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Aaron Thomas

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Brewster Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 202

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
12/03/1991

Experience:
2 VL


07/24/2014

Men's Basketball Non-Conference Schedule Released

Seminoles to play 13-game non-conference schedule in 2014-15.

05/01/2014

Florida State vs. Nebraska In ACC / Big Ten Challenge

Seminoles will play host to Huskers on December 1 in Tallahassee.

04/22/2014

ACC Opponents Announced For Seminole Basketball

Seminoles play host to Duke and Louisville during 2015 season.

04/14/2014

White, Miller And Gilchrist Honored At Banquet

Seniors celebrated at season-ending banquet at University Center Club.

04/02/2014

'Noles' Season Ends in 67-64 Overtime Loss to Gophers

The Florida State men's basketball team bounced back from a 15-point deficit before forcing an extra period on Devon Bookert's 3-pointer Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.

04/01/2014

Florida State vs. Minnesota (USATSI)

Florida State vs. Minnesota (USATSI)

03/14/2014

Florida State Vs. Virginia

Florida State vs. Virginia - ACC Tournament

03/13/2014

Florida State vs. Maryland- ACC Tournament

Florida State vs. Maryland- ACC Tournament

02/23/2014

Florida State vs. Pittsburgh (USATSI)

Florida State vs. Pittsburgh (USATSI)

02/17/2014

Florida State vs. North Carolina (USATSI)

Florida State vs. North Carolina (USATSI)

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ON THOMAS: The eyes of the nation will be on Aaron Thomas as an All-American, ACC and ACC Player of the Year candidate as the supremely-talented junior leads the Seminoles onto the court for the 2014-15 season...has opened the eyes of his opponents and coaches across the country with his scoring and defensive abilities as he prepares to become an elite college player as a junior...led the Seminoles in scoring and steals and is the fourth leading returning scorer in the ACC for the 2014-15 season......has an incredible ability to attack the basket while possessing a feathery touch from the perimeter on his jump shots which has already made him one of the top shooters in school history...is one of the Seminoles' toughest players - both physically and mentally...one of the toughest players to play for head coach Leonard Hamilton at Florida State... the Seminoles' undisputed leader who has the ability to take over a game on either the offensive or defensive end of the court at any time and who wants the basketball in his hands at all times...is not afraid to speak up in practice and in team huddles for the betterment of the team...earned All-ACC Honorable Mention honors as a sophomore as he averaged a team-leading and career-high 14.5 points per game...enters his junior season with 726 points and needs only 274 points to become only the 43rd player in school history to score 1,000 or more career points...averages 363 points per season in the first two years of his career...ranked 18th in school history with his career free throw shooting percentage of .777...enters his junior season looking to become one of only seven players in school history with a free throw shooting percentage better than .800 for his career...named the ACC Rookie of the Week once during his freshman season and the ACC Player of the Week during his sophomore season...is one of only five players in school history (Bob Sura, James Collins, Chris Singleton, Michael Snaer and Thomas) who have been named the ACC Rookie of the Week and the ACC Player of the Week during their Seminole careers...named the MVP of the Seminoles' Orange Bowl Classic victory over No. 20 UMass with 18 points, four rebounds and two assists in Florida State's 61-55 win at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. ...a consistent player who scored 20 or more points seven times and in 29 of 36 games as a sophomore...has earned a leadership role in his first two seasons in Tallahassee and is one of the most confident voices on the team...Florida State's most experienced player who has played in 70 games (each game of his first two seasons) while earning 28 starting assignments including a career-high 16 during his breakout sophomore season...has helped the Seminoles win nine ACC games and finish with a .500 record or better in conference play in both of his first two seasons at Florida State...has also helped the Seminoles continue their tradition under head coach Leonard Hamilton as the third winningest program in the ACC over the last nine seasons...helped lead Florida State to victories over two ranked teams during his sophomore season with the Seminoles' victory over No. 10 VCU in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off and over No. 20 UMass in the Orange Bowl Classic...helped lead Florida State to the championship of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic during the 2012-13 season - the fourth tournament title since 2009 for Florida State men's basketball program...his addition to the team helped the Seminoles earn a national ranking in the major national preseason polls by the Associated Press and the USA Today Newspaper to mark the first time in school history the Seminoles had been ranked in both polls to begin a season...plays well under pressure as evidenced by his high scoring average late in games during his high school and prep school career...has an incredible ability to score the basketball and an amazing ability to create his own shots because of his athletic ability...originally signed with Florida State and head coach Leonard Hamilton in November of 2010 and reaffirmed his commitment to play for the Seminoles during his one season at Brewster Academy...ranked as the No. 13 shooting guard in the nation according to Rivals.com following his post-graduate season at Brewster Academy...the 71st best overall player in the nation following his senior season at Cincinnati Withrow according to Rivals.com...also a standout player for the Queen City Prophets...scored 28 points to lead the Prophets over the Indiana Select AAU team, 81-70, on May 13, 2010..scored 38 points for the Prophets against the New York Gauchos at the AAU Super Showcase in Orlando in July of 2010...earned the Charlie Ward Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year and Bob Sura Offensive Player of the Year awards as the Seminoles 2014 season-ending Honors Banquet...

