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Terrance Thomas 24

Terrance  Thomas


Dallas, Texas

High School:
Maceo Smith

Last College:
Lon Morris College

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 230



Senior co-captain... Scorer with good mid-range game... Hit game-winning 30-foot shot at the buzzer to defeat Houston last season... A native of Waco, Texas.

2002-2003 (Junior) ? Started 13 of 23 games played at forward as a junior? Compiled three double-doubles? Missed one game (at SMU) due to injured ankle, missed four conference games because of coaches decision? Was given team's "Top Free Throw Shooter" award at postseason banquet, hit 88.9 percent on season (16-of-18) and was perfect in Big 12 play (6-of-6)? Finished second on the team in field-goal percentage at 44.4%... Was third on the squad with 49 assists (2.1 per game)... Through first 15 games, made 13 starts and averaged 7.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.2 steals and 25.0 minutes? Played in seven of next 11 games, averaging 1.3 points and 5.6 minutes? Played 32 minutes in final two games, averaged 5.5 points and 2.5 rebounds? Scored a season-high 18 points against Northwestern State on 7-of-9 shooting in his first start as a Bear (11/27)... Hit a 30-foot shot at the buzzer to lift Baylor to a 62-60 win over Houston at Reliant Stadium (11/30)... Had a season-high six assists against North Texas (12/30)... Notched his first double-double against Louisiana-Monroe (12/11), with 13 points and a season-high 11 rebounds... Added a second double-double vs. Mount St. Mary?s (1/7), scoring 16 points and equalling his season-high with 11 boards... Repeated the feat four days later against No. 13 Missouri with 10 points and 10 rebounds in a narrow loss (1/11)... Led the Bears with 17 points against No. 4 Texas (1/15)... Junior college All-American as a sophomore in 2001-2002? Named the No. 1 junior college small forward by The Sporting News 2002-2003 preseason publication... Tabbed the "Most creative scorer" among nation's JC signees by The Sporting News... Listed among the top 20 junior college transfers in Street & Smith's 2002-2003 preseason magazine... Named to the Juco All-South team by Street & Smith's... Ranked the No. 8 junior college wing forward nationally by Lindy's in it's 2002-2003 preseason publication.

2001-2002 (Sophomore - Lon Morris College) ? Named to the NJCAA All-America third team and Rick Ball's JC All-America second team following sophomore season at Lon Morris College? Led LMC to a 28-5 record, the Region XIV Tournament championship and the second round of the NJCAA national tournament in 2001-2002? Named to the All-Region XIV first team and Region XIV All-Tournament team? Listed as the No. 4 small forward recruit by The Sporting News and Rick Ball's Ballplayers JC Report... Named the 22nd ranked junior college recruit by Mike Mitchell's Midwest Report... Listed 25th on Street & Smith's Top 50 Impact Sophomores... Finished fourth in Region XIV in scoring (19.7 ppg) and fourth in rebounding (10.5 rpg)? Rebounding average of 10.5 ranked 22nd nationally? Also tallied 96 assists and 41 steals? Shot 45.1 percent from the field (200-for-443) and 33.1 from the 3-point arc (48-for-145).

2000-2001 (Freshman - Lon Morris College) ? Named to the All-Region XIV team as a freshman at Lon Morris? Averaged 19.3 points and 12 rebounds? Rated No. 4 among junior college small forwards by The Sporting News in 2001 preseason preview... Listed 22nd-best junior college recruit by Mike Mitchell's Midwest Report? Rated No. 27 juco player nationally by Greg Swaim's scouting service.

High School ? Played at A. Maceo Smith High School in Dallas? Averaged 23 points and 14 rebounds as a senior in 2000? Named a USA Today honorable mention All-American... First-team all-state selection.

Personal ? Full name is Terrance Lamar Thomas? Born 12-29-80 in Waco, Texas... A native of Waco, moved to Dallas in the sixth grade... Son of Terrance Haynes and Kay Thomas? Majoring in education/general studies... Lists his favorite NBA player as Kobe Bryant and his favorite team as the Los Angeles Lakers... Favorite movie is The Color Purple... In his free time, enjoys watching SportsCenter, playing with his nephew and participating in church activities... Says the person in history he would most like to meet is Michael Jackson.

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