The Texas basketball program will wear permanent “AJ1” patches on their jerseys to honor sophomore guard Andrew Jones.
Players wore a different, temporary “AJ1” patch last week against TCU. That was only because the school wasn’t able to get something permanent done in time.
Jones, a 20-year-old from Irving, has been diagnosed with leukemia. He is currently undergoing treatment in the Austin area. A fundraiser established for Jones and his family has surpassed $130,000. Jones wears jersey No. 1.
Texas will wear these permanent patches on our jerseys as well as these warm ups in honor of @DrewdotCash 🤘
— Texas Men's Basketball (@TexasMBB) January 18, 2018
UT players were also wearing new warmup shirts that said, “Boom AJ1,” before Wednesday’s game against No. 8 Texas Tech.
Those wanting to send well-wishes to Jones or his family can send all correspondence to AJ1@athletics.utexas.edu.
Contact Brian Davis at 512-445-3957. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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