5 Shaun Jones
5 Shaun Jones
Nickname: The Don
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Ga.
High School: Central Gwinnett
Previous College: Valdosta State
Position: G
gp 30
pts/g 12.5
fg % 51.5
3pt % 0.0
ft % 63.3
reb/g 9.9
a/g 2.3

2016-17: Shaun Jones etched himself into the record books in his first season at Mossy Creek.  Jones produced 13 double-doubles on the year, doubling up the previous school record.  He averaged 12.5 points per game and was the SAC's leading rebounder with a 9.9 board per game average, he had 297 for the season.  Jones scored in double figures 19 times and crested the 20-point threshold on four occasions.  He had at least five rebounds in all but one of C-N's game and grabbed 10 or more rebounds 17 times.  His top outings came in an overtime win over Lincoln Memorial (11/22) and in the SAC tournament against Newberry (3/1).  Jones put up 26 points in both of those games. Against the Railsplitters he was 10-for-18 from the floor while he went 11-for-14 against the Wolves.  He snagged 11 boards against LMU and set a career high with 18 rebounds against the Wolves. He also handed out a career-best six assists against the Wolves. The 18 rebounds are the second most for a single game in the NCAA Division II era for C-N.  He is the only C-N player since 1992 with multiple 15-rebound efforts in the same season.  He yanked down 15 boards against Mars Hill (2/1) in Holt Fieldhouse.  His career high for steals came at Anderson (2/8) with five.  Jones shot 52 percent from the field for the year.  Carson-Newman was 16-1 in games in which he shot 50 percent or better from the field. 

HONORS: 

  • Matched C-N and SAC single-game record for field goal percentage with 12-for-12 effort at Newberry
  • Fifth most rebounds in a single-season in SAC history 
  • Second most rebounds in a single game in C-N Division II history (post 1992)

PRIOR TO CARSON-NEWMAN: Shaun Jones transfers to Carson-Newman from Valdosta State and will have two years of eligibility remaining with the Eagles.  As a sophomore at Valdosta State he appeared in 17 games while starting a pair.  He averaged 10.5 points per game while shooting 50 percent from the field and 31.3 percent from three.  He also snagged 4.7 rebounds per game.  Jones dropped 30 on North Alabama on 62 percent shooting.  He turned around from that game and followed it up with a 27-point effort against Alabama-Huntsville on 71 percent shooting.  He hit double digits seven times and 20 points on three occasions. As a freshman, he played in 24 games with three starts.  He averaged 5.7 points and 2.5 rebounds per game. He scored in double figures six times with a season-best 16 points against Carver. 

HIGH SCHOOL: In high school at Central Gwinnett, he averaged 20.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.  He was the Region 8 6-A player of the year and the Gwinnett County Player of the Year. 

PERSONAL: The son of Eric and Mardy Jones, his plans to study business administration at Carson-Newman.

