Earned All-American honorable mention from AP ... Named 2011-12 Preseason Big 12 Player of the Year by the league's coaches, becoming first player in program history to earn conference preseason POY honors ... Preseason All-Big 12 selection by league's coaches ... Sat out first five games of 2011-12 season to satisfy six-game suspension handed down in March 2011 by NCAA for receiving improper pre-enrollment benefits ... Named freshman All-American by USBWA, Basketball Times and CollegeInsider.com ... Unanimous Big 12 All-Rookie selection as freshman in 2010-11 ... Signed with Baylor in November 2009 ... Highest-rated recruit in program history and fourth consensus top-50 recruit under head coach Scott Drew ... Both Rivals.com and Scout.com listed Jones as five-star recruit ... Second signee in program history named to Parade, McDonald's and Jordan Brand All-America teams ... Played in 33rd McDonald's All-American Game in April 2010 ... Only second Baylor player (Carter) to play in McDonald's All-American Game ... Overall Rankings -- No. 2 (Sporting News), No. 4 (Scout.com), No. 6 (Rivals.com), No. 7 (MaxPreps.com), No. 9 (ESPNU Top 100) ... Position Rankings -- No. 2 PF (Rivals.com), No. 2 Center (Scout.com), No. 4 PF (ESPNU Top 100).
2011-12 (SOPHOMORE) ALL-AMERICAN, HONORABLE MENTION (AP) USBWA ALL-DISTRICT VII NABC ALL-DISTRICT 8, SECOND TEAM BIG 12 ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM ALL-BIG 12, SECOND TEAM (AP, ESPN.COM, KANSAS CITY STAR) ALL-BIG 12, THIRD TEAM (COACHES) PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK (DEC. 19, JAN. 16) Started 33 games after sitting out first five games of 2011-12 season to satisfy six-game suspension handed down in March 2011 by NCAA for receiving improper pre-enrollment benefits ... Averaged 13.5 points and 7.6 rebounds in 30.7 minutes ... One of two Baylor players to earn All-American honorable mention from AP ... Named to USBWA All-District VII and NABC All-District 8 second teams ... Second-team All-Big 12 by AP, ESPN.com and Kansas City Star ... Third-team All-Big 12 by league coaches ... Named to Naismith Trophy Midseason 30, Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List and John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 ... Named to Big 12 All-Tournament Team after averaging 22.5 points and 9.6 rebounds in three games ... Nine double-doubles, including three 20-10 games ... 11 games with 10+ boards ... Scored 27 points on 10-of-14 in season debut Nov. 29 vs. Prairie View A&M ... Chipped in then-career-high 28 points on 11-of-16 shooting 33 minutes in Dec. 17 road win at BYU ... Named Phillips 66 Big 12 Co-Player of the Week for Dec. 19 ... Added 14 points and career-high-tying 4 blocks in Dec. 22 win vs. Saint Mary's ... Grabbed 10 rebounds Dec. 23 vs. West Virginia ... Posted first double-double of season Jan. 2 vs. Texas A&M (14 points, 12 rebounds) ... Posted back-to-back 20-10 games Jan. 24 at Oklahoma (21 points, 12 rebounds) and Jan. 28 vs. Texas (22 points, 14 rebounds) ... Reeled in career-high 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in 31 minutes to lead Baylor to convincing win March 8 vs. Kansas State in Big 12 Championship quarterfinal ... Followed with 18 points and 7 rebounds in upset win of Kansas in Big 12 semifinal March 9 ... Had 16 points and 11 rebounds in Big 12 title game March 10 vs. Missouri ... Concluded season with 14 points, 5 rebounds in Sweet 16 win vs. Xavier (March 23) and 17 points, 8 rebounds in Elite Eight loss to Kentucky (March 25) ... Named 2011-12 Preseason Big 12 Player of the Year by the league's coaches, becoming first player in program history to earn conference preseason POY honors ... Preseason All-Big 12 selection by league's coaches.
