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Tamara Jones
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Tamara Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Prosser, Wash.

Last College:
Garden City (Kan.) CC

Height:
5-11

Position:
F

Experience:
TR

11/23/2014

Women's Basketball Edged on Road by McNeese

Southern Miss women's basketball dropped a 57-55 decision to McNeese State

10/08/2014

Jones Tabbed Preseason All-Conference, Lady Eagles Picked to Finish Third

04/01/2014

Women's Basketball Enjoys Historical Season

In addition to several other accomplishments, the Lady Eagles tied a school-record with 27 victories.

03/25/2014

Post Game Notes

Misssissippi State 74, Southern Miss 66 (2 OT)

03/24/2014

Women's Basketball Ends Season in Double Overtime Loss to Mississippi State 74-66

Four Lady Eagles tally double-figure points.

11/19/2014

Women's Basketball vs Mississippi Valley

Women's Basketbal vs Mississippi Valley

03/20/2014

Women's Basketball Team Runs Past Lamar 75-60

Faulkner ties WNIT record for most assists in a game with 13.

02/12/2014

Women's Basketball's Late Run Helps Lady Eagles Push Past Marshall

Four Lady Eagles tally double-digit scoring.

02/05/2014

Southern Miss Upsets No. 21 Middle Tennessee, 68-56

Jerontay Clemons scored 16 points and equaled a career-high with 12 rebounds.

01/04/2014

Women's Basketball Runs Past William Carey 90-49

Five Lady Eagles tally double-figure points.

Had an outstanding junior campaign in her first season with the Lady Eagles ... Excellent shooting skills ... Strong rebounding skills ...

2013-14 (Junior): Played in 34 games with 21 starts ... Averaged 14.4 points and 6.0 rebounds per game ... Led the team in free throw percentage and rebounds ... Finished with 24 games with double-figure scoring including six with 20 or more, three with 30 or more and two with 40 or more points ... Scored 11 points and had six rebounds against Mississippi State (3/24) ... Had 14 points, five rebounds and three steals against Lamar (3/20) ... Averaged 13.3 points and 5.7 rebounds per game in the C-USA Tournament ... Tallied 15 points against Middle Tennessee (3/15) ... Tossed in 13 points against UTEP (3/14) to go with eight rebounds ... Scored 12 points against Old Dominion (3/13) ... Named C-USA Newcomer of the Year ... Scored a game-high 32 points including 26 second half points against North Texas (3/5) ... Finished with 10 points and seven rebounds against Tulane (3/1) ... Came off the bench to score 12 points against UAB (2/26) ... Had eight points and two steals against FAU (2/22) ... Was 3-fo-3 from the field for six points while grabbing four rebounds against FIU (2/19) ... Earned College Sports Madness Player of the Wee (2/16) ... Put up 40 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for her fourth double-double of the season against Tulsa (2/15) ... 11 points against Marshall (2/12) ... Just missed a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds against Charlotte (2/8) ... Scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds against Middle Tennessee (2/5) ... Also had four assists, two blocks and a steal ... Totaled eight points on 3-of-3 shooting from the field and 2-of-2 from the line and grabbed four rebounds against Rice (2/1) ... Ended with seven points and five rebounds, but none bigger than a bucket with 4.8 seconds remaining to give the Lady Eagles pull out an 82-80 win over East Carolina (1/25) ... Eight points and four rebounds against UTEP (1/22) ... Six points and four rebounds against Tulane (1/18) ... Had only four points against ODU (1/15) ... Tossed in 15 points and had five rebounds vs. UTSA (1/11) ... Held scoreless for the first time this season against LA Tech (1/8) ... Scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds against Carey (1/4) ... Had a team-best 19 points in 16 minutes of play against Nicholls (12/29) ... Was 3-for-3 beyond the arc and had three steals ... Recorded a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds while dishing out four assists ... Led the team with a game-high 18 points and nine rebounds against Grambling (12/18) ... Scored 10 points and had four rebounds against UCA (12/16) ... Named Conference USA Co-Player of the Week (12/16) ... Poured in 27 points and grabbed five rebounds against Miss State on .714 percent shooting from the field ... Earned all-tournament honors in the Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Classic ... Had nine points and eight rebounds against FAMU (11/30) ... Tossed in 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds against Mississippi Valley (11/29) ... Scored 11 points and had four rebounds against FGCU (11/23) ... Poured in a career-best 41 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in recording a double-double against UALR (11/19) ... The 41 points is the third most in a single game ... Tossed in nine points and grabbed five rebounds against Hampton (11/16) ... Recorded her first double-double of the season with 23 points and 14 rebounds against South Alabama in 20 minutes of play ... Also had two assists ... Scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds against West Alabama ... Was 6-of-6 from the free throw line and had five steals ... Played 30 minutes in the exhibition game and scored 16 points to go with seven rebounds ...

Junior College
A starter and two-year letterwinner at Garden City Community College in Garden City, Kan. ... Averaged a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds for Coach Alaura Sharp ... Received WBCA (Women's Basketball Coaches Association) All-American honors as well as first team NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) All-American honors ... Named the school's Broncbuster Athlete of the Year ... Her junior college jersey will be displayed in the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame's Ring of Honor for one year ... Earned first team All-KJCCC West team and All-Region VI honors and named the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference West Player of the Year ... Became the all-time leading scorer with 1,183 points while helping her team to a 29-4 record, a second-place finish in the Jayhawk West and breaking nine school records including the most wins in a regular season and undefeated at home ... Named the conference Player of the Week six times during the season out of 15 and two NJCAA National Player of the Week ... As a freshman, averaged 16 points and nine rebounds per game while earning Freshman of the Year in the conference and receiving All-Region VI team honors ... Earned conference Player of the Week three times and one NJCAA National Player of the Week.

High School
Attended Prosser High School where she averaged 20 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 assists under coach Mark Little ... Awarded winter player of the year and player of the year from 2009 to 2011 ... Played in Washington State All-Star game ... Four-year letterwinner in basketball ... Also lettered in volleyball and track ...

Personal
Personal: Daughter of Charlene Boyle and Lee Jones ... An interdisciplinary studies major.

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