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[22 Dec 2006 | Comments Off on Jones breaks SIUE record | ]

Jones breaks SIUE’s career steals record
By Brian Doolittle
Junior guard J.B. Jones (Belleville West High) set the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville men’s basketball record for career steals Thursday.
He had one in the first half to break the previous record of 143, set by Kenny Stanley (1984-1987). Jones has 145 steals and is third in assists with 362.
He finished with 10 points and 10 assists in the Cougars’ 80-47 home victory over Illinois Tech.
SIUE (7-4) does not play again until Jan. 4, when it travels to Missouri-Rolla for a …