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Jeff

Thomas

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Height: 6'5"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Norwalk, Ohio
High School: Norwalk
Experience: Redshirt

Bio

Career Bio and Statistics

ATHLETIC HONORS

• Career Leader Games Played: 132 (1st)
• Career Leader: Points - 1,160 (15th)
• Career Leader 3-PT FG: 215 (4th) 
• Career Leader 3-PT Attempts: 549 (3rd)
• Career 3PT FG Percentage: .392 (7th)  
• Wins: 84 (t3rd)
ACADEMIC HONORS
• Fall 2014 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
• Currently majoring in BIS Human Development
2018-19
Appeared in all 34 games while making 32 starts and averaging 11.5 points and 4.4 rebounds per game, shooting 40.1 percent from 3-point range and a team-best 79.2 percent from the free throw line . . . Knocked down 71 3-pointers, just outside the top 10 for a single season in school history . . . Averaged 2.1 3-pointers per game which ranked No. 15 in the Sun Belt, while he blocked 0.8 shots per game which was tied for the 15th-best mark in the league . . . The 40.1 3-point FG percentage ranked as the 13th-best in school history.
Scored 26 points on 7-of-14 shooting and 9-of-10 free throws in the regular season opener against ETSU . . . Score a career-high for the second time in the first three games of the season with 30 points and a career-best eight 3-pointers against Mercer . . . Just missed a double-double with nine points and seven rebounds against St. Bonaventure . . . Finished with 14 points and seven rebounds at Alabama . . . Scored first seven GSU points of the game at No. 24 Kansas State before finished with 13 . . . Came up just shy of a triple-double with 11 points, seven rebounds and six assists against Middle Georgia State . . . Scored 17 points and swiped a career-high five steals against Louisiana . . . Just missed a double-double with 15 points and nine rebounds at South Alabama . . . Scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds Texas State . . . Finished with a game-high 27 points on 11-of-15 shooting and 5-of-6 3-pointers against UT Arlington while scoring the 1,000th point of his career . . . Finished with 21 points and seven rebounds with four 3-pointer against South Alabama . . . Led team with 15 points going 5-of-8 from 3-point range against Arkansas State . . . Opened Sun Belt Championship with 12 points and six rebounds against Texas State.
2017-18
Moved into the top 10 in career 3-pointers at Georgia State after playing in 35 games and making 30 starts while averaging 31.7 minutes per contest which was the 11th-best total in the Sun Belt . . . Averaged 10.7 points per game, ranked No. 29 in the Sun Belt and grabbed 4.3 rebounds per contest while shooting 47.2 percent from the floor, 39.2 percent from 3-point range and 84.0 percent from the free throw line . . .  Knocked down 1.8 3-pointers per game, ranked No. 13 in the league.
Scored a team-high 18 points on 7-of-15 shooting at Rice . . . Just missed a double-double with 14 points and a career-high tying nine rebounds at Ole Miss . . . Just missed another double-double with 15 points and eight rebounds against Montana . . . Knocked down four 3-pointers to finish with 12 points at UMass . . . Scored 15 first-half points at Troy, going 6-of-9 from the floor and 3-of-6 from 3-point range . . . Came off the bench to score 16 points, going 6-of-7 from the free throw line against Little Rock . . . Scored a career-high 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting and 3-of-5 from 3-point range with eight rebounds at Appalachian State . . . Went a perfect 5-of-5 from 3-point range to score 15 points against Georgia Southern . . . Finished with 14 points and eight rebounds against Texas State . . . Scored 18 points going 7-of-7 from the free throw line against Louisiana . . . Scored a game-high 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting in the Sun Belt Conference tournament opener against Troy.
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 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 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 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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