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AJ Watson

Kansas City, Kan.
Previous School
Bonner Springs HS
Honors and Awards

-2022 GPAC All-Conference Honorable Mention


AJ Watson

Junior, 5-8

2022-23: Senior
Played in and started 12 games at point guard ... averaged 9.0 points, 4.6 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game ... shot 33.9 percent (37-for-109) from the floor, 27.3 percent (18-for-66) from 3-point range and 84.2 percent (16-for-19) from the foul line ... tallied a career high 17 points in the win over Northwestern on Dec. 3 ... totaled 677 points, 201 assists, 175 rebounds and 84 steals in 99 games over four seasons as a Bulldog.

2021-22: Junior
Played in 34 of 35 games and made 33 starts as the team's point guard ... played an average of 26.4 minutes per game ... averaged 9.9 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.0 steal per game ... shot 40.8 percent (115-for-282) from the floor, 34.1 percent (46-for-135) from 3-point range and 83.6 percent (61-for-73) from the foul line ... piled up a career high 21 points in the national tournament game versus Talladega ... twice notched 17 points (versus Dakota Wesleyan/Indiana Northwest) ... produced a double-double (16 points, 10 rebounds) in the season opening win over Friends ... dished out a season high eight assists in the win over Dordt on Feb. 5.

2020-21: Sophmore
Appeared in all 26 games this season, averaging 14.8 minutes of playing time...scoring an average of five points per game... Recorded an average of .333 (47-for-141) from the floor, .267 (24-for-60) from the 3 point range, .813 (13-for-16) from the free-throw line...racked up a season highs of 12 points against Briar Cliff (Jan. 23), fives steals against Dakota Wesleyan (Feb. 6), and five assist against Hastings (Feb. 17).

2019-20: Freshman
The rotation regular played in 27 games and averaged 10.2 minutes per game ... averaged 3.7 points, 0.9 assists and 0.7 rebounds per game ... went 20-for-57 (.351) from 3-point range ... put up a season high 15 points at Nebraska Christian on Nov. 23 ... netted a season best four 3-point field goals versus Midland on Nov. 12.

High School
Prepped at Bonner Springs High School (Kan.) … coached by Dan Streit … lettered all four years and started for three … served as team captain for two years … earned all-state honors … twice named all-conference … helped the Braves to a state tournament appearance and two conference championships … played football as a senior and earned first team all-conference honors.

Born in Kansas City, Kan., on November 1, 2000 … son of Bryan and Christal Watson … has three older brothers: Neil, BJ and Tiawan … enjoys fishing.

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