AARON THOMAS' CAREER STATISTICS

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Aaron Thomas's Career Highs
PTS     26 vs. Georgetown (3-24-14)
        26 at Boston College (3-4-14)
        26 vs. Charlotte (12-17-13)
FGM     10 vs. Charlotte (12-17-13)
FGA     19 vs. North Carolina (2-17-14)
FG%     1.000 at Georgia Tech (2-5-13)
        1.000 at Auburn (1-2-13)
3FGM    6 vs. Virginia Tech (2-5-14)
3FGA    8 vs. Virginia Tech (2-5-14)
3FG%    1.000 vs. Notre Dame (1-21-14)
FTM     11 at Pitt (2-23-14)
FTA     12 at Pitt (2-23-14)
FT%     1.000 vs. 17 teams
        Last vs. Syracuse (3-9-14)
OR      4 at Wake Forest (2-15-14)
        4 at Maryland (2-8-14)
DR      10 at Wake Forest (2-15-14)
REBS    14 at Wake Forest (2-15-14)
AST     5 vs. VCU (11-21-13)
BLK     2 at Minnesota (12-3-13)
        2 vs. Louisiana Tech (3-19-13)
        2 vs. Maine (12-9-12)
STL     6 vs. UT Martin (11-17-13)
MIN     40 vs. Florida Gulf Coast (3-18-14)
        40 vs. North Carolina (2-15-14)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Averaged a career-high 14.5 points (first on team), a career-high 4.2 rebounds (fourth), a career-high 1.6 steals (first) and 1.8 assists (third) while shooting a career-high .454 from the field (fourth) and a career-high .808 from the free throw line (second)...led the team with a career-high 139 free throws made (first) and ranked third on the team with a career-high 39 3-point shots made...led the Seminoles in minutes played with 1,136 and a team-leading and career high 31.6 minutes played per game average... earned All-ACC Honorable Mention honors as he averaged a team-leading and career-high 14.5 points per game as a sophomore...enjoyed the best of his two year career at Florida State as he established career-highs for games played (36), games started (16), minutes played (1,136), minutes played per game (31.6 mpg), field goals made (172), field goals attempted (379), field goal shooting percentage (.454), free throws made (139), free throws attempted (172), free throw shooting percentage (.808), 3-point field goals made (39), 3-poiint field goals attempted (105), 3-point field goal shooting percentage (.371), offensive rebounds (36), defensive rebounds (116), total rebounds (152), rebounds per game (4.2), assists (65), steals (57), points scored (522) and points scored per game (14.5)...named the ACC Player of the Week on December 23, 2013 for his performances in Florida State's victories over Charlotte and UMass...averaged 22.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting .600 from the field and the 3-point line and .917 from the free throw line in leading the Seminoles to the pair of wins...scored 44 points in 54 minutes played during the two wins including his career-high of 26 points in only 22 minutes played against Charlotte...he was named the Most Valuable Player of the Seminoles' victory over UMass in the Orange Bowl Classic...earned the fifth best scoring improvement (+8.5 points per game) among all ACC players as he averaged a career-high 14.5 points scored per game as a sophomore as compared to his 6.0 points per game scoring average as a freshman...led Florida State in scoring with 522 points and a 14.5 points per game scoring average - the first sophomore since Solomon Alabi in 2010 to lead the Seminoles in scoring...he became just the seventh sophomore to lead the Seminoles in scoring in the history of the program...ranked 11th in the ACC in scoring with his career-high 14.5 points per game scoring average...the fifth highest ranking sophomore in the ACC in scoring with 522 points...his point scoring total ranked fifth in school history among sophomores and was the 30th highest single season total in school history...averaged in double figures throughout the season and scored in double figures in 29 of Florida State's 36 games...was only 33 points short of scoring in double figures for the season...scored 20 points for the first time in his career with a 26-point performance in Florida State's 106-62 victory over Charlotte in Tallahassee (Dec. 17)...scored 20 points in an ACC game for the first time against ACC newcomer Notre Dame with 20 points in a 76-74 Seminole win in Tallahassee (Jan. 21)...his overall and ACC career high of 26 points came three times during his sophomore season with 26 points against Charlotte, 26 points at Boston College (March 4) and 26 points against Georgetown in the second round of the NIT (March 24)...averages 12.9 points in nine career postseason games (ACC and NIT tournaments) with three games of 21 points or more (22 against Florida Gulf Coast, 26 against Georgetown and 21 against Louisiana Tech) in the 2014 NIT in leading the Seminoles to the semifinals of the NIT at Madison Square Garden in New York City...averaged 17.3 points scored in four NIT games in 2014...scored in double figures in a personal record 16 consecutive games - from January 29 vs. NC State through March 26 vs. Louisiana Tech - and averaged a team-leading 17.6 points per game during the span...first career double double of 19 points and 14 rebounds came in Florida State's victory at Wake Forest (Jan. 15)...the 14 rebounds rank as his career high with a career high for defensive rebounds (10) coming against the Deacons...totaled 18 points in Florida State's victory over No. 13 UMass in the Orange Bowl Classic (Dec. 21)...the Minutemen entered the game undefeated with a 10-0 record...Florida State's leader with a career-high seven 20+-point scoring games...scored 20 or more points against Charlotte (career-high 26 on December 17), at Boston College (26 on March 4), Georgetown in the second round of the NIT (career-high 26 on March 24), Florida Gulf Coast (22 on March 18), Virginia Tech (24 on February 5), Louisiana Tech (21 on March 26) and against Notre Dame (20 on January 21)...Florida State's leading scoring in a team and career-high 14 different games including seven in ACC play and in three of the Seminoles' four games in the NIT...Florida State's leader in rebounding in five games including three ACC games and against Georgetown and Louisiana Tech in the NIT...first career double double of 19 points and 14 rebounds in Florida State's victory at Wake Forest on February 15, 2014...scored or averaged in double figure scoring against 13 of the Seminoles' 14 opponents including 20+ game or averages against Boston College (26.0 ppg), Notre Dame (20.0 ppg) and Virginia Tech (24.0 ppg)... averaged or scored in double figures against Clemson (11.5 ppg), Georgia Tech (15.0 ppg), Maryland (15.0 ppg), Miami (14.0 ppg), North Carolina (16.0 ppg), NC State (12.0 ppg), Pitt (14.0 ppg), Syracuse (14.0 ppg), Virginia (12.3 ppg) and Wake Forest (19.0 ppg)...Florida State's leading scorer in all games (14.5 ppg), ACC games only (14.9 ppg), non-conference games (14.1 ppg), home games (17.4 ppg) and games won by the Seminoles (17.0 ppg)...ranked sixth in the ACC with his 57 steals and a single-season career high 1.6 steals per game average...his steals total was the fifth highest single season total in school history by a sophomore and the most by a Florida State player since Chris Singleton totaled 71 steals during the 2009-10 season...his 57 steals were tied for the 25th highest single season total in school history...his single game career high with six steals against UT-Martin (Nov, 17, 2013) are tied for the 13th highest single game total in school history...earned multiple steals in 16 of Florida State's 36 games...five steals against Virginia ranks as tied for 11th as the highest single game steals total by a Seminole in ACC history...ranked eighth in the ACC with a career-high .808 free throw shooting percentage - was one of nine players in the ACC who shot better than 80 percent from the free throw line during the 2013-14 season...ranked fourth in the ACC with a career-high 139 free throws made - the third highest total of free throws made in a single season by a sophomore at Florida State and the most by a Seminole player since All-American Toney Douglas made 188 free throws during the 2008-09 season...his 139 free throws made were the 13th highest single season total in school history...his 172 free throws attempted were tied for the 23rd highest single season total in school history...he averaged 3.9 made free throws per game as a sophomore as compared to 1.4 free throws made as a freshman - an improvement of 2.5 made free throws per game...ranked third on the team with a single-season career high 39 3-point field goals made and enjoyed one of the greatest shooing nights in school history with a single-game career-high six 3-point shots made in a 70-50 win over Virginia Tech (Feb. 5)...his six made 3-point shots are tied for the 13th best single game effort in school history are tied for the eighth-best single game effort in the Seminoles' history in the ACC...(vs. Boston College): Scored a team-leading 26 points, pulled down a team-leading six rebounds and was credited with two assists in 36 minutes in Florida State's only game of the season against the Eagles...shot the ball well from the field (nine of 14, .643 percent), the 3-point line (three of five, .600 percent) and from the free throw line (five of six .833 percent) as he led the Seminoles in both scoring and rebounding in the same game...scored 11 first half points and 15 in the second half as the Seminoles rallied from as much as a five point second half deficit to gain their ninth ACC win of the season...made his final five free throws of the game to aid in the Seminoles' comeback...gave Florida State a 55-52 lead with one of two made free throws with 9:18 remaining to be played...two free throws with 4:27 left to play brought the Seminoles to within one at 65-64 and two more free throws with 12 seconds left to play gave Florida State the final cushion they needed and closed the door on Boston College to give Florida State the 73-70 advantage...scored nine points in the final 9:18 of the game as the Seminoles and the Eagles traded the lead before the Seminoles took the lead for good with 1:29 remaining in the game on a jumper by Okaro White...three 3-point shots made in the first half helped Florida State forge a 33-33 tie with the Eagles in the ACC road game...two of his 3-point shots extended a Seminole lead while his third tied the game at 26-26 with 4:58 remaining...his three 3-point shots made marked one of 10 times during his sophomore season that he made multiple 3-point shots in a single game...(vs. Clemson): Averaged a team-leading 11.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals in two games against NIT participant Clemson during the regular season...was a perfect four of four from the free throw line (1.000 percent) in leading the Seminoles with 23 total points...the Seminoles and the Tigers split the series with both teams winning in their other team's home court...scored 10 points, pulled down three rebounds and led the team with three steals in Florida State's 56-41 win over Clemson at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson (Jan. 9)...was especially effective in the first half as he totaled eight points, two rebounds and three steals in 13 minutes of playing time off of the bench to spark Florida State to the 21-16 halftime lead...three first half steals led directly to six points including two on a steals and dunk play by Thomas to make him directly responsible for 14 of the Seminoles' 21 first half points...for the game he totaled 10 points, four points directly coming from his two assists and six points from his three steals to total 20 of the Seminoles' 56 points (36 percent) directly from his hands...totaled a team-high 13 points to go along with three rebounds and two assists in Clemson's 53-49 win at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee (Feb. 1)...Florida State's leading scorer in the game and was a perfect four of four from the free throw line in 27 minutes of playing time off of the bench...11 of his 13 points came in the second half as Florida State worked to hold their lead before falling at home...gave Florida State a 30-29 lead with four consecutive points on back to back lay-ups at the 12:34 and 11:32 marks of the second half...was four of four from the free throw line in the second half as Florida State worked its way back from as much as a 10-point second half deficit...two free throws with 4:45 left to play brought Florida State to within five at 42-37 and he closed out the Seminoles' scoring with two final free throws with only eight seconds remaining to be played to put the score at the final margin of four at 53-49...