Jan. 7, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - UAB women's basketball player Amber Jones has been named the Student Athlete of the Week for her accomplishments on the court and in the classroom.
Jones, who picks up her second such honor on the year, boasts a cumulative 3.67 GPA and is in her senior season with the Blazer women's basketball program.
On the court, Jones has led her team to two wins in its last three games and paces the team in scoring with a 14.1 points per game average.
The Town Creek, Ala., native has scored in double digits in all but one game this season and is third on the team in assists with an average of 2.7 per game.
Jones leads the Blazers against UCF on Thursday in Orlando, Fla., as UAB opens up Conference USA play. Opening tip for that contest is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET.