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.