Thomas reopens recruitment

Chris Thomas is back on the market. The talented Junior College wing prospect pulled off his pledge to Xavier on Sunday.

Chris Thomas backed off his commitment to Xavier on Sunday.

The Chipola Junior College recruit wants to explore his options, according to Chipola coach Patrick Blake.

"Chris Thomas is going to reopen his recruitment," Blake told

"It's nothing negative towards Xavier, it's more of a thing where he wants to explore all of his options," Blake added. "He doesn't want to sign in the first period."

Blake didn't mention any other schools in the mix for Thomas.

"He just wants to open it up and he hopes Xavier will recruit him," Blake said. "He justs look at all of his options."

"I think it's just more of realizing that this is a very important decision," he added. "Coming down to signing time he just wants to make sure he making the best decision for him and his family."

Thomas, a native of Colorado, is a five-star perimeter scorer.

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