GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Will Jones' 19-game stint as North Carolina A&T's interim men's basketball coach not only earned him Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference coach of the year honors, but also the full-time job.
The school made the announcement Thursday.
The Aggies were 14-5 under Jones last year. He replaced coach Jay Joyner when Joyner resigned following a midseason suspension due to an unspecified personnel matter.
A&T finished second in the MEAC and won its first-round game in the conference tournament before the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the remainder of the season.
The Aggies also led the MEAC in eight statistical categories: scoring offense, 3-point field goal percentage defense, rebounding offense, assists, steals, turnover margin, assist-to-turnover ratio, and defensive rebounds.
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