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Aggie wows with numbers, receives weekly WAC honor

Aggie wows with numbers, receives weekly WAC honor

Marian Camacho
February 12, 2018 11:37 AM

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – It’s been a remarkable season thus far for New Mexico State forward Jemerrio Jones.  The senior was just named the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the week.

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This is his second ‘Player of the Week’ honor of the season and his career.

It's been a memorable last couple of weeks with Jones averaging 20 rebounds, 16.5 points, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals in a pair of the team’s wins keeping the Aggies’ undefeated in conference play.

Jones led the team in its 26-point win over CSU Bakersfield putting up 20 rebounds, six points, three assists and two steals.  Then, in front of a sellout crowd at the Pan American Center, he recorded his 15th double-double of the season finishing with a game-high 20 points and 27 rebounds.

Jones is the first Aggie to grab 20 rebounds three times in a single-season since Sam Lacey during the 1968-69 season. He’s also tenth in the nation in double-doubles, with a total of 15.

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