He averaged 13.6 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game as a high school senior for St. Anne’s-Belfield in Charlottesville.
Jones’ father was a standout point guard at U.Va. more than 30 years ago. Also making the team as a walk-on was Maleek Frazier, a student manager for the team the last two seasons.
The Irish (7-0-4, 4-0-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) outshot Tech 23-13.
The Hokies fell to 3-4-4, 1-2-4, though revitalized Kecoughtan High graduate Robert Alberti nearly scored in the 15th minute for Tech. ...
No. 5 Maryland and No. 23 Virginia played to a 3-3, double-overtime tie in Charlottesville. The teams combined for six goals in the first 27 minutes, then scored no more in the final 83.
Todd Wharton, Marcus Salandy-Defour and Patrick Foss scored for the Cavaliers.
Reigning Hermann Trophy honoree Patrick Mullins had a big night for the Terrapins, with a pair of penalty-kick goals as well as an assist.
Will McGhee ran for 151 yards on 32 carries as Randolph-Macon (4-1) defeated Old Dominion Athletic Conference rival Catholic 34-10 in Washington.
John Byrd ran for 68 yards and two short touchdowns on 11 carries for the Yellow Jackets, and Zac Naccarato was 12-of-17 for 107 yards and a score. The host Cardinals fell to 3-2.
Virginia Tech defeated North Carolina in the regular-season meeting for the first time ever, 186-167, while the Hokies' men and women went a combined 6-1 in a Blacksburg meet to benefit breast-cancer awareness.
Hokies senior Ryan Hawkins took gold medals in 1-meter diving (369.10) and 3-meter diving (404.20).
No. 5 Virginia (10-3, 1-2) beat No. 6 Boston College 1-0 in an ACC game when Kelsey LeBlanc scored on a tip-in 3:24 into the second overtime. ...
Christopher Newport (13-11) swept Virginia Wesleyan 25-18, 25-11, 25-18 behind Jamestown High alumna Briana Sutton’s 14 kills and fellow freshman Rachel Conway’s 20 assists. ...
Delaware edged William and Mary in a five-setter at Kaplan Arena, though Liz Brown had 17 kills and a match-high six blocks for the Tribe (6-14, 1-3 Colonial Athletic Association). Celine Alasomuka added 29 digs, and Paige Lucas had 49 assists and 15 digs.
The Blue Hens (10-8, 2-2) won a 21-25, 25-22, 14-25, 25-19, 21-19 thriller behind Liz Brock's 19 kills, Ariel Shonk's 38 digs and Mackenzie Olsen's 62 assists.
W&M’s Jeltje Loomans beat Georgia Tech’s Kendal Woodard, ranked 67th nationally, 6-4, 7-5 at the June Stewart Invitational in Nashville, Tenn.
In a mock-dual format, the Tribe lost three doubles matches to event host Vanderbilt and went 2-4 against the Yellow Jackets.
Loomans' win came at the top position, and W&M's Leeza Nemchinov registered a 6-4, 6-4 win at No. 2 against heralded Georgia Tech freshman Rasheeda McAdoo, the daughter of former North Carolina and NBA basketball star Bob McAdoo, who's now an assistant coach for the champion Miami Heat.