Men’s basketball gets grad transfer Jones

via Facebook/Madison Jones

via Facebook/Madison Jones

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team has a new addition for the 2016-17 roster in transfer guard Madison Jones, SNY’s Adam Zagoria reported Friday.Formerly a player at Wake Forest University, Jones will come to Seton Hall as a graduate student. A 6-foot-1 guard, he will help fill the gap left by Isaiah Whitehead in the backcourt.

Jones is expected to share duties with Khadeen Carrington at the point, along with new add-on Eron Gordon and Kansas State transfer Jevon Thomas, upon Thomas’s eligibility after the fall semester.

Jones’s time at Wake Forest ended upon his dismissal from the school’s team last August following a charge for driving under the influence.

In his three years at Wake Forest, Jones averaged 3.9 points, 2.7 assists, 1.8 rebounds and 20.3 minutes per game on 45.1 percent shooting.

The Pirates are still waiting for power forward Taurean Thompson to make his decision between Seton Hall, Michigan State and Syracuse. Even with Jones expected to sign on, Seton Hall will still have a scholarship available for Thompson, according to Zagoria.

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Author: Elizabeth Swinton

Elizabeth Swinton is a television production major at Seton Hall University where she serves as Sports Editor of The Setonian. In addition, Swinton is a social media specialist and contributing writer for The Brooklyn Game. You can follow her on Twitter @eswint22

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