Greater Evansville Basketball

Hall of Fame Inductee

Defferen Jones

Category:  Player
Year Inducted:  2016
Team:  Lions

Harrison High School 1983
Defferen Jones, an All City performer his junior and senior seasons with the Warriors and a four year Varsity Letterwinner, went to Harrison High School.  After turning down a Full Ride to Purdue to play Football, Defferen found a home in Augusta, GA at Paine College. At Paine, Defferen was a three time Academic All American 86,87,88 was a NCAA Division II All American in 1986 & 1987,a Naismith Award Winner in Division II in 1986 and 1987. Defferen led the Nation in 3 point FG Pct in 1986 and 87.