Jun 07, 2024

Former Nickerson High School star, Ava Jones' basketball career is over

Posted Jun 07, 2024 4:43 PM
Ava Jones- photo by Judd Weil
Ava Jones- photo by Judd Weil

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa women's basketball program announced Friday that Ava Jones will medically retire from basketball.

Jones was injured in a car/pedestrian accident in Louisville, Kentucky on July 5, 2022. Jones was a Nickerson High School student in town for an AAU basketball tournament at the time.

She will remain on scholarship and continue to attend the University of Iowa.