Women's Basketball

Deanna Johnson
Deanna Johnson


Corona, CA

High School:
Norco HS





First-Half Hole Too Much

Deanna Johnson led LMU with 13 points and Emily Ben-Jumbo had 11 in the setback to the Trojans.


Non-Conference Road Games Conclude at USC

LMU's final non-conference road games takes them across LA to USC and the Galen Center.


Lions Return Home to Host Highlanders

LMU women's basketball returns to Gersten Pavilion where they will play three of their final four non-conference games, beginning Saturday with UCR.


Slow Start Hurts Lions in Seattle

Alyson Lock and Deshka Olson had key performances off the bench, but the Lions fell 62-57 at Seattle Saturday.


Redhawks on Tap for Women's Basketball

The Lions remain in the hunt for the season's first road win Saturday at Seattle.


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


Inside the Lions Preview presented by Muscle Milk interviews freshman Deanna Johnson in advance of the Lions game versus San Francisco.

Inside the Lions Preview presented by Muscle Milk interviews freshman Deanna Johnson in advance of the Lions game versus San Francisco.


Women's Basketball vs. Bowling Green - 11/29/14

Championship Game of the DoubleTree LA Westside Thanksgiving Classic - LMU vs. Bowling Green - 11/29/14



First day of the 17th LMU Thanksgiving Classic


Women's Basketball vs. Cal Poly - 11/21/14

Women's Basketball vs. Cal Poly - 11/21/14 Photos by Jeff Golden


2014 WCC Media Day

Annual WCC Basketball Media Day from Time Warner Cable SportsNet Studios in El Segundo.


WBB | Crimson/Navy Scrimmage

Women's Basketball Crimson/Navy Scrimmage - Oct. 26, 2014

At LMU...
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 business...

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