(vs. Duke): Scored two points and added three assists and two rebounds in Florida State's only game of the season against NCAA Tournament participant Duke...was Florida State's team leader with three assists as Duke won 78-56 at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham (Jan. 25)...(vs. Georgia Tech): Totaled 15 points, four rebounds and one assist in Florida State's only game of the season against Georgia Tech...made nine of 10 free throws attempts (.900 percent) in 31 minutes as a starter in the victory...Florida State was 31 of 37 (.838 percent) from the free throw line as a team in the 81-71 win over the Yellow Jackets in the game played at the Donald L. Tucker Center (March 2)...nine of his 15 points came in the first half to help propel the Seminoles to a 35-31 halftime lead...scored five of Florida State's first 11 points of the game including two free throws at the 12:59 mark of the first half to tie the game at 11-11...his two free throws began a 26-20 half-ending run that allowed the Seminoles the five-point cushion at the half...two more free throws at the 7:37 mark pushed Florida State's lead to 11 at 25-14...made his final eight free throws of the game including a perfect four of four performance from the free throw line in the second half...a dunk at the 8:27 mark gave Florida State a commanding 16-point lead (62-46) and put the game out of reach of the visiting Yellow Jackets...(vs. Maryland): Averaged 15.0 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.3 steals in three games against Maryland...led the Seminoles with 17 field goals made and seven steals, made seven of 15 shots from the 3-point line (.467) and totaled 14 rebounds in the three games series during the season...the Seminoles were victorious in two of the three games played between the two team with victories in Tallahassee and in the ACC Tournament in Greensboro...scored 14 points to go along with four rebounds, two assists and one steal in Florida State's 85-61 victory over Maryland in Tallahassee at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Jan. 12)...helped the Seminoles put on an incredible shooting performance as a team as he made five of nine shots from the field (.556 percent) and three of five shots from the 3-point line (.600 percent) as Florida State made an ACC record 16 3-point shots in leading by as many as 31 and winning by 24...totaled five first half point including three on a made 3-point shot as Florida State jumped to a 42-22 lead at halftime...continued to do damage from the field in the second half as he totaled nine points on two made 3-point field goals...scored his nine points in only 11 minutes played in the second half...scored a team-leading 17 points as a starter in the second regular season game against the Terps - an 83-71 Maryland win in College Park (Feb. 8)...led the team with 17 points and tied for the team lead with eight rebounds...his eight rebounds ranked as his second highest total in an ACC game for his career...was two of three from the 3-point line (.667 percent) and was a perfect two of two from the free throw line (1.000 percent) in totaling 10 second half points...after trailing 46-29 at halftime, Thomas led the Seminoles to a 42-37 scoring edge in the second half...scored 14 points as a starter in Florida State's 67-65 win over Maryland in the ACC Tournament in Greensboro (March 13)...led the Seminoles with six field goals made and three steals in 28 minutes of play as Florida State defeated the Terps for the second time during the season to advance to the quarterfinal round of the tournament...scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half as the Seminoles rallied from a 34-32 halftime deficit and as many as six points down in the first half to gain the win...scored six of the Seminoles' first eight points of the second half on a dunk at the 18:31 mark to pull the Seminoles to within three at 39-36, on a jumper at the 18:21 mark to make the score 39-38 in favor of Maryland and on another dunk to put Florida State up 40-39 with 17:06 left to play in the game...Florida State did not trail during the remainder of the game after Thomas's flurry of baskets...five more points in the span of 30 seconds on a steal and a dunk at the 13:51 mark to put Florida State up 46-43 and a quick 3-point shot at the 13:21 mark to increase Florida State's lead to six at 49-43...Florida State won the game on a dunk with 0.4 seconds left to play in the game by Boris Bojanovsky to give the Seminoles the 67-65 win and the spot in the quarterfinals of the tournament...(vs. Miami): Averaged 14.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in two games against Miami...shot the ball well from the 3-point line (four of eight, .500 percent) and was perfect from the free throw line (six of six, 1.000 percent) as the teams split the two-game regular season series with both teams winning on the others home court...Florida State won in Coral Gables and Miami won in Tallahassee...tied for the team lead in blocks and steals with two each in the two game series...scored a team-high 12 points off the bench to go along with four rebounds and one blocked shot as Florida State won 63-53 in Coral Gables (Jan. 15)...scored seven second half points as Florida State rallied back from a 28-24 deficit at halftime to take the 10 point win on the road in ACC play...gave the Seminoles their first lead of the second half at 38-36 with a 3-point shot at the 13:02 mark...two free throws with 3:03 remaining in the game put Florida State on its way to the win as his free throws gave the Seminoles a 54-51 lead - a lead they would not relinquish in gaining the victory...a second half blocked shot was part of Florida State's defensive effort as they limited Miami to 32 percent shooting and on 25 second half points and gaining the win...The Seminoles outscored the Hurricanes by a 39-25 margin the second half to win going away...totaled 16 points, two rebounds, two steals and one blocked shot as Florida State hosted Miami in Tallahassee...the Hurricanes built as much as a 13-point first half lead in winning 77-73 at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Feb. 10)...made 50 percent of his shots from the field (six of 12) and from the 3-point line (two of four) in ranking as Florida State's second highest scorer...was perfect from the free throw line (two of two, 1.000 percent) and led the Seminoles with two steals...scored 11 second half points as Florida State mounted a comeback in the final 20 minutes of the game...after being outscored 34-26 in the first half, Thomas led the Seminoles to a 47-43 scoring advantage in the second half...(vs. North Carolina): Scored 16 points and pulled down four rebounds in Florida State's only game of the season against NCAA Tournament participant North Carolina...made four of five free throws and led the Seminoles with two steals as North Carolina won 81-75 in Tallahassee (Feb. 17)...in double figures with 10 first half points as Florida State bolted out to as much as a 15-point first half lead and held a 36-33 halftime lead...totaled six of the Seminoles' first 21 points as they held a 21-6 advantage with 11:24 left before halftime...the Tar Heels outscored Florida State by a 48-39 margin in the second half to take to victory...(vs. NC State): Totaled 12 points, four rebounds and two assists in Florida State's only game of the season against NCAA Tournament participant NC State...the Wolfpack rallied late in the game to take the 74-70 victory at PNC Arena (Jan. 29)...was five of six .(833 percent) from the free throw line in the second half to total his 12 points as Florida State and NC State played a game that saw five ties and six lead changes...totaled 10 second half points as Florida State worked itself back into the game after trailing 39-33 at the break and by as many as eight in the second half...scored four consecutive points (all on free throws) and all within a 40-second span of the second half to pull Florida State to within one at 54-53 with 11:33 left in the game...Florida State would retake the lead 22 seconds later on a 3-point shot by senior Ian Miller that put Florida State up 56-54...a 3-pointer by Thomas tied the score at 59-59 with 8:42 left...NC State outscored Florida State 15-11 from that point on to take the win in Raleigh...(vs. Notre Dame): Led Florida State with 20 points to go along with three rebounds, four assists and one blocked shot in Florida State's only game of the season against ACC newcomer Notre Dame...played a team-high 38 minutes, made a team-high six field goals, was perfect from the 3-point line (two of two, 1.000 percent) and the free throw line (six of six , 1.000 percent) and led the Seminoles with four assists in their 76-74 win over the Irish in the first meeting between the two teams as members of the ACC (Jan. 21)...totaled 12 of his 20 points in the first half to help the Seminoles to a 41-33 halftime advantage...gave Florida State its largest lead of the game at 41-28 (+13) on a 3-point shot with 2:41 left before halftime...was a perfect six of six from the free throw line in the second half with all six free throws serving as important in the final score...two free throws put Florida State up 56-49 with 12:29 left in the game...two more free throws increased the Seminoles' lead to eight at the 9:30 mark and two more gave Florida State a 65-57 lead with 8:13 remaining to be played...Notre Dame began to work itself back into the game after those two free throws...the Irish were within two with a dunk by Thomas gave Florida State a 74-70 advantage...Notre Dame tied the game at 74 before the Seminoles won on a floater in the lane by guard Ian Miller that gave Florida State the 76-74 win...his four assists led directly to five points in the first half and five points in the second half making him responsible for 30 of Florida State's 76 points in the victory...(vs. Pitt): Scored 14 points, pulled down four rebounds, totaled two assists, one blocked shot and one steal in Florida State's only game during the season against NCAA Tournament participant Pitt (Feb. 23)...scored 11 of his 14 points from the free throw line as he made his career high of 11 free throws and attempted his career high of 12 free throws in the Seminoles' 71-66 win over the Panthers on the road in the first meeting between the two teams as members of the ACC...his biggest shot of the game - a long distance 3-pointer - came at the first half buzzer and gave the Seminoles a 37-31 advantage...Florida State led by as many as 10 in the first half before Pitt worked its way back into the game and brought the score to within three points at 34-31 with 29 seconds left in the first half...Thomas took a pass from Ian Miller and drained his 3-pointer from the left corner to give Florida State a six-point lead - they never trailed after that point in earning one of their biggest wins of the season...was a perfect four of four form the free throw line in the first half (1.000 percent) and a near perfect seven of eight from the line (.875 percent) in the second half...all seven of his second half point came from the free throw line...made each of his final six free throws in the final 3:36 of the game...one of two free throws at the 4:22 mark gave the Seminoles a 53-48 advantage and two more at the 3:36 mark gave Florida State a 55-50 lead...was a perfect four of four inside of the last minutes to help the Seminoles secure the win...two of two from the line with 58 seconds remaining put Florida State up 64-57...two more free throws with 14 seconds left to be played put Florida State up 69-63 and sealed the victory...two assists - one in the first half came on a 3-point shot by Ian Miller and one in the second half came on a lay-up by Montay Brandon accounted directly for five more points to bring his total to 19 in the game...(vs. Syracuse): Scored 14 points and pulled down two rebounds in Florida State's only game of the season against NCAA Tournament participant Syracuse...was a perfect six of six from the free throw line (1.000 percent) and was credited with two rebounds, one assists and one steal in the 74-58 win by Syracuse over Florida State (March 9)...(vs. Virginia): Averaged 12.