WEBER STATE WILDCATS

Weber State’s Dillon Jones Named National Player Of Week

Nov 14, 2023, 10:29 PM | Updated: Nov 15, 2023, 11:53 am

OGDEN, Utah – Weber State forward Dillon Jones earned national recognition after leading the Wildcats to a 2-0 week with two big performances.

Jones was named the National Player of the Week by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.

Jones opened the season with 26 points and 14 rebounds against Benedictine. WSU blew out the Redhawks, 96-62.

In game two, Jones put up 29 points as the Wildcats upset the No. 23 Saint Mary’s Gaels.

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Jones carried the load against the Gaels. He was the only player on Weber State to reach double-digit points.

He also set a career-high with 29 points.

Jones is currently third in the nation with an average of 27.5 points a night. He’s also 13th in the country in rebounding with 12 a game.

Weber State travels to Canada for a game against the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs on Friday at 2:00 p.m.

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Chandler Holt is a co-host for the Jazz Notes podcast and a Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter @ChandlerHoltKSL or on Threads @chandlerho1t.

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