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  Candace Jones

Candace Jones

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Arsenal Tech

Height:
5-7

Position:
G

2007-08 - Junior Season: Led the team and ranked 12th in the Horizon League with 3.1 assists per game...led the team in assists in 11 games...placed eighth in the league with a 1.18 assists-to-turnovers ratio...earned starts in 19 of the team's 30 games, including the first 15...finished as the team's third-leading scorer with 7.0 points per contest and third-best rebounder with 3.6 boards per game...limited to four starts during the second half due to injury...named to the University of Miami Thanksgiving Tournament All-Tournament Team after totaling 26 points in two games...tallied double-figure points in eight games...poured in a season-high 16 points at UIC on Jan. 12...notched career-highs with 10 rebounds against Indiana State on Dec. 1 and seven assists against Tennessee State on Dec. 16...tallied one double-double with 14 points and 10 boards against Indiana State...played a career-best 36 minutes in three contests...had a career-high four steals against Ohio.

2006-07 - Sophomore Season: Appeared in all 31 of the team's games, coming off the bench in all but eight contests...led the bench players with 17.9 minutes played...finished fourth on the team with 54 assists, sixth with 3.1 rebounds per game and seventh with 5.4 points per game...averaged 9.3 points and 4.0 rebounds in the Horizon League Championship...notched five games with double-figure point totals...scored a season-high and came one-point shy of her career-high with 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting at UIC on Feb. 10...finished a point and a rebound shy of her first-career double-double, tallying nine points and a career-best nine rebounds against Detroit on Feb. 17...forced a career-high three steals against Bradley on Nov. 17.

2005-06 - Freshman Season: Played in all 29 games, starting in three contests...paced the team at the free throw line, hitting 89.4 percent (42-for-47)...averaged 4.3 points and 2.0 rebounds per game...fourth on the squad with 43 assists, leading the team in four games...paced the team with 17 points, three assists and two blocked shots at Miami (Ohio) on Dec. 7...pulled down a season-high seven rebounds at UIC on Feb. 18.

High School: Averaged 22.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game for the Lady Titans, which finished the season with a record of 17-6...her scoring average was the seventh-best mark in the state...team captain...following the campaign, Jones was named to The Indianapolis Star's 2005 Girls Basketball Super Team and was a first-team selection on the Star's All-City Team for the second consecutive season...preseason Hoosier Basketball Magazine second-team "All-State" selection...Jermaine O'Neal City All-Star...a two-time RTV Channel 6 "Player of the Week"...named to the 2005 City Tournament "All-Tournament Team"...named one of Hoosier Basketball Magazine's 2005 Top 40 Senior Girls...Tech's all-time scoring leader, amassing more than 1,500 points for her career...scored at least 20 points in 14 games during senior season and in double figures in all but one contest...hit 40 percent of her three-point attempts and nailed 2.5 treys per game...also hit 84 percent of her free throws during the 2004-05 campaign...led team to two IPSAC and one sectional championship during her prep career...coach: Ron Fyffe.

Personal: Born August 22, 1986...daughter of Wanda Owens and Dennis Jones, Jr...physical education major.