Citing family reasons back home in his native Ft. Wayne, IN, sophomore Eshaunte Jones announced that he is leaving the Nebraska basketball program. “It was a good experience at Nebraska, and I will miss my teammates, the coaching staff and the fans,” Jones said in a statement. “I have a lot of priorities back home and my family comes first.
Jones played in 28 games this season, averaging 4.1 points. In a statement released by Doc Sadler, he said, “Eshaunte is someone who I have enjoyed coaching and watching him grow as a person during his time at Nebraska. He has always worked hard and been a good teammate and is showing a lot of maturity by putting a priority on finishing the semester the right way. I wish him the very best in the future.”