Men's Basketball

Damian Jones - 30


Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Scotlandville Magnet

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 245


Damian  Jones


Vanderbilt-Gardner-Webb postgame quotes

Vanderbilt 98, Gardner-Webb 62


Jones, LaChance named preseason All-SEC by coaches

Damian Jones named to first team, Riley LaChance named to second team.


Vanderbilt picked to finish 2nd in SEC, Jones named to first team All-SEC

Commodores picked second to Kentucky


Damian Jones named to Jabbar Award Watch List

Commodore junior one of 20 centers named to list.


Jones to return to Vanderbilt for junior season

Commodore center named to All-SEC First Team as a sophomore.


Vanderbilt vs. Kansas, 70-63

NCAA Basketball: Vanderbilt faces Kansas during the Maui Jim Maui Invitational Championship Game at the Lahaina Civic Center.


Vanderbilt vs. Kansas, Maui Invitational Finals, 11/25/15 (Photos by Joe Eke)

View Joe Eke's photos from Vanderbilt's matchup with Kansas in the finals of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational.


No. 17 Vanderbilt 79, Stony Brook 72

Check out the photo gallery from the No. 17 Vanderbilt men's basketball game against Stony Brook.


Vanderbilt vs. Stony Brook (11/19/15). Photos by Joe Howell

Vanderbilt defeated Stony Brook in overtime 79-72, (11/19/15). Photos by Joe Howel.


Vanderbilt vs. Gardner-Webb 11-16-15 (USA Today)

Vanderbilt men's basketball beats Gardner-Webb 98-62 at Memorial Gym.

• 2014-2015 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2014-15 All-SEC First Team
• 2014-15 All-SEC Defensive Team
• 2014-15 Kareem Abdul Jabbar Award Finalist

• 2013-14 SEC All-Freshman Team

Named to All-SEC First Team and the All-Defensive Team as a sophomore...Finished with 506 points in 2014-15, second on Vanderbilt's all-time single season sophomore list...Led SEC in field goal percentage (56.2%)....Chose the Commodores over LSU, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Duke, Syracuse, Kansas, Stanford, Florida, and Alabama.

2014-15 (Sophomore):
Played in 35 games and started 34...Averaged 14.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks per game...Finished with 506 points in 2014-15, second on Vanderbilt's all-time single season sophomore list..Voted a first-team All-SEC selection by the league's coaches...Led SEC in field goal percentage (56.2%), finished 10th in scoring, and third in blocks...Posted double-figure points in 28 games and had two double-doubles...Double-doubles came against Trevecca in the season opener, when he scored a career high 24 points and 12 rebounds, and against Tennessee in the SEC Tournament, when he tallied 20 points and a career-high 15 rebounds...Had a season-high six blocks in win over Missouri...His 70 blocks on the season is the fourth-best in school history, and his 2.0 block average ties for fourth on the single-season list...Made a career-high 10 field goals in season opener against Trevecca and in the NIT First Round at Saint Mary's.

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.

Damian William Jones...June 30, 1995...Son of David and Dana Jones...Has two brothers, Darian (15) and Darryl (13)...Majoring in engineering science...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: 24, vs. Trevecca (11/16/14)
FG Made: 10, 2x, last at Saint Mary's (3/18/15)
FG Atts: 15, 2x, last vs. Lipscomb (11/20/14)
3FG Made: 1, vs. Rutgers (11/28/14)
3FG Atts: 1, 3x, last vs. La Salle (11/29/14)
FT Made: 9, 2x, last vs. Yale (1/3/15)
FT Atts: 13, 2x, last at Miss. St. (1/17/15)
Rebounds: 15, vs. Tennessee (3/12/15)
Assists: 4, vs. Yale (1/3/15)
Turnovers: 6, at Ole Miss (3/8/14)
Blocks: 7, at S. Carolina (2/13/14)
Steals: 2, at Kentucky (1/20/15)
Minutes: 41, vs. Texas A&M (2/15/14)

Damian Jones 10-21-15


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