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MORGAN JONES

#24

Morgan's Profile

(Updated April 2022)
position
Guard
height
6'2"
year
Freshman
hometown
Jonesboro, Ga.
high school
Our Lady of Mercy High

Career Honors:

  • 2021-22 WBCA Honorable Mention All-American.
  • 2021-22 Senior CLASS Award Second-Team All-American.
  • 2021-22 All-ACC First Team.
  • 2021-22 Senior CLASS Award candidate.
  • 2021 St. Pete Showcase All-Tournament Team.
  • 2020-21 WBCA Honorable Mention All-American.
  • 2020-21 WBCA All-Region.
  • 2020-21 All-ACC First Team.
  • 2020-21 ACC Defensive Team.
  • 2021 All-ACC Academic Team.
  • 2020-21 ACC Academic Honor Roll.
  • Selected to the ACC Search Advisory Committee in Aug. 2020.
  • 2019-20 ACC Academic Honor Roll.
  • 2020 All-ACC Academic Team.

Senior Season (2021-22):

  • Played in 30 of 31 games for the Seminoles, starting in 29 of those games and averaging 26.8 minutes per game.
  • Shot 46% (154-0f-335) from the field and went 106 for 138 (76.8%) from the line.
  • Pulled down 170 rebounds in the 2021-22 season, averaging 5.7 rebounds per game.
  • Led the Seminoles with 33 steals and 141 points, averaging 13.8 points per game.
  • One of three Seminoles with 30 or more blocks this season.
  • Totaled her career points with 1,014 points and 23 double-figure scoring games.
  • Brought down 10 boards in a season-opening win over UNF.
  • Led all scorers with 19 points on 9-of-12 shooting vs. Milwaukee.
  • Finished with 12 points, eight boards and four assists vs. Jacksonville.
  • Fourth career 20-point game with 25 points, three blocks and 10 fouls drawn vs. Grambling State.
  • Had 12 points and 10 rebounds vs. BYU.
  • Totaled 14 points and 7 boards vs. Purdue.
  • Had 12 points, 10 boards and career-high six assists at Illinois.
  • Delivered 16 points in 15:25 vs. Charleston Southern.
  • Eighth straight game in double figures with 12 points and seven rebounds at Florida.
  • Had 16 points and six boards vs. Houston.
  • Generated fifth career 20-point game, dropping 21 along with two blocks vs. Virginia Tech.
  • Added 11 points and two assists vs. Wake Forest at home.
  • Team-high 12 points with nine rebounds at No. 15 Georgia Tech.
  • Led FSU with 20 points and five rebounds at Clemson.
  • Team-high 15 points, including 11-of-12 from the line, in home win vs. Clemson.
  • Led by dropping 28 points at No. 5 Louisville; the most points allowed by the Cardinals in over three years.’
  • Team-best 16 points with seven rebounds vs. Virginia.
  • Recorded 10 points and three assists in 70-65 win over No. 20 Notre Dame.
  • Led the Seminoles with 13 points against Duke.
  • Eighth career 20-point game at Syracuse: 21 points and nine rebounds.
  • Led FSU with 17 points, including 12 in the second half vs. Boston College.
  • Picked up fifth career double-double (21 points, 10 rebounds) in 65-63 OT win over No. 22 Georgia Tech.
  • Had 11 points, including game-sealing layup with 7.6 seconds left, in 63-58 win over BC.

Junior Season (2020-21):

  • Became Florida State’s 21st All-American and the 15th All-ACC First Team selection in FSU history.
  • The FSU guard ever to be named to the ACC First Team and the All-Defensive Team in the same season.
  • Joins FSU legends Natasha Howard, Jacinta Monroe and Brooke Wyckoff as the program’s four All-Americans who made both of those teams.
  • Proved to not be your average guard in 2020-21, being the first one to lead the Seminoles in rebounding since 2006 and the third ever at FSU.
  • Averaged 12.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, shot 45.4 percent (89-of-196) from the floor and added 23 steals and 17 blocks.
  • Finished in the Top 15 in the ACC in rebounding (14th), defensive rebounding (10th), 30-point performances (1), 20-point performances (3) and double-doubles (3).
  • Posted a then-career-high 22 points on 10-17 shooting vs. Florida, along with seven rebounds and three blocks.
  • Scored 12 points on 4-9 shooting and brought down four rebounds vs. Virginia in 31 minutes.
  • Added 13 points and nine rebounds at Clemson.
  • Had 15 points and two blocked shots at Virginia Tech.
  • Scored 14 points with three rebounds and two blocks at Louisville.
  • Historic performance vs. Clemson on Jan. 21, scoring a career-high 36 points with 11 boards.
  • Put up 14 points, three rebounds, and three blocks at GT.
  • Had eight points, five rebounds, three assists and three blocks at Wake Forest.
  • Second double-double of the season with 16 points and 10 rebounds at UNC.
  • Recorded 10 points, eight rebounds, and three steals at Miami.
  • Scored 13 points and brought down seven rebounds vs. Syracuse.
  • Brought down a team-high eight rebounds vs. Miami.
  • Had seven points, five rebounds, and two assists vs. Georgia Tech.
  • Recorded double-double with 26 points and 10 rebounds, along with two assists, two blocks, and a steal vs. No. 3 Louisville.
  • Scored 11 points with seven rebounds and two assists vs. Wake Forest.

