D’Mauria Jones, 6’4″, 215, Guard, Sophomore

D’Muara Jones, 6’4″ 215

“Potentially, D’Mauria Jones, could be one of the better JUCO guards in the State of California if he continues to improve this year.”  “With all of his physical skills and athleticism, he has added solid academics and team leadership.”
At 6’4”, 210, Dee is a D-1 sized guard.  As a freshman, he switched between starting and the first man off the bench for the State Tournament JUCO power Antelope Valley.  He averaged in double figure, 11.4 points per game, led the team in steals, 1.4 and shot the three ball at 37.1%.
Although he was one of AVC’s best players last year, I expect that you will see even more of a major improvement this year especially in physical maturity that will take him over the top in the recruiting.  One word to describe D’Mauria is EXPLOSIVE!

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July 26, 2017

Dee Jones lived up to his reputation of being explosive on the basketball floor this past weekend at the 2017 JUCO Shootout.  A dominate force on both ends of the court and taking leadership role.  Great weekend for D’Mauria.

July 30, 2017

D’Mauria Jones was named to the all-start team of the 2017 Las Vegas Invitational 80 Shootout.  Dee had an outstanding shootout who impressed D-1 coaches with his energy, leadership, defense and dominance through out the shootout.  A special tournament.

September 3, 2017

DeeLayupWhen D’Mauria Jones, 6’4″, 215 guard  arrived at AVC, the coaching staff knew he could be one of the top JUCO players in the nation.  Physical size and basketball skills on both ends of the court,  he is just a stud.  That may have been enough in high school but not in college basketball. Last year Jones started to take his academics seriously.  His grades were solid and he began to understand what it meant to play team basketball.
D’Mauria was invited to the Las Vegas Elite 80 JUCO Showcase and did not only play well but, was  named to the all-star team.  Because of his size, energy, strength and basketball skills, he was on every D-1 coaches radar who needed talent at the shooting guard or wing.

So how was Dee rewarded(punished) for all of this good work?  He was told that he was expected to be a team leader this year.  With 13 freshmen players and two transfers on the team, Dee is expected to set the example on how his young protégés should act, how to play team college basketball, how important academics are and show what energy is expected at AVC.   This may have been an expected task for for D’Mauria, but he has really stepped up to the challenge.

You can expect a big year from D’Mauria Jones this year and that will rub off on his team-mates.