IBCA Hall of Fame

Jennifer JonesName: Jennifer Jones

Year Inducted: 2000

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
(Chicago) Marshall High School
(Chicago) Manley High School

 

Biography:  Jennifer Jones made history for Chicago Marshall. Jones helped the Commandos become the first Chicago Public League team to win the Class AA state girls basketball tournament in 1982. Jones scored 23 of her tourney-high 45 points and grabbed 9 rebounds as Marshall beat East St. Louis Lincoln 57-49 in the title game to cap a perfect 32-0 season.  The 6-foot-1 Jones was named to the all-tournament team. She taught and coached at Manley High School in Chicago as well as her prep alma mater.