. Santa Clara (Feb. 7)... broke out with a huge 23-point performance on 10-of-21 shooting at Saint Mary's (Feb. 23)... eclipsed that the following game with a career-high 24 points vs. BYU (Feb. 28)... hit 7-of-13 from the field, 2-of-4 from three and 8-of-10 from the free-throw line against the Cougars... added 12 points in the regular-season finale at San Francisco (Mar. 2) and 17 points in LMU's WCC Championship opening game vs. San Francisco (Mar. 7)...

High School...
Four year varsity letterwinner at Norco High School... led the cougars to the Division 2AA CIF Southern Section quarterfinals her junior year and to the title game her senior year... team captain as a senior... two-time All-Big VIII selection... All-CIF selection as a junior and senior... ranked by Hoolgurlz.com as the No. 50 point guard of the 2012 recruiting class...

Deanna Allyse Johnson was born July 31, 1994, in Harbor City, Calif.... parents are Denise and Dwayne Johnson... has one older brother, Daris... also considered attending Cal State Northridge, UNLV, Colorado, Air Force Academy, San Diego State, Arizona and Arizona State... close LMU for its academics and community... majoring in sociology...

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