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2012-2013 Women's Basketball Roster


Kortni Jones

Class: SR-3L
Position: G
Height: 5-9
Previous School: Oak Ridge HS
Hometown: Oak Ridge, Tenn.

2012-13 (SENIOR)
Was voted First Team preseason and postseason All-Sun Belt ... Named the 2013 SBC Tournament Most Valuable Player ... Selected to the 25th annual State Farm Women’s Basketball 3-Point Championships in Atlanta ... Named First Team All-Sun Belt by online publication College Sports Madness ... Earned a spot on the preseason Naismith Award Watch List … Completed her illustrious career in nine all-time categories at Middle Tennessee ... Scored 1,390 points for 15th best in program history … Set the school record with 259 triples and 767 3-point attempts during her career ... Her 259 triples is the second best mark in Sun Belt Conference history ... Finished as the second all-time time assists leader with 483 dished out in her career ... Played in 127 career games, which ranks fourth all-time ... Started 93 games, which included 82 straight ... Logged 3,835 minutes for fifth best in program history ... Her 33.8 3-point percentage is eighth all-time, while her 1,256 field goal attempts are 10th ... Averaged 16.4 points per contest for 89th in the NCAA ... Her 2.5 triples per game was tied for 34th nationally ... Dished out 4.5 assists per game for 78th in NCAA ... Logged 1,273 minutes and started all 33 games, tying for second best in a single-season ... Made 86 triples out of 267 attempts - both second all-time behind her record setting year in 2011-12 .... Her 147 assists was the seventh best single-season mark ... Concluded the season with 17 consecutive double-figure games and 27 total for the year ... Reached double figures 68 times during her career … Had a career night versus Arkansas State (Feb. 6), making 11 field goals and scoring 32 points with six steals ... Grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots vs. UALR (Jan. 16) ... Attempted a school record 21 3-pointers at North Texas on Jan. 24 … Made a career-best nine free throws versus WKU on Jan. 27 … Drained eight triples, second in program history, twice versus Troy and ULM … Ratcheted 57 points in three contests to claim MVP honors during the SBC Tournament.

2011-12 (JUNIOR)
Named to the All-Sun Belt First Team … Selected to the All-Sun Belt Tournament Team, as one of three Blue Raiders … Picked to the All-Lady Lion Classic Team … Set single-season school and conference records for 3-pointers made (115) and attempted (329) … Ranked second nationally and tied for 10th on the all-time single-season NCAA chart for 3-pointers made … Only player in school and league history with at least 100 treys during one campaign … Toppled the single-season program mark for 3-pointers made against Western Kentucky (Feb. 8) and the conference record at ULM (Feb. 23) … Recorded the single-season school mark for 3-pointers attempted against UALR (Feb. 12) and the conference mark at ULM … Established a single-season school standard for minutes played with 1273 … Broke the program’s single-game mark and set a conference games-only record for assists with 16 against Troy (Jan. 25) … Added a game-high 24 points for her second double-double in a three-game stretch, attaining the mark by halftime … Accounted for 73.2 percent of the offensive production against the Trojans, netting the 24 points and her 16 assists leading to another 36 points … Only other double-double of the campaign came against Arkansas State (Jan. 18) with 12 points and 10 assists … Both double-double performances saw her have just two turnovers … Notched double-digit points in 31 of the 33 contests, including 12 with at least 20 points and a 22-game stretch to close the campaign … Tallied at least 20 points in 10 Sun Belt outings … Poured in a career-best 25 points in three games, including versus UNC Wilmington (Nov. 11) in the season opener in the Lady Lion Classic, at ULM and versus Western Kentucky (March 4) in the Sun Belt Tournament quarterfinals … Opened the ULM contest with 5-of-5 triples, all in the first half … Dropped in a career-high eight field goals seven times … Tossed up double-digit field goal attempts in all but four games, including a career-high 25 at No. 8/8 Tennessee (Nov. 29) … Led the squad with 12 points in the NCAA Tournament game at Vanderbilt (March 18) … Converted a career-best six 3-pointers made five times … Registered a career-high 15 3-pointers attempted at ETSU (Nov. 26) … Had seven games with a perfect performance from the charity stripe, including a 6-of-6 showing versus UNC Wilmington … Attempted a career-best 11 at the line versus UALR (March 6) in the Sun Belt Tournament Championship game … Grabbed a season-best six rebounds against Georgia Tech (Dec. 11) and against Arkansas State … Closed the regular season with a nine assist, one turnover effort at Western Kentucky (Feb. 26) … Swiped a career-high tying seven steals against Tennessee Tech (Nov. 23) … Played a career-best 45 minutes in the championship contest versus UALR.