Recent Games
Feb 15 at Tusculum W, 75-74
Feb 18 at Wingate L, 90-79
Feb 22 Brevard W, 96-55
Feb 25 Coker W, 120-91
Mar 1 Newberry W, 96-74
Mar 4 vs. Lincoln Memorial L, 105-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 22
Games started 28 20
Minutes 911 677
Minutes per game 30.4 30.8
FG 156-303 110-223
FG Pct 51.5 49.3
3PT 0-2 0-1
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 62-98 51-75
FT Pct 63.3 68.0
Off rebounds 87 61
Def rebounds 210 155
Total rebounds 297 216
Rebounds per game 9.9 9.8
Personal fouls 82 60
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 69 50
Turnovers 42 26
Assist to turnover ratio 1.6 1.9
Steals 28 21
Blocks 21 16
Points 374 271
Points per game 12.5 12.3
Points per 40 min 16.4 16.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 11 vs. Southern Wesleyan W, 106-83 1 24 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Nov 12 at Lander W, 88-75 1 26 8-13 61.5 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 17
Nov 16 Virginia-Wise W, 96-91 1 19 4-7 57.1 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 9
Nov 22 Lincoln Memorial W, 111-109 1 40 10-18 55.6 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 26
Nov 25 vs. Hillsdale L, 73-61 1 24 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 26 vs. Winona St. L, 73-69 1 36 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 8
Nov 30 Johnson C. Smith L, 88-75 1 34 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 10
Dec 3 at Newberry W, 116-94 1 34 12-12 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 24
Dec 10 Queens (N.C.) L, 112-90 1 32 5-12 41.7 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 14
Dec 14 Catawba W, 78-71 1 39 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 13
Dec 17 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 72-66 1 37 4-13 30.8 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 9
Dec 31 at Mars Hill W, 76-71 1 24 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 8-10 80.0 18
Jan 4 Tusculum W, 95-84 1 38 7-12 58.3 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 18
Jan 7 Wingate L, 79-77 1 37 5-13 38.5 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
Jan 11 at Brevard W, 86-71 1 29 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 10
Jan 14 at Coker W, 84-78 1 17 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 18 Anderson (S.C.) W, 100-77 1 36 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 18
Jan 21 Newberry W, 110-91 1 19 5-5 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Jan 25 at Lincoln Memorial L, 108-76 1 30 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 28 at Queens (N.C.) L, 72-70 1 37 5-13 38.5 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 16
Feb 1 Mars Hill W, 91-78 1 37 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 12
Feb 4 at Catawba L, 77-76 1 33 3-12 25.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 11
Feb 8 at Anderson (S.C.) W, 73-70 1 33 1-7 14.3 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 3
Feb 11 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 93-65 1 20 9-12 75.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 20
Feb 15 at Tusculum W, 75-74 1 30 1-7 14.3 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 3
Feb 18 at Wingate L, 90-79 1 32 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 8
Feb 22 Brevard W, 96-55 - 21 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 9
Feb 25 Coker W, 120-91 - 22 3-11 27.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Mar 1 Newberry W, 96-74 1 36 11-14 78.6 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 26
Mar 4 vs. Lincoln Memorial L, 105-62 1 35 8-17 47.1 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 17
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 11 vs. Southern Wesleyan W, 106-83 1 24 5 3 8 3 2 1.5 1 1 5 1
Nov 12 at Lander W, 88-75 1 26 5 8 13 3 1 3.0 1 1 2 0
Nov 16 Virginia-Wise W, 96-91 1 19 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 4 -
