ANNANDALE -- We have now reached the top five in the Northern Virginia Community College athletic department countdown of the 10 best moments of the 2016-17 athletics season. The list is comprised of individual and team highlights from the field of play.
The NOVA athletic department has selected Jordan Jones bucket with three seconds left against Thomas Nelson as the No. 5 moment of the 2016-17 season. After the Gators made the go ahead shot with 16 seconds left, Jones hit his layup to help give the Nighthawks an 82-81 victory.
Jones scored 19 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in the game against TNC with 15 of his tallies coming in the second half. Jones also dished his team-best ninth assist of the game with just over two minutes left in the game on Wesley Hardaway’s bucket.
In his first year with NOVA, Jones averaged 12 points 4.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in 28 games.