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Jeff Thomas
Player Profile:
Jeff Thomas 1861139
Position: Forward
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Norwalk, Ohio
High School: Norwalk
Experience: Redshirt

Career Bio and Statistics

ACADEMICS
• Fall 2014 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
• Currently majoring in BIS Human Development

2016-17
Played in all 33 games, making five starts and averaging 18.7 minutes per game . . . Averaged 6.4 points and 2.5 rebounds per contest, while shooting 42.1 percent from the floor and 39.6 percent from 3-point range.

Opened season with 17 points in 21 minutes on 5-of-8 shooting against Thomas . . . Finished with eight points off the bench at Auburn . . . Made first start of the season at No. 15 Purdue, grabbing five rebounds . . . Went a perfect 5-of-5 from 3-point range against NCAA RPI No. 6 Middle Tennessee, finishing with 15 points . . . Played a career-high 29 minutes, finishing with 15 points against South Alabama . . . Came up just shy of a triple-double with 13 points, nine rebounds and six assists against Coastal Carolina . . . Finished with 11 points, knocking down three 3-pointers at Troy . . . Played just shy of a career-high 28 minutes against Texas State, finishing with nine points and four rebounds . . . Went 4-of-4 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points against Georgia Southern.

2015-16
In first season on the court, played in all 30 games, making nine starts and averaging 16.4 minutes per game . . . Averaged 6.1 points and 2.0 rebounds per contest, shooting 37.0 percent from both the floor and 3-point range . . . Shot 80.0 percent from the free throw line.

Scored a career-high 21 points on 7-of-12 3-pointers at UT Arlington. The seven 3-pointers are tied for the eighth-most in a single game in program history . . . Finished with 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting, knocking down 4-of-6 from 3-point range against Old Dominion . . . Scored 12 points with two 3-pointers in return home to Ohio at Wright State . . . Scored a team-high 14 points, knocking down four 3-pointers against UL Monroe . . . Finished with 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting, including three 3-pointers in regular-season finale at UL Monroe . . . Tied for a team-high with 16 points in Sun Belt tournament against Texas State, going 6-of-9 from the floor and 4-of-6 from 3-point range.

2014-15
Redshirted first season at Georgia State.

PREP
A three-time first team NOL player and two-time District 6 First Team honoree who led his team to the 2014 Ohio Division II state championship.
As a senior, averaged 18.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game to earn first team all-state honors . . . Scored 32 points in the regional semifinals and helped his team to a 29-1 record.

As a junior, led Norwalk High School to a 24-1 record, averaging 14.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game . . . Led team to a No. 2 ranking in Ohio and a No. 1 ranking team in District 6, NOL and Northwest Ohio.
As a sophomore, Thomas earned All-Ohio Honorable Mention recognition while averaging 12.0 points and 4.6 rebounds per game. Norwalk went 23-1 and was ranked No. 11 in Ohio and was the top team in the district and NOL.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jeffrey Bryson Thomas . . . Born on Jan. 3, 1996 in Bellvue, Ohio . . . Son of Kristen Marsh and Jeffrey Thomas . . . Has three brothers and a pair of sisters.

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