Started 35 of 38 games, averaging 15.7 ppg and 8.8 rpg … Had 11 points, 15 rebounds and four steals in the Final Four vs. UConn … Had eight points and eight rebounds vs. Ohio St. … Recorded 12th double-double in NCAA Tournament game vs. West Va., with 12 points and 10 rebounds … Scored 16 points in SEC Champ. game vs. Florida … Had 15 points, and 12 rebounds at Tenn. … Earned his fifth SEC Freshman of the Week honor after home wins over USC and MSU … Recorded fourth double-double in last six games vs. USC at home with 19 points and 12 rebounds … Had double-double vs. Miss. State w/17 points and 10 boards … Led UK with 25 points and nine rebounds at Vanderbilt … Led team with double-double of 22 points, 12 rebounds, and four blocks at Ole Miss … Broke teammate Doron Lamb’s UK freshman scoring record with 35 pts vs. Auburn … Tied career highs for 3-pointers made (four) and steals (three) against Auburn … Earned his third SEC Freshman of the Week honors after UK’s wins over Auburn and LSU … Led UK with 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds at Georgia … Tied a career-high of five assists at Louisville … Scored a game-high 27 points and tied a career-high 17 rebounds vs. Notre Dame … Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors after his performance in the Maui Invitational … Led UK with 24 points, including 4-of-4 from 3-point range, vs. UConn … Earned All-Tournament honors at Maui Invitational, avg. 23.0 points, 11.3 rebounds and 3.3 blocks … Posted double-double with 16 pts, 17 rebs and four blocks vs. Washington … Led UK with 29 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks vs. Oklahoma … Scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds against ETSU, both team-highs, earning SEC Freshman of the Week … First UK freshman to begin career with a double-double since Jules Camara in 1998-99 … Joined Sam Bowie as only freshman in UK history with 20-10 game in debut … Along with Lamb, became first freshman duo in UK history to score 20 points in a debut.
Averaged 30.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists as a senior, leading Jefferson High School to its third consecutive state championship, a feat no other 5A or 6A Oregon school had ever accomplished … One of only three players to twice be named The Oregonian newspaper’s Class 5A Player of the Year (UCLA’s Kevin Love and Oregon’s Fred Jones) … Ranked ninth on the ESPNU’s Top 100, 13th overall by Rivals.com and eighth by Scout.com … Received 2010 McDonald’s All-American Honors … Scored 14 points in 14 minutes at the 2010 McDonald’s All-American game and posted 17 points and nine rebounds in the 2010 Jordan Brand Classic All-American game … Averaged 32 points, 13 rebounds, five assists, three blocks and three steals as a junior… Named to 2010 USA Junior National Select Team.
Son of Linda Mashia-Jones and Dennis Jones … Chose Kentucky over Kansas, Oklahoma, UCLA and Washington.