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Auburn lands high-scoring transfer Denver Jones from FIU

NCAA Basketball: Florida International at Georgia

Nov 9, 2021; Athens, Georgia, USA; Georgia Bulldogs head coach Tom Crean looks on as forward Jaxon Etter (11) looks to pass against Florida International Golden Panthers guard Denver Jones (2) during the second half at Stegeman Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

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AUBURN, Ala. -- High-scoring transfer guard Denver Jones has landed at Auburn.

Auburn announced the signing of the former Florida International shooting guard. Jones averaged 20 points and 3.8 rebounds as a sophomore last season.

The 6-foot-4, 190-pounder was rated the No. 26 overall transfer in the country by 247Sports. He shot 35.7% from 3-point range, 86.4% from the free throw line and 43.4% from the field. as a sophomore.

Jones is originally from New Market, Alabama. He started 27 games last season after transferring from Garden City Community College in Kansas. Jones averaged 19.1 points in a season at Garden City.