BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—For the second straight year, Birmingham-Southern men's basketball standout Larry Thomas has been voted to the D3hoops.com All-South Region First Team, it was announced today.
Thomas, a senior guard from Atlanta, Ga., repeated as Southern Athletic Association Player of the Year this season after leading the league in scoring for the second straight year, averaging 17.9 points per game. In the Panthers' final game of the season, Thomas also got his name in the record books by becoming the program's all-time leading scorer with 1,666 points, passing James Cason's (1993-96) 1,664 total. Thomas was second in the SAA this season with 54 steals and fourth in free throw percentage (.833).
Thomas was a Preseason All-American selection by D3hoops.com, and also earned All-Region honors last season from D3hoops.com and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). He was also an NABC All-American and BSC Male Athlete of the Year in 2014.