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 2.0 assists in three games against ACC Champion and NCAA Tournament participant Virginia...made nine of 11 free throws (.818 percent) and had seven of the Seminoles' 11 steals in the three game series against the Cavaliers...the Cavaliers won in Tallahassee, in Charlottesville and in Greensboro in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament...scored nine points and pulled down six rebounds as Virginia defeated Florida State, 62-50, at the Donald L. Tucker in Tallahassee (Jan. 4) in the ACC season opener for both teams...shot 50 percent (four of eight) from the field and was credited with one assist and one steal in 34 minutes played off of the bench...only two points in the first half as Florida State trailed 30-17 at halftime but scored seven points as the Seminoles outscored the Cavaliers by a 33-32 margin over the course of the final 20 minutes of playing time...scored a team-high tying 15 points to go along with five rebounds and an ACC career-high tying four assists in Virginia's 78-66 win over Florida State at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville (Jan. 18)...marked the first of nine times he would score at least 15 points in an ACC game during his sophomore season...was a perfect eight of eight (1.000 percent) from the free throw line for the game as he scored more than half of his points (eight of 15, .533 percent) from the line in the ACC road game...led the Seminoles with four assists (two in both halves) as he totaled four assists in an ACC game for the second of three times in his career...scored 13 points and added his ACC career high of five steals against Virginia in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament...was six of 12 from the field (.500 percent) in 39 minutes played in a starters role as Virginia advanced to the semifinals with a 64-51 win at the Greensboro Coliseum (March 14)...scored six points and totaled three steals (which led directly to six Florida State points) in the first half and added seven points and two steals (which led directly to five Florida State points) in the second half...(vs. Virginia Tech): led Florida State with 24 points, three rebounds and three assists in Florida State's only game of the season against Virginia Tech...Florida State defeated the Hokies, 70-50, in Tallahassee (Feb. 5)...enjoyed the best shooting game of his career as he made a single game career-high six 3-point shots (six of eight, .750 percent) and was a perfect four of four from the free throw line (1.000 percent)...his six 3-point shots are tied for the 13th best single game effort and the eighth best ACC games only shooting effort in school history...was on fire early and often from the bonusphere...his first 3-point shot came at the 17:28 mark of the first half and proved to be the game-winning basket as it gave Florida State a 5-4 leads the never relinquished during the remaining 37 minutes of the game...his second 3-point shot of the first half came at the 6:01 mark and gave the Seminoles at 22-15 lead...made four long range shots in the final 20 minutes of play...put Florida State up 42-30 at the 13:34 mark with his third three, put Florida State up by 12 at the 12:39 of the second half with his fourth three, added a fifth on 43 seconds later at the 11:56 mark to put Florida State up 48-33, tickled the twine a sixth time at the 10:03 mark to put the Seminoles up 53-35...also added a second half dunk and was a perfect four of four from the free throw line (all in the second half) as he scored at least 24 points for the second of four times in his career...(vs. Wake Forest): Scored the first double double of his career with 19 points and 14 rebounds in Florida State's only game of the season against Wake Forest...was the most outstanding player in the game as he established career highs for defensive rebounds (10) and total rebounds (14) while making seven field goals and five free throws...he also totaled a game-high tying and team-high three assists and a game-high four steals...led Florida State back from a 16-point first half deficit to lead the Seminoles to the 67-60 win at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem (Feb. 15)...took the game over in the in the second half with 12 points, eight rebounds, two assists and three steals...after trailing by 16 points with 8:16 remaining in the first half, Florida State outscored the Demon Deacons by a 52-36 margin in the final 28 minutes of the game...scored 16 of his 19 points after Wake Forest put itself up 24-8 in the first half...ended the first half with four points in the final 4:06 to draw Florida State to within six at 29-23 at halftime...a natural three-point play at the 13:38 mark on a lay-up and the ensuing free throw shot drew Florida State to within three at 37-34...scored what proved to be the game winning basket on a lay-up at the 9:43 mark to give Florida State a 43-41 lead - capping a 35-17 run for Florida State after the Seminoles trailed by a 24-8 deficit in the first half...Florida State outscored Wake Forest by a 44-31 margin in the second half to gain the ACC road win...(vs. Florida): Scored 12 points, pulled down four rebounds and was credited with two steals in Florida State's only game of the season against NCAA Tournament participant Florida...the Gators escaped with a one point victory (67-66) at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville (Nov. 29)...Florida State rallied from as many as nine points down in the second half only to the tie the game but lost on a free throw by Dorian Finney-Smith with one second remaining in the game...scored four first half points and totaled eight in the second half as Florida State mounted a comeback to take the lead with 2:29 left in the game...scored all eight of his second half points in the final 5:42 of the game to key the Seminoles' comeback run...a jumper at the 5:42 mark drew Florida State to within seven at 56-49...two free throws at 3:58 mark cut into the deficit even more and made the score 58-53 - only a five point deficit...two more free throws at the 2:44 mark made the score 63-57 in favor of the Gators...a lay-up with 1:38 remaining cut the deficit to two at 63-61 and an assist on a 3-point shot by Ian Miller cut the deficit to one at 65-64 with 1:10 left to play...two free throw shots by Miller tied the game at 66-66 with 27 seconds left but Finney-Smith won the game with one tick remaining on the clock...(In Three Games During the Puerto Rico Tip-Off): Averaged 8.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.7 steals in three games in the 2013 Puerto Rico Tip-Off in San Juan, Puerto Rico...averaged 30.3 minutes played per game as one of four Seminoles to average 30 or more minutes played per game as Florida State defeated No. 10 VCU and Northeastern and lost in overtime to No. 13 Michigan...second on the team in assists with eight and tied for the team lead in steals with eight as Florida State finished in third place in the eight team tournament...(vs. VCU): Totaled seven points, five rebounds and a career-high five assists as Florida State defeated No. 10 VCU in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off...Florida State led by as many as 30 points in topping the No. 10 ranked Rams by a 85-67 score (Nov. 21)...team high five assists came as the Seminoles made 53.7 percent of their field goal attempts and outscored VCU in both halves of the game...four first half points and two first half assists bounced the Seminoles to as much as a 17 point first half lead and a 48-36 halftime advantage...three second half points gave Florida State a continued advantage and a 37-31 scoring advantage in taking the lopsided victory...(vs. Michigan): Totaled two points, two rebounds and two steals against No. 13 Michigan in the second round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off...No. 13 Michigan rallied from as many as 16 down in the second half to top the Seminoles, 82-80, at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente (Nov. 22)...his two points came in the first half as Florida State built a 37-27 lead...was saddled with three quick fouls in the early part of the second half...(vs. Northeastern): Scored a team-high 16 points against Northeastern in the third round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off...also added four rebounds, four steals and two assists as Florida State rallied to defeat the Huskies, 62-60, in the third place game of the event (Nov. 24)...totaled eight points in both halves with his eight points in the second half proving crucial in the Seminoles' winning effort...began the second half for the Seminoles with a natural three-point play to draw the Seminoles to within 32-31 with just 1:14 elapsed in the second half after Florida State went into the locker room trailing by a 29-28 margin at halftime...Florida State took the lead early in the second half as they outscored the Huskies by a 13-9 margin in the first six minutes of the first half...two free throws at the 13:32 mark by Thomas extended the Seminoles' lead to 43-39...Florida State won the game on a short jumper by Devon Bookert with 0.5 seconds remaining the game...(In Four Games During The NIT): Averaged a team-leading 18.0 points and 6.3 rebounds in four games during the NIT as the Seminoles advanced to the semifinals of the event and played in the famed Madison Square Garden in New York City...shot the ball well as he made a team-leading 24 field goals (24 of 50, .480 percent) and made six of 15 shots from the 3-point line (.400 percent)...averaged 38.2 minutes played in the four games in the event...(vs. Florida Gulf Coast): scored a game-high 22 points in Florida State victory over Florida Gulf Coast in the first round of the NIT...helped the Seminoles rally from as much as a six-point deficit in the second half to win the game 58-53 in Tallahassee at the Donald L. Tucker Center (March 18)...played all 40 minutes and was credited with four rebounds, one assist and one steal in the victory...scored 14 of his 22 points in the second half to lead the Seminoles to the win over the Eagles...scored all 14 of his second half points as Florida State roared back from a 34-28 deficit with 14:13 left in the game...scored 14 of Florida State's 30 points that keyed the Seminoles to the win...began his scoring streak with a dunk at the 12:48 mark to pull Florida State to within three at 37-34...closed the gap to one on a lay-up at the 12:11 mark to make the score 37-36...a 3-point shot at the 11:04 mark tied the game at 39-39 and two free throws 57 seconds later tied the game again at 41-41...put Florida State up by a 44-43 margin on a 3-point shot at the 8:20 mark and put the Seminoles up by one at the 7:37 mark at 46-45 with two of two free throws made...his 11-point steak was part of a 24-16 game-ending run that lifted the Seminoles into the second round of the NIT...(vs. Georgetown): Totaled a career-high tying and game-high 26 points to go along with six rebounds and two assists in 38 minutes played Florida State's 101-90 victory over Georgetown in Tallahassee (March 24)...was nearly unstoppable from the field as he made eight of 10 field goals (.800 percent), eight of 10 free throws (.800 percent) and two of three 3-point shots (.667 percent)...totaled 16 points in the first half to boost Florida State to a 48-35 halftime lead and 10 points in the second half as Florida State reached their second highest point total of the season in advancing to the quarterfinals of the NIT...his 16 first half points allowed Florida State to take a 13-point first half lead...(vs. Louisiana Tech): Totaled a near double double of 21 points and nine rebounds as Florida State defeated Louisiana Tech to advance to the semifinals of the NIT...the Seminoles defeated the Bulldogs, 78-75, in Tallahassee at the Donald L. Tucker Center (March 26)...his 21 points ranked as a game-high and marked the career-high third consecutive game the Seminoles' star had scored 20 points or more...made a game-high eight field goals, two 3-point field goals and three free throws in leading the Seminoles in scoring for the 14th time during his sophomore season...did his offensive damage in the second half as he scored 14 of his 21 points to will the Seminoles to the victory...scored eight of his 14 second half points in the final 10 minutes of the game as the Seminoles and Bulldogs battled for the victory...showed his will and toughness in the final five minutes with five points to help the Seminoles hold onto the lead...two free throws at the 4:46 mark of the second half gave Florida State a 67-64 lead while a lay-up 35 seconds later at the 4:11 mark gave the Seminoles a 59-64 advantage...one of two free throws with 32 seconds left put Florida State up 77-70 and effectively shut the door on the Bulldogs...(vs. Minnesota): Totaled three points and six rebounds in Florida State's 67-64 overtime loss to Minnesota in the NIT semifinals at Madison Square Garden in New York City (April 1)...

AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Averaged 6.0 points (fifth on the team), 2.4 rebounds (fifth), 1.1 assists (fifth) and 0.6 steals (fifth) while playing in all 34 games and starting 12 during his first season as a Seminole...his 12 starts ranked sixth on the team and second among Florida State's freshmen (behind only Montay Brandon's 22 starts)...started the final 11 games of the season (February 13 against Miami through March 19 against Louisiana Tech) and returns as a sophomore as one of the Seminoles four starters...named the ACC Rookie of the Week on December 24, 2012 for his performances against Louisiana Monroe and Charlotte as he averaged 17.0 points and 4.5 rebounds while shooting .500 from the field (11 of 22) and .857 from the free throw line (12 of 14) in 68 total minutes (34.0 mpg) in helping the Seminoles to two wins during the week...Thomas made the first start of his career (in Florida State's win over Louisiana Monroe), made seven consecutive free throws and scored 22 of his 34 points (65 percent) for the week in the second halves of the Seminoles' two wins which raised their record to 7-4...averaged 18.6 minutes played per game (seventh on the team) and played in double figure minutes in 32 of 34 games with his career high of 36 minutes played coming in Florida State's win over Charlotte (Dec. 22)...it was against Charlotte that he scored his career high of 17 points, made his career high of seven free throws and attempted his career high of nine free throws as he helped the Seminoles rally from as many as seven down to defeat the 49ers at the Times Warner Cable Arena - the home to the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats...scored 13 of his career-high 17 points in the second half with five points coming on free throws...put the final nail in the coffin for the Seminoles with a free throw with three seconds remaining in the game that forced Charlotte to take a well-defended 3-point shot as Florida State won 79-76...Thomas started the second half against Charlotte, played all 20 minutes, was charged with only one turnover and totaled one blocked shot and one steal as Florida State gained the come-from-behind win over the previously once-beaten 49ers...also scored 17 points in Florida State's win over Louisiana Monroe as he made his career high of six field goals, attempted his career high of 12 field goals, was a career-high tying 1.000 percent (five of five) from the free throw line, pulled down a career-high tying four defensive rebounds and earned a career-high tying six total rebounds in the Seminoles' win over the War Hawks...double figure scoring in six games including three consecutive games against Maine (Dec. 9, 15 points), Louisiana Monroe (Dec. 17, 17 points) and Charlotte (Dec. 22, 17 points) as he averaged 16.3 points (second on the team), 4.7 rebounds and 30.7 minutes while shooting .900 from the free throw line during the three-game stretch...Florida State was 3-0 during the stretch with an average winning margin of 16.7 points per game...scored in double figures in the second game of his career as he totaled 10 points in the Seminoles' win over Buffalo (Nov. 12) in the second round of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic in Tallahassee...double figure scoring came twice in ACC play - his ACC career high of 14 points against Duke (Feb. 2) and at Virginia Tech (Feb. 24)...Florida State's fourth leading scorer in the Seminoles' 16 non-conference game with a 7.2 points per game scoring average - 1.2 points per game more than he averaged for the entire season...shot .821 percent from the free throw line (32 of 39) in the Seminoles' 16 non-conference games with a six of six performance (1.000 percent) coming against Maine and a five of five performance (1.000 percent) coming in the Seminoles' victory over Louisiana Monroe...shot .700 percent from the free throw line as a freshman to rank as one of only six Seminoles to shoot .700 percent or better from the free throw line during the 2012-13 season...averaged more than one assist per game with 38 assists in 34 games played - he was one of only five Seminoles with more than 35 assists during the season....his career high of four assists came in his ACC debut on the road at Clemson (Jan. 5) while multiple assists came in 11 different games as a freshman...fifth on the team in steals with his career high of three steals in the Seminoles' win over Tulsa in the Orange Bowl Classic (Dec. 29)...his ACC career high of two steals came in Florida State's win at Maryland (Jan. 9) and against both NC State (Feb. 19) and North Carolina (March 3) on the road in ACC play...one of six Seminoles with at least 10 blocked shots (10, 0.3 bpg)...(vs. Boston College): Scored six points and was credited with two assists in the Seminoles' only game of the season against Boston College...totaled four points in the first half as Florida State jumped to as much as a 12-point first half lead and a 31-26 lead at the intermission as the Seminoles defeated the Eagles, 69-66, in Tallahassee (Feb. 16)...was two of two from the free throw line at the 18:21 mark of the second half to give the Seminoles a 33-31 lead...the Seminoles never fell behind after Thomas made his two free throws...(vs. Clemson): Averaged 4.7 points, 2.5 assists and 1.3 rebounds in three games against Clemson during his freshman season...the Seminoles played Clemson three times - and defeated the Tigers three times for the first time in school history with wins at Clemson, at Tallahassee and in the first round of the ACC Tournament in Greensboro...scored four points and was credited with a career-high four assists in his ACC debut against Clemson...helped Florida State open its ACC season with a 71-66 win on the road at Clemson (Jan. 5)...was two of three from the field in 10 minutes of play in helping the Seminoles improve to 1-0 in ACC play...hit a running left-handed floater with 3:32 remaining in the first half to give the Seminoles a 34-20 lead on their way to a 38-25 halftime lead...a finger roll lay-up with 9:01 left in the game gave Florida State a 53-47 lead...though the Seminoles led most of the game, his points proved important as Clemson rallied to get within three with under one minute to play in the game...his four assists led directly to 10 points with six coming on first half 3-point shots by Ian Miller and Okaro White...totaled five points, two rebounds and one assist in Florida State's 60-57 win over Clemson in Tallahassee (Jan. 24)...scored three of his five points in the first half as Florida State battled to stay with the Tigers and totaled two points on one basket as the Seminoles hung around throughout the final 20 minutes and seized the win on a buzzer-beating, game-winning 3-point shot by Michael Snaer...his first half 3-point shot gave Florida State a 16-13 lead at the 7:36 mark...the Tigers, though, closed the half on a 16-5 run to take a 29-21 lead at the intermission...his second half points came on a lay-up at the 11:01 mark that cut the Seminoles' deficit to eight at 44-36 and began a game-ending 26-13 run that gave the Seminoles the win...the Seminoles chipped away at the Tigers lead and scored the final six points of the game - a 3-point shot by Devon Bookert with 44 seconds remaining to tie the game at 57-57 and then Snaer's second of four game-winners to win the game at the buzzer from the right elbow...totaled five points and one rebound in 13 minutes as a starter in the Seminoles 73-69 win over Clemson in the first round of the ACC Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum (March 14)...all five points came in the first half and helped the Seminoles stay with the Tigers who took a 35-30 lead into the locker room at the intermission...four minutes of playing time in the second half as Florida State rallied to gain the advantage and the win...(vs. Duke): Scored a team-leading 14 points and was credited with two assists in the Seminoles' only game of the season against NCAA Tournament participant Duke...marked the first time in his career that he has led the Seminoles in scoring during a game...shot the ball well as he finished four of seven from the field (.571 percent) and was a perfect five of five from the free throw line (1.000 percent) in ranking as Florida State's only double figure scorer against the Blue Devils...the Blue Devils made 11 3-point shots in taking the 79-60 win in Tallahassee (Feb. 2)...(vs. Georgia Tech): Scored six points and added one rebound in 20 minutes of play in the Seminoles' only game of the season against Georgia Tech...was a perfect three of three from the field in scoring his six points against the Yellow Jackets as the Seminoles took the 56-54 win in Atlanta in another of Michael Snaer's buzzer-beating, game-winning shots - this time a lay-up at the buzzer - to give Florida State the win...two first half points on a jumper that gave Florida State a 15-4 lead with 11:32 remaining before halftime...though the Seminoles led by as many as 13 in the first half, it was the Yellow Jackets who led the game at halftime, 27-26...aided in Florida State's rally with four second half points including a lay-up at the 12:46 mark to draw the Seminoles to within 38-36 and another lay-up that gave Florida State a 43-39 lead with 8:06 left in the game...the Seminoles and the Jackets traded baskets before Mfon Udofia tied the game at 54-54 on a 3-point shot with 1:02 left to be played - Udofia's shot set the stage for Snaer's heroics and third of four game-winning shots during his senior season...(vs. Maryland): Averaged 4.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists in two games against NIT participant Maryland...the Seminoles took victories over the Terps in both College Park and Tallahassee...scored seven points, pulled down three rebounds and was credited with one steal as the Seminoles rallied to win, 65-62, in College Park (Jan. 9)...the Seminoles rallied by as many as 12 down in the first half, trailed by nine (36-27) at halftime and outscored Maryland 38-26 in the second half to take the victory on the road and raise their ACC record to 2-0 (with two road wins at Clemson and at Maryland)...three points within 17 seconds of each other on a free throw at the 12:05 mark and a lay-up at the 11:48 mark pulled Florida State to within one at the 16:15 mark in the first half...a jumper at the 14:15 mark of the second half drew Florida State within six at 43-37 before the Okaro White show began...the Seminole star totaled 15 consecutive points for Florida State as the Seminoles went from one down with nine minutes remaining to six up with 2:30 remaining to earning the win on the road as Michael Snaer blocked a potential game-winning 3-point shot by Seth Allen to seal the victory...scored two points, pulled down three rebounds and was credited with two assists in Florida State's 73-71 win over Maryland in Tallahassee (Jan. 30)...his lone basket pulled Florida State to within one at 48-47 with 12:31 remaining in the game...the Terps accelerated and took as much as a seven point lead down the stretch before Michael Snaer put on his Superman cape and drilled his second of four buzzer-beating, game-winning shots - this time a 3-pointer - to give Florida State the improbable 73-71 win...