Sophomore Season (2019-20):*

• Made noticeable strides as a sophomore, finishing fourth on the team averaging 5.8 points.
• Continued her high-percentage ways, shooting 55.3 percent (83-of-150) from the floor.
• Tied for second on the team with 27 blocks, but tied for the team lead with 19 blocks in ACC play.
• Raised her averages in ACC play, averaging 6.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and shooting 57.3 percent (47-of-82).
• Totaled nine double-figure games, with six coming vs. ACC opponents.
• Maintained her spot in the starting lineup, starting 29 of FSU’s 32 games played.
• Recorded 14 points, six boards and four assists vs. CSU.
• Went 5-of-8 with 10 points in first start of season vs. Samford.
• Had six points and five rebounds vs. No 19 Michigan State.
• Totaled 11 points, five boards and two assists vs. UNF.
• Tied career highs with eight boards and two blocks vs. Michigan.
• Impact player vs. Virginia Tech with 11 points, eight boards and two blocks.
• Career-high 16 points and drew eight fouls at No. 23 Miami.
• Tremendous defense on Louisville’s Dana Evans in big win.
• Big game against Virginia with first double-double (11 pts, 10 rebs).
• Totaled 14 points, five rebounds and four blocks vs. Wake Forest.
• Had 12 points, six rebounds and three blocks vs. Clemson at home.
• Produced eight points in the fourth quarter vs. Notre Dame.
• Six points, seven rebounds, three assists and two blocks vs. Wake.

*NO NCAA POSTSEASON DUE TO THREAT OF CORONAVIRUS

Freshman Season (2018-19):

  • Productive first season with the Seminoles, averaging 5.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and shooting 55.4 percent (72-of-130).
  • Earned nine starts over the final nine games of the season, being trusted for her much improved defense and finishing ability.
  • Raised her averages in ACC play to 5.6 points and shooting 66.7 percent (38-of-57) from the floor.
  • Ended her freshman season as arguably the most improved player on the Seminoles.
  • Had a career performance in NCAA Second Round vs. South Carolina, scoring 15 points on seven made field goals along with five offensive rebounds.
  • Had six points and six rebounds vs. Bucknell in NCAA First Round.
  • Added eight points and three assists vs. NC State.
  • Tied previous career high with 12 points and added eight boards at Georgia Tech in what was a homecoming game.
  • Had eight points vs. Syracuse.
  • Added nine points (4-of-5) vs. Pittsburgh.
  • Totaled 10 points and six rebounds at Clemson.
  • Tied her career high with seven boards at Notre Dame.
  • Posted previous career highs in points (12) and rebounds (7) vs. Wake Forest.
  • Stellar performance at Boston College with 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting.
  • Added six points and three boards in 16 minutes vs. Georgia State.
  • Contributed with six points, four rebounds and two blocks at St. John’s.
  • Played big minutes in win over No. 12/14 Iowa, adding four points and two steals in 14 minutes.
  • Added six points in 18 minutes vs. Jacksonville.

AT OUR LADY OF MERCY HIGH SCHOOL:

  • Rated 66th by ESPNW, including 19th at the guard position, in the 2018 class.
  • Extremely athletic and tall guard who can attack the rim and raise up from mid-range and beyond.
  • Three-time Atlanta Journal Constitution First Team Class A all-state player.
  • Two-time All-USA Georgia Girls Basketball Team member.
  • Averaged 29.5 points, 15.3 rebounds, 4.4 blocks and 3.0 steals per game as a senior at Our Lady of Mercy High.
  • During her junior season at Our Lady of Mercy, she played in 20 games averaging 29.3 points per game as well as 15.7 boards while shooting just over 50 percent from the floor.
  • Shot 40 percent (29-of-72) from beyond the arc as a junior.

All About Me:

  • Born: October 2, 1999.
  • Parents: Andrew and Jackie Jones.
  • Major: Sport Management.
  • How would you describe your fashion style?: Chill and relaxed.
  • What is your favorite pair of sneakers you own?: Tan and white Jordan 1’s.
  • What is your pre-game hype song?: Don’t Kill My Vibe by Kendrick Lamar and Jay-z.
  • Who is your role model? Why?: My parents, they are the definition of hard work and sacrifice.
  • Who is your favorite super-hero?: Spider-Man.
  • If your TikTok went viral, what would the video be?: A crazy dance.
  • Favorite place to visit in Tallahassee: Big Easy Snowballs.
  • Why did you choose your jersey number?: Because of Kobe.
  •  Who is a professional athlete that inspires you?: Kobe.
  • My go-to breakfast: Scrambled eggs and toast.
  • My dream job: To work in sport psychology.
  • If you started your own podcast, what type of conversations would you spend time on?: Mental health.
  • My favorite Coach Sue moment: Whenever we are so happy, I pick her up.