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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Former KU forward Quintrell Thomas narrowing choices

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Former Kansas forward Quintrell Thomas is making progress in his search for a new basketball program.

Thomas, a 6-foot-8 forward from Newark, N.J., will visit UNLV this weekend, he told lasvegassun.com.

Thomas also has visited St. Joseph's and plans on visiting Siena.

Comments

Eric J. Baker 11 years, 1 month ago

All quality schools! Any of them would be lucky to have him.

kerbyd 11 years, 1 month ago

saw where d williams, a teammate of e johnson in vegas is going to wichita state

Jonathan Andrews 11 years, 1 month ago

I'm not hating at all, but 6'8"??? Maybe in high heels! :p

Much luck at wherever you turn up, Q.

Jaminrawk 11 years, 1 month ago

It would be cool if he went to Siena. He could really develop into a force there and you know they have a good shot at making the NCAAs.

I'm surprised Memphis hasn't contacted him. He would be a really good late add for Pasner after everything that has gone on there.

waywardJay 11 years, 1 month ago

Good luck whereever and for whoever.....

You are always a Hawk Q, In my eyes.

Karen Mansfield-Stewart 11 years, 1 month ago

We wish you both well! Once a Jayhawk, always a Jayhawk.

On a practical note: When do we get our two (i think) scholarships back that we lost in the NCAA penalties?

How do these transfers hurt us with regards to graduation rates (which I think is bogus)?

Thanks,

panalytic 11 years, 1 month ago

Good for you Quintrell!!!

Any of those schools would be lucky to have you. I am not surprised you have a lot of interest. Good luck on your decision.

Marcia Parsons 11 years, 1 month ago

The last time they reported results, I think it said transfers don't count against you as long as the transferee is in good academic standing. Same for leaving early for the NBA. I'd hate to have to bet my life on this, but I think that's what it said.

Greg Lux 11 years, 1 month ago

Good luck and best wishes Quintrell !!!

Rock Chalk

Dan Pawlowski 11 years, 1 month ago

They do count transfers when it comes to graduation rates and the schools they transferred from. Stupid but true.

B60 11 years, 1 month ago

oldalum--I remember it the same way that you do.

AsadZ 11 years, 1 month ago

Any word on Appleton as to where he might be going?

TxJyHwk 11 years, 1 month ago

billhawk - we will be at full next year. I believe it was 1 scholarship for 2 years that we lost.

If they continue on the path to graduation at the new school, then we are okay.

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