Jones Returns For Senior Year


By Bryan Messerly for WVUsports.com
May 08, 2011 08:29 PM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University forward Kevin Jones has withdrawn his name from the 2011 NBA draft and will return for his senior season at WVU.

“This was a good experience for me to go through the process and gain valuable feedback for my goal of playing in the NBA,” says Jones. “I’m excited about coming back to West Virginia and playing with my teammates for my senior season.”

“Kevin went through the process in a systematic and professional manner by exploring his options,” says WVU basketball coach Bob Huggins. “He was able to gain feedback from NBA professionals that will help him in the future. We’re pleased that he will be a Mountaineer for his senior season.”

Jones is West Virginia's top returning scorer and rebounder with averages of 13.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per game as a junior in 2011.



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