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March 9, 2012    Verdell Jones III News

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Jones suffered a torn ACL in his right knee in Thursday's win over Penn State, the Indianapolis Star reports.

This is a big blow to Indiana's postseason prospects and puts the future of Jones' career in question.

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March 8, 2012

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Jones went down with what appeared to be a significant knee injury in Thursday's Big Ten Tournament game against Penn State.

Jones went down without any contact while trying to jump-stop on a fast break and afterward couldn't put any weight at all on his leg.

February 29, 2012

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Jones III recorded 12 points (3-5 FG, 6-7 FT), four rebounds, two assists, and a steal in 24 minutes off the bench Tuesday as Indiana beat Michigan State.

Since missing two games with a bruised right shoulder, Jones III has played five times, averaging 7.6 points on 52.2 percent shooting and 3.6 boards in 20.8 minutes. Those numbers are much more efficient than his 7.8 points on 41.3 percent from the floor and three rebounds in 25.3 minutes this season.

February 27, 2012

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Jones III posted 11 points, seven boards, and three assists, against four turnovers, in Indiana's victory Sunday at Minnesota.

Jones III shot 4-of-7 from the field, drilled his only three-pointer, and hit 2-of-3 from the foul line for the Hoosiers. He also blocked a shot in 24 minutes to complete his afternoon.

February 16, 2012

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Jones III, who missed the last two contests with a bruised right shoulder, scored all six of his points in the final 4:03 Wednesday to help Indiana beat Northwestern.

Jones III shot 3-of-4 from the field, with his only miss from three-point range. He also tallied four assists, three rebounds, two steals, and a block in 18 minutes off the bench for the senior guard.

February 7, 2012

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Jones III did not play in Indiana's match-up at Purdue on Saturday, The Journal-Gazette reports.

Jones III suffered a shoulder injury against Michigan on Feb. 1, a contest in which he saw only 12 minutes of court time before leaving the game with two boards and an assist. Check back Thursday for his availability against Illinois.

February 1, 2012

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Jones III narrowly missed a double-double Sunday with 14 points and nine assists, versus three turnovers, in 31 minutes as Indiana beat Iowa.

Jones III shot 4-of-10 from the floor, but missed all three of his three-point attempts. He also hit 6-for-7 from the charity stripe, pulled down two boards, and blocked a shot for the Hoosiers.

January 27, 2012

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Jones III led Indiana with 12 points (6-10 FG, 0-1 3Pt) in 30 minutes as the Hoosiers lost Thursday at Wisconsin.

Jones III also added three rebounds and two assists, versus two turnovers, on the night.