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2012-2013 Men's Basketball Roster


Jason Jones, Jr.

Class: Sr.
Position: F/G
Height: 6-6
Weight: 202 pounds
Previous School: UTEP
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.

MIDDLE TENNESSEE
2011-12 (Junior)
Scored a season-high 16 points at ULM (2/23/12) ... Missed first four games and nine games total due to a back injury ... Had first double-figure game of the season with 10 points against Cumberland ... Scored six points in first game back against Belmont ... Tallied six points against Troy (1/5) in first game back after missing five in a row ... Scored double figures five times this year.

2010-11 (r-Sophomore)
Played in all 32 games receiving the start all but two times ... Averaged 29.6 minutes per game ... Scored 218 points on the season averaging 13.1 per game shooting 47.6 percent from the field ... Ended the season second on the team in scoring, points per game, and assists ... Ranked eighth in the Sun Belt in scoring ... and 18th in rebounds in league games only ... Played 17 minutes in first game scoring four points and recording a steal ... Led the team in a 14-9 rally in the final two-and-a-half minutes of the game against UAB with six points and ended the game with 14 after having just six at the half ... Went 6 for 8 from the free throw line and aided the defense with five rebounds and three steals ... Scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds against Campbell ... In the win over Samford, had 11 points and four rebounds ... Posted 10 points against Evansville after going 5 for 10 from the field ... Missed just two of 10 attempts from the field against SIUE on way to first 20-point game of career ... Against Belmont, went 6 for 11 from the field and 7 for 8 at the free throw line to record 19 points ... Scored 11 points at Evansville ... Against Vanderbilt, went 6 for 9 from the field for 15 points ... Recorded 23 points against Tennessee State after going 10 for 15 from the field ... Against North Texas went 7 for 12 from the field to score a team high 16 points ... Scored 17 points and went 9 for 11 at the charity stripe against UL-Lafayette ... Went 7 for 11 from the field against Florida Atlantic to score a team high 20 points ... Also went 6 for 8 from the free throw line and had a team high eight rebounds ... Against Arkansas State had a team high 16 points and seven rebounds ... Scored a team high 21 points against Denver after going 7 for 13 from the field ... Also had a team high seven rebounds and made seven free throws ... At FAU, scored 10 points after going 4 for 6 from the free throw line ... Went 6 for 13 from the field at FIU ending the game with 15 points ... Scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds against UL-Monroe ... Against FIU, scored 23 points after going 9 for 14 from the field ... Scored 21 points at Troy, including nine free throws ... Also had eight rebounds and three steals in the game ... At UALR, scored 14 points, including seven free throws ... Score 13 points and pulled down eight rebounds at Houston Baptist ... Against FIU in the Sun Belt Championships, scored eight points after going 3 for 6 from the field ... In the semifinals against UALR, made four free throws on his way to scoring six points and pulling down four rebounds.

2009-10 (Sophomore)
Took a redshirt due to NCAA transfer rules.

UTEP
Played in 36 games starting 17 ... Started 12 Conference USA games ... Averaged 12.4 minutes per game ... Pulled down 56 rebounds, 17 on offense ... Averaged 1.6 rebounds per game ... Also had 24 assists, one block and 18 steals ... Scored 97 points.

Ridgeway HS
All-State, All-District and All-Region selection, as well as a Tennessee Mr. Basketball finalist, as a senior at Ridgeway High School ... Name to the 2008 McDonald's All-American Boys High School Basketball Team ... Averaged 21 points, seven boards, five assists and six steals his senior year while connecting on 80 percent of his foul shots ... chosen team MVP, All-State, All-District and All-Region following a junior year in which he averaged 18 points, eight rebounds and three assists ... Single-game prep bests were 37 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists ... Coached by Wes Henning at Ridgeway High ... Appointed team MVP and offensive MVP after his freshman season when he averaged 24 points per outing ... Also competed in football and track as a prep ... Honor roll student.

Personal
Born: April 20, 1990 ... Parents: Jason, Sr. and Leveline Jones ... Has one sister ... Full name is Jason Kyle Jones ... Nickname is "Jay" ... Major: Organizational communication.