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VERDELL JONES III RUMORS

Verdell Jones III still chasing his professional dream

Verdell Jones III had a dream of making the NBA when he was a kid. It became much more of an attainable goal when he played at Indiana. His NBA dream and goal seemed to be all but gone when he suffered a torn ACL against Penn State during the Big Ten Tournament of his [...]
Via Inside the Hall
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Verdell Jones III

Tom Crean left a good job at Marquette to clean up the mess that the Indiana basketball program had become.  It was going to be tough and take time, so he needed to bring in players who could not only raise the talent level, but would be tough enough to handle adversity.  After 3 long years, that original group of players got their payoff – a 27 win season, a last-second victory...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Verdell Jones III undergoes successful knee surgery

Per a release from Methodist Sports Medicine, Indiana senior guard Verdell Jones III underwent successful knee surgery to repair a torn right ACL on Friday. Jones suffered the injury in Indiana’s 75-58 win over Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament on Mar. 8. Here’s the full release: Indianapolis, Ind. – March 30, 2012 – Indiana University senior point guard Verdell Jones...
Via Inside the Hall
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

That’s A Wrap: Verdell Jones III

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our player-by-player recap of the 2011-2012 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Verdell Jones. Final stats (30 games): 7.5 ppg, 3.2 apg, 2.9 rpg, 41.9% FG, 75.5% FT in 24.5 minutes per game. No player in recent IU basketball history has been debated, discussed and dissected quite like Verdell Jones. Coming into his final season in Bloomington, there was an...
Via Inside the Hall
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

No Verdell Jones III, No problem for Indiana Hoosiers

  The Indiana Hoosiers were without VJ3, but they certainly owned the three tonight versus New Mexico State in their first NCAA Tournament game since 2008. Verdell Jones III had been a key cog for IU this year, and been the BMOC during some lean years in Bloomington. I’m a little sad he didn’t get to play in the tourney given what he’s dealt with. Well, I’m not actually...
Via The Sports Bank
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Hoosiers' Jones done after tearing ACL

Indiana point guard Verdell Jones III has a torn ACL in his right knee and is done for the season. The team announced the news Friday, a few hours before its Big Ten tournament quarterfinal game against No. 14 Wisconsin. The 15th-ranked Hoosiers lost Jones on Thursday. The senior guard crashed to floor, screaming and clutching his right knee with 5:45 left in the first half of...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Indiana PG Jones has torn ACL

Indiana point guard Verdell Jones III has a torn ACL in his right knee and is done for the season. The team announced the news Friday, a few hours before its Big Ten tournament quarterfinal game against No. 14 Wisconsin. The 15th-ranked Hoosiers lost Jones on Thursday. The senior guard crashed to floor, screaming and clutching his right knee with 5:45 left in the first half of...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals Chat

After only one upset yesterday the action really heats up as Wisconsin, Michigan, Michigan State, and Ohio State join the party this afternoon.  Verdell Jones III won't be available for Indiana after one of the scariest knee injuries in the Big Ten tournament in quite some time yesterday. Join us here to chat through all four games today, so come in and talk up your favorite...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Tom Crean cries when asked about Verdell Jones III’s knee injury (Video)

Coming off of three straight losing seasons under Tom Crean, the Indiana Hoosiers finally have their swag back. They are comfortably in the NCAA Tournament and are competing for the Big Ten Tournament championship. However, senior guard Verdell Jones III may have played his last game for the Hoosiers. During Indiana’s 75-58 victory over Penn State on Thursday, Jones went down...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers Begin Postseason play against Indiana

#14 Wisconsin (23-8, 4th seed Big Ten) looks to end their recent B1G tournament woes against #15 Indiana (25-7, 5th seed Big Ten). The game tips off at 1:00 PM CT on ESPN from Banker's Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The Hoosiers come in to this game after the 75-58 win over Penn State in the 1st round on Thursday. Indiana suffered a huge loss in that game when Senior Guard...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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