Class of 2016 Boo Williams and Huntington Prep guard Curtis Jones recently went on a visit to see Georgetown. The Hoyas were in on Jones for some time, despite playing the field and doing their due diligence, and decided to send a scholarship offer to the 6-foot-3 combo guard from Highland Springs, Virginia.
Jones is one of many guards that John Thompson III finds himself in hot pursuit of this summer and beyond. He's the type of player that scores the ball really well and complements that with a solid jump shot from the perimeter. When he wants to get to the lane, the Huntington Prep guard has flashes of aggressiveness. Defensively, he's very good when it comes to on-ball defense and has shown spurts of good defense away from the ball as well.
If there's one weakness at the moment, it's that Jones has been in the process of obtaining more muscle.
When Jones went to visit the campus the day of the Mary Kline Classic, he had a lot of positive things to say about the visit and what the staff said to him.
"It was a great visit. I got to talk coach John Thompson III and he told me how they do things, and they get people better. With the roster they have, I will be able to come in and play a lot," Jones said of the Georgetown visit. \
Assistant Kevin Broadus is recruiting the guard, he told Big East Coast Bias.
Jones likes the team Georgetown has this year and his friend Marcus Derrickson, who he played high school basketball with at Paul IV in Fairfax, is a Hoyas commit and he wants to see how he will play. Jones is confident in his former teammate's abilities and believes he will succeed at the college level as a freshman.
Georgetown and the Maryland Terrapins are recruiting him at the same time, which certainly draws up an intriguing storyline. The Hoyas and the Terps are the two local ‘powerhouses' in the area, and will of course be playing in a much-anticipated encounter this fall. But this doesn't appear to faze Jones.
"Not necessarily. It's not all about who is recruiting me the longest, it is about the best fit."
Whatever the case, it's clear that Jones is ready for whatever comes next in his DMV-based pursuit.