2010-11 (SOPHOMORE)
Garnered a start in 27 of the 31 games in which she played ... Lead the team with 159 assists and 63 steals, while ranking second with 1072 minutes played, 55 3-pointers made and 153 3-pointers attempted and fourth with 262 points (8.5 per game) ... Her 159 assists rank second in school history for a single season ... Ranked 30th nationally with 5.1 assists per game ... Listed among the overall Sun Belt leaders for assists (third), steals (sixth), 3-pointers made (sixth), 3-point field goal percentage (35.9, seventh), assist-to-turnover ratio (1.4, seventh) and minutes played (34.6, ninth) ... Placed among the conference-games only listings for assists (fourth), 3-point field goals made (fourth), 3-point field goal percentage (sixth), assist-to-turnover ratio (seventh), minutes played (seventh) and steals (t-11th) ... Netted a season-high 24 points in the home Sun Belt opener against North Texas (Jan. 5) ... Reached the 20-point plateau for the second-straight outing with 20, including a season-high tying five 3-pointers, at Louisiana (Jan. 8) ... The two games began a run of five straight and six of seven contests with double-digit points ... Knocked down five triples for all her points against FIU (Feb. 12) on a season-best 10 attempts from behind the line ... Initially hit five treys, on seven tries, against ETSU (Nov. 26) for 19 points ... Recorded her first career double-double with 11 points and a career-high tying 10 assists against Florida Atlantic (Jan. 12) ... Heaved a 35-foot one-armed shot just before the shot clock was set to expire against FIU ... Dished 10 assists against South Dakota State (Nov. 28) ... Handed out nine assists in back-to-back games at FIU (Jan. 29) and against ULM (Feb. 2) ... Attempted a season-high 13 field goals against ETSU and in the Sun Belt Tournament quarterfinal matchup versus Arkansas State (March 6) ... Converted 19 straight free throws early in the season before ending the campaign by making her last 10 tries ... Recorded a career-best seven rebounds, including six on the defensive glass, against Georgia (March 20) in the NCAA Tournament ... Finished the season with all but a half dozen of her boards coming on the defensive end ... Blocked at least one shot in five-straight games, from at Georgia Tech (Dec. 3) through versus St. Bonaventure (Dec. 20) at the UTSA Holiday Classic ... Added her sixth in seven contests at No. 11 Kentucky (Dec. 29) ... Swiped a career-high tying seven steals against South Dakota State.

2009-10 (FRESHMAN)
Played in 30 games, all but one, during the season ... Only game missed was against No. 7 Tennessee (Nov. 25) ... Registered a season-high 18 minutes against New Orleans (Jan. 27) ... Was the only freshman to see action in all three Sun Belt Tournament games, versus North Texas (March 7), Western Kentucky (March 8) and UALR (March 9) and the NCAA Tournament matchup with Mississippi State (March 21) ... Was the only player off the bench to step onto the floor in the SBC Tournament outings ... Notched a season-best eight points against North Texas (Jan. 30), including draining her first two 3-pointers ... Only other triple came in the next game against Troy (Feb. 3) on her third-straight attempt from behind the arc ... Continued her hot play with a career-high five rebounds, four on the defensive glass, at South Alabama (Feb. 6) ... Was 2-of-2 at the line five times, including a pair at FIU (Feb. 24) to lift the Blue Raiders over the century mark ... Tied her season-best with three assists against the Golden Panthers ... Blocked a pair of shots with one each at South Alabama and versus UALR in the Sun Belt Tournament Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL
Recognized as an Honorable Mention All-American by Street & Smith's ... Ranked as high as No. 25 as a guard by ESPN.com ... Nominated for the 2009 McDonald's All-American Game ... Named a 3A all-state pick by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Tabbed as the TSWA Player of the Year in 2008 ... Surpassed former Olympic Gold Medalist and Kodak All-American Jennifer Azzi's school record for career assists by the end of her junior campaign ... Member of the Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association's East squad at the all-star game ... Led her high school to the state Final Four as a junior with a 34-2 record and No. 1 ranking in the state Associated Press poll during the campaign ... Selected as the 2007 and 2008 all-region tournament MVP ... Garnered 2008 district player of the year accolades while averaging 14 points and six assists ... Earned a spot on the All-Tournament of Champions Joe Smith Division squad in 2008 ... Was a member of the 2008 Kroger Holiday Classic all-tournament team ... Picked to the all-district team as a freshman in 2006 ... An Honorable Mention Prepxtra team choice by the Knoxville News-Sentinel in 2007 ... Played AAU for Tennessee Flight Silver ... Led the team to the 2008 Nike National Championships crown ... Voted her high school's Homecoming Queen ... Founded Hope Chest, a mentoring program for youth.

PERSONAL
Born Kortni Hope Jones on June 17, 1991, in Oak Ridge, Tenn. ... Daughter of Carla and Alfred Jones ... Has three siblings: Nick (27), Jordan (23) and Julian (6) ... Majoring in marketing.



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2011-2012 Game-by-Game Stats
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