5 - J.J. Thomas
J.J. Thomas
Height: 6-6
Weight: 220
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Opelousas, LA
Position: Forward
EXP: 2V
Previous School: Louisiana Lafayette
gp 28
pts/g 2.8
fg % 40.3
3pt % 37.5
ft % 71.0
reb/g 2.2
a/g 0.5

2013-14 Season (RS Junior)
A starter in the last nine games where he has averaged 5.7 ppg (19-for-37 from the floor, .514) ... Scored a season-high eleven points in 27 minutes at Idaho (2/18/14) ... Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds at UC?Riverside (3/1/14).

2012-13 Season (Redshirted)
Redshirted after transferring from Louisiana Lafayette ... Will have two seasons of eligiblity starting in 2013-14

Louisiana Lafayette
Will have two seasons of eligiblity remaining at Cal State Northridge after sitting out the upcoming 2012-13 campaign because of NCAA transfer rules ... While at UL, played in 40 games (30 as a starter) in two seasons ... During his freshman season in 2010-11, Thomas led the team in scoring (11.3 ppg) to become the first UL freshman in ten years to garner All-Sun Belt Freshman of the Year honors, and all-league accolades ... His top scoring games included a career-high 28 points against South Alabama, 25 points against Western Kentucky, and 22 points againt Louisiana-Monroe ... His rebound-high included 16 boards against Arkansas-Little Rock ... In the last eleven games of the 2010-11 campaign, Thomas averaged 16.1 points and 7.1 rebounds per game ... His best rebounding game in his freshman season was 16 boards at Arkansas-Little Rock ... Topped the Ragin' Cajuns with 104 field goals in 2010-11 ... Registered a team-best six double-doubles and ranked second in rebounds at 6.2 boards per game ... Prior to the 2011-12 campaign, Thomas was picked as a pre-season all-conference selection ... Thomas ended the year with an 8.6 points and 5.5 rebounds per game average ... That included 20 points against Arkansas Staste, and 19 points and nine rebounds agianst Bowling Green ... Thomas helped the Ragin' Cajuns to a 27-11 record in two seasons in Sun Belt Conference play.

Scotlandville High School
Named the Class 5A Most Outstanding Player at Scotlandville High School in his senior season ... Earned first team all-state honors in 2010 after claiming the district championship ... Made the 2010 Orlando Sentinel's All-Southern team ... Averaged 24.2 points and 14.5 rebounds for the Class 5A runner-up Hornets ... Posted 25 points and 19 rebounds in a 55-54 loss to Brothern Martin in the Class 5A final ... A member of the National Honor Society ... A member of the track & field team. 

Matador Memo
Born March 24, 1992 in Opelousas, La. ... At only 7.5 square miles, Opelousas is the most densely populated incorporated city in Louisiana, located at the junction of Interstate 49 and U.S. Route 190 in the lower central section of the state of Louisiana ... Founded in 1720, Opelousas is Louisiana's third oldest city ... The city is known as "the spice capital of the world" and the center of zydeco music ... His full name is J-Jay Thomas ... Son of Nicole Austin and Cleveland Thomas ... Has four brothers (Nico, Gavin, Jashaan Chenier, Cleveland "Pancake" Jr.).

