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COL BKB: Arizona 69, Colorado 57

TUCSON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson led the way with 18 points Thursday and top-ranked Arizona easily stayed unbeaten with a 69-57 win over Colorado.

COL BKB: Arizona 91, Arizona State 68

TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Aaron Gordon led seven Arizona players in double figures Thursday, sending the top-ranked Wildcats coasting past Arizona State 91-68.

COL BKB: Arizona 73, Southern California 53

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Brandon Ashley and T.J. McConnell each popped in 19 points Sunday and No. 1 Arizona set a school record with a 73-53 spanking of Southern California.

COL BKB: Arizona 79, UCLA 75

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Gabe York completed a solid exhibition of foul shooting down the stretch Thursday, lifting No. 1 and unbeaten Arizona to a 79-75 win over UCLA.

COL BKB: Arizona 71, Washington 62

TUCSON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson poured in 24 points Saturday and top-ranked Arizona overcame a slow start to hold off Washington 71-62 and improve to 15-0.

COL BKB: Arizona 60, Washington State 25

TUCSON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Kaleb Tarczewski led all scorers with 11 points Thursday as the No. 1 Arizona Wildcats manhandled the Washington State Cougars 60-25 in their Pac-12 opener.

COL BKB: Arizona 77, Northern Arizona 44

TUCSON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson hit 7-of-10 shots from the field on his way to 20 points Monday and No. 1 Arizona remained unbeaten with a 77-44 blowout of Northern Arizona.

COL BKB: Arizona 69, Southern 43

TUCSON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Aaron Gordon scored 21 points Thursday and No. 1 Arizona relied on its defense to stay unbeaten in a 69-43 victory over Southern.

COL BKB: Arizona 72, Michigan 70

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Arizona remained undefeated by knocking off 25th-ranked Michigan on the road 72-70 Saturday.

COL BKB: Arizona 63, Nevada-Las Vegas 58

TUCSON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- T.J. McConnell's well-rounded game of 13 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three steals Saturday boosted No. 2 Arizona over Nevada-Las Vegas 63-58.

COL BKB: Arizona 72, Duke 66

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson's 3-pointer keyed a second-half run Friday that vaulted No. 3 Arizona to a 72-66 win over fifth-ranked Duke in the title game of the Preseason NIT.

COL BKB: Arizona 66, Drexel 62

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson helped fuel a second-half comeback Wednesday that brought No.3 Arizona a 68-62 win over Drexel in the Preseason NIT semifinals.

COL BKB: Arizona 87, Rhode Island 59

TUCSON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson scored 20 points and had 10 rebounds Tuesday in No. 4 Arizona's 87-59 rout of Rhode Island in the NIT Season Tip-Off.

COL BKB: Arizona 100, Fairleigh Dickinson 50

TUCSON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Gabe York netted 20 points and Nick Johnson added 16 Monday, boosting No. 4 Arizona over Fairleigh Dickinson 100-50 in an NIT Tip-Off contest.

COL BKB: Arizona 69, San Diego State 60

TUCSON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson scored 23 points Thursday and No. 5 Arizona turned up the defensive heat to fight off San Diego State 69-60.
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New York Yankees Robinson Cano runs past first base after grounding into a game ending double play completed by Washington Nationals Nick Johnson in the ninth inning at Yankee Stadium in New York City on June 17, 2009. The Nationals defeated the Yankees 3-2. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Nicholas Robert Johnson (born September 19, 1978, in Sacramento, California) is an American Major League Baseball first baseman and designated hitter.

He previously played for the New York Yankees (2001–2003; 2010), Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals (2004–2009), and the Florida Marlins (2009). Johnson is known for his patience and discipline at the plate, which have led to a high career on base percentage of .401 through the 2010 season. Lifetime, with the bases loaded he has a .385 batting average, a .468 on base percentage, and 39 runs batted in in 39 at bats through the 2009 season. Johnson was the last remaining player on the Nationals roster to relocate with the team from Montreal, before being traded to the Marlins by the 2009 non-waiver trade deadline.

He is the nephew of Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Larry Bowa. Johnson and his wife, Liz, had their first child, Brianna, on January 31, 2006.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Nick Johnson."
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