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50 Brianna Jones
Brianna Jones 715945

Outlook & Highlights
Member of UT's Dean’s List the last two semesters ... Possesses nice shooting touch ... Scored in double figures on 25 occasions in career (20 times in 2013-14, three in 2012-13, twice in 2011-12), including seven double-doubles (seven times in 2013-14) ... Grabbed at least seven rebounds on 19 occasions in career (15 times in 2013-14, three in 2012-13, once in 2011-12) ... Transfer from University of Illinois.

As a Senior (2013-14)
Appeared in 30 games, making 28 starts ... Missed first two contests with foot injury (Nov. 9-10) ... Averaged 10.2 points, 6.9 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 0.4 steals in 26.5 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 10.1 ppg, 7.0 rpg, 0.7 apg and 0.2 spg in 28.1 mpg ... Ranked ninth in MAC in offensive caroms (2.8 rpg), 13th in overall field goal percentage (44.1%, 119-of-270), 15th in overall rebounding and 29th in scoring ... Earned team’s "Top Interior Award" ... Led Rockets in rebounding 10 times, steals and blocked shots on three occasions and scoring once ... Totaled seven double-doubles against Ball State (10 pts., 10 rebs., March 8), Western Michigan (10 pts., 10 rebs., Feb. 23), Western Michigan (16 pts., collegiate-tying best 13 rebs., Jan. 18), Central Michigan (11 pts., 10 rebs., Jan. 4), Evansville (career-high 19 pts., collegiate-best 13 rebs., career-high 37 mins., Dec. 30), St. Bonaventure (12 pts., 11 rebs., Dec. 15) and Cal State Fullerton (14 pts., 11 rebs., Nov. 29) ... Contributed 10 points and four rebounds vs. Akron in MAC Touranment Quarterfinals (March 13) ... Tallied 17 points, five boards and two assists vs. Eastern Michigan (March 5) ... Had six points, squad-best 10 caroms and one steal vs. Central Michigan (March 2) ... Finished with 14 points, five rebounds and one rejection at Eastern Michigan (Feb. 19) ... Contributed 10 points, five boards and one assist in 30 minutes at Kent State (Feb. 9) ... Accumulated 12 points and team-high seven caroms in 34 minutes off bench vs. Bowling Green (Feb. 2) ... Registered 11 points, seven rebounds and one blocked shot vs. Akron (Jan. 30) ... Posted 10 points and six boards in 34 minutes at Ohio (Jan. 26) ... Contributed 12 points and five rebounds vs. Northern Illinois (Jan. 9) ... Had 12 points, team-tying best eight rebounds and season-high two steals in 26 minutes vs. Dayton (Dec. 22) ... Selected to Toledo Invite All-Tournament Team (11.0 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 1.0 spg, 68.8%) (Dec. 6-7) ... Finished with 10 points, eight boards and one theft in career-best 27 minutes vs. Valparaiso in second contest of Toledo Invite (Dec. 7) ... Posted 12 points, five rebounds and one steal vs. Detroit in opening game of Toledo Invite (Dec. 6) ... Had 10 points and four caroms at UMKC (Nov. 20) ... Totaled 12 points, squad-best seven boards and one steals in 25 minutes vs. nationally ranked Purdue (Nov. 17).

As a Junior (2012-13)
Appeared in all 33 games off bench ... Averaged 4.0 points, 3.2 rebounds, 0.2 assists, 0.2 blocks and 0.5 steals in 13.2 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 3.7 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 0.1 apg, 0.2 bpg and 0.3 spg in 11.8 mpg ... Led Rockets in rebounding and rejections three times and thefts on two occasions ... Contributed career-high 11 points, collegiate-best three thefts and two boards in only 13 minutes at Marquette (Dec. 15) ... Tallied 10 points and career-tying best three steals in 20 minutes vs. Western Michigan (Feb. 3) ... Totaled 10 points and two caroms in 18 minutes vs. Buffalo (Jan. 19) ... Contributed 3.0 ppg and 4.3 rpg in 14.7 mpg in WNIT (March 21-28) ... Registered three points and five caroms in 15 minutes vs. Illinois in ‘Sweet 16’ of WNIT (March 28) ... Registered nine points and four rebounds in 19 minutes at Western Michigan (Feb. 28) ... Finished with eight points and team-high nine boards in 18 minutes vs. Kent State (Feb. 16) ... Totaled eight points, three caroms and one rejection in 14 minutes vs. Evansville in opening contest of Toledo Invite (Dec. 20) ... Had six points, team-high seven caroms and two thefts in career-best 21 minutes vs. SIU Edwardsville in opening game of Glass City Tournament (Dec. 1) ... Pulled down career-high nine boards in 20 minutes vs. Santa Clara in opening game of John Ascuaga’s Nugget Classic (Nov. 23) ... Contributed nine points, four boards, two steals and one assist in 19 minutes at Dayton (Nov. 14).

