Louisville Men's Basketball v Saint Louis | NCAA Round 3
Louisville's fourth-leading scorer (10.2), producing at least 15 points in eight games. He hit at least one 3-pointer in 25 of his 33 games.
Scored 11 points against both Manhattan and Saint
Louis in the NCAA Tournament. He finished the NCAA
Tournament with 28 points, five steals, and just four
turnovers in 89 minutes (11-of-12 free throws).
Named to the AAC All-Championship Team after averaging
11.0 points, 4.3 assists, and 3.0 steals in 3 games.
Finished with 18 points, with a season-tying best four
3-pointers, four assists, and a season-tying six steals
against Rutgers. He had 12 games with at least three
steals as a junior.
Totaled double-digit points in six of his final eight
games. He averaged 11.5 points, 2.0 assists, and 2.6
steals, while shooting 50 percent (15 of 30) from 3
and 85.2 percent (23 of 27) from the free throw line
over that time.
Gathered 73 steals, leading the AAC and ranking 20th
nationally in steals per game (2.2).
Had one of his best performances of the year, totaling a
season-high 21 points at SMU.
Compiled nine points, a season-best eight assists, and
four steals vs. Temple.
Played 23 minutes and scored six points against
Cincinnati after a three-game absence due to a strained
muscle on his right side.
Scored 15 of his 18 points against Kentucky in the first
half and totaled three 3s with two assists and one steal.
Scored nine points against Missouri State after missing
the Western Kentucky game with a sprained right wrist.
Finished with 19 points and two assists in the win over
Had 20 points against North Carolina, while knocking
down a season-best matching four 3s.
Scored 18 points, matching a season-best four 3-pointers,
in just 23 minutes against Southern Miss.
Was credited with his first turnover of the year against
Cornell, playing 67 minutes without committing a turnover.
He finished with only 47 turnovers in 33 games
Before Joining the Cardinals:
Honored as the 2013 National Junior College Division
I Player of the Year by the NABC, was a two-time
first-team NJCAA All-American and was twice named
Panhandle Conference Player of the Year
Averaged 21.8 points, 5.1 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 3.0
steals as a sophomore in leading Northwest Florida State
College in Niceville, Fla. to a 30-4 record and the second
consecutive national runner-up position. He ranked fifth in
the nation in scoring and seventh in steals.
Led Northwest Florida to a combined 62-6 record in
two seasons there.
Helped Northwest Florida recover from a 17-point deficit
in the last 3 1/2 minutes to beat New Mexico 88-87 in
overtime in the second round of the NJCAA Championships,
scoring 27 points and handing out seven assists. It
was one of four victories in which the Raiders recovered
from at least a 19-point second-half deficit to win.
Scored 49 points in an overtime victory over Lee (Texas)
College on Nov. 24, 2012, including a 75-footer at the
buzzer for the victory after rebounding a missed free
throw. He also hit another buzzer-beating game-winner
later in the season against Pensacola State.
Averaged 18.0 points, 4.2 assists, 4.6 rebounds and
1.8 steals per game as a freshman at Northwest Florida
State, earning first team NCJAA All-America honors
after leading Northwest Florida to a 32-2 record and a
national runner-up finish.
A top 50 prospect as a senior at Melrose (Tenn.) High
School, Jones originally signed with Tennessee in the
same class as former Cardinal Kevin Ware before opting
for the junior college route.
Rated as the nation's 10th-best point guard in high
school by ESPN, Rivals and Scout, and the No. 39
prospect overall by Rivals.
Averaged 20.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 6.1 assists per
game as a junior in leading Melrose to the Tennessee
Class AAA state title and a No. 15 finish in the ESPN
Rise Fab 50 national rankings. He earned first-team
all-state honors and was the state tournament MVP after
scoring 35 points in the championship game. He scored
1,402 in three high school seasons.
Transferred for his senior year to Oak Ridge (N.C.)
Military Academy, where he averaged 22.5 points, 5.1
rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.8 steals.
Also considered Memphis, Kansas, Baylor, Florida State and
Oklahoma State before his commitment to the Cardinals.
Born July 3, 1991 ... Son of Christy Jones ... Has three
siblings (Charisma, Charity, Chasmine) ... Major is
Personal goal at UofL is to win a national championship.
Best moment of his athletic career to date was connecting
on a 75-foot, game-winning shot as a sophomore.
Enjoys playing horse shoes and pool in his spare time.
Chose to attend UofL to be "closer to home, Louisville has
great coaches and fans, and the team is a brotherhood."
Best basketball advice given to him was "no matter how
small you are, you can make it."
Most proud of his family.
His high school coach Jermain Johnson has had the
greatest influence on his athletic career.
Feels Denzel Washington would be the best actor to
play him in a movie.
If you walked into his dorm room, the first thing you
would notice is a poster of Allen Iverson.
Among reality shows, he feels he would fare best on
Real Husbands of LA.
Wearing No. 3 because he loves the number and has
been wearing it throughout his basketball career.
What impresses him the most about Coach Pitino:
Few people know that he likes to sing in the shower.
Would most like to meet Allen Iverson.
Basketball Player: LeBron James
Athlete, other than a basketball player: