Johnny Jones (basketball coach)
|Title||Associate Head Coach|
March 30, 1961 |
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2017–present||Nevada (assoc. HC)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|2× Sun Belt Tournament championship (2007, 2010)|
John Henry Jones Jr. (born March 30, 1961) is an American college basketball coach who is currently the associate head coach at Nevada. He was formerly the men's basketball head coach at North Texas and at his alma mater LSU.
During Jones' stint at North Texas, he coached the Mean Green to five-straight 20-win seasons from 2007–11, and two Sun Belt Tournament championships and NCAA Tournament bids. Under Jones, North Texas was just the third program to advance to three consecutive Sun Belt Tournament championship games.
Head Coaching Record
|Memphis Tigers (Conference USA) (1999–2000)|
|Memphis:||15–16 (.484)||7–9 (.438)|
|North Texas Mean Green (Sun Belt Conference) (2001–2012)|
|2001–02||North Texas||15–14||8–7||4th (West)|
|2002–03||North Texas||7–21||2–13||6th (West)|
|2003–04||North Texas||13–15||8–8||3rd (West)|
|2004–05||North Texas||14–14||6–9||T–4th (West)|
|2005–06||North Texas||14–14||6–9||T–4th (West)|
|2006–07||North Texas||23–11||10–8||3rd (West)||NCAA First Round|
|2007–08||North Texas||20–11||10–8||3rd (West)|
|2008–09||North Texas||20–12||11–7||2nd (West)|
|2009–10||North Texas||24–9||13–5||1st (West)||NCAA First Round|
|2010–11||North Texas||22–11||8–8||4th (West)|
|2011–12||North Texas||18–14||9–7||4th (West)|
|North Texas:||190–146 (.565)||91–89 (.506)|
|LSU Tigers (Southeastern Conference) (2012–2017)|
|2013–14||LSU||20–14||9–9||T–6th||NIT Second Round|
|2014–15||LSU||22–11||11–7||T–3rd||NCAA First Round|
|LSU:||90–72 (.556)||42–48 (.467)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
|2007||North Texas||0-1||.000||Eliminated by #2 (Memphis Tigers) in NCAA First Round|
|2010||North Texas||0-1||.000||Eliminated by #2 (Kansas State Wildcats) in NCAA First Round|
|2015||LSU||0-1||.000||Eliminated by #8 (NC State Wolfpack) in NCAA First Round|
|Totals||0-3||.000||3 NCAA First Round (Won 0), 0 NCAA Second Round (Won 0)|
|2014||LSU||1-1||.500||Defeated (San Francisco Dons) in NIT First Round, Eliminated by (SMU Mustangs) in NIT Second Round|
|Totals||1-1||.500||made '1 NIT Second Round (Won 0)|
- Rosetta, Randy. "LSU's Johnny Jones took the long road to where he always wanted to be". New Orleans Times-Picayune. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
That's what Jones' father, John Henry Jones, thought all along. He died in 2004, a few years short of seeing his son realize his latest dream.
- "Johnny Jones". North Texas Mean Green. Archived from the original on April 19, 2012.
- "Johnny Jones". LSU. Retrieved March 25, 2015.