SHAWN JONES RUMORS & GOSSIP
Shawn Jones of Middle Tennessee State has been named Conference USA Player of the Year.
Joining Jones on the C-USA All-Conference First Team are Pablo Bertone, Chad Frazier, Kenneth Smith and Neil Watson.
On the Second Team are Vince Hunter, Tymell Murphy, Akeem Richmond, Julian Washburn and James Woodard.
Smith was also named Defensive Player of the Year, while Vince Hunter received...
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- Shawn Jones had 15 points and Middle Tennessee bounced back from its first loss in eleven games to lead wire-to-wire in a 65-41 blowout of Rice on Saturday.
Middle Tennessee (22-8, 12-3 Conference USA) opened the game with an 11-3 run, led 33-19 at halftime and extended to 63-38 for their largest lead.
Kerry Hammonds II had 14 points and six rebounds,...
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Middle Tennessee State has crested to the top of Conference USA as the Blue Raiders have sole possession of first place at 1–2 with three games remaining in the regular season. The starting line up that includes four seniors in Neiko Hunter, Tweety Knight, and Kerry Hammonds. However the catalyst is 6-8, 236-lb...
The Middle Tennessee State basketball player with the most appearances on a highlight reel has perhaps the fewest words.
Shawn Jones, a chiseled 6-foot-8, 240-pound senior forward, is a high-flying, hard-dunking, shot-blocking play-maker matched by few in recent Blue Raiders history. But the story behind the makeup of the gentle giant is far more complicated and heart-wrenching...
Shawn Jones scored 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked six shots as Middle Tennessee rolled over Tulane 71-44 Thursday night.
Kerry Hammonds II had 18 points for Middle Tennessee and Neiko Hunter 13 as the Blue Raiders extended their win streak to six games.
Middle Tennessee (18-7, 8-2 Conference USA) used an 11-0 run in the first half to open a 22-13 advantage en route...
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February 14, 2014
Shawn Jones scored four of his 22 points in overtime as Middle Tennessee opened its inaugural Conference USA season with an 89-84 victory Saturday night over Alabama-Birmingham.
Jones opened overtime with a dunk. UAB answered when Chad Frazier made a layup and a 3-pointer to put the Blazers ahead 82-79.
Middle Tennessee took an 84-82 lead when Neiko Hunter hit a 3-pointer and a...
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January 11, 2014
Shawn Jones scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds in leading Middle Tennessee to a 79-56 victory over Grand Canyon on Monday in the consolation game of the Dr Pepper Classic.
The Blue Raiders (9-5) scored the game's first 12 points and were up 42-24 at halftime by turning 10 Grand Canyon turnovers into 19 points and shooting 54.8 percent (17 of 31) in the first 20 minutes...
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December 30, 2013
Shawn Jones scored 18 points in 18 minutes to lead seven Middle Tennessee players who scored in double digits Monday night in a 115-65 victory over Fisk.
Middle Tennessee (7-2) broke the game open with a 26-8 run in the first half and never looked back. The Blue Raiders shot 61.8 percent from the field while holding Fisk to 30.3 percent.
Joshua Phillips had 13 points and eight...
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December 10, 2013
Nothing like a buzzer beater off the inbounds pass
and Thursday night in Miami Middle Tennessee State executed that play
Bruce Massey, Jr. timed a perfect lob to Shawn Jones
who had the perfect instant catch and shoot to beat the buzzer and win it for
the Blue Raiders 66-64 over FIU.
"When Coach Davis called the play...
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TROY, Ala. - The Middle Tennessee men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to six games with a 63-53 victory over Troy in the Blue Raiders’ first Sun Belt road test on Thursday night at Sartain Hall. Sophomore forward Shawn Jones led the way with 12 points, all coming in the first half, while junior guard Raymond Cintron added 11 points as MT improved to 14-2 and 3-0...