October 26, 2007

Kevin: Not just another Jones

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Bob Cimmino knows basketball.

After 20 years as a coach on the staff at Mount Vernon High -- the last 14 as the head man -- not only has Cimmino been a part of the most storied public school program in the state, but he has also been around some of the nation's best players.

Kevin Jones, a Top 80 player that West Virginia, Ohio State, Indiana, Pitt, Massachusetts, and a dozen others are recruiting, is but the latest of a long line of Knights that goes back from Earl Tatum, who led the late Al Maguire's last team to the NCAA championship; to Gus Williams, the guard that drove the Seattle SuperSonics to the NBA crown; to, currently, Ben Gordon, the Chicago Bulls' Sixth Man of the Year.

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