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Former DFW Studs in the NCAA Tournament

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Desoto brother-sister duo Matt and Jordan Jones star in this year's NCAA men's and women's March Madness.
03/24/2015 11:17 AM -

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The 2015 version of March Madness for the NCAA post-season tournaments will feature the brother-sister duo of Matt Jones at Duke and older sister Jordan Jones at Texas A&M. A sophomore at the No. 1-seeded Duke, Jones is a starting guard for the Blue Devils known for defense. A junior, Jordan is a record-setting assists leader at A&M, which opens Saturday in the NCAA women’s team against Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday.

The Desoto duo were both McDonald’s All-Americans and lived up to considerable billing early in their college careers.They are among dozens of North Texas high school players participating in the NCAA post-season tournament.

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Qualifying for Men’s post-season tournament

  • Bola Alade, John Paul II, Oklahoma
  • David Allen, Highland Park, Georgetown
  • Brandon Allums, Plano West, Texas
  • Nick Babb, Arlington Martin, Arkansas
  • Jamal Branch, Arlington Grace Prep, St. John’s
  • Jeffrey Carroll, Rowlett, Oklahoma State
  • Ty Charles, Kennedale, Stephen F. Austin
  • Cannen Cunningham, Arlington Lamar, SMU
  • William Dupuy, Grapevine, Dayton
  • Jabril Durham, DeSoto, Arkansas
  • DK Eldridge, Lincoln, New Mexico State
  • Ben Emelogu, South Grand Prairie, SMU
  • Phil Forte III, Flower Mound Marcus, Oklahoma State
  • James Fraschilla, Highland Park, Oklahoma
  • Matt Fraschilla, Highland Park, Harvard
  • Keith Frazier, Kimball, SMU
  • Leyton Hammonds, Richland, Oklahoma State
  • Greg Hayden, Skyline, Hampton
  • Corey Henderson Jr., ESD, Wichita State
  • Michael Hoffman, Fort Worth Nolan, Lafayette
  • Jaxon Holden, Flower Mound Marcus, Stephen F. Austin
  • Demarcus Holland, Garland Naaman Forest, Texas
  • Prince Ibeh, Garland Naaman Forest, Texas
  • Christian Jones, Arlington Bowie, St. John’s
  • Matt Jones, DeSoto, Duke
  • Austin Luke, Rowlett, Belmont
  • Austin Mankin, Coppell, Oklahoma
  • Jason Martin, John Paul II, Stephen F. Austin
  • T.J. Maston, DeSoto, Baylor
  • Christian McCoggle, Wilmer-Hutchins, Texas Southern
  • Jamuni McNeace, Allen, Oklahoma
  • Jordan Mickey, Prime Prep, LSU
  • Keaton Miles, Lincoln, Arkansas
  • Jean-Michael Mudiay, Mansfield Summit, SMU
  • Le’Bryan Nash, Lincoln, Oklahoma State
  • Emmanuel Okoroba, Garland, Hampton
  • Tim Priller, Richland, Indiana
  • Elbert Robinson III, Garland Lakeview, LSU
  • Tavarius Shine, Irving MacArthur, Oklahoma State
  • Jordan Tolbert, Fort Worth All Saints, SMU
  • Myles Turner, Euless Trinity, Texas
  • Trey Washington III, Woodrow, Wyoming
  • Kendal Yancy, Richardson Berkner, Texas

 



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