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JOSH JONES RUMORS & GOSSIP

CU's Jones, Wichita's Hall know value of heart

Josh Jones came into Koch Arena just as Carl Hall was leaving, wounded hearts passing in the January night. "How's your thumb?" asked Jones, Creighton's senior guard. "I'm cool," replied Hall, Wichita State's senior forward. "Are you playing tonight?" Jones asked. "Yeah, I'm going to play," Hall said, nodding, wiggling...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Jones: Giving up hoops due to heart

As hard as it is for Creighton's Josh Jones to give up basketball, he says it's not worth risking his life to keep playing. Doctors advised Jones to stop playing after he underwent a procedure Dec. 18 to locate and correct an atrial flutter. He faces more procedures to treat the heart condition that caused him to faint before a game three weeks ago. He said he wanted to...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Creighton's Jones quits because of heart

Courtesy: Creighton Media Relations OMAHA, Neb. -- Josh Jones is hanging up his high tops for good. The senior guard on the Creighton mens basketball team has announced that his basketball career is over, the result of an atrial flutter discovered after the Omaha native fainted prior to warm-ups at Nebraska on Dec. 6th. Jones underwent nine hours of testing on Dec. 18th, but in...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Surgery, loss can't dampen spirit of CU's Jones

He remembers Nebraska fans giving him hell again, the serve and volley of the usual grief. The Omaha kid, back in Lincoln, always trying to get the last word. In high school, Josh Jones had won three state titles at the Devaney Center. Technically, it was the Cornhuskers' building, but it was also his house. "It's kind of an in-state thing," Creighton's senior...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Biggest tests are within for Creighton's Jones

He remembers Nebraska fans giving him hell again, the serve and volley of the usual grief. The Omaha kid, back in Lincoln, always trying to get the last word. In high school, Josh Jones had won three state titles at the Devaney Center. Technically, it was the Cornhuskers' building, but it was also his house. "It's kind of an in-state thing," Creighton's senior...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

CU's Jones faces surgery with a heavy heart

He remembers Nebraska fans giving him hell again, the serve and volley of the usual grief. The Omaha kid, back in Lincoln, always trying to get the last word. In high school, Josh Jones had won three state titles at the Devaney Center. Technically, it was the Cornhuskers' building, but it was also his house. "It's kind of an in-state thing," Creighton's senior...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Heart procedure for Creighton player

Creighton guard Josh Jones will undergo a procedure to address a heart problem that caused him to pass out before a game against Nebraska last week. Coach Greg McDermott says Jones had an atrial flutter on Dec. 6. Doctors plan to perform an ablation on his heart next Tuesday to restore a normal heart rhythm. Doctors will examine his heart in another test a month later to determine...
Via Fox Sports
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Creighton's Josh Jones hospitalized

Creighton guard Josh Jones will be held overnight and undergo further testing Friday at a Lincoln hospital after passing out before the Bluejays' game against Nebraska. Coach Greg McDermott wrote in a text message to The Associated Press on Thursday night that Jones ''is tired but doing well.'' McDermott said after the game that Jones fainted during pregame...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Creighton's Josh Jones hospitalized after feinting

Creighton guard Josh Jones was taken to a Lincoln hospital for tests after passing out before the Bluejays' game against Nebraska. Jones' condition wasn't known Thursday night. He had heart surgery in September 2007. Coach Greg McDermott said after the game that Jones feinted during pregame warmups. He was taken out of the Devaney Center on a stretcher. His mother...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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