DENTON (AP) – North Texas freshmen guards Chris Jones and Jordan Williams have been ruled academically ineligible and will miss the rest of the season.

Mean Green coach Johnny Jones announced the ineligibility of the two players Tuesday.

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Jones is the only player who has started every game for the Mean Green (11-8), who have won four of their past five games. The 6-foot-2 guard was tied for the team lead, averaging 14.1 points per game.

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The 6-6 Williams started 13 games and was third in scoring with 10.9 points a game.

Jones says it’s disappointing for the entire team. The coach says the immediate attention is getting Jones and Williams back on track toward earning their degrees.

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