Jones is on the brink of joining elite company this season in New Orleans. After playing his way into a starting role and averaging almost 30 minutes per game as a rookie, he has made quite the name for himself on the stat sheet.
The Alabama men's basketball team is No. 9 in the new AP Top 25 poll, jumping seven spots from last week. This comes after a huge win for the program on Saturday, defeating No. 3 Gonzaga 91-82 in Seattle, the biggest team win this season.
The Board of Directors of the State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame announced on Thursday morning that Alabama softball head coach Patrick Murphy and former Bama basketball forward Keith Askins will be inducted into the hall in May 2022.