Eastern Shore opens final home weekend against Spartans
Tyler Jones goes for game-high 21 in 78-69 defeat
Eastern Shore has yet to win true road game this season
Eagles narrowly clipped Hawks 63-60 at Hytche Center last month
Miryne Thomas racks up another double-double in loss
Logan McIntosh sinks the tying and go-ahead free throws with 6.4 seconds left to lift the Hawks past the Rattlers 62-61.
Ahmad Frost torches the Pirates for 33 points, leading the Hawks to a 92-83 win.
Down 55-43 with 14:40 to go, the Hawks storm back to stun the Eagles 74-70.
Bakari Copeland, Tyler Jones, and head coach Bobby Collins chat with the press about the Hawks' 68-66 win over Hampton in the MEAC Tournament quarterfinals on March 9, 2017.
Bakari Copeland, Tyler Jones, and head coach Bobby Collins chat with the press after the Hawks' 79-49 loss to North Carolina Central in the MEAC Tournament semifinals on March 10, 2017.
Photos from UMES vs. Georgetown - Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore got an all-around standout performance from Senior Bakari Copeland (Decatur, Georgia) and what head coach Bobby Collins called "a total game" from his squad on Saturday in a 92-69 win against visiting South Carolina State.
The Shore topped Central Penn in the team's final home game of December.
2016-17: Played in 30 of the team's 34 games as a freshman... Poured in a career-high 28 points in just his second collegiate game against UMBC on Nov. 13... Pulled down a career-high 7 rebounds at Norfolk State Feb. 11... Reached double digits in scoring six times including four of the team's last nine games of the season... Led the team in scoring once and in rebounding twice... Earned a full scholarship for the 2017-18 season after playing his freshman year as a walk-on...
High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Holy Spirit High School in Absecon, N.J., where he averaged 20 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.0 steals while also a member of the National honor society ... Career high 30 points, 15 rebounds, nine assists, 12 blocks and three steals against Millville High School ... Played his AAU basketball for the South Jersey Select in 2014 and 2015 ... As a senior, was a McDonald's High School All-American nominee ... Was named First-Team All-Cape Atlantic Conference in 2016 ... Was selected to the South squad for the 38th Annual North/South Senior All-Star Basketball Classic ...Personal: "Ty" Plans to major in Criminal Justice ... Full name is Tyler Aaron Jones... Nickname "T-Jones"... Parents are Kevin and Velta Jones ... Has one brother, Kevin ... His pregame routine includes listening to music ... The highlight of his sports career has been beating a rival high school in the state playoffs during the 2014-15 season ... Jones said his mother is ther person who most influinced him. "She is a great person and she made me who I am today," he said ... His personal-best non athletic accomplishment was graduating from Holy Spirit High School with a high grade point average ... He plans to play basketball professionally and work in the criminal Justice field upon retirement ... Favorite saying "Why panic, if this is how God planned it?" ... Enjoys hanging out with friends ... Favorite book: The Hobbit ... Favorite Movie: Apocalypto ... Personal athletic goal for freshman season is to improve his skill set ... Goal before graduation is to win the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Year Award ...
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