SHAWN JONES RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Miami Heat will add to its training camp roster by signing undrafted free agent forward Shawn Jones to a non-guaranteed training camp deal, according to Shams Charania of Real GM. Jones, who played four years of college basketball at Middle Tennessee State, was on the Los Angeles Clippers’ Summer League squad, averaging 5.0 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. The 6’8” Jones...
Undrafted free agent Shawn Jones will sign a non-guaranteed training camp deal with the Miami Heat, a league source told RealGM.
Jones went unselected in the June NBA Draft out of Middle Tennessee State, where the 6-foot-7 forward averaged 14.1 points and 8.4 rebounds in 33 games as a senior.
Jones, 22, scored five points and grabbed over five rebounds per game in five summer league...
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...
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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 had 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday night to lead Middle Tennessee over Old Dominion 64-48 in the second all-time meeting between the schools.
Jones was 9 of 11 from the floor, made both of his free throws and grabbed five of his boards on the offensive glass.
Kerry Hammonds II added 14 points for the Blue Raiders (15-7, 5-2 Conference USA) who used a 10-1 run to...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2013
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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...