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Delante Jones
Player Profile:
Delante Jones 3112553
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chantilly, Va.
High School: Virginia Episcopal School
Other College: American
Experience: Transfer

2016-17 (American): Patriot League All-Preseason Team… started all 30 games as a sophomore… averaged 11.5 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game and 1.8 assists per game… shot 41 percent from the field and 69 percent from the line… scored a season-best 21 points at Boston U. (1/11)… had back-to-back 18 point performances at Texas A&M (11/14) with seven rebounds and Akron (11/17)… had a team-best 19 points with six rebounds against Western Illinois (11/29)… had eight rebounds in a home win over Youngstown State (12/10)… led the team with 18 points on 4-of-7 from the outside in a loss to Holy Cross (1/23)… scored 15 points in a last-second win at Loyola (Md.) (2/25).

2015-16 (American): Patriot League Rookie of the Year… All-Patriot League Rookie Team… Corvias Patriot League Rookie of the Week (2/1) and (2/22)… 30 appearances, 25 starts… 12 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game… led the team with 30 three-pointers… scored 10 or more points 21 times with four 20+ point performances… first career start against Mount St. Mary’s (12/1)… finished with 20 points, a career-best seven rebounds and went 5-for-5 from the line at Wagner (12/6)… career-best 23 points with three trifectas at Lafayette (1/20)… tied his career-best 23 points on nine field goals at Navy (1/27)… career-high five rebounds, 18 points, four rebounds against Bucknell (2/3)… dropped 18 points, five assists, four rebounds and three steals at Boston U. (2/10)… 18 points and six rebounds vs. Army West Point (2/13)… career-high 45 minutes, 11 points and seven rebounds in an overtime win against Lafayette (2/17)… 12 points and an overtime winning layup at Holy Cross (2/21)… 20 points in a home win over Navy (2/24)… 14 points in the Patriot League Quarterfinal win over Boston U. (3/3)… finished his first season with 10 points, five rebounds and one assist at the PL Semifinals at Lehigh (3/6).

High School: Prepped at Virginia Episcopal School in Lynchburg, Va.... also played AAU for Team Takeover DC... averaged 16.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game in his junior year while shooting 49.0 percent from the field, 39.0 percent from distance and 78.0 percent from the charity stripe... earned first team All-State honors in 2013-14 and is ranked a three-star recruit by ESPN.

Personal: Delante Jones was born in Fairfax, Va.... has one older brother, Jamel... majoring in marketing at Seattle U...

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