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Jonquel Jones records massive 44-point, 22-rebound performance

Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun (Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Jonquel Jones is not missing a beat overseas.

The Connecticut Sun forward showed why she was named the 2021 WNBA MVP during the EuroBasket Qualifiers on Thursday, recording 44 points and 22 rebounds for Bosnia and Herzegovina in their 87-81 win over Belgium.

The performance came in the first round of qualifications for the 2023 European Championship. Bosnia and Herzegovina are currently tied in Group C with Belgium and Slovenia.

Jones finished the WNBA season ranked fourth with 19.4 points per game and first with 11.2 rebounds per game. The Sun, seeded No. 1 in the WNBA playoffs, made it to the semifinals before falling to the eventual champion Chicago Sky in four games.