With all of the rankings services updating their national outlook, one name was glaringly missing by all, David Jones. The 6’6” junior at Teay’s Valley Christian School carries offers from Oregon, Virginia Tech and Houston, all good programs, so the number should come by his name.
Well after his 33 point outburst at the Hargrave Military Challenge, you can add another high level offer to his list, Maryland. But lets further explore Jones’ resume. He was the leading scorer for the Dominican Republic U17 team during the FIBA World Cup averaging 19.7 points, which also put him 3rd overall in the entire event. Speaking toward how well rounded his game is, Jones also pulled 9.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists during the event.
Playing last season on the U16 EYBL for Boo Williams, Jones also averaged 24 points per game, leading the famed Boo Williams squad in scoring there too.
The lefty, ha a college ready frame, with great length. He plays with a poise and a toughness, but a skill that is purely getting buckets. It is translatable with his range and touch, but also his ability to create space off the bounce. He has a post up game and is a tough rebounder as well. Jones plays with a toughness, he plays with a competitive spirit, he plays with skill.
The talk around the Hargrave Military Challenge is that David Jones is one of the best scorers in the country. With his 33 points, sprayed from all over the floor today, he certainly showed that