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MORGAN JONES

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MORGAN JONES - Women's Basketball - Florida State Seminoles

Morgan's Profile

(Updated March 2020)
position
Guard
height
6'2"
year
Junior
hometown
Jonesboro, Ga.
high school
Our Lady of Mercy High

Career Honors:

  • Selected to the ACC Search Advisory Committee in Aug. 2020.
  • 2019-20 ACC Academic Honor Roll.
  • 2020 All-ACC Academic Team.

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.
  • What are some of the things you try to do outside of playing basketball? Watch TV, go to church, and rest my body.
  • Who is someone you really look up to and why? My mom because she is the definition of hard work and sacrifice.
  • What is an interesting fact about yourself that others may not know about you? I have two middle names.
  • What is your pre-game routine before getting ready for a game? Pray and hot tub.
  • What has the year 2020 taught you? Not to take anything for granted.
  • What does being part of the Florida State Women’s Basketball family mean to you? I represent people who gave me an opportunity.
  • How did you know that choosing to be a Seminole was the right decision for you? It was a gut feeling.
  • What current song is your favorite and what throwback song is your favorite? My favorite current song is anything by Rod Wave or Lucci. My favorite throwback song is “Into You” by Fabulous and Tamia.
  • What goals and ambitions do you have for yourself after you graduate? Professional basketball and sports psychology.