(vs. Miami): Averaged 4.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in two games against NCAA Tournament participant and ACC Champion Miami...scored six points on three of nine shooting from the field as Florida State fell at Miami, 71-47, in Coral Gables (Jan. 27)...scored four first half points and two in the second half as the Seminoles chased the Hurricanes throughout the game...scored two points, pulled down two rebounds and was credited with two assists in 25 minutes of playing time in his first game as a full-time starter as Florida State played host to Miami in Tallahassee...the Hurricanes took a 74-68 win (Feb. 13)...two first half points as Miami took a 38-30 halftime lead...earned 12 minutes of playing time as the Seminoles outscore the No. 3 ranked Hurricanes 38-36 over the final 20 minutes of the game...(vs. North Carolina): Averaged 4.7 points, 1.5 assists and 1.3 rebounds in three games against NCAA Tournament participant North Carolina...the Seminoles played the Tar Heels three times during the regular season with games in Tallahassee, Chapel Hill and in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Tournament in Greensboro, N.C. ...scored six points and was credited with one assist in 12 minutes of play as the Tar Heels rallied to win 77-72 in Tallahassee (Jan. 12)...scored his six points on a career-high two made 3-point shots to mark one of seven games in which he made at least one 3-point field goal...a first half 3-point shot tied the game at 31-31 with 1:20 left to play before intermission...the Tar Heels, though, took a 33-31 lead at the intermission...a second half 3-point shot gave Florida State a 55-51 lead with 11:57 remaining in the game...the Seminoles held a 72-69 lead with 4:16 left in the game before the Tar Heels scored the final eight points of the game to take the win...totaled zero points and two assists in 18 minutes of playing time as North Carolina defeated the Seminoles, 79-58, in Chapel Hill (March 3)...a starter against the Tar Heels for the sixth consecutive game...scored eight points and pulled down four rebounds as Florida State fell to North Carolina, 83-62, in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum (March 15)...four points in both halves as the Seminoles worked to rally from behind throughout the game...(vs. NC State): Averaged 6.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant NC State...tied for the team lead in steals with three (tied with Ian Miller) as the two teams split the two game season-series with both teams winning at home...scored nine points and added an ACC career high tying five rebounds as Florida State traveled to play at NC State...the Wolfpack won, 84-66, at the PNC Bank Arena (Feb. 19)...his team-leading five rebounds marked the first time in his career that he led the Seminoles in rebounding in a single game...scored three points on three of four free throws in the Seminoles' 71-67 win over NC State in Tallahassee (March 9)...was a perfect two of two from the free throw line early in the first half to tie the game at the 17:07 mark at 2-2...made one of two free throws with 19 seconds remaining in the game to give the Seminoles a 68-66 lead...the Wolfpack had drawn back into the game and were within one point before Thomas pushed the Seminoles' lead back out to two...his free throw helped the Seminoles end the game in a 4-1 run and allowed Florida State to close out the regular season with a 9-9 record to mark the school record fifth consecutive season Florida State had finished with a .500 or better record in conference play...(vs. Virginia): Averaged 1.0 point and 1.5 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Virginia...helped the Seminoles earn a regular season split with the Cavaliers as both teams won on their home court with Virginia winning in Charlottesville and the Seminoles winning in Tallahassee...scored two points and pulled down two rebounds as Florida State traveled to play at Virginia...the Cavaliers won the home game 56-36 (Jan. 19)...earned 17 minutes of playing time in the ACC road game...totaled zero points, one assist, one blocked shot and one steal as Florida State defeated Virginia, 53-51, at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee...his assist came in the second half on a 3-point shot by Michael Snaer which gave Florida State a 36-37 lead at the 17:30 mark, while his steal led directly to a Snaer lay-up and a 35-27 Florida State lead only 40 seconds later...Snaer won the game on a buzzer-beating, game-winning lay-up with 4.4 seconds left in the game - his fourth late game, game winning shot of the season...(vs. Virginia Tech): Scored 10 points to go along with three rebounds, two assists and one steal in Florida State's only game of the season against Virginia Tech...the Hokies won the game, 80-70, in Blacksburg (Feb. 24)...was one of three Seminoles in double figure scoring as he scored in double figures for the second time in his career in an ACC game...scored nine of his 10 points in the second half as the Seminoles worked to get back into the game after trailing by a 28-26 margin at halftime...(vs. Wake Forest): Averaged 3.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in two games against Wake Forest...scored zero points and pulled down zero rebounds in four minutes of playing time as the Seminoles fell, 71-46, on the road at Winston-Salem (Feb. 9)...was the final game of the season in which he appeared as a reserve as he moved into the starting line-up for the Seminoles' next game at Miami...totaled seven points and his ACC career high tying total of five rebounds as Florida State defeated Wake Forest, 76-62, in Tallahassee at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Feb. 26)...earned 25 minutes of playing time as a starter in the win for the Seminoles...all seven of his points came in the first half as Florida State jumped out to as much as an 11 point lead and led 40-34 at the intermission...a lay-up at the 15:06 mark gave the Seminoles a 12-5 lead while a 3-point shot at the 6:37 mark increased Florida State's lead to 29-18...added two free throws at the 3:58 mark to push the Seminoles lead back to a comfortable six (33-27) after the Demon Deacons had closed to as few as four...helped the Seminoles push the lead back out to six on a bucket by Boris Bojanovsky at the buzzer to end the first half...11 minutes of playing time as Florida State increased their lead to as many as 21 and won by 14...his career high of four defensive rebounds came in four games as a freshman including in the Seminoles' win over the Demon Deacons in Tallahassee...(vs. Florida): Scored five points and pulled down three rebounds in 10 minutes of play as Florida State faced NCAA Tournament Florida participant for the only time during the regular season...the Gators won, 72-47, in Tallahassee...scored all five of his points in the second half as Florida State worked itself back into the game after trailing at the half...(vs. Louisiana Tech in the NIT): Scored four points and blocked his career high of two shots in Florida State's game against Louisiana Tech in the first round of the NIT...two of his points came as he was perfect from the free throw line against the Bulldogs...the Bulldogs advanced to the second round of the NIT with a 71-66 victory over the Seminoles in Tallahassee (March 19)...(In Four Games During the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic): Averaged 6.0 points and 1.8 rebounds in four games during the prestigious Coaches vs. Cancer Classic in helping lead the Seminoles to the tournament championship...shot the ball very well as he made 10 of his 19 field goal attempts (.526 percent) as Florida State outscored its opponents by an average of 11.8 points per game in winning the championship...(vs. South Alabama): Scored six points and pulled down two rebounds in 10 minutes of playing time in his career debut against South Alabama in the first round of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic...the Jaguars defeated the Seminoles, 71-67, in Tallahassee (Nov. 9)...scored four points in the first half as the Seminoles battled the Jaguars in the season opener for both teams...(vs. Buffalo): Scored 10 points, pulled down three rebounds, was credited with two assists and one steal as Florida State defeated Buffalo in the second round of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic...marked the first of six times that he scored in double figures during his freshman season...four points in the first half as Florida State jumped to a 47-30 lead at the halftime break...scored six points in the second half as Florida State pushed its lead to as many as 27 and won 95-68 in Tallahassee (Nov. 12)...(vs. BYU): Scored six points in 14 minutes of play as Florida State defeated BYU in the semifinals of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... the Seminoles never trailed in the game as they won 88-70 to advance to the championship finals of the event...three first half points as Florida State built a 44-35 halftime lead...three second half points as the Seminoles pushed their lead to as many as 27 and won the game by 18...(vs. Saint Joseph's): Scored two points in five minutes of playing time as Florida State defeated Saint Joseph's, 73-66, in the championship game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... helped the Seminoles rally back to win the game after leading by as many as nine in the first half and trailing by as many as four in the second half...his basket came on a lay-up at the 6:56 mark of the second half and gave the Seminoles a 59-55 lead...