2010-11 (TRUE FRESHMAN) FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICAN, SECOND TEAM (USBWA, BASKETBALL TIMES) FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICAN (COLLEGEINSIDER.COM) NABC ALL-DISTRICT 8, SECOND TEAM ALL-BIG 12, SECOND TEAM (COACHES, DALLAS MORNING NEWS) ALL-BIG 12, THIRD TEAM (WACO TRIBUNE-HERALD, YAHOO! SPORTS) ALL-BIG 12, HONORABLE MENTION (AP) BIG 12 ALL-ROOKIE TEAM, UNANIMOUS SELECTION (COACHES) PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 ROOKIE OF THE WEEK (NOV. 22, 2010; JAN. 17, 2011; FEB. 28, 2011) The most heralded recruit in program history, started Baylor freshman-record 30 games ... Did not play in Baylor's season finale March 9 against Oklahoma in first round of Big 12 Championship (NCAA ruled him ineligible prior to game time for pre-enrollment benefits) ... Averaged 13.9 points and 7.2 rebounds in 33.9 minutes-per-game ... Became first player in program history to be named USBWA Freshman All-American ... Also named Freshman All-American by Basketball Times and CollegeInsider.com ... Garnered NABC All-District 8 second-team honors ... Named second-team All-Big 12 by league's coaches and Dallas Morning News ... Also earned third-team (Waco Tribune-Herald, Yahoo! Sports) and honorable mention (AP) All-Big 12 honors ... Finished regular season as Big 12 freshman leader in scoring and field goal percentage ... Finished second on the team in both scoring and rebounding and third in assists (1.2) ... Led team with 54.9 field goal percentage, which ranked third in school history among freshmen behind only Quincy Acy (65.5 in 2008-09) and NBA veteran Brian Skinner (59.8 in 1994-95) ... Scored in double figures in 26 of 30 games and 15 Big 12 contests ... First Baylor freshman with six 20-point games since LaceDarius Dunn in 2007-08 ... Posted career-first double-double in second collegiate game, going for 12 points and 11 rebounds in win over La Salle (Nov. 16) ... Tallied 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds in rout of Jackson State (Nov. 18) ... Earned first of three Big 12 Rookie of the Week honors, averaging 16.0 points and 9.5 rebounds against Jackson State and Lipscomb ... Second double-double came Nov. 29 vs. Prairie View A&M (16 points, 13 rebounds) ... Held scoreless on 0-of-3 shooting in 15 minutes against Texas Southern (Jan. 2) ... Reeled off 17 straight double-figure scoring games from there ... Made Big 12 debut with 20 points, six rebounds and career-high five steals in road win at Texas Tech (Jan. 8) ... Added then-career-high 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting in win over Oklahoma (Jan. 11) ... Named Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week for second time Jan. 17 after averaging 17.5 points and 6.0 rebounds against Oklahoma and Iowa State ... Posted back-to-back 20-point games against Kansas (Jan. 17) and Oklahoma State (24), combining for 13-of-20 from the floor and 18-of-20 at the FT line ... Scored career-high 27 points on 9-of-16 shooting and 9-of-9 at the FT line to lift Baylor to 76-74 OT road win at No. 16 Texas A&M (Feb. 5) ... Registered third double-double of the season Feb. 23 at Missouri (10 points, 10 rebounds) ... Received third Big 12 Rookie of the Week honor Feb. 28 ... Scored nine points and added 11 rebounds in regular-season finale March 5 against Texas.
HIGH SCHOOL Star player for the Panthers of Duncanville (Texas) HS ... Earned all-district, all-region and all-state honors as senior in 2009-10 at DHS, averaging 16.3 points, 10.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.7 blocks per contest ... Named to Parade, McDonald's and Jordan Brand All-America teams as senior in 2010 ... Played in 33rd McDonald's All-American Game in April 2010 ... As a junior in 2008-09, averaged 12.0 points and 8.0 rebounds en route to being named UIL District 7-5A Co-Defensive Player of the Year.
PERSONAL Full name is Perry James Jones III ... Born Sept. 24, 1991, in Winnsboro, La. ... Son of Perry and Terri Jones ... Majoring in pre-business.