Coach Greg McDermott wrote in a text message to
McDermott said after the game that Jones fainted during pregame warmups. He was taken out of the Devaney Center on a stretcher.
Jones was diagnosed with a bacterial infection - infective endocarditis - early in his senior year at Omaha Central High School. He underwent open-heart surgery to replace his aortic valve with one formed from cow tissue.
He resumed playing basketball in December 2007 and hadn't had any heart issues since.