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24 Jordan Jones

CAREER

  • Enters 2014-15 fourth on Texas A&M’s career assist list with 524
  • Has two of the top nine single-season assist marks at Texas A&M
  • Has three of the Top 11 single-game assist marks at Texas A&M
  • Ranked in the Top 10 nationally in assists each of the past two seasons

2014-15 HONORS

  • AP All-America (Honorable Mention)
  • SEC Defensive Player of the Year
  • Second Team All-SEC
  • WBCA Division I Defensive Player of the Year Finalist
  • All-Maggie Dixon Classic Team
  • Texas A&M Miss Defense Award

2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Named SEC Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season
  • Second Team All-SEC and SEC All-Defensive Team selection by the league’s coaches
  • Ranked 10th nationally in assists per game

2014-15 (JUNIOR)

Played in and started 28 games before tearing her ACL and lateral meniscus on Feb. 26, which caused her to miss the remainder of the season...Named SEC Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight year, making her the league’s second two-time winner of the award...Selected Second Team All-SEC and to the SEC All-Defensive Team by the league’s coaches...Ranked 10th in the NCAA in assists per game with 6.6 per game...Her 186 assists rank ninth on Texas A&M’s single-season list...Had 15 assists against Vanderbilt (Jan. 2), which ranks t-5th on Texas A&M’s single-game assist list...Had six games of 10+ assists and 22 games of 5+ assists...Had two double doubles...Scored in double figures 13 times...Had three games of 7+ points, assists and rebounds...Averaged 9.0 points and 3.6 rebounds per game...Averaged 11.0 points per game against the AP Top 25...Scored a season-high 21 points against No. 3 Texas (Dec. 21), adding in four steals...Scored 12 points with seven rebounds and eight assists against No. 8 Duke...Named to the All-Maggie Dixon Classic Team (Nov. 16)

2013-14 HONORS

  • SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year
  • SEC All-Defensive Team
  • SEC Player of the Week (Mar. 3)
  • SEC Community Service Team
  • Texas A&M Miss Defense and Miss Hustle Award

2013-14 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

  • Set the Texas A&M single-season record with 261 assists, which ranked fourth nationally and led the SEC
  • Posted the third triple double in Texas A&M history with 19 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists vs. Arkansas (Feb. 27)
  • Led the NCAA Tournament with 35 assists
  • Ranked second in the SEC in assist-to-turnover ratio and third in steals
  • Forced key turnovers that led to scores in wins against LSU, South Carolina and Georgia

SOPHOMORE (2013-14)

Emerged as one of the nation’s top point guards, posting 261 assists (7.25 per game), which led the SEC and ranked fourth nationally … Named SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year and named to the SEC All-Defensive Team … Posted the third triple double in Texas A&M history with 19 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists vs. Arkansas (Feb. 27) … Earned SEC Player of the Week honors on Mar. 3 … Entered A&M’s Top 10 in single-game assists three separate times in 2013-14 … Her 16 assists against James Madison (Mar. 25) rank third on A&M’s list and second for an NCAA Second Round game … Had 10+ assists in six straight games from Feb. 27-Mar. 25, and 10 total games of 10+ assists … Averaged 10.0 points and 8.8 assists in the NCAA Tournament … Forced key turnovers that led to scores late in wins against LSU (Jan. 9), South Carolina (Jan. 16), and Georgia (Feb. 13) … Ranked 25th nationally and second in the SEC in assist-to-turnover ratio … Ranked third in the SEC in steals … Her 261 assists are the fifth-most all-time by an SEC player and the most for an SEC player since 2008-09

FRESHMAN (2012-13)

Played in 34 of 35 games … Averaged 3.1 points, 2.3 assists and 1.4 rebounds per game … Scored a season-high 12 points with four assists and two steals in just 19 minutes during the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament against Nebraska (Mar. 25) … Had four assists in both of the Aggies’ NCAA Tournament games, and three more in the SEC Tournament Final … Averaged 4.8 assists per game from Nov. 18-Dec. 4 … Dished out a season-high seven assists against Louisiana Tech (Dec. 4) … Also had six assists against Southern (Nov. 23) … Filled up the stat sheet with eight points (off of 4-5 FG), four steals, three assists and three rebounds against Marquette (Nov. 25) … Had five assists and six points at Mississippi State (Jan. 24)

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER

Rated the No. 14 overall prospect in the Class of 2012 and the No. 3 point guard in the country by ESPN HoopGurlz...2012 McDonald's High School All-American...2012 WBCA High School All-American...Two-time TGCA Class 5A All-State...2012 TABC Class 5A All-State and All-Region...2012 TGCA 4A-5A North All-Star Team...2012 SportsDay's All-Area First Team...Won the girls skills competition at the POWERADE Jam Fest, a prelude to the 2012 McDonald's All-American Games...Averaged 14.0 points, 6.6 assists, 6.1 steals, and 3.4 rebounds as a senior at DeSoto High School...As a junior, led her team to the Class 5A regional semifinals with an average of 14.5 points and 6.3 assists per game...Was teammates with Chelsea Jennings, Courtney Walker and Curtyce Knox on the DFW Elite club team...Her team won the 2011 17-Under Nike Nationals...Also lettered in softball...Graduated in the top 15 percent of her class.

PERSONAL

Jordan Rae Jones...Born November 22, 1993 in Dallas, Texas...Daughter of Mark and Arolynn Jones...Has an older sister, Alex (20) and two younger brothers, Matt (17) and Mason (15)...Is part of a line of DeSoto guards that includes former A&M greats Sydney Carter and Lisa Branch... Is a member of A&M's highest rated recruiting class in program history...Is the fifth McDonald's High School All-American to ever sign with Texas A&M...Sociology major at Texas A&M...Chose the Aggies over Baylor, Kansas, Texas Tech and Kentucky...Has aspirations of playing in the WNBA and becoming a lawyer.

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Position: Guard
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: DeSoto, Texas
High School: DeSoto HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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