A true point guard with a high basketball IQ ... Pass-first point guard who can also finish at the rim ... Great floor leader ... Speedy with good athleticism for his size ... Product of a great high school program at Ravenscroft ... Arguably the team's best on-the-ball defender, ranking among the ACC's leaders in steals ... The 6-1 guard had 10 blocks last season.
Played in all 31 games with five starts on the year ... Averaged 3.6 points, 2.1 assists and 1.1 rebounds in 18.8 minutes per game ... Shot 49.5 percent (45-of-91) from the field ... Had an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.16 (66-57) ... Ranked second on the team in assists (66) and steals (39) and fourth in blocks (10) ... Averaged 1.3 steals per game to rank in the top 10 in the ACC ... In conference play, averaged 2.6 points and 2.3 assists in 18.5 minutes per game ... Made his first career start vs. Iona (Nov. 17) in the Paradise Jam and finished with 10 points and three steals in 32 minutes ... Scored a season-high 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting vs. Nebraska (Nov. 27) ... Had one of his best games of the season in the upset of No. 2-ranked Miami (Feb. 23), finishing with eight points, a season-high five rebounds, four steals and three assists in 19 minutes off the bench ... Started at NC State (Mar. 6) in place of regular starter Codi Miller-McIntyre who missed the trip due to strep throat ... Finished with 10 points and a season-high six assists while helping the Deacons jump out to a 12-5 lead against the Wolfpack ... Started the regular season finale vs. Virginia Tech (Mar. 10) and helped the Deacons to a 9-0 run to begin the game ... Led the team in assists in 10 games ... Converted 3-of-6 three-point play opportunities.
2012-13 Season Highlights
Made his collegiate debut vs. Radford (Nov. 9) and finished with two points, two blocks, a rebound, an assist and a steal in 17 minutes off the bench ... Played well off the bench vs. No. 23-ranked UConn (Nov. 16), dishing out three assists in 23 minutes on the night ... Made his first career start vs. Iona (Nov. 17) and finished with 10 points, three steals and two assists in 32 minutes on the court ... Scored eight points on 3-for-3 shooting with two assists off the bench vs. Mercer (Nov. 19) ... Led the team with 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting vs. Nebraska (Nov. 27) ... Finished with three steals, three assists and no turnovers in 14 minutes vs. Furman (Dec. 18) ... Turned in five points, two rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals at UNCG (Dec. 22) ... Made his ACC debut at No. 1-ranked Duke (Jan. 5) and finished with four points on 2-of-3 shooting and a steal and a rebound in 21 minutes off the bench ... Had two points, an assist and a block vs. Virginia (Jan. 9) ... Dished out three assists and scored six points on 3-of-5 shooting vs. Boston College (Jan. 12) ... Finished with three assists in eight minutes at Virginia Tech (Jan. 19) ... Turned in four points on 2-of-3 shooting with two assists and a steal in an upset win over No. 18-ranked NC State (Jan. 22) ... Made his second start of the year and finished with four points on 2-of-2 shooting with a team-high five assists and two steals vs. No. 5-ranked Duke (Jan. 30) ... Dished out a team-high four assists at Maryland (Feb. 2) ... Came off the bench to distribute a team-high five assists at North Carolina (Feb. 5) ... Dished out a team-best three assists off the bench vs. Florida State (Feb. 9) ... Had two assists and a steal vs. Georgia Tech (Feb. 16) ... Scored eight points on 3-of-3 shooting to go with five rebounds, four steals and three assists in upset of No. 2-ranked Miami (Feb. 23) ... Started in place of Codi Miller-McIntyre, who sat out the game with strep throat, and turned in 10 points on 5-of-8 shooting to go with a career-high six assists and two steals in 34 minutes at NC State (Mar. 6) ... Came off the bench to score nine points on 4-of-4 shooting with three rebounds, two steals and an assist in the ACC Tournament vs. Maryland (Mar. 14).
A 2012 graduate of Ravenscroft School in Raleigh ... Finished his career ranked eighth on the school's career scoring list with 1,123 points ... Passed the 400-career assist mark during his senior season ... As a senior in 2011-12, averaged 14.8 points, 4.3 assists and 3.1 steals per game to earn all-state and all-conference honors ... Led the Ravens to their first NCISAA title in 32 years, scoring a game-high 22 points in a 64-52 win over Greensboro Day in the title game ... Led Ravenscroft to its sixth-straight TISAC Conference championship in 2011-12 ... Ravenscroft went 31-4 in 2011-12, setting a school record for wins ... Helped the Ravens earn a berth as one of the eight teams invited to the 2012 ESPNHS National High School Invitational in Bethesda, Md. ... Named to the HighSchoolOT.com Holiday Invitational All-Tournament team in both 2010 and 2011 ... Led Ravenscroft to back-to-back titles at the HighSchoolOT.com Holiday Invitational ... Played for Coach Kevin Billerman at Ravenscroft ... High school teammate of Duke's Ryan Kelly and North Carolina's Luke Davis ... Selected to play for the East Team in the 2012 Jordan Brand Classic Regional game in Charlotte, along with future Deacon teammates Codi Miller-McIntyre and Aaron Rountree ... Helped the East Team to an 84-82 victory, scoring six points and tallying a game-high four steals ... Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals and Scout ... ESPN ranked him as the No. 14 recruit from the state of North Carolina ... Part of a 2012 recruiting class that was ranked 21st in the country by ESPN and 23rd by Scout ... Played AAU ball for the CP3 All-Stars for coach Tony Edwards ... Honor roll student.
Given name is Madison Alex Jones ... Son of Tammy and Michael Jones ... Born Oct. 20, 1993 in Raleigh ... Has two older brothers, Marco and Shawn ... Committed verbally to the Deacons in April 2012 and signed later that month ... Chose Wake Forest over Maryland, Richmond, Seton Hall and East Carolina ... Wore No. 12 at Ravenscroft.