21 Jalen Jones
Jalen Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Kimball HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 220

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L


2012-13 (Sophomore): Averaged 14.0 points (T-1st SMU, 13th C-USA), 7.7 rebounds (1st SMU, 9th C-USA), while shooting 50.6% from the field (2nd SMU, 10th C-USA, 78th NCAA)... Had 9 double-doubles on the season... 10 games with at least 15 pts and 7 rebs... Had 4 games with at least 7 offensive rebs... NOTE - 700+350: Became the seventh Mustang to have posted at least 700 points and the seventh to have at least 350 rebounds after his sophomore season; also became just the fifth player to accomplish both feats... HONORS: C-USA Player of the Week, NetScouts.com C-USA POTW & MarchMadness.com National High-Major Player of the Week (Dec. 3 - 17.0 pts, 14.0 rebs, 2.0 blks, 1.5 asts, 1.0 stl in wins over Utah & Hofstra)...Cable Car Classic All-Tournament Team (16.5 pts, 11.5 rebs, 3.0 steals)... NOTES - FIRST SINCE: Had consecutive double-doubles (Utah, at Hofstra), first Mustang to post back-to-back double-doubles since Papa Dia in 2010-11... Had 12 rebs in the 1st half vs. Wagner (12/21), most since Papa Dia had 12 in 1st half at Northern Iowa (3/21/11)... Scored 20 points with a career-high 16 rebounds against Utah (11/28); first Mustang with 15+ points and 15+ rebounds since Papa Dia (3/21/11 at Northern Iowa - 17 pts, 21 rebs)... NOTES - 20+: Has 7 games with 20+ points... Had 20+ points in 3 straight games against TCU, Texas State and Malone, becoming the first Mustang to score 20+ in 3 straight since Papa Dia (1/8/11-1/15/11)... GAME HIGHLIGHTS: Had 9th double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds to go with 2 blocks, a steal and an assist vs. UAB in the C-USA tournament opener 3/13...Had 7th double-double with 13 points and 15 rebounds vs. Memphis 2/6...Had 21 points (8-13 FG, 5-6 FT) and 3 assists with a team-high 7 rebounds vs. Houston 2/2...Team-highs of 19 points and 8 rebounds in the win at Marshall 1/30...Team-highs of 20 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists (career-high) and 2 steals with a blocked shot vs. Southern Miss 1/16...Had team-highs of 22 points and 13 rebounds at Houston 1/9...Had 14 points and 14 rebounds (9 off.) vs. Wagner 11/21...Posted second career double-double (20 pts, career high 16 rebs) against Utah 11/28... Had 17 points and 7 rebounds in the 62-61 win vs. Missouri State 11/25...Career-high 24 points (8-13 FG, 8-10 FT) with 8 rebounds and 3 blocked shots at Texas State 11/17...Then career-highs of 21 points, 4 3FGs (4-6) and 3 blocked shots with 8 rebounds at TCU 11/15...First career double-double (11 pts, 11 rebs) with 1 blocked shot in opening win vs. Loyola Marymount 11/11.

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Jalen Jones, 2011-12

2011-12 (Freshman): Played in 32 games (18 starts)...Averaged 8.0 points and 3.3 rebounds...had 22 steals, 19 assists and 12 blocks...has 13 games with 10+ points...led team in scoring 5 times, steals 5 times and blocked shots 6 times...C-USA Games: Averaging 8.2 points and 2.9 rebounds with 7 blocked shots...Note - Rebounds: Had 10 rebounds vs. Georgia Southern 11/27...it was the first 10+ rebound game by an SMU freshman since Papa Dia had 13 vs. Southern 11/10/07...Team Rankings: 3rd in scoring (8.0), 2nd in blocked shots (12)...SMU Season Records: 2nd for FTAs by a freshman (142), 4thfor FTs by a freshman (85)...Game Highlights: Had 11 points, 5 rebounds and a block in the first round of the C-USA tournament vs. Marshall 3/7...Scored 15 points (6-8 FGs, 1-2 3FGs) with 3 rebounds and 2 steals vs. Marshall 2/18...Team-high 16 points on 4-6 FGs and 8-12 FTs with 4 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals vs. UCF 2/4...Team-highs of 11 points and 8 rebounds at East Carolina 2/1...Team high 12 points with 3 rebounds in his first C-USA start at UTEP on 1/14...Had 11 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals in 84-65 win at SEMO 12/19...Added 6 points, 5 rebounds and 2assists in the Dallas Classic vs. Jackson State 12/15...Had 10 rebounds and 4 points vs.Georgia Southern 11/27 (first SMU freshman with 10+ rebounds since Papa Dia had 13 vs. Southern 11/10/07)...Added 15 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals in the 65-64 win vs. Florida Gulf Coast 11/19...Had 16 points and 4 rebounds in the Preseason NIT first round vs. Colorado State 11/14...Added 11 points, 2 rebounds, an assist, a steal and a block in his debut vs. McMurry 11/11.

Prep: Was rated as high as No. 28 in Texas...His senior year, he was a shooting-guard for coach Snoop Johnson at Kimball High School in Dallas...Helped Kimball to the Texas Class 4A State Championship; adding 19 points and 9 rebounds while hitting 13 of 14 free throws in the title game...He was named to the 2011 All-State Tournament team...For the 2010-11 season, he averaged 18.0 points and 9.0 rebounds...As a junior at Mansfield Timberview, he averaged 18.8 points and 9.8 rebounds...He was selected first team All-District and first team All-Region.

Club: Played for coach Ervin Davis and Dallas Showtyme...Team won the Memorial Day Great American Shootout and several other tournaments.

Personal: Son of Reginald and Yolanda Jones...His father played basketball at Prairie View A&M...His mother played volleyball and ran track as a prep athlete...Lists his favorite athlete as Kobe Bryant.

Major: Sociology