Britney Cimone Jones (born September 1, 1987) is an American professional basketball player. During her career she has won the national championship in Romania, Belgium, Switzerland and El Salvador.
|League||Belarus Premier League|
|Born||September 1, 1987|
|Listed height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|High school||John Marshall Metropolitan|
|2010||Montaneras de Morovis|
|2010||FEA Neas Halkidonas|
|2014–2015||Olimpia CSU Brașov|
|2017–2018||Royal Castors Braine|
|2018||BCF Elfic Fribourg Basket|
|2018–2019||Belfius Namur Capitale|
|2019||Santa Tecla BC|
|2020||Hapoel Petah Tikva|
|Career highlights and awards|
Early life and high schoolEdit
Jones grew up in Chicago, Chicago, Illinois and attended John Marshall Metropolitan High School. She was named the 2004-05 Athlete of the Year as well as Player of the Year by the Chicago Sun-Times while receiving all-state, all-area and all-city recognition from the Chicago Sun-Times. Marshall won the CPS City Championship in 2002 and 2004 while placing third in the state in 2002.
Alabama at Birmingham statisticsEdit
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
|2005-06||Alabama at Birmingham||27||326||42.5%||39.9%||65.2%||2.4||2.0||1.3||0.3||12.1|
|2006-07||Alabama at Birmingham||32||310||32.2%||26.5%||66.7%||2.8||2.6||1.8||0.5||9.7|
|2007-08||Alabama at Birmingham||30||383||37.2%||31.4%||69.6%||4.3||3.1||2.7||0.4||12.8|
|2008-09||Alabama at Birmingham||30||582||39.8%||30.7%||77.9%||4.6||3.5||2.2||0.4||19.4|
In 2011, Jones signed with Fjölnir of the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild kvenna. She was selected for the Icelandic All-Star game in January 2013 while also appearing in the three point competition where she finished second. During the season, she led the league with 29.3 points per game. She returned to Fjölnir the following season and again led the league in scoring, averaging 31.6 points per game. On 20 February 2013, she scored 52 points in an overtime loss against Njarðvík.
She spent the 2017–2018 season with Royal Castors Braine, helping the team to the Belgian championship. After the playoffs, she signed with BCF Elfic Fribourg Basket, replacing injured Noémie Mayombo, and helped the team win the Swiss championship. The following season, she returned to Belgium and signed with Belfius Namur Capitale. She left Naumur-Capitale at the end of February 2019.
- "Britney Jones Basketball Player Profile". EuroBasket.com. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- "Britney Jones - Women's Basketball - University of Alabama at Birmingham Athletics". uabsports.com. UAB Blazers. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- "NCAA Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
- "Breytingar á liðunum átta". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 10 October 2011. p. C4. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (23 January 2013). "Sextán ára stelpa fékk flest atkvæði í Stjörnuleikskosningunni". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- "Fólk". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 31 January 2013. p. 3. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (4 November 2012). "Faðmaði dómarann í miðjum leik". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- Kristján Jónsson (21 February 2013). "Snæfell á möguleika á efsta sætinu". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). p. 2. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- "Britney Jones rejoint les Castors Braine". La Province (in French). 1 September 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- "L'appétit grandissant de l'Américaine Britney Jones". La Capitale (in French). 11 January 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- "Mayombo blessée, Jones arrive". La Liberté (in French). 11 May 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- "Namur Capitale se sépare de sa meneuse américaine, Britney Jones". Metro Time (in French). 28 February 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- Jacques Delise; Jérémie Baise (28 February 2019). "Namur-Capitale et Britney Jones, c'est fini !". RTBF (in French). Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- "Britney Jones nową zawodniczką Ślęzy Wrocław". doba.pl (in Polish). 27 June 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- Lior Hai (12 January 2020). "Britney Jones (ex Sleza Wroclaw) signs at Petah Tikva". EuroBasket.com. Retrieved 24 May 2020.