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Joe

Jones III

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Height: 6'9"
Weight: 245
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.
High School: The Park School
Other College: Orangeville Prep
Experience: High School

Bio

ACADEMIC HONORS
• Currently planning to major in kinesiology

PREP
Earned 2019 BioSteel All-Canadian honors and National Prep School Invitational All-Tournament Team recognition at the No. 1 prep tournament in the country . . . Garnered the Orangeville Prep Most Improved Player award.

Started every game for Orangeville Prep as the squad went 18-1 and finished first in league play . . . Led Orangeville to the No. 1 ranking in Canada while averaging 11.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks per game . . . Also blocked 11 shots in one game.

HIGH SCHOOL
As a senior, averaged 15 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.6 blocks per game at The Park School in Buffalo while helping the program to a 17-6 record . . . In his final year, recorded a career-high 20 rebounds in one game . . . As a junior, scored a career-high 33 points . . . Earned a 3-star ranking from 247Sports and was ranked as high as the No. 5 prospect in New York and among the top 400 players in the country by 247Sports . . . Ranked No. 27 in the Class of 2019 by North Pool Hoops.

PERSONAL
Full name is Joe Jones III . . . Born on May. 26, 1999, in Buffalo, N.Y. . . . Son of Donna and Joe Jones . . . Has three siblings: Dominique, Jordan, and Greg . . . Brother Greg played basketball at Ohio State and was the No. 1 overall NBA Draft pick in 2007 by the Portland Trailblazers . . . Father Joe played basketball at Fairmont, while his aunt Dorothy played at Louisville.
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