Men's Basketball

44  Dakari Johnson
Dakari  Johnson


Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Montverde Academy

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 255




Aaron Harrison Named to Charlotte Summer League Roster

Seventh Wildcat from 2014-15 roster earns selection to an NBA squad


Wildcats Make History Again with Six NBA Draft Picks

Kentucky men's basketball ties its own record with six picks in a single draft; Towns goes No. 1 overall


Coach Cal Bullish on Wildcats in the NBA Draft

Cal's NBA Draft Teleconference


Seven Wildcats Declare for NBA Draft

Booker, Cauley-Stein, Harrisons, Johnson, Lyles and Towns to put their names in annual draft


Kentucky-Wisconsin Postgame Notes

Wisconsin 71, Kentucky 64


Kentucky vs Wisconsin

NCAA Basketball: Final Four - Kentucky vs Wisconsin


MBB vs. Wisconsin, Final Four, 040415

Men's basketball team lost to Wisconsin 71-64 in the 2015 NCAA National Semifinals on Saturday, April 4, 2015


Final Four Practice

Kentucky preps for Wisconsin at the Final Four practice session


MBB vs. Notre Dame, NCAA Tournament, 032815

Men's basketball beat Notre Dame 68-66 on Saturday, March 28, 2015, to advance to the Final Four.


MBB vs. West Virginia, NCAA Tournament, 032615

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team beat West Virginia 78-39 in the Sweet 16 on Thursday, March 26, 2015

  • 48th overall pick in 2015 NBA Draft (Oklahoma City Thunder)
  • One-time All-SEC Academic Team member

2014-15 (SOPHOMORE) Appeared in all 39 games for the Wildcats ... Averaged 6.4 points and 4.6 rebounds in 16.4 minutes per game while connecting on 50.6 percent of his shots from the field ... Registered career bests in points per game, rebounds per game, free-throw percentage, blocks, steals and assists during his sophomore campaign ... Poured in 12 points and snatched six rebounds in the win over West Virginia ... Scored seven points in 12 minutes of play in the NCAA Tournament opening-victory over Hampton ... Posted a career-high 13 points and six rebounds on 6 of 7 made field goals in the dominating home victory over Auburn ... Earned his second career double-double with 10 points, two blocked shots and a career-high 13 rebounds in a win over South Carolina at home ... Had seven points, four rebounds and two blocks at LSU ... Notched eight points and seven boards at Missouri ... Registered double-figure scoring efforts in consecutive wins over Vanderbilt and Alabama ... Had five points and career-highs in assists (six) and blocks (four) in the win over UCLA ... Registered seven points, five rebounds, two blocks and a career-high three steals in the win over No. 21 North Carolina ... Scored 11 points and added six rebounds in 19 minutes of action against No. 6 Texas ... Strung together four consecutive games in double-digit scoring in wins over Kansas (11), Boston (11), Montana State (13) and UT Arlington (12) ... Had nine points and 12 rebounds in the win over Buffalo ... Opened the season with his first career double-double effort in a win over Grand Canyon with 10 points and a career-high 13 rebounds.

2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Was named to the SEC Academic team ... Averaged 5.2 points and 3.9 rebounds per game ... Appeared in 39 games and made 18 starts including every game in the postseason ... Tallied 10 points and seven rebounds, including five offensive, to help UK past Wisconsin in the Final Four ... Notched a career high in scoring with 15 points, while adding six rebounds in a season-high 31 minutes to help UK knock off Louisville ... Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and scored nine points vs. LSU in the SEC Tournament ... Tallied nine points and five boards at Florida ... Recorded nine points and five rebounds vs. Alabama ... Scored eight points and grabbed five rebounds at South Carolina ... Tallied eight points, eight rebounds and two steals in UK's win over Auburn ... Scored nine points and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds at Mississippi State ... Recorded a career-high four blocks in UK's win over Ole Miss ... Led Kentucky at LSU, scoring a career-high 15 points, shooting 7-of-8 from the field, and pulling down six rebounds ... Tallied six points, seven rebounds and three blocks in 24 minutes as UK defeated Texas A&M ... Scored four points and grabbed four rebounds in UK's win over Tennessee ... Tallied four points and four rebounds in just nine minutes of action against Arkansas ... Recorded eight points in just eight minutes of play in UK's win over Mississippi State ... Notched 10 points and seven rebounds in UK's win over Eastern Michigan ... Posted eight points and eight rebounds in Kentucky's win over UT Arlington ... Recorded eight points in Kentucky's win over Robert Morris ... Grabbed five rebounds vs. Michigan State ... Tallied seven points and four rebounds in 17 minutes of action vs. Northern Kentucky ... Scored five points in his debut as a Wildcat vs. UNC Asheville ... Selected by the media as a preseason All-SEC second team honoree ... Posted nine points and five rebounds in 15 minutes of action against Montevallo ... Totaled nine points and nine boards with a steal in 19 minutes of a win over Transylvania.

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 17.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.3 blocks per game in his only season at Montverde Academy ... Johnson led his high school squad to a national championship at the National High School Invitational where he claimed MVP honors after logging 18 points and eight rebounds ... Johnson was a McDonald's All-American as well as a Jordan Brand Classic selection ... He notched 12 points and five rebounds in the McDonald's game, while pouring in eight points and snagging four rebounds at the Jordan Classic ... In addition to his high school accolades, Johnson suited up for Team USA Basketball's U17 squad in the summer of 2012 where he averaged 20 points and five boards a game for the world champions ... Johnson is rated as the No. 11 overall player by ESPN and the top player at his position ... Rivals ranks him as the No. 9 overall player and Scout lists him at No. 18.

PERSONAL: Son of Makini Campbell ... Born Sept. 22, 1995 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Comes from a family of basketball players ... Mother played basketball at Long Island University ... An uncle (Kojo Campbell) suited up for Stony Brook, while a cousin (Michael Murray) played at Coppin State ... Chose Kentucky over Syracuse, Georgetown, Kansas, North Carolina and Ohio State.

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