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2011-12)
Appeared in 31 games off bench ... Sat out MAC Tournament (March 8-9) after sustaining concussion at Ball State (Feb. 28) ... Averaged 2.7 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.3 steals in 8.9 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 2.6 ppg, 1.9 rpg and 0.3 spg ... Contributed 2.8 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 0.3 apg and 0.3 spg in 9.8 mpg in WNIT (March 16-24) ... Totaled career-high five field goals and finished with collegiate-tying best 10 points, four boards and one steal vs. Akron (Feb. 1) ... Knocked down four field goals and posted career-best 10 points with one blocked shot vs. Eastern Michigan (Jan. 11) ... Tallied nine points, career-high seven caroms and one steal in collegiate-best 20 minutes vs. Syracuse in ‘Elite Eight' of WNIT (March 24) ... Had eight points, two caroms, one helper and one theft in 14 minutes vs. Marquette (Dec. 31) ... Contributed four points at Eastern Michigan (Feb. 21) ... Had three points, three caroms, one helper and one assist in 15 minutes vs. Western Michigan (Feb. 18) ... Registered four points and four rebounds vs. Miami (Jan. 25) ... Tallied three points, three caroms and one theft in 18 minutes vs. Ball State (Jan. 19) ... Contributed four points, five boards and one assist at Northern Illinois (Jan. 14) ... Finished with six points and two rebounds at Milwaukee (Dec. 18) ... Registered six points, four caroms and one steal vs. Cleveland State (Dec. 10) ... Contributed four points and four rebounds in 14 minutes at Indiana (Nov. 25) ... Tallied one point in seven minutes in UT debut vs. Dayton (Nov. 13).
 
As a Sophomore (2010-11)
Sat out season as transfer per NCAA rules.

As a Freshman (2009-10 @ Illinois)

Appeared in 12 games off bench ... Averaged 0.8 points and 0.3 rebounds in 5.3 minutes per game ... Shot 17.6 percent (3-of-17) from the floor and 50.0 percent (3-of-6) from free-throw line ... Sat out final four games of season due to personal reasons ... Missed seven games early in season with strained Achilles tendon ... Scored season-high six points against Siena, shooting 2-of-2 from the field (Nov. 15) ... Scored first point of collegiate career at Temple and also had first theft (Nov. 13).

High School
As a Senior - Averaged 17.6 points and 12.0 rebounds per game, earning first-team all-district and all-city accolades as well as special mention all-state honors ... Ranked No. 43 senior in country by Blue Star and No. 26 forward in nation according to ESPN HoopGurlz ... As a Junior - Averaged 14.1 points and 10.1 caroms per contest, garnering all-state, all-district and all-city recognition ... Helped squad advance to semifinals of state tournament with 23-5 ledger ... Career - Starred for coach Steve Pfahler at Toledo Central Catholic High School ... Lettered four years in basketball ... Three-time all-district and all-city pick ... Led team in scoring and rebounding each of her three seasons ... Topped 1,000 career point mark during senior campaign, finishing career ranked second on school's all-time scoring list ... Two-time member of Honor Roll.

Personal
Born Brianna Darshaé Jones on March 17, 1991 ... Parents are Darryl and Kenyetta Jones ... Father played basketball at Bluffton University ... Has one sister, Brittany ... Great uncle Casey Jones played for Harlem Globetrotters ... Enjoys using her computer ... Majoring in individualized studies with concentration in sports marketing.

Jones' Career Highs
Points:
 
19 at Evansville (12/30/13)
Rebounds: 13 (2 times, last at Western Michigan (1/18/14)
Assists: 3 at Buffalo (1/15/14)
Blocks: 1 (10 times, last at Eastern Michigan (2/19/14)
Steals: 3 (2 times, last vs. Western Michigan (2/3/13)
Field Goals:
7 at Evansville (12/30/13)

Free Throws: 6 (2 times, last at Ball State (3/8/14)
3-Point FGs: None
Minutes:
37 at Evansville (12/30/13)

Jones' Career Statistics

Year G/GS MIN FG-FGA PCT 3FG-ATT PCT FT-FTA PCT PTS AVG REB AVG A BS S
2009-10@ 12/0 63 3-17 .176 0-0 .000 3-6 .500 9 0.8 4 0.3 1 0 1
2011-12 31/0 275 34-102 .333 0-0 .000 17-29 .586 85 2.7 56 1.8 5 1 9
2012-13 33/0 436 55-127 .433 0-0 .000 21-33 .636 131 4.0 104 3.2 7 5 15
2013-14 30/28 796 119-270 .441 0-0 .000 67-94 .713 305 10.2 208 6.9 16 3 13
Totals 106/28 1,570 211-516 .409 0-0 .000 108-162 .667 530 5.0 372 3.5 29 9 38
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
City/State: Toledo, OH
High School: Central Catholic
Other College: Illinois
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