Thomas, who initially declared for the draft in early April, had one 12 months of collegiate eligibility remaining.
After consulting with my household and Coach Mac, I’ve made the choice to stay within the NBA Draft. I wish to thank everybody at Creighton for his or her unimaginable help the final Three yrs. It was an honor to play in my hometown in entrance of one of the best followers within the nation! #GoJays pic.twitter.com/1GbOO9t1sJ
— Khyri Thomas (@Khyri_2) Might 13, 2018
Thomas earned second-team All-Massive East honors after averaging 15.1 factors and four.four rebounds per sport on a Creighton workforce that went 21-12 final season. He was additionally named the convention’s 2018 Defensive Participant of the 12 months.
Thomas knocked down 40.6 % of his Three-point makes an attempt over his three-year profession at Creighton.
“I am thrilled for Khyri as he strikes on to the following stage of his profession,” Creighton coach Greg McDermott stated in a press launch. “His selfless strategy to the sport, optimistic angle and tireless work ethic has been a pleasure to be across the final three years. It has been an honor to be a part of his improvement throughout that point.”
Thomas is projected to be picked 23rd general by the Pacers in Sporting Information’ newest NBA mock draft.