Johnson gave the Bobcats (11-13, 4-7 Southland) a lead with two free throws before breaking a 65-65 tie on a lay-up with 55 seconds remaining. After a missed jumper by the Cardinals, Brandon Bush made two more free throws for a 69-65 lead.
Johnson finished 13 points, and Bush added 14.
The game featured 11 ties and 13 lead changes, and the largest lead was just seven points by Texas State with 15 minutes remaining in the game.
Leaving early for the NBA is a risky decision. Some players -- Skal Labissiere, Dejounte Murray -- slid in the draft. Some -- Isaiah Taylor, Troy Williams -- weren't drafted at all.
College basketball coaches across the country will hit the recruiting trail hard in July to target the Class of 2017's top prospects. Which players are the nation's top programs targeting?
The Tar Heels could lose Justin Jackson and Kennedy Meeks after next season. Coach Roy Williams has nearly every top-10 2017 prospect on his board.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|