Found April 04, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
Ohio State forward and Big Ten leading scorer Deshaun Thomas wrote a letter to the editor of THE Ohio State University student paper The Lantern this week urging Buckeyes everywhere to care about the sports that NO ONE CARES about. Specifically, the non-revenue producing sports. Deshaun Thomas wrote: Last Tuesday, The Lantern featured an article in which athletic director Gene Smith talked about how Ohio State isn’t just a football school. He talked about the success of our basketball team. It would be good to remember that in the other sports, there is a lot of success too. All athletes at Ohio State work very hard at being the best they can be at their sport. I wish that all athletes could receive the attention that our football and basketball teams get. They all deserve to be celebrated. First off, this was really cool of Deshaun Thomas. He’ll make his millions in the NBA soon enough, but he’s clearly still down to Earth. He’s looking out for his athletic Buckeyes brethren at...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Deshaun Thomas to enter NBA draft

Forward Deshaun Thomas will forego his final season of eligibility at Ohio State and will enter the NBA draft. Thomas finishes his Buckeyes career ninth on the school's all-time scoring list. He averaged 19.8 points and 5.9 rebounds this season as the Buckeyes landed in the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament. ''My three years at Ohio State have been the best...

Deshaun Thomas writes letter to the editor of the Lantern: ‘All athletes deserve to be celebrated’

Ohio State basketball star Deshaun Thomas was all class when describing to the editor of The Lantern his wish to have more Buckeyes sports covered.

An Ode to DeShaun Thomas

On Friday afternoon, DeShaun Thomas officially declared himself eligible for the NBA Draft, ending a three year career as an Ohio State Buckeye. In a statement, Thomas said, “My three years at Ohio State have been the best years of my life. I have grown tremendously as an individual and as a basketball player. I intend to return to finish my degree, but I believe that now is the...

NBA News: Ohio States DeShaun Thomas to enter NBA Draft

Ohio State forward DeShaun Thomas has decided to forego his senior season and enter the NBA Draft this summer. Per Ohio State, junior forward Deshaun Thomas will forego his senior season and enter the NBA Draft — Ben Axelrod (@BenAxelrod) April 5, 2013 Thomas is a 6-foot-7-inch wing who averaged 19.8 points and 5.9 rebounds per game for the Buckeyes in 2012-13, playing an integral...

Ohio State forward Thomas to enter NBA draft

Forward Deshaun Thomas will forego his final season of eligibility at Ohio State and will enter the NBA draft. Thomas finishes his Buckeyes career ninth on the school's all-time scoring list. He averaged 19.8 points and 5.9 rebounds this season as the Buckeyes landed in the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament. ''My three years at Ohio State have been the best...

Ohio State looking strong for 2013-14 season

Five issues and or questions facing Ohio State basketball now that the 2012-13 season is over. 1. Deshaun's Decision The easy choice as the top question of the offseason doesn't have a definite answer. It wouldbe a surprise -- but not a total shock -- if Deshaun Thomas returns to Ohio State for his senior season. The BigTen's leading scorer in 2012-13 might not be a top...

Thomas Headed To NBA

Though the Ohio State basketball team returns most of the roster that advanced to the this year’s NCAA Tournament Elite Eight, the Buckeyes will be forced to replace perhaps their most key player. Deshaun Thomas, the Big Ten’s leading scorer, has opted to forgo his senior season and declare for the NBA Draft.

Deshaun Thomas leaves Ohio St, enters Draft, where does he fit?

Deshaun Thomas was the NCAA Tournament’s scoring leader last March. Before the Buckeyes were eliminated in the Final Four, Deshaun Thomas really showed what he can do offensively, and improved his NBA draft stock. This year his NBA Draft stock plateaued, after jumping greatly his sophomore season. Deshaun Thomas will now enter the draft and see where his fortunes lie. Thomas plans...
Buckeyes News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.