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Tyus Jones: Only Mama Knows

Throughout her son's recruiting process, the mother of Tyus Jones has played a number of roles including travel coordinator, confidant, media liaison, biggest fan, and everything in between. We spoke with Debbie Jones recently about her unique perspective of this highest of high major recruitments.

Let's start with the recent AAU National Championship, what was going through your mind when you saw his team earn that victory? Debbie Jones, mother of Tyus Jones: Oh, it was simply amazing! No one ever thought we were ever going to do that. The teams we beat down there in Florida were just amazing, I mean the Each 1 Teach 1 team is just loaded with talent and our guys just stepped up and...

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