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Tyus Jones Wins McDonald's All American Skills Competition

Updated: 04/01/2014 1:56 PM
Created: 04/01/2014 1:30 PM KSTP.com
By: Andrea Mayeux

Tyus Jones has added another award to his collection.

The Duke-bound point guard from Apple Valley won the 2014 McDonald’s All American Games skills competition in Chicago Monday night.

Jones dribbled, passed and shot his way through a set obstacle course in 28.1 seconds during the final round of boys’ competition, according to the event's official Twitter account. 

Monday’s skills, three-point and slam dunk contests lead up to Wednesday’s main event, the McDonald’s All American Game, which features two other Minnesotans: DeLaSalle’s Reid Travis and former Findlay Prep star Rashad Vaughn. Vaughn played for Robbinsdale-Cooper before transferring to Findlay Prep near Las Vegas.

Travis did not take part in Monday’s events. Vaughn failed to advance to the three-point shootout finals.

Jones’ future Duke teammate Grayson Allen took the slam dunk title.

The McDonald’s All American Game tips off in Chicago Wednesday night at 8:30 p.m.

McDonald's East All-American Tyus Jones from Apple Valley, Minn., competes in the skills contest during the McDonald's All-American Jam Fest at the University of Chicago in Chicago, on Monday, March 31, 2014.
Photo: AP/Andrew A. Nelles
McDonald's East All-American Tyus Jones from Apple Valley, Minn., competes in the skills contest during the McDonald's All-American Jam Fest at the University of Chicago in Chicago, on Monday, March 31, 2014.
Photo: AP/Andrew A. Nelles
Tyus Jones shows off his award for topping competition during a skills challege during the McDonald's All American Games in Chicago.
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