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#22 Courtney Jones
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Midfield, Ala.
High School: Midfield HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 10/17/1989
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Courtney Jones Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/12/2012

CAREER
Solid, all-around forward who was one of the Lady Tigers' top finishers around the basket ... Played in 127 games with 53 starts ... A career 6.5 point per game scorer ... Finished her career with 830 points and 542 rebounds, which ranks 20th in school history ... Owned two career double-doubles and 29 double-figure scoring games.

SENIOR SEASON (2011-12)
LSU's third leading scorer (8.9 ppg) and second leading rebounder (5.8 rpg) ... Led the team in field goal percentage at 46.6 percent, which ranked eighth in the SEC ... Played in all 34 games with 29 starts ... Increased her production to 9.3 ppg and 6.1 rpg in SEC play ... Scored in double-figures in 12 games ... Tied a career high and set a season high with 12 rebounds to go along with eight points in 27 minutes at Ohio State on Nov. 27 ... Was a perfect 5-of-5 from the floor with 11 points in win over Grambling on Dec. 22 ... Was the catalyst in LSU's come-from-behind win at Louisiana Tech on Dec. 29, scoring a season-high 20 points -- 16 in the second half -- with six rebounds ... Finished 7-of-12 from the floor and was 6-of-8 from the free throw line to key the victory ... Scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds at Mississippi State on Jan. 5 ... Tremendous effort in 29 minutes vs. South Carolina on Jan. 12, scoring eight points with four rebounds and a career-high-tying three steals ... Reached double-figures for the second straight game with 16 points and eight rebounds at Tennessee on Jan. 19 ... Played 36 minutes and finished a point shy from another double-double, scoring nine points and grabbing 11 rebounds against ETSU on Jan. 24 ... Playing in her home state, tied a career-high 12 rebounds in 25 minutes at Alabama on Feb. 12 ... Went over the 500 career rebound mark for her career with six boards and seven points at Arkansas on Feb. 16 ... In her final regular season game, started and erupted for 13 points, seven rebounds and was 7-of-10 from the free throw line against #24 Vanderbilt on Feb. 23 ... Played aggressively on both ends, collecting a career-best three steals and closing out the game at the free throw line in the win over the Commodores ... Scored in double-figures again with team-high 11 points at #16 Georgia on Feb. 26 ... Lifted LSU to upset of Kentucky in SEC semifinals on March 3, scoring game-high 18 points and carrying the load while LaSondra Barrett was in foul trouble ... Scored 10 points in the first half and made a career-best eight free throws against the Wildcats while playing a career-high 37 minutes.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Came off the bench in all 32 contests where she was the team's fourth-leading scorer with 5.8 points per game ... Produced two double-doubles and six double-figure scoring games ... Terrific shooting game against Lehigh on Nov. 26 where she tied a career-high with eight field goals and finished with 16 points against the Mountain Hawks ... One of the best all-around games of her career as she led LSU to a big win over Louisiana Tech with 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting, including a perfect 4-of-4 from 3-point range ... Added five rebounds and two blocks in 27 minutes in the win ... Followed that game up with another 18-point effort two days later in blowout win of Prairie View A&M on Dec. 21 ... Was 7-of-10 from the floor and finished with four assists, one shy of a career high ... Came off the bench for 10 points and a career-best three steals in loss to #5 Tennessee on Jan. 2 ... Sparked LSU off the bench with eight points and nine rebounds in 22 minutes in upset of No. 20 Georgia on Jan. 30 ... Knocked down 4-of-6 clutch free throws later and added two blocks ... Played 35 minutes at Vanderbilt, including the entire second half ... Provided a spark off the bench and scored seven points to go along with a career-high seven assists and three steals against the Commodores ... Delivered her first career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds to lead LSU by Auburn on Feb. 10 ... Provided 18 quality minutes in comeback win over South Carolina on Feb. 24, scoring nine points with two blocks ... Drained a clutch three in overtime that gave LSU a five-point lead, its largest of the game, and also knocked down 4-of-4 free throws late in that contest ... Had the best game of her career with her second double-double of the season in loss at #4 Tennessee on Feb. 27 ... Scored a season-high 21 points -- one shy of a career-high -- with a career-best 12 rebounds against the Lady Vols ... Also knocked down 3-of-5 three-pointers and was 7-of-14 from the floor overall in 32 minutes.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10)
Came on strong at the end of the season, starting the final four games of the year and 11 total on the season ... Was LSU's fourth-leading scorer, averaging 5.9 points and 4.2 rebounds per game ... Came off the bench for 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting and seven rebounds in the win at Florida on Feb. 11 ... Finished 4-of-7 from the floor with 11 points and four boards against Vanderbilt on Feb. 18 ... Fired in a career-high 22 points and was a perfect 4-of-4 from 3-point range in a rout of Arkansas on Feb. 25 ... Finished 8-of-9 from the floor overall in that game and added five rebounds, one block and two steals ... That effort pushed her into the starting lineup against Mississippi State in the regular season finale ... Produced back-to-back double-figure games in the NCAA tournament, scoring 10 and 11 points, respectively in games against Hartford and Duke ... Kept the Lady Tigers in the game against the Blue Devils and finished one rebound shy of her first career double-double with a career-high nine boards.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09)
True freshman power forward who provided quality depth off the bench ... Played in all 30 games with 12 starts ... Ranked second on the team in offensive rebounds with 43 ... Averaged 5.3 points and 3.3 boards per game ... Contributed eight points in her debut against #16/14 Notre Dame on Nov. 16 and was 4-of-9 from the floor ... Nearly registered a double-double with eight points and nine rebounds against 25th-ranked Xavier on Nov. 26 ... Tossed in six points and was a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line with three boards in 13 minutes at #1 Connecticut on Jan. 3 ... Turned in her best performance of the season in her first career SEC start at Arkansas on Jan. 8 ... Poured in 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting with two rebounds in 29 minutes ... Solid all-around effort at New Orleans on Jan. 14 when she scored 14 points to go along with eight rebounds, a block and a steal in 21 minutes off the bench ... Blocked three shots to go along with 10 points and four rebounds at No. 18 Vanderbilt on Jan. 18 ... Came off the bench and contributed nine points, including one 3-pointer, and six rebounds in 20 minutes against #5/4 Auburn on Feb. 1 ... Scored a game-high 10 points in 21 minutes off the bench against #22 Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament semifinals on March 7 ... Underwent successful arthroscopic left knee surgery following the season but participated in summer workouts.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the nation's top 20 forward prospects as rated by HoopGurlz.com ... The 2008 Miss Alabama Basketball Player of the Year and Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year ... Was a finalist for the award as a junior ... Led Midfield to two Class 4A state championships ... Named the Birmingham News Player of the Year as a senior ... A two-time Class 4A MVP and was selected as the Class 3A MVP as a sophomore ... Averaged 18.6 points and 14.3 rebounds per game in 2007 and averaged 16.3 points and 11.0 rebounds per game as a senior ... Scored over 2,000 points for her career, had over 1,000 rebounds and blocked over 500 shots ... Coached by Reggie Ware ... A four-sport athlete who also lettered in track and field, volleyball and softball ... Member of student government ... Voted Midfield's homecoming queen as a senior.

PERSONAL
Full name is Courtney Renee Jones ... Nickname is C.J. ... Born on Oct. 17, 1989, in Birmingham, Ala. ... Daughter of Cleveland and Wanda Jones, Sr. ... Has one older brother, Cleveland Jones, Jr. ... Chose to attend LSU because "the people and atmosphere are genuine and the people here make you feel welcome" ... Majoring in sports administration leadership.

JONES' CAREER HIGHS
Points, 22, vs. Arkansas; Feb. 25, 2010
Rebounds, 12, three times; last at Alabama; Feb. 12, 2012
Field Goals, 8, twice; last vs. Lehigh; Nov. 26, 2010
FG Attempts, 14, at #4 Tennessee; Feb. 27, 2011
3-Pt Field Goals 4, twice; last vs. Louisiana Tech; Dec. 19, 2010
3-Pt FG Attempts 5, at #4 Tennessee; Feb. 27, 2011
Free Throws, 8 , vs. Kentucky; March 3, 2012
FT Attempts, 12, at Florida; Jan. 15, 2012
Assists, 7, at Vanderbilt; Feb. 3, 2011
Steals, 3, several times; last vs. Vanderbilt; Feb. 23, 2012
Blocks, 3, at Vanderbilt; Jan. 18, 2009
Minutes, 37 , vs. Kentucky; March 3, 2012

 

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