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Columbia's Jones Accepts Associate Coach Position at BC

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Courtesy of Columbia Media Relations/Sports Information

NEW YORK -- Joe Jones, the head coach of the Columbia men's basketball program for the last seven years, has resigned to accept the position of Associate Head Coach at Boston College.

"We are extremely grateful for all of Joe's hard work on behalf of Columbia and our men's basketball team over the past seven years. His commitment to Columbia, the men's basketball team and our student-athletes made a tremendous impact. Our men's basketball program is in much better shape now than when he first arrived, and for that we are very thankful," said M. Dianne Murphy, Director, Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education. "Joe is a wonderful teacher, mentor and coach. I have truly enjoyed working with him over the past six years. We wish him and his family the best as they begin this new chapter in their life."

Jones finishes his tenure at Columbia with an 86-108 overall record and a 39-59 record in the Ivy League.

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