Position
Forward
Height
6'2
Class
Senior
Hometown
Midfield, Ala.
Major
Sport Administration
High School
Midfield HS

CAREER
Solid, all-around forward who was one of the Lady Tigers’ top finishers around the basket … Played in 127 games with 53 starts … A career 6.5 point per game scorer … Finished her career with 830 points and 542 rebounds, which ranks 20th in school history … Owned two career double-doubles and 29 double-figure scoring games.

SENIOR SEASON (2011-12)
LSU’s third leading scorer (8.9 ppg) and second leading rebounder (5.8 rpg) … Led the team in field goal percentage at 46.6 percent, which ranked eighth in the SEC … Played in all 34 games with 29 starts … Increased her production to 9.3 ppg and 6.1 rpg in SEC play … Scored in double-figures in 12 games … Tied a career high and set a season high with 12 rebounds to go along with eight points in 27 minutes at Ohio State on Nov. 27 … Was a perfect 5-of-5 from the floor with 11 points in win over Grambling on Dec. 22 … Was the catalyst in LSU’s come-from-behind win at Louisiana Tech on Dec. 29, scoring a season-high 20 points — 16 in the second half — with six rebounds … Finished 7-of-12 from the floor and was 6-of-8 from the free throw line to key the victory … Scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds at Mississippi State on Jan. 5 … Tremendous effort in 29 minutes vs. South Carolina on Jan. 12, scoring eight points with four rebounds and a career-high-tying three steals … Reached double-figures for the second straight game with 16 points and eight rebounds at Tennessee on Jan. 19 … Played 36 minutes and finished a point shy from another double-double, scoring nine points and grabbing 11 rebounds against ETSU on Jan. 24 … Playing in her home state, tied a career-high 12 rebounds in 25 minutes at Alabama on Feb. 12 … Went over the 500 career rebound mark for her career with six boards and seven points at Arkansas on Feb. 16 … In her final regular season game, started and erupted for 13 points, seven rebounds and was 7-of-10 from the free throw line against #24 Vanderbilt on Feb. 23 … Played aggressively on both ends, collecting a career-best three steals and closing out the game at the free throw line in the win over the Commodores … Scored in double-figures again with team-high 11 points at #16 Georgia on Feb. 26 … Lifted LSU to upset of Kentucky in SEC semifinals on March 3, scoring game-high 18 points and carrying the load while LaSondra Barrett was in foul trouble … Scored 10 points in the first half and made a career-best eight free throws against the Wildcats while playing a career-high 37 minutes.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Came off the bench in all 32 contests where she was the team’s fourth-leading scorer with 5.8 points per game … Produced two double-doubles and six double-figure scoring games … Terrific shooting game against Lehigh on Nov. 26 where she tied a career-high with eight field goals and finished with 16 points against the Mountain Hawks … One of the best all-around games of her career as she led LSU to a big win over Louisiana Tech with 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting, including a perfect 4-of-4 from 3-point range … Added five rebounds and two blocks in 27 minutes in the win … Followed that game up with another 18-point effort two days later in blowout win of Prairie View A&M on Dec. 21 … Was 7-of-10 from the floor and finished with four assists, one shy of a career high … Came off the bench for 10 points and a career-best three steals in loss to #5 Tennessee on Jan. 2 … Sparked LSU off the bench with eight points and nine rebounds in 22 minutes in upset of No. 20 Georgia on Jan. 30 … Knocked down 4-of-6 clutch free throws later and added two blocks … Played 35 minutes at Vanderbilt, including the entire second half … Provided a spark off the bench and scored seven points to go along with a career-high seven assists and three steals against the Commodores … Delivered her first career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds to lead LSU by Auburn on Feb. 10 … Provided 18 quality minutes in comeback win over South Carolina on Feb. 24, scoring nine points with two blocks … Drained a clutch three in overtime that gave LSU a five-point lead, its largest of the game, and also knocked down 4-of-4 free throws late in that contest … Had the best game of her career with her second double-double of the season in loss at #4 Tennessee on Feb. 27 … Scored a season-high 21 points — one shy of a career-high — with a career-best 12 rebounds against the Lady Vols … Also knocked down 3-of-5 three-pointers and was 7-of-14 from the floor overall in 32 minutes.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10)
Came on strong at the end of the season, starting the final four games of the year and 11 total on the season … Was LSU’s fourth-leading scorer, averaging 5.9 points and 4.2 rebounds per game … Came off the bench for 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting and seven rebounds in the win at Florida on Feb. 11 … Finished 4-of-7 from the floor with 11 points and four boards against Vanderbilt on Feb. 18 … Fired in a career-high 22 points and was a perfect 4-of-4 from 3-point range in a rout of Arkansas on Feb. 25 … Finished 8-of-9 from the floor overall in that game and added five rebounds, one block and two steals … That effort pushed her into the starting lineup against Mississippi State in the regular season finale … Produced back-to-back double-figure games in the NCAA tournament, scoring 10 and 11 points, respectively in games against Hartford and Duke … Kept the Lady Tigers in the game against the Blue Devils and finished one rebound shy of her first career double-double with a career-high nine boards.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09)
True freshman power forward who provided quality depth off the bench … Played in all 30 games with 12 starts … Ranked second on the team in offensive rebounds with 43 … Averaged 5.3 points and 3.3 boards per game … Contributed eight points in her debut against #16/14 Notre Dame on Nov. 16 and was 4-of-9 from the floor … Nearly registered a double-double with eight points and nine rebounds against 25th-ranked Xavier on Nov. 26 … Tossed in six points and was a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line with three boards in 13 minutes at #1 Connecticut on Jan. 3 … Turned in her best performance of the season in her first career SEC start at Arkansas on Jan. 8 … Poured in 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting with two rebounds in 29 minutes … Solid all-around effort at New Orleans on Jan. 14 when she scored 14 points to go along with eight rebounds, a block and a steal in 21 minutes off the bench … Blocked three shots to go along with 10 points and four rebounds at No. 18 Vanderbilt on Jan. 18 … Came off the bench and contributed nine points, including one 3-pointer, and six rebounds in 20 minutes against #5/4 Auburn on Feb. 1 … Scored a game-high 10 points in 21 minutes off the bench against #22 Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament semifinals on March 7 … Underwent successful arthroscopic left knee surgery following the season but participated in summer workouts.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the nation’s top 20 forward prospects as rated by HoopGurlz.com … The 2008 Miss Alabama Basketball Player of the Year and Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year … Was a finalist for the award as a junior … Led Midfield to two Class 4A state championships … Named the Birmingham News Player of the Year as a senior … A two-time Class 4A MVP and was selected as the Class 3A MVP as a sophomore … Averaged 18.6 points and 14.3 rebounds per game in 2007 and averaged 16.3 points and 11.0 rebounds per game as a senior … Scored over 2,000 points for her career, had over 1,000 rebounds and blocked over 500 shots … Coached by Reggie Ware … A four-sport athlete who also lettered in track and field, volleyball and softball … Member of student government … Voted Midfield’s homecoming queen as a senior.

PERSONAL
Full name is Courtney Renee Jones … Nickname is C.J. … Born on Oct. 17, 1989, in Birmingham, Ala. … Daughter of Cleveland and Wanda Jones, Sr. … Has one older brother, Cleveland Jones, Jr. … Chose to attend LSU because “the people and atmosphere are genuine and the people here make you feel welcome” … Majoring in sports administration leadership.

JONES’ CAREER HIGHS
Points, 22, vs. Arkansas; Feb. 25, 2010
Rebounds, 12, three times; last at Alabama; Feb. 12, 2012
Field Goals, 8, twice; last vs. Lehigh; Nov. 26, 2010
FG Attempts, 14, at #4 Tennessee; Feb. 27, 2011
3-Pt Field Goals 4, twice; last vs. Louisiana Tech; Dec. 19, 2010
3-Pt FG Attempts 5, at #4 Tennessee; Feb. 27, 2011
Free Throws, 8 , vs. Kentucky; March 3, 2012
FT Attempts, 12, at Florida; Jan. 15, 2012
Assists, 7, at Vanderbilt; Feb. 3, 2011
Steals, 3, several times; last vs. Vanderbilt; Feb. 23, 2012
Blocks, 3, at Vanderbilt; Jan. 18, 2009
Minutes, 37 , vs. Kentucky; March 3, 2012

 

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