Leo Thomas

Number12
ClassJr.
PositionG
Height5-8
Weight150
HometownLakewood, Calif.
Prev. SchoolCerritos JC

Statistics

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Season  GP-GS  Min--Avg  FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA   Pct  FT-FTA   Pct  Off Def  Tot  Avg  PF FO   A  TO Blk Stl  Pts  Avg
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2007-08 27-3   483 17.9  47-118  .398  13-40   .325  41-61   .672    9  37   46  1.7  41  0  34  33   1  15  148  5.5
2006-07 25-0   260 10.4  15-46   .326   7-25   .280   8-17   .471    3  14   17  0.7  30  0  17  17   0   8   45  1.8
2005-06  22-8  358 16.3  20-73   .274   8-27   .296  17-23   .739    9  19   28  1.3  45  0  29  43   0   9   65  3.0

Notes:

2007-08: Played in all 27 games and started in three ... was fifth on the team in assists (34) ... averaged 5.5 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game this season ... had a career-high 16 points against Chadron State on Feb. 21 ... posted a career-high five rebounds on two occasions ... tied his career-high four assists against Oklahoma Panhandle on Nov. 23.

2006-07: Played in 25 games ... Had a season total 45 points, 17 rebounds, 17 assists, and eight steals ... Had a season-high seven points on three separate occasions ... Tied his career-high with four assists against Carroll College on Nov. 24 ... Had a season-high four rebounds against Western N.M. on Jan. 4 ... Tied his career-high 2 steals against Colorado Mines on Feb. 17.

2005-06: Saw action in 22 games and started eight ... Also averaged 16.3 minutes per game ... Averaged 3.0 points and 1.3 assists per game ... Was sixth on the team in assists with 29 ... Scored a season-high 10 points against Air Force on Nov. 19.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Named first-team All-Moore League at Lakewood High School in Lakewood, Calif. ... Was named best defensive player, most improved player, best teammate, best free throw shooter, and sharp shooter ... Had 25 points, seven assists, and four rebounds in a tournament game ... First person in 10 years to be a four-year letterman at Lakewood ... Was used in a sixth-man role as a freshman at Cerritos Community College ... Named most improved player ... Awarded one of only three awards given at the college banquet as a freshman.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Communications ... Enjoys Listening to music, eating, playing basketball, hanging out, and spending time with his family ... Has two sisters and one brother ... Parents are Leo Ramon Thomas SR. and LaRae Neal.

