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Miami Heat News: Heat to Sign Undrafted Forward Jones

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...
Via Heat Nation
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat reportedly extend training camp invitation to Shawn Jones

The Miami Heat continued making moves to their training camp roster with the signing of Shawn Jones, according to a report from RealGM.com. The 6-foot-7 forward from Middle Tennessee State University went undrafted in June and later played for the Los Angeles Clippers in Summer League competition. His contract is likely non-guaranteed as the Heat are well stocked at his position...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat To Sign Shawn Jones To Camp Deal

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...
Via RealGM
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Jones Headlines Conference USA Awards

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...
Via RealGM
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee defeats Rice 65-41

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,...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jones leads Blue Raiders’ cause in C-USA

Send to KindleCredit: Middle Tennessee Athletic Communications 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...
Via College Chalktalk
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee wins 20th, tops Charlotte, 71-49

Middle Tennessee took a 10-point lead at intermission thanks to back-to-back 3-pointers by Marcus Tarrance and rolled to its 20th win of the season with a 71-49 victory at Charlotte Thursday night. With their eighth straight conference win, the Blue Raiders (20-7, 10-2 C-USA) maintained a share of the Conference USA top spot with four games remaining in the regular season. The win...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee rolls by Tulane 71-44

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee beats Old Dominion 64-48

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  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee defeats UAB 89-84 in OT

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  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee defeats Grand Canyon 79-56

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  |  Discuss

Cincinnati vs Middle Tennessee State Preview

Cincinnati comes back home after 3 games outside 5/3 Arena to take on Middle Tennessee State tomorrow afternoon. Middle Tennessee State isn't awful or anything, but they also aren't that great. It should be another non-conference game where Cincinnati scores 70-80 points, everyone writes that they gained momentum from the Pittsburgh game and we roll on with our weekends. The Blue...
Via Bearcats Blog
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee slams Tennessee Temple 102-52

Reggie Upshaw was one of six players in double figures, scoring a career-high 18, as Middle Tennessee romped to an overwhelming 102-52 victory over Tennessee Temple Tuesday night. Others in double figures were Neiko Hunter with 16, Shawn Jones and Tharone Chilton both had 11 points and Marcus Tarrance 10. This is the second time this season that Middle Tennessee (7-3) has scored...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee routs Fisk 115-65

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  |  Discuss

Belmont defeats Middle Tennessee 70-58

JJ Mann had a career-high 32 points as Belmont defeated Middle Tennessee 70-58, ending the Blue Raiders home winning streak at 33 games Tuesday night. Middle Tennessee had the nation's longest regular-season home winning streak. Belmont (8-2) came out hot, taking an 18-4 lead midway of the first period as Middle Tennessee (6-2) went scoreless for 7:39. The Blue Raiders (6-2) mounted...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee's 'core guys' come up short

Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis needed his key guys to come up big. Without them, the Blue Raiders had little chance at No. 16 Florida. Tweety Knight, Shawn Jones and Kerry Hammonds combined for 15 points and eight turnovers, a big issue in a 79-59 loss to the Gators. ''You've got to get your core guys to play when you're playing a top team on the road,'' Davis said. ''We...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee eases past UA-Little Rock 76-59

Shawn Jones scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Middle Tennessee to 76-59 victory over UA-Little Rock Monday night. Kerry Hammonds was the leading scorer with 20 points as Middle Tennessee (4-0) was able to stymie UA-LR (0-3), holding the Trojans to only 14 for 47 from the floor. UA-LR had an early 8-6 lead but the Blue Raiders went on 16-2 run that gave Middle...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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