Report: Illinois Forward Tevian Jones Transfers To Southern Utah
CEDAR CITY, Utah – The Southern Utah men’s basketball program picked up a massive commitment from the transfer portal in former Illinois forward Tevian Jones.
According to CBS Sports College Basketball Insider Jon Rothstein, Jones will head to Cedar City from Champagne, Illinois.
Jones finished his first season with the Illini where he averaged .9 points and .7 rebounds in 4.8 minutes per game this past season. He appeared in 14 games.
Source: Illinois transfer Tevian Jones has committed to Southern Utah.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) June 24, 2020
In 2018 as a high school recruit, Jones was a four-star prospect that was ranked No. 118 in the country according to 247 Sports. He committed to Illinois in April 2018. When he entered the transfer portal during this off-season, he received offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado State, Hawai’i, Loyola Marymount, Pacific, Portland State, UCSB and Southern Utah.
Southern Utah finished the 2019-20 season with a 17-15 overall record and a 9-11 mark in Big Sky play. They didn’t finish the Big Sky Conference Tournament because of coronavirus concerns.