Former East Carolina freshman forward and Pleasantville, New Jersey native Elijah Jones has transferred to the Division I University of Texas El Paso (UTEP) Mens’ basketball program, sources recently Tweeted.
Jones averaged 14.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game with Mount Zion Prep in Lanham, Md., during the 2021-2022 season.
The 6-foot-8, 210-pounder also received offers from Rider, Bryant, Mississippi Valley State, La Salle, Hampton, Austin Peay, St. Bonaventure, UMass, Old Dominion and Hofstra, per VerbalCommits.com.
UTEP is 8-7 and will host UTSA Thursday at 7:00 p.m. (M.T.).
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