Thursday, August 27, 2009

Jones scores six in V.I. national team debut

Charlotte 49ers senior center Phil Jones scored six points and had four rebounds and a block in his debut with the Virgin Islands national team at the FIBA Americas Championship in San Juan.

Uruguay topped the Virgin Islands, 88-62, in the first game of the FIBA Americas Championship at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in Puerto Rico. Jones saw 18 minutes of playing time.

The Virgin Islands will play Puerto Rico on Thursday. You can follow the Americas Championship here.