AT BREWSTER ACADEMY (2012): Graduated from Brewster Academy in 2012...led Brewster to the No. 1 national ranking by Sports Illustrated in 2012...averaged 17.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game in his only season at Brewster...led the Bobcats to a 33-1 record and the national championship...the national championship was decided on the court at the National Prep Tounament... scored 19 points in a 78-74 victory over Notre Dame Prep in the quarterfinals of the National Prep Tournament in March of 2012...led Brewster to the National Prep Tournament Championship with an 87-76 win over Hargrave Military Academy... best performance of the season came as he scored a game high 23 points to lead Brewster over the Tilton School in a game that was nationally televised by ESPN...Brewster won, 57-53, in the game that was played at Springfield College...sealed the win with a steal with 13 seconds remaining in the game that led directly to a Brewster basket and an insurmountable 55-51 advantage...scored 19 points as Brewster defeated Nerlens Noel and Tilton for a third time and completed the three game sweep of the Bobcats in late February...Tilton was led by Nerlens Noel who was considered to be one of the nation's top recruits...Noel was the No., 1 overall selection in the 2013 NBA Draft...scored his prep school career high of 36 points against No. 22 Notre Dame Prep during the regular season...named to the 2012 Hoophall Classic All-Tournament Team in leading Brewster to the team championship...earned All Northeast Prep School Athletic Conference Second-Team Honors in leading Brewster to the Lakes Region League Championship in 2012...was one of seven Division I signees from Brewster in 2012...Brewster is located in Wolfeboro, N.H...

