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Greg Jones

  • Player
  • Seasons: 2021-22
  • Number: 10
  • Position: PF
  • Height: 6' 7“
  • Weight: 225
  • Hometown: Bronx NY
  • High School: John Marshall (Richmond VA)
  • Prep School: none
  • Transfer From: Southern Connecticut State
  • Birthday: ?

At UMass

  • 6/4/2021: Jones announced his intention to transfer.1) During his time in the portal, he also reportedly heard from St. Bonaventure and others.2)
  • UMass confirmed his addition to the team on 6/9/21.3)
  • Coach Matt McCall on Jones: “Greg is a high character young man who has a tremendous passion for the game. We are extremely excited to bring someone with so much positive energy into our program. Greg is a tough kid who is willing to embrace the challenge of playing and guarding multiple positions on the floor. Those are the kind of guys we want here at UMass.”4)

Pre-UMass

Southern CT State (2019-21)

2020-21 Senior Year

  • Due to concerns about COVID-19, SCSU did not play in this season. The NE-10 canceled conference play and although they gave the option for schools to set their own schedules, SCSU did not.5)6)
  • Northeast 10 Conference Academic Honors (Fall)7)

2019-20 Junior Year

  • Played in 25 of the team's 27 games, started in each of the 25
  • Averaged 13.8 points, 1.6 assists, 7.6 rebounds, and 0.9 steals per game
  • Shot 48.3% overall, 34.2% from three-point range
  • Led team in blocks and free throws (made, attempted, and percentage)
  • Shot 88.9% from the free throw line, which was third-best in the Northeast 10
  • Scored at least 20 points in five games and scored at least 10 points in 18 games
  • Northeast 10 Academic Honors (Fall 2019)/Northeast 10 Academic Distinction (Spring 2020)

James Madison (2017-19)

  • Averaged 2.2 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game in 64 career games and 13 starts
  • Wore jersey #10

2018-19 Sophomore Year

  • Played in 33 games, starting in 13
  • Averaged 2.7 points, 2.7 boards, in 15.8 minutes per game
  • Improved his free throw shooting to .826, up from .632 the year before

2017-18 Freshman Year

  • Played in 31 of 32 games, all off the bench
  • Averaged 1.8 points, 2.3 rebounds, in 10.5 minutes per game
  • Provided a strong defensive presence in the post, tallying 13 blocks, second-most on the team
  • Went for six points and a career-high seven boards at The Citadel (12/5)
  • Scored career-high nine points at Towson (2/17), including game-sealing free throws
  • Played 29 minutes vs. Drexel (1/20)

Statistics

SeasonSchoolConfGGSMPMPGFGFGAFG%2P2PA2P%3P3PA3P%FTFTAFT%PTSPPGORBDRBTRBRPGASTSTLBLKTOVPFFO
2017-18JMUCAA31032410.52064.3131747.362317.1761219.632551.83535702.34111323460
2018-19JMUCAA331352115.83267.4782748.563519.2631923.826882.73257892.712141225794
TotalJMUCAA641384513.252131.3974495.463836.2223142.7381432.267921592.5162525481254
2019-20SCSUNE10252572829.1127263.483100184.5432779.3426472.88934513.8591311907.639223045773
TotalCareer8938157317.7179394.454144279.51635115.30495114.8334885.51262233493.9554755932027

DI game logs from Sports-Reference.com

Career Highs

Through the end of the 2020-21 season

SCSUJMU
Points31 - vs Stonehill (1/25/20)14 - vs East Mennonite (11/6/18)
Field Goals12 - vs Stonehill (1/25/20)6 - vs East Mennonite (11/6/18)
Field Goals Att.20 - vs Stonehill (1/25/20)8 - twice, last at Fordham (12/20/18)
3-Point FG6 - vs Stonehill (1/25/20)2 - vs Elon (2/28/19)
3-Point FG Att.9 - vs Stonehill (1/25/20)5 - at Fordham (12/20/18)
Free Throws7 - twice, last at St. Anselm (2/1/20)6 - at Hofstra (2/23/19)
Free Throw Att.8 - at Franklin Pierce (1/22/20)6 - at Hofstra (2/23/19)
Rebounds15 - at Franklin Pierce (1/22/20)8 - twice, last at Charleston (1/31/19)
Assists5 - at Pace (2/11/20)3 - vs Northeastern (1/26/19)
Blocks3 - five times, last vs New Haven (2/19/20)2 - twice, last vs East Mennonite (11/6/18)
Steals3 - twice, last at Bentley (1/11/20)2 - twice, last at William & Mary (12/28/18)
Minutes39 - at Pace (2/11/20)29 - twice, last at Charlotte (11/16/18)

Additional source: RealGM.com

High School

  • Player of the Year and two-time All-State selection at John Marshall High School in Richmond VA
  • Helped team to state championship, two conference championships, and three regional championships
  • First Team Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Metro in 2016-17 after leading John Marshall HS to the 3A State Tournament
  • Averaged 18 points, nine rebounds and two assists as a senior
  • 2016-17 Conference 26 and 3A East Player of the Year
  • Second Team RT-D All-Metro in 2015-16 as a junior
  • Averaged 15 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks, guiding John Marshall to a 24-7 mark and a berth in the state semifinals
  • Member of National Honors Society
  • Was class salutatorian
  • Also played football, baseball, and volleyball
  • Received basketball scholarship offers from Hampton, UNC-Greensboro, Richmond, Towson, Hofstra, Marshall, East Carolina, Northeastern8)

Personal

  • Son of Jennifer Mack and Gregory Jones
  • Sociology major as an undergraduate
greg_jones.txt · Last modified: 2021/07/22 23:46 by mikeuma