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Alvin Jones


Full Name:
Alvin Robert Lamar Jones III
Position:
Center
College:
Georgia Tech
Height:
6-11
Weight:
265
High School:
Kathleen HS, Lakeland, Fla.
Birthdate:
September 9, 1978
Birthplace:
Luxembourg

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2001
Selected in second round (57th pick overall) by the Philadelphia 76ers.


HIGHLIGHTS
  Only second Georgia Tech center ever to earn All-ACC honors (First Team, 2001), following John Salley's Second Team honors in 1986.
  A four-time member of the ACC All-Defensive Team.
  Finished career as Tech's all-time leading shotblocker with 425 blocks.
  Ranks fourth in blocked shots in ACC history, trailing only Tim Duncan (481), Ralph Sampson (462) and Tree Rollins (450).
  Ranks with previous three as one of only four players in ACC history with 1,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 400 blocked shots.
  Recorded four of top five seasons for blocks in school history.


AT GEORGIA TECH
  Averaged 13.4 ppg and team-leading 10.4 rpg (10th in nation) as a senior, helping team reach NCAA Tournament.
  Also led the team in blocked shots with 101 (3.4 bpg, 10th in nation).
  Was the second straight Yellow Jacket to lead the ACC in rebounding, following teammate Jason Collier (Houston Rockets) and ranked second in ACC in blocks.
  Collected 16 points and 18 rebounds at North Carolina and led Tech to an ACC Tournament victory over Virginia with 20 points, 16 rebounds and six blocks.
  Named to the ACC All-Tournament Second Team after averaging 13.5 points, 14.0 rebounds and 4.5 blocks in two games.

  Led ACC in blocked shots for the third straight year as a junior, averaging 2.5 per game (24th in nation).   Also averaged 9.7 ppg and 8.0 rpg.
  Named to the ACC All-Defensive Team for third straight year.
  Scored season-high 19 points with 13 rebounds vs. Duke and collected 17 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks vs. Michigan.
  Blocked seven shots to go with 14 points and seven rebounds in win over Virginia.

  As a sophomore, was an Honorable Mention All-ACC and ACC All-Defensive team selection.
  Led the conference in blocks (3.5 bpg, 6th in nation) for the second straight year while ranking third in rebounding (9.7 rpg, 20th in nation).
  Led Tech in field goal percentage (52.3%).
  Named ACC Player of the Week on Feb. 15 after averaging 23 points and 16.5 rebounds in games vs. Florida State and Louisville.
  In double-OT win at Florida State, collected a career-high 28 points on 10-for-12 shooting, along with 17 rebounds and three blocked shots.

  Named to both the ACC All-Freshman Team and ACC All-Defensive Team in 1997-98.
  Led conference and was third in the nation in blocked shots with 141 (4.3 bpg).
  Broke the Tech single-season record for blocked shots in only 18 games.
  In first collegiate game, blocked a career-high 11 shots against Winthrop.


STATISTICS
SEASON G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST PTS AVG
1997-98 33 80 161 .497 64 115 .557 220 28 224 6.8
1998-99 31 145 277 .523 105 201 .522 302 53 395 12.7
1999-00 30 91 205 .444 110 179 .615 241 43 292 9.7
2000-01 30 134 278 .482 133 233 .596 312 46 401 13.4
TOTALS 124 450 921 .489 412 718 .574 1075 170 1312 10.6
Three-point field goals: 1997-98. 0-for-1 (.000); 1998-99, 0-for-0 (.000); 1999-00, 0-for-1 (.000); 2000-01, 0-for-2 (.000). Totals: 0-for-4 (.000).


 
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