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Arkansas’ Jones Names AP All-American

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Arkansas junior guard, Mason Jones, was named 2020 Associated Press All-America honorable mention, being one of 20 players to be recognized by the AP.

Jones is now the 31st Razorback to be named an All-American and the fourth since the turn of the century. Joe Johnson (2001), Bobby Portis (2015) and Daniel Gafford (2019) have also been named All-Americans by the Associated Press since 2000.

Immanuel Quickley from Kentucky was also named to the honorable mention team. Jones and Quickley are the only SEC players recognized as All-Americans.

Mason Jones’ other accomplishments that led to his selection are as follows:

Jerry West Award Finalist

AP Co-SEC Player of the Year

First team All-SEC by media and coaches

Four-time SEC Player of the Week

Led the SEC in scoring (22.0), 8th in the NCAA

Conference Games Scoring Leader– 23.6 ppg (Arkansas Season Record)

Mine 30-point games

Two 40-point games

Led NCAA in FT Made (233) and FT Attempts (282)

The eight player in Razorback history to score 1,000 points in two seasons.

*Statistics compiled by Razorback Basketball SID, Mike Cawood.

2020 AP MEN’S BASKETBALL ALL-AMERICA TEAM

FIRST TEAM

Obi Toppin, Dayton

Luka Garza, Iowa

Markus Howard, Marquette

Myles Powell, Seton Hall

Payton Pritchard, Oregon

SECOND TEAM

Devon Dotson, Kansas

Udoka Azubuike, Kansas

Malachi Flynn, San Diego State

Cassius Winston, Michigan State

Vernon Carey Jr., Duke

THIRD TEAM

Filip Petrusev, Gonzaga

Jordan Nwora, Louisville

Jared Butler, Baylor

Tre Jones, Duke

Jalen Smith, Maryland

HONORABLE MENTION

Saddiq Bey, Villanova

Mason Jones, Arkansas

Daniel Oturu, Minnesota

Immanuel Quickley, Kentucky

Marcus Zegarowski, Creighton