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Ex-OSU F Deshaun Thomas apparently headed overseas

It appears that former Ohio State forward Deshaun Thomas will begin his professional basketball career overseas, as opposed to the NBA.According to several reports, Thomas will sign to play in France, perhaps as early as Friday. Thomas, its been reported, had been deciding between offers from teams in both the French and Spanish leagues.Thomas was selected by the Spurs in the second...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Deshaun's decision the right one

Deshaun Thomas had a decision to make, but it really wasn't much of one. The time is right for Thomas to leave Ohio State and try the NBA. Thomas knew that. Presumably, those he talked to while finalizing his decision agreed. Thomas never met a shot he didn't like, and it's time he gets paid to shoot them. The 6'7 Thomas has an NBA body and an NBA mentality,...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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.
Via Gamedayr
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Ten basketball: top games of the weekend

  This weekend begins to wrap up any big non-conference games for the Big Ten Conference. All teams look to win these games and enter the conference with momentum. The first game that should be mentioned is the Ohio State vs. Kansas game.  The 9th ranked Ohio State Buckeyes will play the 7th ranked Kansas Jayhawks at home this Saturday at 4 pm.  Both teams only have one loss this...
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

BIg Ten basketball update

  The Big Ten has been very successful as a whole during non-conference play so far, however, as expected in college basketball, there has been surprises. First, dealing with the pressure as the number one team in the nation, the Indiana Hoosiers had their first loss last night against Butler 88-86.  This just shows that Indiana can be beaten.  In college basketball anything can...
December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Maturing DeShaun Thomas powers Ohio State

(Credit: Ohio State Athletics Communications) Watch Ohio State forward Deshaun Thomas play for all of two minutes and the skills and physical tools are undeniable.  At 6-7, 215 pounds, Thomas has the rare ability to glide past a defender in one instant and overpower another in the next.   He possesses and inside-outside game, range beyond the three point line and versatility on...
Via College Chalktalk
November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ten Basketball: Ranking the non-conference schedules

Photo taken from 12) Iowa Hawkeyes The Iowa Hawkeyes have the easiest non-conference schedule in the Big Ten, as they do not play one team in the top 25.  The hardest games the Hawkeyes play in the off-season are Virginia Tech, Iowa State, and Northern Iowa.  The rest of their non-conferences schedule includes easy games such as South Dakota and Coppin State. ...
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Buckeyes' Thomas back for (one) more

CHICAGO -- When decision time came for Deshaun Thomas last spring, he handled it much in the same way he'd handled his decision to attend Ohio State. He trusted himself to know what was best. Though he's been known to use third-person -- during last year's NCAA Tournament, he said he knew Deshaun was special in fourth grade -- Thomas wasn't saying that selfishly...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Deshaun Thomas to return to Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Deshaun Thomas, a sophomore forward on the Ohio State mens basketball team, will return for his junior season, Thad Matta, head coach of the Buckeyes, announced Friday. Deshaun, his family and our coaching staff have spent the last week evaluating his future, Matta said. Deshaun determined he wants to remain a Buckeye. We are looking forward to building on the success...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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