AT WITHROW: Graduated from Cincinnati's Withrow High School in 2011...averaged a team leading 22.0 points per game as a senior...earned All-Southwest District Second Team honors...a Division I All-Area First Team selection as a senior by the Cincinnati Enquirer...a finalist for the Mr. Basketball Honors in the State of Ohio...led Withrow to the District Championship with a game-high 25 points in an 80-70 win over Troy...a double double of 24 points and 10 rebounds in a 48-35 playoff win over Harrsion...totaled a double double of 30 points, 10 rebounds and four assists as Withrow defeated Detroit Pershing, 83-71, in the Motor City Roundball Classic...scored 23 points to lead Withrow over Michigan East Grand Rapids for their second straight win in the Motor City Roundball Classic...named to the All-Tournament team at the Flyin' To The Hoop Classic in Dayton, Ohio in January of 2011...led Withrow to the state playoffs where they fell to Moeller High School...

AT AIKEN: Attended Cincinnati's Aiken High School as a junior...averaged 22.1 points and 7.3 rebounds and was named the Cincinnati Metro Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a junior...the No. 1 ranked player in the city of Cincinnati by Hoopniks.com...was Aiken's leading scorer...an All-Area First Team selection as a junior by the Cincinnati Enquirer...shot 56 percent from the field, 82 percent from the free throw line and scored 30 points or more in four different games...ranked second in the city of Cincinnati in scoring and led his team to the state tournament...averaged 15.0 points scored per game as a sophomore at Western Hills High School in Cincinnati...totaled 28 points in a single game in the 2010 adidas May Classic.

PERSONAL: Born December 3, 1991...Aaron is the son of Katrina Thomas and Dion McBride...his AAU coach, Ozzie Davis, is a very important mentor in his life...named a John Brewster Scholar during every grading period during his year at Brewster...the honor of being named a Brewster Scholar is the highest academic recognition a student at Brewster can achieve...selected Florida State over Ohio State, Clemson, Nebraska, Purdue, Cincinnati, Georgia and Louisville...

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