Georgia State coach Ron Hunter likes players that can hit 3-pointers and Jeff Thomas can hit 3-pointers.
Thomas, a 6-foot-5 freshman from Norwalk, Ohio, has a smooth shooting stroke similar to teammate R.J. Hunter’s.
He averaged 18 points, nine rebounds and three assists per game to earn first team all-state honors as a senior. During his last two years in high school his team went 53-2.
The Panthers, the defending Sun Belt champs, will open the regular season hosting Tennessee Temple on Nov. 14.
Others in this Peabody-eligible series include: