Johnson senior Visconti nearing 2,000 career point total; Crusaders next play St. Rose at RC Feb. 3

Is it 1,888 with at least 5 regular season games to go, plus one guaranteed UCT game and one guaranteed state tournament contest

GEORGE VISCONTI – JOHNSON BOYS’ BASKETBALL SENIOR

is now 112 points away from 2,000

JOHNSON BOYS’ BASKETBALL 2017-2018:
(10-5 overall, 8-1 UCC’s Sky Division – as of Friday, Feb. 2)
Dec. 15: Johnson 68, New Providence 58 – at Johnson
George Visconti 16 points – put him at 1,606
Dec. 19: Johnson 86, Roselle Park 59 – at Johnson
George Visconti 27 points – put him at 1,633
Dec. 23: Johnson 55, New Egypt 37 – at Johnson
George Visconti 18 points – put him at 1,651
Dec. 27: Rahway 74, Johnson 68 – at Rahway
George Visconti 26 points – put him at 1,677
Dec. 29: Holmdel 53, Johnson 50 – at Rahway
George Visconti 19 points – put him at 1,696
Jan. 6: Johnson 67, Christ the King 53 – at Johnson
George Visconti 28 points – put him at 1,724
Jan. 11: Johnson 51, Oratory Prep 39 – at Johnson
George Visconti 20 points – put him at 1,744
Jan. 14: Union 58, Johnson 47 – at Kean University
George Visconti 13 points – put him at 1,757
Jan. 16: Johnson 48, Brearley 27 – at Brearley
George Visconti 5 points – put him at 1,762
Jan. 18: New Providence 79, Johnson 65 – at New Providence
George Visconti 20 points – put him at 1,782
Jan. 20: St. Peter’s Prep 59, Johnson 51 – at Kean University
George Visconti 18 points – put him at 1,800
Jan. 23: Johnson 81, Roselle Park 51 – at Roselle Park
George Visconti 30 points – put him at 1,830
Jan. 27: Johnson 59, Oratory Prep 38 – at Oratory Prep
George Visconti 18 points – put him at 1,848
Jan. 30: Johnson 73, Dayton 41 – at Dayton
George Visconti 21 points – put him at 1,869:
Feb. 1: Johnson 72, Brearley 39 – a Johnson
George Visconti 19 points – put him at 1,888
REMAINING REGULAR SEASON:
Feb. 3 St. Rose, Belmar at RC, 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 6 Dayton, 7 p.m. – Sky Division
Feb. 8 Summit, 4 p.m.
Feb. 12 at Delaware Valley, 5:30 p.m.
GEORGE VISCONTI SEASON-BY-SEASON BREAKDOWN:
Freshman year – 2014-2015 – Johnson went 12-12
24 games, 429 points, 17.9 average, 24 3s
Sophomore year – 2015-2016 – Johnson went 12-13 and made states
25 games, 594 points, 23.8 average, 40 3s
Junior year – 2016-2017 – Johnson went 22-5 and made states again
27 games, 567 points, 21.0 average, 55 3s
Senior year – 2017-2018 – Johnson is 10-5 as of Friday, Feb. 2.
15 games, 298 points, 19.4 average, 33 3s
CAREER TOTALS THROUGH TEAM’S FIRST 15 GAMES THIS YEAR:
91 games, 1,888 points, 20.7 average, 152 3s
SEASON-HIGH GAMES:
Freshman year – 2014-2015:
Game 12 – a 70-49 home win over Brearley on Jan. 20, 2015
Visconti scored 29.
Sophomore year – 2015-2016:
Game 9 – a 76-74 OT loss at home to New Providence on Jan. 14, 2016
Visconti scored 39 (which is his career-high).
Junior year – 2016-2017:
Game 2 – an 81-54 win at Roselle Park on Dec. 20, 2016
Visconti scored 36.
Senior year (through first 13 games) – 2017-2018:
Game 12 – an 81-51 win at Roselle Park on Jan. 23, 2018
Visconti scored 30.
NOTES: Johnson won the UCC’s Sky Division championship in
2015-2016 and 2016-2017, the program’s first division titles.
Johnson started 17-1 last year and then reached the Central Jersey,
Group 2 state championship game.

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