Thomas Makes Early Verbal
Jevon Thomas
Jevon Thomas
Recruiting Analyst
Posted Oct 27, 2010


Just a couple days after Ryan Arciadacono popped for Villanova, another 2012 lead guard from the northeast made his college choice.

Steve Lavin has made it clear that he is looking to keep some of the best prospects in New York home. On Wednesday he was able to pick up another on.

Jevon Thomas, a 5-foot-10 lead guard, gave Lavin and St. John's a verbal pledge. New York Gauchos coach Casey Williams confirmed the news.

"He just said it was his dream school," Williams told Scout.com. "It's close to his sister and his brother. They needed point guard help and St. Johns is back."

According to Williams, Villanova, Georgia Tech and Florida were also under consideration for the 2012 prospect, but at the end of the day there was only one school on Thomas' mind.

"But it was really Saint Johns all the way," Williams said.

So what is St. John's getting?

"Jevon is great," Williams said. "He's a great leader he gets out in transition. He makes everybody around him better. He's pass first and he just leads. He's a better scorer than people think he is. He fits with the pieces St. Johns has now."

Thomas is St. John's first verbal commitment in the 2012 class.


Related Stories
Flyin to the Hoop: Day One
 -by ScoutHoops.com  Jan 16, 2011
Flyin to the Hoop: Day Two
 -by ScoutHoops.com  Jan 17, 2011
Reebok Breakout: 2012 Standouts
 -by ScoutHoops.com  Jul 6, 2011

Contact Evan Daniels
for Media requests at:
edaniels@scout.com
MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from ScoutHoops.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
PG Jevon Thomas (profile)
[View My HotList]