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 [...]
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May 10, 2013  |  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 argument...
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March 28, 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 with...
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March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

2011-2012 Player Profile: Verdell Jones III

It’s time for Inside the Hall’s player-by-player breakdown of the 2011-2012 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Verdell Jones III. On the surface, Verdell Jones’ numbers during his junior campaign were respectable. 12.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists in just over 28 minutes per contest. Not bad, right? Peel them back a little further and you can piece together a solid argument that the...
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October 14, 2011  |  Discuss

That’s A Wrap: Verdell Jones III

Welcome to “That’s A Wrap,” our attempt to make some sense of the 2010-11 season. Sit back. Relax. Grab some popcorn. Get your read on. Today: Verdell Jones III. Final Stats (28 games): 12.5 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 3.2 apg, 44.8% FG, 67.2% FT in 28.2 minutes per game Let’s not get this twisted: Despite all the criticism that’s often hurled at him, Verdell Jones matters. It may not be perfect...
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March 18, 2011  |  Discuss

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