MBB: February 13 Game Highlights - North Texas vs. Old Dominion
2013-14 Ranks 3rd in NT history with 127 career steals. 282 career assists rank 6th in North Texas history. 127 assists in 2013-14 are the 8th most by an NT player. Tallied 48 steals, which are tied for 10th in NT single-season history. Ranked 4th in C-USA with 4.10 assists per game, and 8th with 1.55 steals per game. His assist/turnover ratio of 1.98 ranked 3rd in C-USA. Posted a team-season high eight assists in the win at Marshall. Racked up 13 games with at least five steals. Five games with at least four steals. Hit a contested runner at the buzzer for the game winner at FIU. Recorded his 200th career assist in the win at Texas A&M. Posted second career double-double in the double-overtime win at Portland (12 points, 10 rebounds, six assists).
2012-13 Missed 16 games with a broken foot sustained Dec. 29 at Western Kentucky, but returned to average 9.2 points and 4.6 assists per game on the year (third in Sun Belt). Tallied six assists in just 20 minutes in his return from injury at South Alabama. Ranked third in the Sun Belt with 2.1 steals per game, which included a career-high six steal outing against UT Arlington. 1.6 assist-to-turnover ratio was the SBC's fourth highest. Racked up seven double-digit scoring games, including back-to-back 20-plus point games against Louisiana-Lafayette (23) and St. Louis (21). Also had seven boards and seven assists in nearly helping NT upset St. Louis on the road. Posted at least five assists in eight of his 16 games.
2011-12 Jones' 4.26 assist per game average was the highest by a freshman in NT history (8th overall). Was the NCAA's 19th highest scoring frosh at 14.1 points per game. Was one rebound versus Troy from the first North Texas triple-double since 1993 (21 points, 9 rebounds, 10 assists). The 10 assists against Troy ranks 12th in school history, and are the most by an NT player since 2000. College Sports Madness Sun Belt POW (Dec. 12). Missed the final 13 games of the year (Was leading the SBC with 6.0 assists per game in league games, also ranked top 10 in SBC in points, assists, steals, A/TO ratio & defensive rebounds). His 2.4 steals per game ranks 21st in the NCAA, third in SBC. 31 points at Texas Tech are the fifth most by a frosh in NT history. Four games of 20+ points.
Lakeview Centennial High School Named All-State by the Texas Association of Basketball coaches as a junior and senior. Led DFW area with 6.9 assists per game as a senior. Ranked 13th in the area with 16.6 points per game. Had Lakeview Centennial ranked No. 2 in the final TABC State Poll. Played in the TABC State All-Star Game. District 10-5A MVP as both a junior and senior. Listed as the No. 24 player in the state by Texas Hoops, and registers as Hoop Scoop's 237th ranked player nationally. 13.9 points per game, 5.6 assists per game and 4.2 steals per game as a junior. Led Centennial to records of 32-3 (2010) and 36-1 (2011) and the 5A State title game in both seasons. Scored a team-high 19 and 17 points in those respective title games. For his career, Jones averaged 20.3 points, 3.0 assists and 5.0 steals per game in four state tournament games.
Personal Was honored by the Garland Sports Hall-of-Fame with the Gale Fields Scholarship for outstanding high school athletics.