Marcel Jones

Marcel Jones

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, California

High School:
Mater Dei

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 200

Position:
Guard/Forward

Experience:
HS

OREGON STATE 2004-2005: Marcel is expected to come into the program and compete immediately on the wing...his athleticism will help the program as it continues to move to a more uptempo style...has excellent shooting range and can play in the paint...he is a valuable addition to the program, and will see major minutes, particularly early in the season when junior Nick DeWitz is ineligible due to transfer regulations.

MATER DEI: Marcel helped Mater Dei to a 24-5 record in 2003-2004 and the Sierra League title...Mater Dei advanced to the semi-finals of the CIF sectional playoffs...Jones was a four-year letterman for head coach Gary McKnight -- Gary's son Clay McKnight is the basketball operations director at Oregon State...Jones averaged 20.0 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists as a senior...he connected on .509 (218-428) from the field, including making 54 of 149 (.362) from three-point range...as a junior Jones helped Mater Dei to the CIF title with a 35-2 record, averaging 10.8 points and 5.3 rebounds...as a sophomore he averaged 8.4 points and 4.3 rebounds...for his career he was a three-time All-Sierra League and three-time All-CIF selection.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles...Marcel is the son of Michael and Marie Jones...he has two brothers, Matthew and Mason...enjoys reading and public speaking...former prep teammates Chris Henry is a true freshman at Washington State, Harrison Scheen is a sophomore at Princeton and D.J. Strawberry is a sophomore at Maryland...Michael Jordan is his favorite all-time athlete...chose OSU because "I want to play in the Pac-10 Conference and after visiting the school I decided that was the right place for me"...undecided major.

MARCEL JONES' CAREER PREP STATISTICS (Mater Dei) YEARG/GSFG-FGA.PCT3FG-3FGA.PCTFT-FTA.PCTPTSAVG.REBAVG.PFATOBKSTMIN 200429/28218-428.50954-149.36290-155.58158020.01946.74171591040668 200335/8154-281.54815-59.25456-95.58937910.81645.35037551954547 200233/na110-227.4855-29.17251-81.6302768.41414.3473133738na Totals97/na482-936.51574-237.312197-331.595123512.74995.113813914736132na

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