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NCAA: Baylor's Perry Jones ineligible

Updated: March 10, 2011, 2:48 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Baylor freshman Perry Jones was declared ineligible by the NCAA on Wednesday after an investigation about whether Jones or his family received preferential treatment or improper benefits from an AAU coach before enrolling in college.

The NCAA's decision came only hours before the Bears played Oklahoma in their first game at the Big 12 Conference tournament, leaving them without a starter and one of the nation's top freshmen. The 6-foot-11 Jones averaged 13.9 points and ...

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