IU senior guard out for season

March 9, 2012

Indiana University senior guard Verdell Jones III suffered a college-career-ending injury to his right knee during Thursday's first-round Big Ten Tournament basketball victory  against Penn State, the school confirmed Friday. Jones, of Champaign, Ill., is the 23rd all-time leading scorer at IU with 1,347 points. He averaged 11.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists during his IU career. IU plays Wisconsin Friday at 2:25 p.m. in the tourney at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis. Purdue plays Ohio State at 8:55 p.m.