Men's Basketball | Web Update

Q & A with ShawnDre’ Jones

Published: February 20, 2014, 12:05 am ET
Rayna Mohrmann /The Collegian
Freshman ShawnDre' Jones has seen increased playing time since Cedric Lindsay's injury.
Assistant Sports Editor

Q: When did you start playing basketball?
A: When I was two years old

Q: Who is you favorite professional basketball player?

A: Stephen Curry

Q: What has been you favortite moment as a Spider so far?

A: The fans storming the court (after beating then no. 12 Massachusetts, 58-55)

Q: Who is your funniest teammate?

A: Deion Taylor. He is goofy.

Q: Would you rather make a three-pointer or dish off an assist to a teammate?

A: I’d rather get the assist so my teammates could get going.

Q: What’s it been like to be thrown into the lineup this late in the season?

A: My role has increased and its helped my confidence.

“I’ve been saying all year we’ve needed to get [Jones] to play more. He’s very confident. That’s probably what’s the biggest difference between him and other freshmen.” – coach Chris Mooney

Height: 5’10”
Weight: 155 lbs.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Class: Freshman
Position: Point Guard
Best Game: vs. GW, career-high 25 points on five three-pointers.
Weekly Totals: 52 points in his last three games resulting in two Spider wins.

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  • Carolyn Jones

    In reading ShawnDre Jones’ Bio, I noticed that there need to be a correction made, he has two brothers instead of three, LaVeon Jones is his sister. Thanks for making that correction.