Danielle Jones, the wife of Old Dominion basketball coach Jeff Jones, tried to turn a negative into a positive Wednesday when her husband announced that his prostate cancer had returned three years after it was surgically treated (Click here for story).
That's one reason why I admired Old Dominion basketball coach Jeff Jones so much in 2015 when he announced he'd had surgery and radiation for prostate cancer.
Old Dominion University men's basketball coach Jeff Jones announced Wednesday that he has had a recurrence of prostate cancer. Jones was initially diagnosed and treated for the disease in 2015.
Old Dominion has signed Jeff Jones to a four-year contract that will keep the veteran basketball coach at the University at least through 2021-22. Jones received a raise of about $50,000 per year over the original deal he signed in 2014 and will be among the three highest-paid coaches in Conference USA, according to Dr. Wood Selig, ODU's athletic director.
Head coach Jeff Jones and the Old Dominion men's basketball program announced the complete schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 season on Monday afternoon. The schedule entails 17 home games, at least eight opponents that won 20 or more games in 2017-18, at least five opponents that participated in postseason play a season ago and showdowns against five in-state schools.