Deshaun Thomas Explains Decision To Remain At Ohio State

By Dean Pantazi

April 7, 2012 Updated Apr 7, 2012 at 10:27 PM EST

FORT WAYNE (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Former Bishop Luers star and Indiana Mr. Basketball Deshaun Thomas says assessments of his NBA Draft potential were not good enough to declare for the draft, and thus came his decision to remain at Ohio State for at least one more year.

Home in Fort Wayne for Easter, Thomas told INC's Tommy Schoegler that he did niot project higher than a late first round pick, and that it was better to remain at Ohio State and improve his game and pro prospects.

Thomas hopes to move to the small forward role at Ohio State next season as that is projected to be his position as a pro.

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