Gained valuable experience as a freshman where he was one of five players to see action in all 30 games.
As a Freshman (2012-13)
Played in all 30 games with 22 starts ... ranked fourth on the team in scoring with a 7.7 points per game average ... was the team's third-leading rebounder at 4.1 rpg. ... scored in double digits nine times, including six times in Atlantic 10 play ... scored a career-high 16 points (3-of-5 from 3-point) in 37 minutes at Dayton and followed that with 11 at St. Bonaventure, 14 vs. George Washington and 11 vs. Xavier ... had 15 points, three assists and two steals in a December win over Maine ... hit three 3-pointers in a game three times ... had a season-high seven boards vs. Xavier ... tied that effort in a career-high 41 minutes vs. Charlotte ... posted six or more rebounds eight times, including five times in conference play.
St. John's Northwestern Military Academy in Delafield, Wis. (head coach Brian Richert) ... averaged 19.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game as a post-graduate for 14-14 SJNMA... shot 43 percent from the 3-point arc and 83 percent from the foul line.
Merrillville High School in Merrillville, Ind. (head coach Jim East) ... averaged 17.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game in earning Post-Tribune of Northwest Indiana first team all-area as a senior for Class 4A Merrillville ... shot 54 percent from the field ... was one of 16 seniors from Northwest Indiana named to Hoosier Basketball Magazine's list of top players in the state ... averaged 16.9 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game for 20-4 sectional champion Merrillville as a junior ... was ranked as the No. 13 player (and No. 7 guard) in the state of Indiana by the Indianapolis Star ... rated as a three-star recruit by rivals.com.
Was so far ahead of his class academically that he skipped first grade ... did not turn 17 until December of his senior year of high school ... entertained scholarship offers from Indiana State and Virginia Commonwealth prior to attending prep school ... tied teammate Derrick Colter for the team's highest running vertical jump with a leap of 42.5" posted in July of 2013 ... Jones' standing jump of 35" was the team-best ... undeclared business major ... full name is Jeremiah William Kareem Jones ... date of birth: 12/16/93.