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Murray State to Retire Stewart Johnson’s No. 40 Jersey in Honor of Legendary Career

Murray State to Retire Stewart Johnson’s No. 40 Jersey in Honor of Legendary Career

Key points:

  • Stewart Johnson's No. 40 jersey will be retired by Murray State men's basketball.
  • Stewart Johnson, a legendary player from Murray State, is being honored for his outstanding career and contributions to the team.
  • The retirement ceremony will take place at the CFSB Center in Murray, Ky, during the game with the Bradley Braves.

Murray State University is set to honor basketball legend Stewart Johnson by retiring his No. 40 jersey at halftime of the Racers’ game with Bradley Braves. Johnson, a top player in Murray State history, scored 1,257 points over three seasons for a career 16.5 point per game average. He also grabbed 981 career rebounds and played professionally for nine American Basketball Association franchises. Johnson’s outstanding career includes a dream game in 1971 where he set the ABA single-game scoring record with 62 points. The ceremony takes place on November 29 at the CFSB Center in Murray, Ky.

Read more at Murray State University Athletics

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