Nov 22 Lincoln Memorial W, 111-109 1 40 4 7 11 2 0 - 0 2 3 -
Nov 25 vs. Hillsdale L, 73-61 1 24 0 8 8 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 26 vs. Winona St. L, 73-69 1 36 2 5 7 2 2 1.0 1 1 2 -
Nov 30 Johnson C. Smith L, 88-75 1 34 6 9 15 2 4 0.5 1 0 3 -
Dec 3 at Newberry W, 116-94 1 34 3 7 10 3 2 1.5 0 1 2 -
Dec 10 Queens (N.C.) L, 112-90 1 32 6 3 9 5 0 - 0 1 3 -
Dec 14 Catawba W, 78-71 1 39 3 9 12 4 0 - 1 1 1 -
Dec 17 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 72-66 1 37 2 9 11 2 3 0.7 2 1 2 -
Dec 31 at Mars Hill W, 76-71 1 24 6 4 10 1 1 1.0 2 0 4 -
Jan 4 Tusculum W, 95-84 1 38 2 8 10 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 -
Jan 7 Wingate L, 79-77 1 37 3 10 13 2 0 - 2 1 4 -
Jan 11 at Brevard W, 86-71 1 29 0 6 6 3 1 3.0 1 1 2 -
Jan 14 at Coker W, 84-78 1 17 1 4 5 1 1 1.0 2 0 4 -
Jan 18 Anderson (S.C.) W, 100-77 1 36 3 9 12 4 0 - 1 0 3 -
Jan 21 Newberry W, 110-91 1 19 2 8 10 2 1 2.0 0 2 4 -
Jan 25 at Lincoln Memorial L, 108-76 1 30 2 4 6 1 0 - 0 1 2 0
Jan 28 at Queens (N.C.) L, 72-70 1 37 4 5 9 1 5 0.2 2 1 3 -
Feb 1 Mars Hill W, 91-78 1 37 4 11 15 3 5 0.6 1 4 1 -
Feb 4 at Catawba L, 77-76 1 33 4 5 9 2 0 - 2 0 5 1
Feb 8 at Anderson (S.C.) W, 73-70 1 33 0 11 11 3 1 3.0 5 0 4 0
Feb 11 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 93-65 1 20 1 6 7 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 15 at Tusculum W, 75-74 1 30 3 7 10 2 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 18 at Wingate L, 90-79 1 32 2 6 8 4 1 4.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 22 Brevard W, 96-55 - 21 1 5 6 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 25 Coker W, 120-91 - 22 5 11 16 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Mar 1 Newberry W, 96-74 1 36 4 14 18 6 5 1.2 0 1 1 -
Mar 4 vs. Lincoln Memorial L, 105-62 1 35 4 6 10 2 1 2.0 3 1 3 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 28 30.4 5.2-10.1 51.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.1-3.3 63.3 12.5
Conference 22 20 30.8 5.0-10.1 49.3 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.3-3.4 68.0 12.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 12 30.7 6.1-10.7 57.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.1-3.4 63.8 14.4
Away 12 12 30.2 4.3-9.8 44.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.6 62.8 10.9
Neutral 4 4 29.8 4.5-9.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.0 62.5 10.3
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Wins 19 17 28.6 5.7-9.5 60.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.1-3.3 64.5 13.6
Losses 11 11 33.4 4.3-11.1 38.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.3 61.1 10.5
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November 7 7 29.0 5.3-9.6 55.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.7-2.7 63.2 12.3
December 5 5 33.2 6.2-11.2 55.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-4.8 66.7 15.6
January 8 8 30.4 4.8-9.1 52.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-2.9 82.6 11.9
February 8 6 28.5 3.9-9.5 40.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.2-2.5 50.0 9.0
March 2 2 35.5 9.5-15.5 61.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-6.0 41.7 21.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 28 911 156-303 51.5 0-2 0.0 62-98 63.3 374
Conference 22 20 677 110-223 49.3 0-1 0.0 51-75 68.0 271
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 14 12 430 86-150 57.3 0-2 0.0 30-47 63.8 202
Away 12 12 362 52-117 44.4 0-0 - 27-43 62.8 131
Neutral 4 4 119 18-36 50.0 0-0 - 5-8 62.5 41
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Wins 19 17 544 109-181 60.2 0-2 0.0 40-62 64.5 258
Losses 11 11 367 47-122 38.5 0-0 - 22-36 61.1 116
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November 7 7 203 37-67 55.2 0-1 0.0 12-19 63.2 86
December 5 5 166 31-56 55.4 0-0 - 16-24 66.7 78
January 8 8 243 38-73 52.1 0-0 - 19-23 82.6 95
February 8 6 228 31-76 40.8 0-1 0.0 10-20 50.0 72
March 2 2 71 19-31 61.3 0-0 - 5-12 41.7 43
