COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M guard Jamal Jones posted on Twitter tonight that he is leaving the Aggie men's basketball team after just one season in the 'Maroon and White'.
A&M head basketball coach Billy Kennedy confirmed Jones decision in a release that said, "Jamal is no longer part of our program. We wish him the best moving forward.”
His Tweet said, "Thank you Aggieland for all your support. Good luck in the future."
Jones added a note that said,'first off I want to thank A&M, the true fans, and my former teammates for their support throughout the year! Those things did not make me decide to leave. Ya'll were awesome.
I'm on to the next opportunity and I wish everyone in Aggieland the best of luck. I thank God for the blessing thus far and what he has in store for the future.'
During his only season in Aggieland Jones played in all 34 games last season, starting 25 of those games. He led the team in scoring averaging 13.4 points per game.
In Southeastern Conference play Jones upped his average to 16 points per outing which was 11th best in the SEC.