Derrick Jones Has a Top 9; Will Host UConn for Home Visit (UPDATED)

Derrick Jones has a top nine and will kick off his home visits with UConn next month.

The 6-foot-7 small forward from Radnor (PA) Archbishop Carroll has a top nine of UConn, Kansas, Kentucky, Florida, Louisville, North Carolina, Arizona,  Auburn and UNLV (after adding UNLV to the initial eight), Derrick Jones Sr. told

At this point, the only home visit is with UConn and coach Kevin Ollie on Sept. 10.

After the Elite 24 game Aug. 23 in Brooklyn, Jones will sit down with his father and his AAU coach, Terrell Myers of WE-R1, and map out visit dates. Jones Sr. previously told they plan to visit Kentucky, Louisville, Kansas and Auburn, among others.

Jones, ranked No. 65 in the latest Scout Top 100 rankings, recently visited UConn and enjoyed it.

“It’s a great school, the visit was great,” he said last month. “I’m not sure where I’m going to go right now. It was great being able to go there. Them coming off a national championship, it’s another school that’s great to have with me.”

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