November 5, 2007

Jones enjoys Minnesota visit

Six-foot-4 Champaign, Illinois point guard Verdell Jones visited Minnesota this past weekend and the Gophers improved their standing with an impressive showing. Verdell is listed amongst the RivalsHoops national top 150 recruits at number 126 and he's rated as the 26th best point guard prospect in the nation.

Jones arrived in Minneapolis Friday afternoon and stayed through the weekend checking out the campus, watching the Minnesota vs. Illinois football game, watching Tubby Smith and staff run a practice, and eating meals at fine Minnesota spots.

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