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      Josh Bone

Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Brentwood Academy

Last College:
Southern Illinois University

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 197


Season GP-GS Min/Gm FG % 3-Pt % FT % RPG APG TO BPG SPG PPG
2010-11 23-3 17.8 .386 .278 .833 1.8 0.6 0.3 -- 0.5 3.2
2009-10 15-0 9.7 .300 .316 .667 1.0 0.3 0.1 -- 0.3 1.7
TOTAL 38-3 14.6 .360 .291 .800 1.5 0.5 0.3 -- 0.5 2.6
Season GP-GS Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A Off Def Rebs PF-FO Asst TO Blk Stl Points
2010-11 23-3 410 27-70 10-36 10-12 16 25 41 32-1 15 8 -- 13 74
2009-10 15-0 146 9-30 6-19 2-3 5 10 15 10-0 5 2 -- 5 26
TOTAL 38-3 556 36-100 16-55 12-15 21 35 56 42-1 20 10 -- 18 100
2010-11 - Senior

Was placed on scholarship entering his senior year and appeared in 23 games with three starts and averaged 3.2 points and 1.8 rebounds in 17.8 minutes per game ... Averaged only one turnover for every 55.6 minutes played during his career as a Vol (38 games) ... Shot .833 at the free-throw line (10-12) ... Was the first Vol off the bench six times ... Started vs. Florida in the SEC Tournament (3/11/11) and had three points, two assists, two rebounds and two steals ... Was instrumental in the SEC Tournament win over Arkansas (3/10/11), finishing with eight points, two rebounds and two steals in 23 productive minutes ... Tied a career-high with six rebounds in the win over South Carolina (2/16/11) ... Recently enjoyed his best game as a Vol, as he scored 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting in 23 minutes off the bench at Kentucky (2/8/11) ... Made his first start as a Vol Feb. 3 at Auburn, taking the place of injured shooting guard Scotty Hopson and scoring a season-high eight points ... Shot 3-for-3 from the field en route to six points in 15 tough minutes off the bench at eighth-ranked UConn (1/22/11) ... Missed the first 11 games of the season with a fractured left wrist suffered during exhibition play in November.

2009-10 - Junior

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Transfer from Southern Illinois became eligible at the semester break in mid-December and saw action in 15 games ... One of the Vols' top perimeter defenders who also displayed a sharp shooting touch ... Had just two turnovers in 146 minutes played (9.7 mpg) ... Averaged 1.7 points and 1.0 rebound per game but improved those averages to 2.7 ppg and 2.0 rpg in the NCAA Tournament ... Played a dozen minutes in UT's historic Sweet Sixteen win over fifth-ranked Ohio State and scored three points (3/26/10) ... Totaled five points, four rebounds and an assist while helping contain Ohio University's dangerous backcourt in UT's NCAA Tournament win over the Bobcats (3/20/10) ... Was the hero of Tennessee's regular-season win over Ole Miss (1/16/10), draining three 3-pointers en route to a UT-career-high nine points and three steals ... Also played a career-high 26 minutes vs. the Rebels and completely shut down top scorer Chris Warren ... Saw 12 big minutes of action in UT's upset of top-ranked and previously unbeaten Kansas (1/10/10), making a key 3-pointer in the second half and dishing out a pair of assists with no turnovers ... Made his Vol debut in the win over Wyoming (12/15/09).

2008-09 - Redshirt

Began the season as a returning junior at Southern Illinois University but decided to transfer after the Fall semester ... Enrolled at Tennessee in January 2009 and joined the team as an invited walk-on ... Spent the spring as a member of the Vols' scout team during practice.

2007-08 - Sophomore (Southern Illinois)

Started 19 games for the Salukis and led the team in 3-pointers made with 57 ... Ranked fourth on the team with 8.1 points per game and averaged 27.3 minutes in 33 games played ... Shot 33.7 percent from 3-point range ... Went 5-for-6 from 3-point range against Mississippi State (11/23/07) as his 15 points helped lead the Salukis to a 63-49 win over the Bulldogs ... Shot 7-for-10 from the floor, including five 3-pointers, while scoring 19 points in a 57-55 loss to 16th-ranked Butler (12/28/07) ... Averaged 10.0 ppg and 3.0 apg in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament and 10.5 ppg and 2.5 apg while shooting 40.0 percent from long range (6-15) in SIU's two NIT games ... SIU posted an 18-15 overall record and missed the NCAA Tournament for the first time in seven years.

2006-07 - Freshman (Southern Illinois)

Suffered a right foot fracture the week before Southern Illinois' official team practice began during the fall ... Missed the first nine games of the season due to that injury ... Made his collegiate debut Dec. 20 against Central Michigan ... Played in 20 games (averaged 9.4 minutes) and averaged 2.0 points per game ... Committed only two turnovers in 188 minutes of action ... The Salukis advanced to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament with triumphs over Holy Cross and Virginia Tech.

High School

Graduated from Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, Tenn., and was a four-year varsity starter ... Helped lead the Eagles to four consecutive state championships ... As a senior, was named runner-up for the Tennessee Mr. Basketball award to teammate and best friend Brandan Wright, who played one season at North Carolina before being selected eighth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2007 NBA Draft (Wright now plays for the Golden State Warriors) ... Averaged 16.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg and 4.0 spg while earning first-team All-State honors as a senior in 2006 ... Earned second-team All-State acclaim as a junior in 2005 ... Brentwood Academy went 60-7 during his final two seasons and was 109-23 during his four-year career.


Born: May 20, 1988, in Nashville, Tenn. ... Full name is Joshua Lawson Bone Jr. ... Academic major: Psychology ... His father, Joshua Bone, played college basketball at Berry College in Rome, Ga. ... Recipient of the Dean & Clara Jones Athletic Scholarship Endowment.

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