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2.1.14; Win 67-60
2013-14: Played in 25 games for UMES, starting 23 ... averaged 13.4 ppg, 2.5 rpg and had 24 steals ... led MEAC with 88.2 FT% and was fourth in conference with 2.3 three-pointers-per-game ... ninth in MEAC in minutes (32.6) ... had streak of 20 consecutive free-throws made ... had 33 points and was 5-for-10 from long rage in UMES' win over Salisbury (Nov. 12) ... posted 27 points with 12-for-13 effort from free-throw line in UMES loss at Hampton (Feb. 10) ... had 20 points and season-high three steals at S.C. State (Jan. 8) ... recorded atleast 10 points in 10 of first 12 games
2012-13:Started 11 games for UMES, while scoring an average of 13.6 points per game before ending his season. Jones scored at least 20 points in five contests, marking a career-high 28 points against Houston Baptist. In his 11 games, he averaged 31.5 minutes, and shot 38 percent from the field. He was 87 percent from the free-throw line for UMES.
High School/Club: Lettered in basketball at Christian Life Center Academy (Houston, Tx) ... accomplishments were during his sophmore year was Top 100 in the country and six in the state of Illinois ... junior year was leading scorer and assists ... senior year average 27 ppg ... played with the Indiana Elite team in Indianapolis, In and was ranked third nationally.
Personal:Born April 20, 1990 in Macomb, Ill ... son of Kevin and Latonya Jones ... has three siblings sister Kenyata and brothers Kevin Jr. and Byron Brooks ... he went to six different high schools and he attended Northern Illinois University with Coach Patton and UMES is his third college ... major is sociology ... pregame routine includes watching Kobe videos while listening to Don Trip/Gucci Mane and making sure the last person he talks to is his father ... best sports moment was scoring 50 points in a game in prep school ... lists his father as the most influential for knowing him the best and Kobe Byrant as well because of his skill set and mentality ... plans to make money playing basketball upon graduation ... favorite saying is "You can never lie to the man in the mirror" ... hobbies include watching Netflix, Cartoon Network, and UFC and playing video games ... favorite movie is "Blue Chips" ... personal athletic goals, win MEAC Championship and go to the NCAA tournament.