Jones is a versatile player with sound defensive fundamentals and a nice offensive feel. Jones averaged 11.2 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game in 2020-21. He was the SEC Player of the Year and the conference Defensive Player of the Year. He shot 35% from three-point range and 71.3% FT. Jones had more assists than turnovers. ...Jones led the SEC in boxscore plus/minus. ...Jones will sacrifice his body, taking charges with regularity. He is 6'6" but he has a 7'0" wingspan. He posted a 36.5" max. vert. which alleviated some concern about possible below average athleticism. ...We expect Jones to be drafted in the middle of round two.
Our best advice: in 2012, the 36th pick was Orlando Johnson. We advised, "draft Will Barton."