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Jones named Big Five Player of the Week

St. Joseph's senior guard Carl Jones has been named Big Five Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Jones named Big Five Player of the Week

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Saint Joseph´s Carl Jones in action during an NCAA college basketball game against Butler, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Saint Joseph's Carl Jones in action during an NCAA college basketball game against Butler, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

St. Joseph’s senior guard Carl Jones has been named Big Five Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Jones scored a team-high 19 points in the Hawks 66-62 win at Fordham on Wednesday and added 16 points in Saturday’s 70-69 victory over Temple.  During the Fordham win, he went 7 for 8 from the foul line in the final minute.

In the Temple win, Jones hit two big three point field goals and made a driving layup  to help the Hawks erase a nine-point deficit with under six minutes remaining.

Jones is averaging a team-high 15.1 points per game. During the Hawks current three-game win streak he is averaging 16.6 points.

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Marc Narducci has performed a variety of jobs at The Inquirer since beginning with the paper in 1983. A long-time high school sports reporter in South Jersey, Narducci has also served as a beat writer for the 76ers, a backup Eagles and Sixers writer and has covered all the professional and colleges in the Philadelphia area. Among his duties at The Inquirer over the years, Narducci has covered one Super Bowl, two World Series and three NBA all-star games. Most recently he has covered the Philadelphia Union soccer team and this season will be adding college basketball duties, paying specific attention to St. Joseph’s. A life-long Southern New Jersey resident, Narducci is a 1977 graduate of Paul VI High and 1981 graduate of Glassboro State College (now Rowan University). Email Marc at mnarducci@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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