2002-03: Greenville Groove
Full Name: Greg Jones
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 205
Birthdate: September 21, 1974
High School: Cardozo HS (Washington, DC)
College: West Virginia
Played with the St. Joseph Express of the USBL in 2002, averaging 23.8 points, 3.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists, and 2.1 steals in 28 games. Finished in the league’s top ten in five different categories, including second in scoring. Played 2000-01 season with the Des Moines Dragons in the IBA, averaging 10.7 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 2.4 assists in 37 games. Spent the summer of 2000 in the USBL with the Washington Congressionals and the Brooklyn Kings, averaging 14.8 points and 4.2 assists in six total games. Played 1999-00 season with Des Moines in the IBA, averaging 12.4 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 3.2 assists in 36 games. Played four games with the Wisconsin Blast in the IBA in 1998-99, averaging 8.0 points.
Played final two seasons of collegiate career at West Virginia. Started career at Jacksonville Junior College in Texas. Played in 54 career games, starting five times, all in his senior season.
As a senior, averaged 11.6 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 2.6 assists in 20 minutes a game. Was a key offensive performer off of the bench on a team that finished 24-9 and advanced to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament. Led team in scoring in six games, including a 24 point effort against Marshall on Feb. 16. Tallied 23 points at St. John’s on Feb. 7. Shared team-lead with 21 points against Puerto Rico-Mayaguez on Nov. 28 in the San Juan Shootout. Led team with 18 points in a key home win against Connecticut on Feb. 11.
As a junior, averaged 2.9 points, 0.9 rebounds, and 1.2 assists in 8.4 minutes a game. Led team in scoring once, a season-high 16 points on four three-pointers at Providence on Jan. 19. Scored 10 points in 14 minutes at Notre Dame on Feb. 11. Tallied 12 points in win over Marshall on Dec. 17. Dished out five assists at Duquesne on Dec. 30. Recorded nine points and four assists at Syracuse on Dec. 4.
Was a two-time First Team All-Texas Eastern Athletic Conference honoree at Jacksonville JC. Averaged 25 points a game as a sophomore, finishing second in the voting for conference MVP honors. Helped lead team to a 19-11 record. Averaged 26 points a game as a freshman at Jacksonville.