Texas dedicates double overtime win to Andrew Jones

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Andrew Jones

The Longhorns took down No. 16 TCU 99-98 in double overtime, just hours after the university announced that guard Andrew Jones had been diagnosed with leukemia.

"This is obviously a hard situation for our family, and we hope everyone will respect our privacy at this time", the Jones' family statement said.

Longhorns coach Shaka Smart offered his support in a statement through the Texas men's basketball Twitter account.

It was one of many demonstrations of emotion for Smart after a hard day.

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When Jones did not make the trip to Waco for last Saturday's game against Baylor, reporters asked Smart for an update on what was wrong.

Irving MacArthur's Andrew Jones (10) attempts a layup in a game against Highland Park during the first half of a class 6A first-round playoff game at Lewisville High School in Lewisville on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. A Texas spokesman declined to reveal the type of leukemia Jones has or the prognosis for recovery because of privacy laws. "He has begun treatments, and we hope everyone will keep him in your thoughts and prayers". "At the University of Texas, we will do everything in our power to provide all of the resources we can to assist Andrew and his family".

Prior to injuries this season, the sophomore was averaging 15.3 points per game which was leading the team.

The miss was immediately followed by an outpouring of emotion from the Texas players, who all wore "AJ1" patches and touched Jones' jersey during the starting lineup announcements. All they want now is for Jones to get healthy again.

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