'11 DE SG Deon Jones (Towson)

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Jones, who is still deciding on his next destination, has offers from Indiana State, Rider, Towson and some other mid-majors. Butler, which just made its second trip to the NCAA tournament final in two years, has also expressed interest.

Jones averaged 17 points and nine rebounds per game on a Sanford team that already boasted a wealth of talent going into the year, including Syracuse-bound forward Trevor Cooney.

From ESPN.com


Jones is a strong and physical small forward with good skill. He can get to the rim on the break where he can easily finish through contact. Jones plays with good energy and competes for rebounds. He can start the break after a defensive rebound and must be physically boxed out on the offensive glass to prevent a timely tip in. Jones can hit mid range pull ups and slashes to the rim from the wing and along the baseline. He can even hit a open three with needed time and space.

Jones must continue to build strength and work to make his jumper from behind the arc more consistent because at this stage of his game he can be streaky. Jones should continue to hone his overall skills although they are pretty good. He also must learn not to relax on defense. At times his lack of readiness allows him to pick up fouls.

Bottom Line:
Jones is a strong and physical wing that can finish on the break or with his good mid range game in the half court. He must continue to build his game including making his jumper from behind the arc a consistent weapon. He is a good rebounder and plays with energy and urgency. Jones has very good upside.

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Ahhh I stand corrected he isnt a very good shooter apparently but I will take that kid...We need tons of talent to surround Jake Odum to make this into a dynasty.