Baton Rouge, La.
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7-0 / 245
Former Commodore center talks NBA draft, Steph Curry and more
Former Commodore point guard talks NBA, draft night and more
Two Commodores invited to participate in the event May 11-15 in Chicago.
Vanderbilt captures 87-74 victory behind Jones' career-high 27 points
Jones powers Vanderbilt with 15 points, 16 rebounds
Jan. 17, 2015
March 12, 2014
February 25, 2014
February 25, 2014
February 25, 2014
Vanderbilt welcomes MBB head coach Bryce Drew. Photos by Joe Howell (4/6/16)
Photos from Vanderbilt's men's basketball game against Wichita State in the NCAA First Four in Dayton, Ohio on March 15, 2016. Photos by Erik Schelkun.
Vanderbilt vs. Wichita State NCAA Tournament Game
Vanderbilt NCAA Practice March 14, 2016
SEC tournament opener against Tennessee. Photos by John Russell (3/10/16)
• 2015-16 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015-16 All-SEC First Team (Coaches)
• 2015-16 All-SEC Second Team (AP)
• 2014-15 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 as a junior, as well as the All-SEC First Team and the All-Defensive Team as a sophomore...Became 44th player in Vanderbilt history to eclipse the 1,000-point barrier with 13-point performance vs. Western Michigan. Ended his junior year with a cumulative 1,313 points, and is 24th on VU’s all-time list...Second on career blocks list with 167, and his 1.69 blocks per game career mark is the second-best in program history and his 54 blocks in 2015-16 is fifth all-time on VU’s single-season block list...Third on VU’s all-time list in field-goal percentage in a career at 56.6%...Chose the Commodores over LSU, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Duke, Syracuse, Kansas, Stanford, Florida, and Alabama.
Started all 33 games this season, averaged 13.9 points and 6.9 rebounds per game...Named First-Team All-SEC member by league coaches and a second-team member by the Associated Press...Scored in double figures in 26 games and posted seven double-doubles...Named SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 29 after averaging 21 points and 7.5 rebounds in two wins over Florida and Kentucky...Scored a career-high 27 points at Florida...Also tied a career high in field goals made with 12 (12- 13) - set a new FG% single-game record with at least 10 FGs made (92.3%)...His 16 rebounds vs. Georgia was the most by a VU player since Lance Goulbourne’s 16 rebounds at Marquette on December 29, 2011...Grabbed 15 rebounds at Arkansas...Scored then career-high 26 points on a career-best 12 field goals at Texas; Tallied 20 points and 12 rebounds in win over Florida in Nashville...Became 44th player in Vanderbilt history to eclipse the 1,000-point barrier with 13-point performance vs. Western Michigan...Ended his junior year with a cumulative 1,313 points, and is 24th on VU’s all-time list...Second on career blocks list with 167, and his 1.69 blocks per game career mark is the second-best in program history...His 54 blocks in 2015-16 is fifth all-time on VU’s single-season block list...Third on VU’s all-time list in field-goal percentage in a career at 56.6%...Scored 24 points and tied a career-high with 15 rebounds at Arkansas, his 10th double-double of his career...Tallied two double-doubles in Maui, both 17 point and 10 rebound performances vs. Wake Forest and Kansas.
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.
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).
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."
Points: 27, at Florida (2/23/16)
FG Made: 12, 2x, last at Florida (2/23/16)
FG Atts: 20, at Texas (1/30/16)
3FG Made: 1, vs. Rutgers (11/28/14)
3FG Atts: 1, 5x, last vs. Georgia (2/20/16)
FT Made: 9, 2x, last vs. Yale (1/3/15)
FT Atts: 13, 2x, last at Miss. St. (1/17/15)
Rebounds: 16, vs. Georgia (2/20/16)
Assists: 6, at Baylor (12/6/15)
Turnovers: 6, 2x, last at Baylor (12/6/15)
Blocks: 7, at S. Carolina (2/13/14)
Steals: 2, at Kentucky (1/20/15)
Minutes: 41, vs. Texas A&M (2/15/14)