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Larry Thomas named D3hoops.com Preseason All-America

Larry Thomas (photo courtesy of Larry Radloff, d3photography.com)
Larry Thomas (photo courtesy of Larry Radloff, d3photography.com)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior Larry Thomas has been named a Preseason All-American by D3hoops.com, it was announced today.

Thomas, a senior guard from Atlanta, Ga., was a National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Third-Team All-America selection last season, and also earned First-Team All-District honors from the NABC as well as D3hoops.com. He was also the 2014 Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Offensive Player of the Year and First-Team All-Conference. Thomas led the SAA in scoring last year, averaging 19.3 points a game, as well as steals with 2.3 a game, and was second in the league with 7.5 rebounds a contest. He shot over 47 percent from the field and over 40 percent from three-point range. On Jan. 31, 2014, he passed 1,000 career points and ended the season with 1,182 points, putting him at ninth on BSC's all-time scoring list.

The Panthers tip off the 2014-15 season this weekend at home, hosting the Black Tie Classic. BSC will face Rust College on Saturday at 6 p.m., and LaGrange on Sunday at 5 p.m. in Bill Battle Coliseum.