Jones draws comparisons, has high major looks

Matt Jones' game is developing. He's shooting the ball at a high level and that's turned into some high major interest.

Playing alongside the most dominant post presence in the 2013 class has its advantages.

Just ask sophomore guard Matt Jones.

A teammate of Julius Randle on the travel circuit, Jones, a product of DeSoto (Tex.) High, reaps the benefits of Randle's low post play.

"I see people pound him and I just stay out on the perimeter and just shoot," Jones told "That's my job. He just demands so much attention and if they leave me open it's automatic."

Jones, a 6-foot-4 guard, has developed a reputation as a knock down shooter. Some have even compared him to 2012 Duke commit Rasheed Sulaimon. Jones said he's spent a considerable amount of time developing his shot.

"I've been working on my shooting for four years," he said. "I have to do something well and all these other guys can jump and just the perimeter is where I feel comfortable and I think I'm good at it."

With his strong play has come high major looks. Texas, Texas A&M, Baylor, Washington and Kansas are among the schools that have shown early interest.

"It's going great," he said of the recruiting process. "I've been blessed to have all these teams that want me."

Jones has taken a pair of unofficial visits – Baylor and Texas A&M – but he's not rushing his recruitment. In fact, he just wants to take it all in.

"I'm just trying to enjoy it."

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