Nathan Jones Signs at Western New Mexico

Liberal, Kansas – After spending two seasons with the Seward County Saints basketball team, fan favorite Nathan Jones has signed with Western New Mexico University to continue his athletic and academic career at the four-year level.

Over his two-year stint with Seward County Jones started 25 of his 57 games played for the Saints while scoring a total of 222 points and averaged a career best 4.6 points as a sophomore while playing 19.1 minutes per game and a larger role for SCCC. During this past season the 6’10” forward also contributed on the glass with 4.2 rebounds per game and blocking a shot a night on the defensive end to help keep the Saints strong on both ends of the floor. Jones’ reached double figures in five games this past season with 15 points in the season opener against Tonkowa and a career high of 16 with 9 rebounds in an 80-75 win over Dodge City. His only career double-double came in the final game of the regular season against Pratt where he scored 10 points and hauled in 11 rebounds on sophomore night.

Jones will be making his way to Western New Mexico to join a Mustang program that struggled last year with only four wins for a 4-23 overall record while going just 2-20 in conference play. He will be looked upon as a veteran presence to help lead the Mustangs back into the win column as a versatile big man that can play and defend multiple positions.

Jones is the first player for the Saints basketball team to sign to the four-year level from the 2024 class with multiple other players announcing their commitments in the coming weeks. Stay tuned to and all SCCC Athletics social media platforms for more updates and announcements.

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