Everett sophomore Rashad Jones signs NLOI to play men's basketball at Bacone College
With his signature on the paper, Rashad Jones has officially signed a National Letter Of Intent to play at Bacone College next season.
Jones is a 6'2 sophomore guard from Lewis & Clark High School in Spokane, WA that will move to Muskogee, Oklahoma to play at Bacone College, an NAIA school in the Red River Athletic Conference.
Rashad was a Team Captain for the Trojans in the 2013-14 season, he also earned the Elsner Award that is given to an outstanding Trojan Men's Basketball player each year for their hard work and dedication to the team. The team also voted him Most Inspirational and he was named to the Bigfoot Classic All-Tournament Team in Dec. 2013.
In the 2012-13 season, he was voted Most Improved by his teammates. Jones played in all 28 games and started 25 of them this season and had the 4th highest field goal percentage on the team with 46.5%, he had a 26.7% from the 3 point range and was 6th on the team in Free Throw shooting with 70.6%. He scored 234 points, an average of 8.36 per game (6th highest on the team); had 189 rebounds, averaging 6.75 per game (3rd highest on the team); 65 assists,16 blocked shots and 52 steals - 17th in the NWAACC Conference.
He had three double doubles this year, two in the preseason and one in league against Whatcom CC with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Rashad will be missed next season here at EvCC for his love of the game, his enthusiasm at practice and in games, his all out attitude and his ability to get his teammates to become more intense and focused during games. He will take a knowledge of the game to Oklahoma along with a don't quit attitude, Bacone College is getting a great worker and a great basketball player.