Jarvis Thomas, Orono basketball star, picks Richard Pitino and Gophers

July 18, 2017 - Basketballs

In front of fans, friends and family Tuesday night during his high propagandize gym, Orono brazen Jarvis Thomas announced he would be staying home to play basketball for a Gophers.

But Thomas, a 6-foot-8, 220-pound senior, pronounced he knew after an unaccepted revisit to campus final month that he wanted to be a Gopher.

“The biggest reason we chose Minnesota is since we went on my visit, and it only felt right,” Thomas said.

On Sunday, Thomas called manager Richard Pitino to turn a member of a Gophers’ 2018 recruiting class, fasten Howard Pulley AAU teammate Daniel Oturu, a 6-10 core from Cretin-Derham Hall.

“He was hyped,” Thomas pronounced of their phone conversation. “He only kept saying, ‘I’m hyped. I’m hyped.’ He was only excited.”

Arguably a many bomb finisher in a state, Thomas valid in AAU play this summer that he was most some-more than only a fantastic dunker, improving his invulnerability and rebounding.

Jarvis Thomas spoke with reporters after announcing his joining to a University of Minnesota men's basketball team.