Former WKU hoopster Johnson heading overseas

Former Western Kentucky standout Justin Johnson will continue his career overseas. According to a news release from WKU, Johnson signed Monday with Italian program Cagliari Dinamo Academy.

The Hazard native concluded his college career ranked 10th on WKU’s all-time scoring list with 1,715 career points and fifth on the all-time rebounding list with 1,057 career boards. He’s one of five players in program history with at least 1,000 career points and 1,000 career rebounds, and the first since Jim McDaniels in 1971.