World-Herald staff writer Steven Pivovar shares the biggest moments of Creighton senior Josh Jones' career.
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March: Announces that he will accept Creighton's scholarship offer after helping Omaha Central win Class A state championship.
September: Undergoes open-heart surgery after an infection damages a valve in his heart. Coach Dana Altman tells Jones Creighton will honor its scholarship commitment whether he can play or not.
March: Leads Central to third straight state title and finishes as the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,518 points.
June: Reports to Creighton for summer conditioning.
November: Begins redshirt season.
Nov. 14: Fails to score in Creighton debut but grabs five rebounds in loss to nationally ranked Dayton.
Nov. 17: Scores his first points as a Bluejay, making 2 of 3 3-point baskets in scoring eight points against Florida A&M.
Jan. 27: After scoring 20 points in his first 20 games, he makes 5 of 8 shots and scores 13 in win over Bradley.
Feb. 2: Scores career-high 14 points in victory over Evansville.
Feb. 20: Makes first career start in BracketBusters win over Loyola-Chicago.
Nov. 21: After making only 3 of 15 shots in first three starts, he plays reserve role in loss to Iowa State.
Dec. 1: Helps hold college basketball's player of the year Jimmer Fredette to season-low 13 points in loss to Brigham Young.
Dec. 29: Breaks 0-for-16 slump from beyond the arc by making 2 of 3 3-pointers in win over Illinois State.
Jan.19: Gets start against Bradley and makes 4 of 6 3-point shots in matching his career high with 14 points.
Jan. 29: Comes off bench to play career-high 29 minutes and score 11 points in win over Indiana State.
Feb. 1: Makes final career start in loss to Bradley.
Feb. 5: Scores 12 points and has four assists and three steals in win over Evansville.
Feb. 16: Perfect shooting night (6 of 6) produces career high 15 points in win over Illinois State.
March 21: Makes 7 of 11 shots, including all four 3-point attempts, in scoring career high 21 points in College Basketball Invitational win over Davidson.
March 28: Nails clinching 3-pointer and scores 11 points against Oregon, and Altman, in first game of CBI finals.
Dec. 22: Hits two late 3-point baskets and scores eight points in win over Northwestern.
Dec. 28: Makes 3 of 4 shots and has three assists in loss to Missouri State.
Dec. 31: Scores all eight of his points in second half in clutch win at Wichita State.
Jan. 28: Scores season-high 14 points and has four assists in win over Bradley.
Feb. 21: Hits game-winning basket with 22.6 seconds to play and has 11 points in overtime victory over Evansville.
March 3: Buries 4 of 5 3-point baskets in a 12-point game in Missouri Valley tournament semifinal win over Evansville.
March 16: Defensive pressure forces air-ball on Alabama's final shot to preserve NCAA tournament win over Crimson Pride. Also made clutch 3-pointer late in game.
March 18: Scores 10 points in NCAA tournament loss to North Carolina.
Nov. 14: With his team trailing by 10 points early in the second half, he scores 10 straight points to tie Alabama-Birmingham and ignite rally that produces win. Finishes game with 18 points in 19 minutes.
Dec. 1: Scores five points against St. Joseph's in what would be his final game as a Bluejay.
Dec. 6: Faints while warming up for game against Nebraska and is rushed to a Lincoln hospital.
Dec. 12: Announces that an atrial flutter will require a surgical procedure that would sideline him at least a month.
Dec. 18: Undergoes nine-hour radio frequency ablation at Omaha hospital.
Dec. 26: Tells World-Herald that his career is over.