BUFFALO, N.Y. – April 10 – Erie Community College sophomore guard Dequan Jones (Brooklyn, N.Y./Pacific) was chosen to the NJCAA Division II men's basketball team as a third-team selection.
Jones led the Kats in scoring (16.4), rebounds (7.3), and three-point field goals (67) and was second on the team in assists (92) and steals (43) as ECC went 27-5 and finished seventh at the NJCAA Division II Tournament in Danville, Ill.
Jones was also a first-team All-Region III selection and was the most valuable player at the Region III Tournament. He scored 57 points in the Kats' four games at the NJCAA Division II Tournament and was named to the all-tournament team.
Jones' selection marks the third-straight season a Kat has been honored. In 2011, ECC’s God’s Gift Achiuwa was a first-team selection while Tyshawn Edwards was chosen to the third team. Achiuwa was a third-team pick in 2010.