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'Out of her shell'
'Out of her shell'

COLLEGE PARK — Of all the questions Brionna Jones has answered this season, of all the bizarre and banal inquiries — Does she speak? Can she jump? Is she finally ready? — there is one interview her father, Michael, likes best. It was early March, and the freshman was back home at Aberdeen High. A girls basketball playoff game was over, and the host Eagles had lost. A local reporter and cameraman approached Jones. They wanted an interview with the Maryland women's basketball team's starting forward. This was unexpected, Michael Jones explained. When she scored a career-high 18 points in a blowout win of Syracuse in January, she was told not only that she...