Chris Jones, who we have rated as the #1 JUCO player in the country, of NW Florida State had a monster game over the weekend against Lee College out of Texas. Jones, who signed with Louisville, had 49 points in an 80-78 win.
NW Florida State trailed by as many as 21 points against Lee, but was able to close the gap and send the game into overtime. NW Florida trailed Lee 78-77 with only a few seconds remaining. Jones rebounded a missed free throw and launched a 75 footer from the opposite foul line that ultimately went in to bring NW Florida to 8-0 on the season.
Jones stat line was an impressive one. He was 14-26 from the field, 7-16 from the three point line and14-17 from the free throw line. He also grabbed 6 rebounds and had 2 steals on the night. Jones is currently second in the country in scoring at 27.2ppg. He is fourth in the country in steals and second in free throws attempted as well.
Here is a picture of Jones launching the shot courtesy for NW Florida State Men’s Basketball.