Columbia's Jones named BC associate

Columbia coach Joe Jones is leaving to become the associate head coach at Boston College.

"I am truly grateful for my time here at Columbia," Jones said in a statement. "I loved it here."

Jones, previously an assistant at Villanova, has an 86-108 mark in seven seasons at Columbia.

He took over a program that was 2-25 overall and 0-14 in the Ivy League.

Jones joins Steve Donahue's staff at BC that also includes Penn assistant John Gallagher and Nat Graham, who came with Donahue from Cornell.