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 28 30.4 6.8-13.3 51.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.7-4.3 63.3 16.4
Conference 22 20 30.8 6.5-13.2 49.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.0-4.4 68.0 16.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 12 30.7 8.0-14.0 57.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 2.8-4.4 63.8 18.8
Away 12 12 30.2 5.7-12.9 44.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-4.8 62.8 14.5
Neutral 4 4 29.8 6.1-12.1 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.7 62.5 13.8
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Wins 19 17 28.6 8.0-13.3 60.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.9-4.6 64.5 19.0
Losses 11 11 33.4 5.1-13.3 38.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-3.9 61.1 12.6
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November 7 7 29.0 7.3-13.2 55.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 2.4-3.7 63.2 16.9
December 5 5 33.2 7.5-13.5 55.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.9-5.8 66.7 18.8
January 8 8 30.4 6.3-12.0 52.1 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-3.8 82.6 15.6
February 8 6 28.5 5.4-13.3 40.8 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.8-3.5 50.0 12.6
March 2 2 35.5 10.7-17.5 61.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-6.8 41.7 24.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 28 30.4 2.9 7.0 9.9 2.7 0.1 2.3 1.4 1.6 0.9 0.7
Conference 22 20 30.8 2.8 7.0 9.8 2.7 0.0 2.3 1.2 1.9 1.0 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 12 30.7 3.1 8.0 11.1 2.6 - 2.5 1.4 1.8 0.4 0.9
Away 12 12 30.2 2.7 6.3 9.0 2.8 0.1 2.2 1.3 1.6 1.4 0.5
Neutral 4 4 29.8 2.8 5.5 8.3 3.0 0.3 2.0 1.5 1.3 1.3 0.8
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Wins 19 17 28.6 2.7 7.4 10.1 2.7 0.1 2.4 1.3 1.8 0.8 0.7
Losses 11 11 33.4 3.2 6.4 9.5 2.8 0.1 2.2 1.5 1.4 1.2 0.6
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November 7 7 29.0 3.1 6.0 9.1 3.0 0.1 1.9 1.4 1.3 0.6 0.7
December 5 5 33.2 4.0 6.4 10.4 2.4 - 3.0 1.2 2.5 1.0 0.8
January 8 8 30.4 2.1 6.8 8.9 3.0 0.0 2.1 1.3 1.7 1.0 0.8
February 8 6 28.5 2.5 7.8 10.3 2.6 0.1 2.0 1.3 1.6 1.0 0.5
March 2 2 35.5 4.0 10.0 14.0 2.0 0.0 4.0 3.0 1.3 1.5 1.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 28 911 87 210 297 82 2 69 42 1.6 28 21
Conference 22 20 677 61 155 216 60 1 50 26 1.9 21 16
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 12 430 44 112 156 36 - 35 20 1.8 6 12
Away 12 12 362 32 76 108 34 1 26 16 1.6 17 6
Neutral 4 4 119 11 22 33 12 1 8 6 1.3 5 3
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Wins 19 17 544 52 140 192 51 1 45 25 1.8 15 14
Losses 11 11 367 35 70 105 31 1 24 17 1.4 13 7
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November 7 7 203 22 42 64 21 1 13 10 1.3 4 5
December 5 5 166 20 32 52 12 - 15 6 2.5 5 4
January 8 8 243 17 54 71 24 0 17 10 1.7 8 6
February 8 6 228 20 62 82 21 1 16 10 1.6 8 4
March 2 2 71 8 20 28 4 0 8 6 1.3 3 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 30 28 30.4 3.8 9.2 13.0 3.6 0.1 3.0 1.8 1.6 1.2 0.9
Conference 22 20 30.8 3.6 9.2 12.8 3.5 0.1 3.0 1.5 1.9 1.2 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 12 30.7 4.1 10.4 14.5 3.3 0.0 3.3 1.9 1.8 0.6 1.1
Away 12 12 30.2 3.5 8.4 11.9 3.8 0.1 2.9 1.8 1.6 1.9 0.7
Neutral 4 4 29.8 3.7 7.4 11.1 4.0 0.3 2.7 2.0 1.3 1.7 1.0
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Wins 19 17 28.6 3.8 10.3 14.1 3.8 0.1 3.3 1.8 1.8 1.1 1.0
Losses 11 11 33.4 3.8 7.6 11.4 3.4 0.1 2.6 1.9 1.4 1.4 0.8
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November 7 7 29.0 4.3 8.3 12.6 4.1 0.2 2.6 2.0 1.3 0.8 1.0
December 5 5 33.2 4.8 7.7 12.5 2.9 0.0 3.6 1.4 2.5 1.2 1.0
January 8 8 30.4 2.8 8.9 11.7 4.0 0.0 2.8 1.6 1.7 1.3 1.0
February 8 6 28.5 3.5 10.9 14.4 3.7 0.2 2.8 1.8 1.6 1.4 0.7
March 2 2 35.5 4.5 11.3 15.8 2.3 0.0 4.5 3.4 1.3 1.7 1.1
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