Former Ohio State forward Deshaun Thomas slipped further than most expected in Thursday's NBA draft, but he was eventually selected by the San Antonio Spurs late in the second round with the No. 58 overall pick. Thomas' selected extended Ohio State's nation-long streak of seven consecutive years having a player drafted. Full story inside.
June 27, 2013
Though the Ohio State basketball team returns most of the roster that advanced to the this year's NCAA Tournament Elite Eight, the Buckeyes will be forced to replace perhaps their most key player. Deshaun Thomas, the Big Ten's leading scorer, has opted to forgo his senior season and declare for the NBA Draft.
April 5, 2013
Ohio State junior forward Deshaun Thomas was away from the birth of his first-born son a year ago today. With Deshaun Jr. in the stands exactly one year later, Thomas scored 24 points and led the Buckeyes to a 95-70 win over Iona in their NCAA Tournament opener. Thomas broke out of a slump, but was happier to do it with his son in the building this time.
March 22, 2013
Deshaun Thomas hasn't hid his eagerness to put Ohio State on his back on the offensive end of the floor, but the junior forward has been struggling with his shot as of late. Thomas, however, has a simple answer to get over his shooting struggles – keep shooting. The No. 2-seed Buckeyes plan to let him in their NCAA Tournament opener against No. 15 Iona on Friday.
March 21, 2013