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

03/30/2015

Jones to return to Vanderbilt for junior season

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

03/18/2015

Vanderbilt knocks off Saint Mary's 75-64 in NIT 1st round

Jones dominates as Commodores record another 20-win season

03/10/2015

Jones named 1st-team All-SEC/Defensive, Baldwin and LaChance named to All-Freshman Team

Three Commodores honored by league's coaches Tuesday.

01/30/2015

The Reynolds Wrap: Episode 1

Bryan Reynolds talks to MBB's Luke Kornet and Damian Jones

11/20/2014

Jones paces Vanderbilt past Lipscomb, 72-62

Commodores fight off Bisons to stay undefeated

03/24/2015

Vanderbilt at Stanford - NIT 3/24/15 (Feria)

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03/20/2015

NIT: Vanderbilt vs. South Dakota State (Joe Howell)

Vanderbilt hosted South Dakota State in the NIT second round on March 20, 2015 at Memorial Gym. (Joe Howell)

03/18/2015

Vanderbilt at Saint Mary's - NIT 3/18/15 (Jedlovec)

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03/12/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Tennessee (USATSI)

NCAA Basketball: SEC Conference Tournament-Tennessee vs Vanderbilt (USATSI)

03/12/2015

Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee - SEC Tournament (Howell)

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Honors
• 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

General:
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.

Personal:
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)


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