TaShawn

Thomas

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#35

Forward
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 242
Year: Senior
Hometown: Killeen, Texas
Other College: University of Houston

Bio

SEASON
GP-GS
FG-A
FG%
3FG-A
3FG%
FT-A
FT%
REB
RPG
AST
TO
BLK
STL
PTS
PPG
2011-12*
30-30
138-239
.577
0-2
.000
45-83
.542
245
8.2
33
47
64
25
321
10.7
2012-13*
33-33
234-424
.552
1-9
.111
90-141
.638
322
9.8
79
69
55
34
559
16.9
2013-14*
33-33
205-347
.591
1-6
.167
97-163
.595
266
8.1
63
74
90
41
508
15.4
2014-15
35-35
160-308
.519
0-3
.000
85-123
.691
228
6.5
51
68
53
22
405
11.6
TOTALS
131-131
737-1318
.559
2-20
.100
317-510
.622
1061
8.1
226
258
262
122
1793
13.7

* at Houston

CAREER NOTES
Thomas Bio ActionStarted all 131 games (35 at Oklahoma and 96 at Houston) ... Posted career averages of 13.7 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots while shooting .559 from the field ... Finished with 1,793 points, 1,061 rebounds and 262 blocks ... One of two players to wear an OU uniform to register at least 1,000 career points and 1,000 boards (Wayman Tisdale was the other) ... Recorded 39 double-doubles.

2014-15 (SENIOR AT OKLAHOMA)
A third-team All-Big 12 selection ... Big 12 Newcomer of the Year ... Three-time Big 12 Newcomer of the Week ... Averaged 11.6 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 blocked shots in 29.7 minutes a game ... Led Big 12 in field goal percentage (.519) and ranked fourth in blocks, seventh in rebounding and 14th in scoring ... Shot 50 percent or better from the field in 21 of 35 games ... Posted five double-doubles ... Shot a career-high .691 from free throw line (previous high was .638) ... Scored in double figures in 21 games and surpassed 20 points on three occasions ... Scored a season-high 25 points on 9-for-12 shooting in win at Tulsa (Dec. 13) ... Registered 24 points and 8 rebounds in home win over No. 22 Baylor (Jan. 3) ... Finished with 22 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals in home victory over No. 14 Iowa State (Feb. 9) ... Recorded season-high 5 assists three times.

2013-14 (JUNIOR AT HOUSTON)
Named to the All-American Athletic Conference Second Team ... Only player on UH squad to start all 33 games ... Averaged team highs of 15.4 points and 8.1 rebounds in 31.6 minutes a contest ... One of only three players to rank among American Athletic Conference's top nine in both scoring and rebounding ... Finished second in the league with a .591 field goal percentage (ranked 14th nationally) and with his 2.7 blocked shots per game (26th nationally) ... Also averaged 1.9 assists and 1.2 steals per outing ... Shot at least 50 percent from the field in 27 of 33 games ... Recorded nine double-doubles ... Scored in double figures in all but three contests ... Scored at least 20 points six times ... Registered at least four blocked shots on nine occasions (a career-high seven rejections three times) ... Poured in a season-high 27 points on 10 for 14 field goal shooting at Louisiana (Dec. 14) ... Scored 25 points on 10 for 12 shooting in home win over Temple (Feb. 9) ... Produced 24 points on 10 of 15 shooting in victory at Temple (March 1) ... Pulled down season-high 18 rebounds vs. Howard (Nov. 21) ... Finished with 23 points, eight rebounds and two assists in home win over eventual national champion Connecticut (Dec. 31).

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE AT HOUSTON)
A first-team All-Conference USA selection ... Named to Conference USA All-Defensive Team ... Named to USBWA and NABC All-District Teams ... Started all 33 games for 20-13 Cougars ... Averaged 16.9 points (ranked second on squad) and team-high 9.8 rebounds (ranked 21st nationally) in 32.4 minutes per outing ... One of only two C-USA players to rank among league's top five in both scoring and rebounding ... Shot a team-high .552 from the field and also contributed 2.4 assists, 1.7 blocks and 1.0 steal per game ... Shot at least 50 percent from the field in 24 of 33 (14 of last 15) contests ... Registered 16 double-doubles to rank 10th nationally ... Scored in double figures in all but three games ... Scored 20 points or more 12 times ... Recorded a career-high 31 points and added 15 rebounds, three assists, three blocks and three steals in triple-overtime loss at Tulsa (played 50 of 55 minutes) on Feb. 16 ... Grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds (most by a Cougar since 2003) in season opener against Florida A&M (Nov. 9) ... Finished with 25 points (on 12 for 18 shooting) and 14 rebounds in home win over Marshall (March 2) ... Flirted with a triple-double (24 points, 11 rebounds, career-high seven assists) against UTEP (Feb. 13) ... Tallied 24 points and 17 rebounds in season-ending overtime loss at George Mason in College Basketball Invitational quarterfinals (March 25).

2011-12 (FRESHMAN AT HOUSTON)
Named to Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... Started all 30 games for 15-15 Cougars ... Averaged 10.7 points and team highs of 8.2 rebounds (ranked fifth in C-USA) and 2.1 blocked shots (ranked second) per contest ... Shot a team-high .577 from the field ... Also averaged 1.1 assists per game ... Shot at least 50 percent from the field in 23 of 30 outings and shot at least 60 percent in 15 contests ... Recorded nine double-doubles ... Scored in double figures in 18 games ... Made collegiate debut versus Grambling (Nov. 12) and finished with 13 points, eight rebounds, five assists, three blocks and three steals ... Scored a season-high 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in home win over East Carolina (Jan. 21) ... Tallied 16 points (on 7 for 10 shooting), a season-high 16 rebounds and five blocks in home victory over Texas State (Dec. 30) ... Registered 16 points and 14 boards at UAB (Feb. 1) ... Finished with 16 points, 12 rebounds and four rejections in home overtime win against UTEP (Jan. 28) ... Blocked a season-high six shots against North Carolina A&T (Dec. 28).

HIGH SCHOOL
Ranked as No. 27 power forward nationally by Scout.com ... A 3-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Ranked No. 22 in Texas by Rivals.com ... Honored as the All-Area and District 8-4A MVP after averaging 21.0 points, 13.0 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per game as a senior in 2010-11 ... Helped lead Runnin' Roos to second straight district championship ... Competed at Texas High School Coaches Association and Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star Games... Finished with 16 points and eight rebounds and added an assist and 3-pointer to lead the North Team to the win at the THSCA All-Star Game... Scored 28 points with 20 rebounds and five blocks against Arlington Seguin High in the bi-district playoffs ... Averaged 15.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 7.0 blocked shots per game as a junior ... Honored as District 24-5A and All-Area Co-Most Valuable Player ... Helped lead squad to district championship during his first full season with the varsity ... Says was also recruited by Alabama, California, Colorado, Colorado State, Memphis and Temple ... Coached by Jason Fossett.

PERSONAL
Born in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Son of Ken and Laveda Thomas... Has four younger sisters (Yesmine, Zakoya, Shawnta and Zoe) ... Majoring in administrative leadership ... First name is pronounced TAY-Shawn.

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Highlights: OU 81, USC 70
Replay: OU vs USC (PREMIUM)
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