50 Stanley Jones
50 Stanley Jones
Height: 6-9
Weight: 240
Year: Junior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Monsignor Pace Prep
Position: Forward
GENERAL: Redshirt junior who sports the most experience of any player in a youthful Furman program...will provide a solid presence in the post as a defender and shot blocker...arrived on campus three years ago as a raw athlete...has made noticeable improvement in all areas since joining the Paladin program....will be counted on heavily to help anchor Furman's front line this year. AS A SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Saw action in all 31 games, earning starts at center in the first 21 contests before coming off the bench over the final 10 games...averaged 5.4 points and 3.4 rebounds per game...tallied double figure scoring performances in five contests, including a team and season high 12 points versus California in Berkeley (84-50 loss)...scored 11 points to key Furman to a 70-62 road victory over Vanderbilt...keyed a 73-71 victory over UNC-Greensboro in Southern Conference Tournament first round action with a nine-point, five-round performance. AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2005-06): Used a strong preseason to capture the starting center job...went on to earn starts in 26 of Furman's 28 games and average a credible 6.7 points and 3.7 rebounds in his first season of action... shot a solid 53.2 percent from the field, helping Furman lead the Southern Conference in field goal percentage (46.4 percent)...his 24 blocks was second highest on team behind Moussa Diagne's 32...named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team along with teammate Jadee Jones...scored 14 points and claimed a season high 10 rebounds against Macalester (100-58 win) in his first collegiate game...tallied 17 points in a 91-55 win over Johns Hopkins...had eight points, eight rebounds, and a pair of blocks in a 75-64 victory over South Carolina State in the first game of the Jack-In-The-Box Classic (which Furman won)...collected 16 points (8x10 FGs) in a 66-53 loss at College of Charleston...followed it up with his most impressive outing of the season, scoring 19 points, claiming six rebounds, and blocking two shots in an 83-52 trouncing of Wofford in Spartanburg...contributed eight points and seven boards in a 66-63 win over Georgia Southern, snapping the Eagles' 18-game home winning streak...registered a season high five blocks versus North Dakota State (73-61 win). AS A FRESHMAN (2004-05): Did not see any action...awarded redshirt and extra year of eligibility. HIGH SCHOOL: 2004 graduate of Monsignor Pace Prep School...basketball coach was Mark Lieberman...averaged 10.0 points and 9.2 rebounds per game as a senior in keying his squad to a 27-6 record and appearance in the AAA Florida state semifnals...recorded a 14-point, 17-rebound performance in a 68-63 regional semifinal victory over Key West...scored 11 points and recorded five blocks in the Dade vs. Broward All-Star Game...also participated in the Dade/Broward vs. Palm Beach All-Star Game...as a junior helped lead Monsignor Pace to a 33-5 record and state championship. PERSONAL: Full name is Stanley Von Jones, Jr....son of Winifred and Stanley Jones...born October 24, 1986, in Miami, Florida...philosophy major.