The game he loves more than almost anything else might end up killing him. That fact alone would be enough to break Josh Jones' heart, if it weren't broken already.
"But at the end of the day, I can honestly say to myself, (that) I can leave the game satisfied, knowing that I left it all on the floor," Creighton's senior guard told FOXSportsKansasCity.com Thursday, shortly after announcing the end of his college basketball career as a result of recurring heart issues.
"And I don't have any regrets. I've been in every kind of predicament possible, playing at Creighton. I was a starter. I was at the end of the bench. I was first off the bench. I played against Kentucky as a freshman and actually played in a game against North Carolina.
"I won a Missouri Valley Conference tournament. I played for two different coaches. I've scored 20 points before. I've scored zero points before... I've played in the biggest venues and I've been around the best fans and friends. And so I'm satisfie...