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Dale Jones
Player Profile:
Dale Jones 3122211
Position: Forward
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa
High School: Waterloo West
Other College: Iowa
Major: Higher Education (Master's)
Experience: Transfer

Before UND: Spent three seasons at Tyler Junior College (2012-15) and two at Iowa (2015-17) before being granted a sixth-year of eligibility by the NCAA after losing two full seasons due to injury.

(2016-17; Senior at Iowa): Saw action in five games … Started first career game on “Senior Day” in win over Penn State (March 5), scoring first points of the season on a 3-pointer against the Nittany Lions … Had two 3-point attempts, playing five minutes in Iowa’s win over Indiana (Feb. 21) … Played two minutes in season debut against Seton Hall on Nov. 17 before suffering a fractured wrist … Returned to action against No. 25 Maryland (Jan. 19) after missing 16 games due to injury.

(2015-16; Junior at Iowa): Competed in six games during the 2015-16 season at Iowa before suffering a season-ending knee injury in practice on Dec. 1 ... Averaged 5.5 points, while shooting at a 45 percent clip from 3-point range (9-of-20) ... Tallied a personal-best 16 points (6-9 FG, 4-6 3-pt FG) and had seven rebounds and two assists in win over Coppin State (Nov. 15) ... Registered five points and four rebounds in victory at Marquette (Nov. 19) ...

Junior College (2012-15): Averaged 9.2 points and 6.1 rebounds his freshman campaign in 2012-13 before being sidelined with an injury in 2013-14 ... As a sophomore team captain in 2014-15, averaged 16.9 points, while shooting 45 percent (99-of-218) from 3-point range and 84 percent from the foul line (99-of-118) ... Added 8.3 rebounds per game on a team that won the Region XIV championship and advanced to the second round of the NJCAA Men's Basketball Championship ... Named an NJCAA honorable mention All-American and earned first-team all-region and all-regional tournament accolades as a sophomore. 

High School: Earned second and third-team all-state honors by the Iowa Newspaper Association and Des Moines Register, respectively, as a senior at Waterloo West, while also earning all-conference laurels.

Personal: Son of Dale and LaShaun Jones ... Earned an undergradute degree from Iowa in interdepartmental studies in 2017 and is working on his master's degree in higher education at UND.

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