Stories featuring Leo Thomas

February 23, 2008Fuller scores 32, but UCCS falls to Lopers in season finaleKEARNEY, Neb. -- Nic Fuller concluded his collegiate career with a 32-point effort Saturday, but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs couldn't make it a completely happy ending as the Mountain Lions lost 106-94 to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers at the Health and Sports Center.
February 21, 2008Ziemer, Thomas lead Mountain Lions to third consecutive victoryCHADRON, Neb. -- Freshman Abram Ziemer and senior Leo Thomas each posted new career scoring highs as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs won its third straight game, an 89-68 victory over the Chadron State Eagles Thursday evening at Armstrong Gym.
February 15, 2008'Next generation' comes up big as UCCS beats Colorado MinesGOLDEN -- Coming next season: Mountain Lions, the Next Generation. And University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fans got an exclusive sneak preview Friday evening at Lockridge Arena.
February 12, 2008UCCS sets school free throw record in defeat of RegisCOLORADO SPRINGS -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs sank six free throws in the final 1:06 Tuesday night to defeat the Regis Rangers 90-86 at the Lions' Den.
January 29, 2008Second-half surge lifts Regis past UCCSMaybe Kathie Lee could have helped, because the Mountain Lions couldn't slow down Regis over the final 14 minutes of Tuesday evening's game.
January 12, 2008Fort Lewis proves to be too much for UCCSDURANGO -- Nic Fuller had 14 points, five rebounds and four assists but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was soundly beaten 82-55 by the Fort Lewis Skyhawks Saturday at Whalen Athletic Center.
January 11, 2008Big second half turns Mesa State win into a routGRAND JUNCTION -- The Mesa State Mavericks shot 58.3 percent and forced 15 turnovers in the second half Friday evening, scoring 55 points in a 92-66 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
January 4, 2008Six in double figures equal a Mountain Lion winCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Six University of Colorado at Colorado Springs players scored in double figures as the Mountain Lions cruised to an 85-58 victory over the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys Friday evening at the Lions' Den.
December 1, 2007Foul fest snaps UCCS' four-game winning streakST. GEORGE, Utah -- Tomaul Hawkins scored 24 points but he and his University of Colorado at Colorado Springs teammates were unable to contain Kasey Winters, Ryan Sanchez and the Dixie State Rebels as the Mountain Lions suffered a 107-83 defeat Saturday at Burns Arena.
November 24, 2007UCCS tops CC, claims share of tournament titleCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Eric Davis scored a career-high 17 points on 7-for-7 shooting Saturday evening to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 78-68 win over the Colorado College Tigers and a share of the tournament title at the Hyatt Place Mountain Lion Classic.
November 23, 2007UCCS tops Panhandle State in home openerKyle Perkins and Tomaul Hawkins each had 24 points as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs overcame an 11-point second-half deficit to defeat the Oklahoma Panhandle State Aggies 88-81 Friday evening at the Lions' Den.
November 17, 2007UCCS, Fuller brush aside North DakotaALAMOSA -- Nic Fuller scored a career-high 34 points, plus added six assists and seven steals, to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 99-91 overtime victory over to North Dakota Fighting Sioux Saturday at Plachy Hall.
November 16, 2007Mountain Lions drop season opener 80-78 to West Texas A&MALAMOSA - Leo Thomas' layup with just two seconds left in the game corkscrewed out as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs droped its season opener 80-78 to the West Texas A&M Buffs Friday afternoon.
October 23, 20072007-08 Season PreviewAlthough he's entering just his second season at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, men's basketball coach Russ Caton knows more than his share about loss.
February 24, 2007UCCS men lock up playoff spot with winCOLORADO SPRINGS- Led by Bly McGuire's 20 points and 10 rebounds, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions won their school-record 16th game and wrapped up just their second Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoff berth with a 70-66 victory Saturday night over the Chadron State Eagles at the Lions' Den.
February 13, 2007UCCS drops sixth straightDENVER- Alex Potts hit a short jumper with 1.4 seconds remaining to left the Regis Rangers to a 78-75 victory Tuesday night at Regis Fieldhouse and season sweep of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
October 17, 2006Men's basketball season previewThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has long desired a strong, stable men's basketball program around which the campus community could rally. After 15 seasons and only one winning season, that desire has turned into a whim for many, like the treasured but unattainable bicycle behind the store window.
February 3, 2006UCCS suffers pointless lossDURANGO- It all seemed so, well, pointless.
December 10, 2005Career highs not enough to stop TigersDespite career highs from both Patrick Hannaway and Bryan Snyder the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was beaten 86-59 by the Fort Hays State Tigers Saturday night at the Lions' Den.
December 5, 2005Wyoming drops UCCS to 0-4Don Quixote has nothing on the Mountain Lions.
November 19, 2005Mountain Lions strafed by Air ForceThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had a learning experience Saturday at the Air Force Academy. The Mountain Lions learned from the Falcons that there is a difference between Division I and Division II basketball. UCCS also learned how effective precise execution and all-out hustle can be.
November 15, 2005Men's basketball drops openerThe Mountain Lions got a taste of the future Tuesday night, but ended up with a result of the past.
November 12, 2005UCCS impressive, but drops final exhibitionPatrick Hannaway took the inbounds pass with four seconds remaining. He went left to avoid one Denver defender, then sprinted right, across the midcourt stripe, to elude another pursuing guard. He deked 6-foot-11 center Yemi Nicholson then set himself to fire the tying 3-pointer against the Division I Pioneers.
November 5, 2005UCCS tops CC in exhibitionSure, it was only an exhibition game, but Mountain Lions basketball fans may want to allow themselves to start getting just a little excited
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