Danette Jones
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    Danette Jones

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Salem, Ill.

    High School:
    Salem Community

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    Guard/Forward

    Birthdate:
    12/04/1982


    Worth Noting
    Returning starter who will be the center of SIU's perimeter this season...is one of the team's finest shooters and looks to have a breakout year in 2004-05...is one of the best shooters in the Valley.

    2003-04
    Averaged a second-best 9.1 points per game in 26 starts...named second-team MVC scholar-athlete...knocked down a second-best 47 three-pointers, including 32 against league opponents...ranked second on the team with 40 assists...was the Dawgs' leading scorer on seven occasions...registered double-digits in the scoring column 10 times...scored 21 or more points in two games...pitched in a career-high 33 points on 12-of-21 field goals, 6-of-10 three-pointers and 3-of-3 free throws at Bradley (1/31/04)...her 33-point effort tied for fifth on the school's all-time single game highs list...not to mention, her six treys also tied for second-most in a single game...shot 75 percent (30-of-40) from the free throw line, where she ranked second on the team...also averaged 1.5 assists and two rebounds a game.

    2002-03
    Led the Salukis with a .349 percentage (22-of-63) from three-point range...played in all 27 games while starting two...averaged 4.7 points in 12.4 minutes per contest...shot 38 percent (42-of-112) from the field and a fourth-best 70 percent (21-of-30) from the free throw line...pulled down 24 rebounds, dished out 15 assists, gathered one block and had five steals...tied a career-high 16 points at Evansville (1/11)...registered four other double-digit outings...knocked down 3-of-6 three-pointers at SMS (1/3)...made a perfect 4-of-4 free throws vs. Middle Tennessee State (1/28).

    2001-02
    Made first collegiate start at Nebraska (11/16)...averaged four points and 1.4 rebounds per game...led the team in three-point percentage (.393) against conference opponents...shot 27-of-46 (.587) from the free throw line, while dishing out 12 assists and collecting eight steals...made five consecutive three-pointers from Dec. 30 to Jan. 5...posted three straight double-digit outings, including a career-high 16 points vs. Evansville (1/5)...hit a pair of clutch free throws with 41 seconds left to help seal a 64-51 win over Illinois State (2/17).

    As a Prep
    Two-sport athlete at Salem Community High School...averaged 22.7 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game...both an IBCA and News Gazette all-state special mention pick...named Salem Times Commoner All-Area Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player...also garnered North Egypt Conference MVP honors...also a Salem Times Commoner All-Area Player of the Year as both a junior and senior in volleyball.

    Personal
    Full name is Danette BreAnn Jones...majors in Elementary Education...born Dec. 4, 1982...daughter of Dena and Don Jones...has one brother, Doug.

    Danette Jones' Career Statistics

    YearG-SMin.FG-AFG%3FG-A3FG%FT-AFT%Reb.Avg.ATBSPts.Avg.
    2001-0227-544034-124.27414-52.26927-46.587391.41224181094.0
    2002-0327-233642-112.37522-63.34921-30.700240.91521151274.7
    2003-0427-2667885-242.35147-136.34630-40.750532.04046182479.1
    Totals81-331454161-478.33783-251.33178-116.6721161.467913214836.0

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