Derrick Jones among recruits at Under Armour Hoop Group Jam Fest — Cuse Clicks

Jones has plenty of options, including Syracuse

Some of the top junior and sophomore basketball players in the country as well as a couple hundred college coaches will be in Pittsburgh this weekend. The Under Armour Hoop Group Pittsburgh Jam Fest is a national AAU tournament that will be played Friday through Sunday at a number of schools around the Pittsburgh area. More than 350 teams in five age groups will come from numerous states to compete in the event, and the majority of the teams will be comprised of high school juniors and sophomores. A few other top juniors in the JamFest are Justin Jackson of Toronto, who plays for Canada Elite, and Derrick Jones of Philadelphia, who plays for We R 1.

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