We need Dom Collier to be effective for us this year.” Milestone Perhaps no player in CU history has been knocking on the door of the career 1,000-point club longer than Xavier Johnson. The senior forward became the 33rd member of that prestigious group early in Monday’s contest, connecting on a short fadeaway from the post to reach 1,001 career points. Johnson finished his junior season in 2015 with 990 points. Thunder PG Payne undergoes foot surgery | Sports | tahlequahdailypress.comAfter tearing his Achilles tendon that summer, Johnson had to over at this website wait until Monday to finally surpass the 1,000-point threshold. “It’s a blessing I guess. It’s a blessing to be able play the game again coming off the Achilles tear,” Johnson said. “I’m just happy I can score the basketball, I guess.” With 13 points Monday, Johnson increased his career total to 1,009 points. Next up on CU’s all-time scoring list are Andre Roberson (1,012) and Chauncey Billups (1,020). Notable Senior Wesley Gordon grabbed 14 rebounds and became the 11th CU player to reach the 700-rebound plateau in his career. Gordon now has 705 rebounds and needs just five more to jump from 11th to ninth among CU’s all-time leaders…Freshman guard Bryce Peters completed his two-game suspension for a violation and team rules and will be eligible to play Thursday when the Buffs host Louisiana-Monroe.
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