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Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 at 1:35 pm  |  5 responses

Lamont “MoMo” Jones Leaving Arizona

Harlem, NY, native Lamont Jones is leaving his starting point guard slot at Arizona for a school to be determinedFrom Arizonawildcats.com: “University of Arizona men’s basketball player Lamont “MoMo” Jones announced Monday that he will transfer to another school. He has not yet made a decision on which school he will attend. Jones, a 6-foot, 196-pound guard from Harlem, N.Y., averaged 9.7 points, 1.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in 38 appearances (all starts) in his recently completed sophomore season. He connected on 41.8 percent of his field goal attempts (130-of-311), including 31.6 percent (25-of-79) from three-point range, and averaged 26.0 minutes per game. He posted career-high totals of 27 points on Feb. 5 at California and six assists against both Duke (March 24) and Arizona State (Feb. 13). “I would like to thank my coaches, my teammates and all of the U of A fans for making my two years at Arizona very special,” said Jones. “After much thought, I have decided to pursue my goals at a school closer to home. My desire to be closer to my family, and in particular my grandmother, is the reason I am transferring. I want it to be known that I love this program, my coaches and teammates. I appreciate everyone for supporting me through this tough time.”

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  • http://aol.com Run”N’Gun219

    He’s going to be at St John’s next season.

  • SikhWitIt

    He wants to get out the Pac-10 before Tony Wroten Jr. takes over! Huskies gonna be dangerous this year!

  • Big O

    God bless him

  • http://slamonline.com Bryan Crawford

    Will Bynum, anyone?

  • darkside

    @run n gun I agree that will be a good fit for him. Lavin is going to surprise alot of big east team come next tournament.

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