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Texas G Jones with leukemia practicing

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas junior guard Andrew Jones is a limited participant in practice as he continues to regain strength following his diagnosis with leukemia, coach Shaka Smart said Monday.

Although Jones would probably like to play this season, Smart wasn't ready to say if he will be able to get on the court in a game. Jones is a full-time student.

"It's been great having him back. It's terrific seeing him back on the court and doing what he loves to do," Smart said. "He's participated in our workouts some. There's sometimes where he gets pulled out. The team doctor and the trainers want to make sure we're building back his strength before he gets thrown out there full time."

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