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Anthony Chiusano | NCAA.com | February 27, 2018

Texas' Andrew Jones, battling leukemia, released from hospital

Texas basketball released a statement from sophomore guard Andrew Jones, who was diagnosed with leukemia in January, announcing he's been released from his hospital in Houston. 

Jones was signed out of MD Anderson Cancer Center Saturday evening and will now begin treatment as an outpatient. In Monday's update, Jones said, "My doctors tell me I am continuing to show improvement, and that is really encouraging."

The statement was released on Twitter via @TexasMBB:

Since his diagnosis was announced, Jones has received an outpour of support from around college basketball. A handful of other Big 12 programs have honored him with special warm-up shirts, including most recently Kansas, who play the Longhorns Monday night.

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Monday's medical update represented another positive step in Jones' recovery. People can further support his fight by donating to his support fund.