55  Shamel Jones
Shamel Jones


Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Paul Robeson

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 220



Noting Jones
Finished his career strong, averaging 9.3 points and 5.4 rebounds while shooting 52.5 percent from the field during the Tigers' postseason run ... for the year averaged 5.9 points and 3.7 rebounds ... received one of two of the team's coach's awards ... averaged 6.2 points and 3.8 rebounds as a junior ... played in 30 games, starting two ... transferred to Memphis from Georgetown ... in the Tigers' 1999-2000 season opener, had seven rebounds against his former school in the first round of the Maui Invitational.

Scored eight points, including a 4-for-4 performance at the free throw line, and had two rebounds against Temple ... all of his points in the consolation final of the Puerto Rico Shootout came at the line where he was 6-for-6 against Utah ... suffered a broken hand a day prior to the Mississippi game. After undergoing surgery (12/9/00) missed the next four weeks ... returned to action against DePaul (1/13/01) and played the final seconds of the first half ... against South Florida came off the bench to score seven points and pull down six rebounds in 15 minutes of play, his most extensive time on the court since breaking his hand ... scored nine points in the Tigers' home win against Tulane ... had a career-high, 11-rebound game against Louisville ... played 24 minutes, scoring six points on 3-for-3 shooting against the Cards ... had a career-high 17 points and 10 rebounds in the Tigers' regular-season loss to Cincinnati ... scored 15 points, had six rebounds and three blocks in 24 minutes off the bench against the Bearcats in a C-USA Tournament's semifinal game ... strong postseason continued in the first-round of the TiVo NIT as he scored 10 points, had seven rebounds, three assists and four blocks off the bench against Utah ... wrapped up his career, starting his final collegiate game against Detroit in Madison Square Garden ... played a season-high 30 minutes in 86-71 victory over Detroit for third place in the NIT.

Went 4-for-8 from the floor and scored 10 points against Southern Cal in the second round of the Maui Invitational ... scored 11 points, going 5-for-8 from the floor against Tennessee ... went 3-for-4 from the field and finished with 10 points and five rebounds against Louisiana at Monroe ... received his first start of the year against Arkansas and had seven points, going 5-of-6 from the free throw line ... after not playing in the Tigers' previous game, against South Florida, scored 12 points in the Tigers' loss at Cincinnati ... after Cincinnati, upped his season high to 13 points during a 6-for-10 performance from the field against Houston ... came off the bench to score a season-high 15 points, going 7-of-8 at the free throw line and 4-for-5 from the field, against UAB ... scored 13 points and had six rebounds in 15 minutes off work off the bench against Charlotte ... matched a season high with seven rebounds and had a season-high three blocks in the Tigers' win over South Florida in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament ... scored 10 points and had five rebounds against DePaul in a C-USA Tournament quarterfinal game.

Had arguably his best game of the season in the first half of the Tigers' Conference USA Tournament game against South Florida ... scored 15 points during a 5-for-5 shooting performance against the Bulls ... canned three shots from behind the arc ... started the second half of the tournament game but played just four minutes due to illness ... averaged 5.6 points and 3.8 rebounds as a sophomore ... scored six points and had a game-high five assists in first action of the year against UNC-Wilmington ... scored in double figures for the first time as a Tiger finishing with 10 points against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Also had six rebounds, two steals and blocked shots in the game ... had nine points during a 4-for-5 shooting performance against Tennessee ... started for the first time in a win against Vanderbilt and answered with an eight-point, 10-rebound performance ... played all 45 minutes in the Tigers' overtime win against Ole Miss. Scored a career-high 16 points and had four assists ... opened Conference USA play with his second straight double-figure scoring night. Scored 13 points, had nine rebounds and four blocks against Southern Mississippi ... did not score a point but had two big "hustle plays" when he saved balls from going out of bounds in the opening minutes of each half at Southern Miss.

Sat out as a redshirt following a transfer from Georgetown.

Played as a true freshman in 1996-97 and saw action in all 30 games for the Hoyas ... averaged 1.1 points, 2.2 rebounds and 7.5 minutes a game ... set career highs with eight points and 10 rebounds against Delaware State ... added eight points and a personal best four blocked shots versus Alabama State ... had seven rebounds off the bench against Connecticut.

High School
A second team All-City selection at Paul Roberson High School ... averaged 22 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots per game his senior year for coach Larry Major ... was recruited by Georgetown, TCU, UNLV, Kentucky and St. John's out of high school.

Son of Denise Jones ... Major: Sociology.

Career Highs
Points: 17 vs Cincinnati (2/15/01)
FG Made: 6 vs Mississippi (12/12/98), vs Houston (1/22/00), vs Marquette (3/8/01)
FG Attempted: 12 vs Mississippi (12/12/98), at Miami (12/22/98)
3PT Made: 3 vs Mississippi (12/12/98), vs South Florida (3/3/99)
3PT Attempted: 8 vs Mississippi (12/12/98)
FT Made: 7 vs Charlotte (2/20/00), vs UAB (1/26/00), vs Cincinnati (2/15/01)
FT Attempted: 8 vs Charlotte (2/20/00), vs UAB (1/26/00), vs Cincinnati (2/15/01)
Rebounds: 11 vs Louisville (3/3/01)
Assists: 5 vs UNC-Wilmington (11/13/98)
Steals: 3 at Miami (12/22/98)
Blocks: 5 vs Southern Mississippi (12/28/98)
Minutes Played: 45 vs Mississippi (12/12/98)

Career Statistics
Year    G  FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA  Pct  FT-FTA  Pct  RB-AVG  AS  BL  ST  PTS-AVG
98-99  25  54-134  .403  11-40  .275  22- 37 .595  95-3.8  23  22  24  141-5.6
99-00  30  68-153  .444   0- 9  .000  49- 80 .613 113-3.8  25  11  19  185-6.2
00-01  27  52- 98  .531   0- 2  .000  52- 73 .712  99-3.7  27  20   9  156-5.8
Totals 82 174-385  .452  11-51  .216 123-190 .647 307-3.7  75  53  52  482-5.9

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