Men's Basketball

Damian Jones - 30

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Scotlandville Magnet

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 248

Position:
C

Damian Jones

11/20/2014

Jones paces Vanderbilt past Lipscomb, 72-62

Commodores fight off Bisons to stay undefeated

11/13/2014

Damian Jones named to Preseason All-SEC 1st Team

Sophomore from Baton Rouge, La., is team's leading returning scorer and rebounder.

09/23/2014

My Game: Damian Jones

From Summer Issue of Commodore Nation

03/11/2014

Odom named to All-SEC 2nd Team, Jones to All-Freshman Team

Two Commodore players honored by the league's coaches on Tuesday.

02/06/2014

Damian Jones #SCtop10 dunk

Incredible alley-oop slam gets attention from ESPN

11/23/2014

Vanderbilt-Tennessee State 11/23/14 (Green)

View Steve Green's photos from Vanderbilt's 78-46 win over Tennessee State on November 23, 2014 at Memorial Gym.

11/20/2014

MBB vs. Lipscomb (11/20/14)

Vanderbilt defeated Lipscomb; 72-62. (11/20/14) Photos by Joe Howell and Anne Rayner

11/16/2014

MBB vs. Trevecca (11/16/14)

The Commodores opened their season Sunday afternoon defeating Trevecca, 83-56. Photos by Steve Green

11/11/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Sewanee

Vanderbilt Commodores take on the Sewanee Tigers in their second exhibition of the year at Memorial Gym (11/11/14)

11/06/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Illinois-Springfield (11/6/14)

John Russell's photos from Vanderbilt's 82-63 win over Illinois-Springfield (11/6/14)

Honors
2013-14 SEC All-Freshman Team

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...Recipient of the Sam Hosbach Men's Basketball Scholarship...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)

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