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College basketball: Roosevelt Jones hits 70-footer for first career 3-pointer

Entering Saturday, Butler senior Roosevelt Jones had, somewhat famously, never made a college three-pointer. Despite being a wing player and a four-year regular (and one of those guys who seems to have played in college forever), the forward was 0-3 in his career behind the arc, having not even attempted a shot from long range since the 2012-2013 season. That changed Saturday, in...
Via The Comeback
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Butler big man Roosevelt Jones hits first career 3 at buzzer

Butler Bulldogs big man Roosevelt Jones had taken three total three-point attempts in his college basketball career entering today’s game in Marquette and had not made a single one. That changed when, just before the halftime buzzer, Jones put up a 3/4 court prayer that miraculously went in! Check out the video below! ROOSEVELT JONES! 3/4 COURT HEAVE IS GOOD! @rozayyjones21 with...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Roosevelt Jones celebrates his first career 3-pointer with a dab

Butler senior wing Roosevelt Jones had yet to attempt a 3-pointer this season. In fact, he hadn't shot from beyond the arc since returning from a wrist injury that sidelined him for the entire 2013-14 season.But just before half in Saturday's matchup at Marquette, the 6-foot-4 Jones heaved a three-quarters court shot that banked in off the glass. That milestone shot tied the game...
Via FOX Sports
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Butler G Roosevelt Jones questionable with sprained wrist

Butler star guard Roosevelt Jones is questionable for tomorrow’s game against Villanova due to a sprained wrist, per the official Twitter of Bulldogs basketball. Roosevelt Jones is questionable for Sunday's game against Villanova with a sprained left wrist suffered in practice Thursday. — Butler Basketball (@ButlerMBB) January 9, 2016 A former three-star recruit from the St...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Roosevelt Jones questionable vs. Villanova

Butler is set to host Villanova in a marquee Big East game on Sunday night.However, the Bulldogs may be without their key piece on the perimeter. The team announced on Saturday morning that senior forward Roosevelt Jones is questionable against Villanova due to a sprained left wrist he injured in practice on Thursday.That is the same wrist that forced him to miss the entire 2013...
Via FOX Sports
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Butler improves to 10-1 with 88-52 win over Southern Utah

INDIANAPOLIS -- Roosevelt Jones had 12 points and 10 rebounds and No. 9 Butler beat Southern Utah 88-52 on Tuesday night.Jones was one of four Bulldogs to score in double digits as Butler (10-1) shot 63 percent from the field (37 of 58) and led by as many 41 points on the way to its seventh straight win.Travon Langston had 17 points for Southern Utah (2-8).The Bulldogs' stingy defense...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler's Roosevelt Jones plays with a chip on his shoulder

Despite being a four-year starter, Roosevelt Jones feels the need to play with a chip on his shoulder to get the national credit he thinks he deserves.Jones' teammates certainly realize how much he contributes.Ninth-ranked Butler looks to continue rolling when it hosts Southern Utah on Tuesday night.Jones is putting up the best numbers of his career, averaging 13.7 points, 7.8 rebounds...
Via FOX Sports
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler rolling along with Jones putting up best numbers of his career

Despite being a four-year starter, Roosevelt Jones feels the need to play with a chip on his shoulder to get the national credit he thinks he deserves.Jones' teammates certainly realize how much he contributes.Ninth-ranked Butler looks to continue rolling when it hosts Southern Utah on Tuesday night.Jones is putting up the best numbers of his career, averaging 13.7 points, 7.8 rebounds...
Via FOX Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Roosevelt Jones sinks amazing no-look halfcourt shot

Butler Bulldogs senior guard Roosevelt Jones seems to be working on improving his shot this offseason. At the very least, he has put forth some strong effort towards perfecting a trick shot that is getting plenty of attention. In a video shared on his Twitter account, Jones makes an improbably halfcourt shot. Jones was standing at halfcourt at Hinkle Fieldhouse, before tossing a...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Butler Bulldogs tough week

(Photo: Michael Hickey/Getty Images North America) The buzzer beating thrillers have not seemed to swing in Butler basketball’s direction this season. At the very beginning of the season, the Butler Bulldogs gathered five wins in five games before losing two close games to Louisiana State and No. 5 Oklahoma State. Against Oklahoma State, the Bulldogs lost by two, while Louisiana...
Via isportsweb.com
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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