General: Averaged 11.3 points per game and led the team with 5.7 rebounds per contest, was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team by the league's coaches...Chose the Commodores over LSU, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Duke, Syracuse, Kansas, Stanford, Florida, and Alabama.
2013-14 (Freshman): Played in all 31 games and started 28...Averaged 11.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks per game...Named to the SEC's All-Freshman Team...Scored in double-figures in 20 games, and scored a career-high 19 points on two occasions (Georgia State (11/12); at Missouri (2/19))...Posted five double-doubles for the year...Won SEC Freshman of the Week honors after averaging 16.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in games against Missouri and Auburn...Grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds against Texas A&M (2/15)...Attempted a career-high 10 free throws vs. Ole Miss (1/22) and at Auburn (2/22)...Played a career-high 41 minutes against Texas A&M (2/15)...Blocked a career-high seven blocks at South Carolina (2/13), which also tied a school record for blocks in a game held by Will Perdue (vs. East Carolina, 12/28/87) and Festus Ezeli (at Georgia, 2/16/11)...Scored 16 points at Alabama (1/7) in SEC opener and his first career double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds vs. Kentucky (1/11).
High School: Averaged 15.4 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.0 blocks, and 2.0 assists in his senior season at Scotlandville Magnet...His Scotlandville teams won back-to-back state championships in his junior and senior seasons, and he was named Louisiana's 5A Player of the Year as a senior...Scotlandville also captured four district championships...Was a member of the A Honor Roll.
Personal: Damian William Jones...June 30, 1995...Son of David and Dana Jones...Has two brothers, Darian (15) and Darryl (13)...Plans to major in Electrical Engineering...Advice to youngsters: "Do your best in what you put most of your interest in."
Career Highs Points: 19, 2x, last at Missouri (2/19/14) FG Made: 9, at Missouri (2/19/14) FG Atts: 15, vs. Kentucky (1/11/14) 3FG Made: N/A 3FG Atts: N/A FT Made: 6, 2x, last vs. Ole Miss (1/22/14) FT Atts: 10, vs. Ole Miss (1/22/14) Rebounds: 13, vs. Texas A&M (2/15/14) Assists: 2, 2x, last at Texas A&M (1/25/14) Turnovers: 6, at Ole Miss (3/8/14) Blocks: 7, at S. Carolina (2/13/14) Steals: 1, 6x, last vs. Arkansas (2/8/14) Minutes: 41, vs. Texas A&M (2/15/14)