Recent Games
Feb 27 at Cal State Fullerton L, 82-81
Mar 1 at UC Riverside L, 106-105
Mar 6 Long Beach State W, 91-83
Mar 13 vs. Hawai'i W, 87-84
Mar 14 vs. Long Beach State W, 82-77
Mar 15 vs. Cal Poly L, 61-59
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 12
Games started 9 5
Minutes 321 145
Minutes per game 11.5 12.1
FG 27-67 14-30
FG Pct 40.3 46.7
3PT 3-8 2-4
3PT Pct 37.5 50.0
FT 22-31 13-17
FT Pct 71.0 76.5
Off rebounds 23 10
Def rebounds 38 18
Total rebounds 61 28
Rebounds per game 2.2 2.3
Personal fouls 66 32
Disqualifications 3 3
Assists 15 8
Turnovers 22 8
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 1.0
Steals 13 7
Blocks 3 1
Points 79 43
Points per game 2.8 3.6
Points per 40 min 9.8 11.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 1 Cal St. L.A. W, 82-67 - 17 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 4-4 100.0 9
Nov 8 Hope International W, 86-74 - 11 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 12 at Southern California L, 95-79 - 9 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Nov 16 at Fresno State L, 80-64 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 21 vs. Montana State W, 74-73 - 10 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 22 vs. Austin Peay W, 80-77 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 0
Nov 23 at Central Michigan L, 90-76 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 26 at Montana State L, 77-62 - 9 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 1 La Sierra W, 97-79 - 11 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Dec 3 Southern Utah W, 84-57 - 8 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 5 Seattle L, 58-53 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 20 at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi W, 67-66 - 3 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Dec 22 Idaho W, 79-69 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 27 Morgan St. W, 86-80 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Stephen F. Austin L, 74-67 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 2 at South Dakota L, 76-75 - 8 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 9 UC Davis W, 89-77 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 Hawai'i W, 79-78 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 at Cal Poly L, 62-52 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 UC Santa Barbara L, 79-69 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 at UC Irvine L, 72-66 - 7 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 25 at Long Beach State L, 76-62 - 11 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 30 UC Riverside W, 93-89 - 11 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Feb 1 at Hawai'i L, 77-63 - 8 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Feb 6 at UC Davis L, 90-86 - 11 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 3
Feb 8 Cal State Fullerton W, 92-83 - 16 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Feb 13 Cal Poly L, 62-55 - 7 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 15 at UC Santa Barbara W, 80-78 1 14 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 18 at Idaho L, 96-88 1 27 3-7 42.9 1-1 100.0 4-4 100.0 11
Feb 22 UC Irvine W, 81-75 1 20 2-3 66.7 1-1 100.0 3-4 75.0 8
Feb 27 at Cal State Fullerton L, 82-81 1 9 4-5 80.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 9
Mar 1 at UC Riverside L, 106-105 1 19 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Mar 6 Long Beach State W, 91-83 1 12 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 3
Mar 13 vs. Hawai'i W, 87-84 1 21 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Mar 14 vs. Long Beach State W, 82-77 1 18 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Mar 15 vs. Cal Poly L, 61-59 1 27 3-4 75.0 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 7
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 1 Cal St. L.A. W, 82-67 - 17 2 1 3 1 2 0.5 0 1 2 0
Nov 8 Hope International W, 86-74 - 11 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 0
Nov 12 at Southern California L, 95-79 - 9 2 0 2 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Nov 16 at Fresno State L, 80-64 - 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 21 vs. Montana State W, 74-73 - 10 1 0 1 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 0
Nov 22 vs. Austin Peay W, 80-77 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Nov 23 at Central Michigan L, 90-76 - 6 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 26 at Montana State L, 77-62 - 9 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 1 La Sierra W, 97-79 - 11 2 4 6 1 2 0.5 1 1 3 0
Dec 3 Southern Utah W, 84-57 - 8 1 3 4 1 0 - 0 0 4 0
Dec 5 Seattle L, 58-53 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 20 at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi W, 67-66 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Dec 22 Idaho W, 79-69 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 27 Morgan St. W, 86-80 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Stephen F. Austin L, 74-67 - 3 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 2 at South Dakota L, 76-75 - 8 1 3 4 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 0
Jan 9 UC Davis W, 89-77 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 Hawai'i W, 79-78 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 at Cal Poly L, 62-52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 UC Santa Barbara L, 79-69 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 at UC Irvine L, 72-66 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 25 at Long Beach State L, 76-62 - 11 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 1 1 4 0
Jan 30 UC Riverside W, 93-89 - 11 0 2 2 2 1 2.0 1 0 0 -
Feb 1 at Hawai'i L, 77-63 - 8 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 1 0 5 1
Feb 6 at UC Davis L, 90-86 - 11 0 2 2 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 8 Cal State Fullerton W, 92-83 - 16 1 3 4 2 0 - 0 0 4 -
Feb 13 Cal Poly L, 62-55 - 7 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 15 at UC Santa Barbara W, 80-78 1 14 0 2 2 1 0 - 1 0 3 -
Feb 18 at Idaho L, 96-88 1 27 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 2 1 3 -
Feb 22 UC Irvine W, 81-75 1 20 1 2 3 0 4 0.0 0 0 4 -
Feb 27 at Cal State Fullerton L, 82-81 1 9 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 5 1
Mar 1 at UC Riverside L, 106-105 1 19 4 3 7 0 1 0.0 3 0 5 1
Mar 6 Long Beach State W, 91-83 1 12 1 0 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Mar 13 vs. Hawai'i W, 87-84 1 21 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 -
Mar 14 vs. Long Beach State W, 82-77 1 18 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 3 -
Mar 15 vs. Cal Poly L, 61-59 1 27 3 2 5 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 28 9 11.5 1.0-2.4 40.3 0.1-0.3 37.5 0.8-1.1 71.0 2.8
Total 28 9 11.5 1.0-2.4 40.3 0.1-0.3 37.5 0.8-1.1 71.0 2.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 28 9 321 27-67 40.3 3-8 37.5 22-31 71.0 79
Total 28 9 321 27-67 40.3 3-8 37.5 22-31 71.0 79
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 28 9 11.5 0.8 1.4 2.2 2.4 0.1 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.1
Total 28 9 11.5 0.8 1.4 2.2 2.4 0.1 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 28 9 321 23 38 61 66 3 15 22 0.7 13 3
Total 28 9 321 23 38 61 66 3 15 22 0.7 13 3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 9 11.5 1.0-2.4 40.3 0.1-0.3 37.5 0.8-1.1 71.0 2.8
Conference 12 5 12.1 1.2-2.5 46.7 0.2-0.3 50.0 1.1-1.4 76.5 3.6
Exhibition 1 - 17.0 2.0-5.0 40.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 4.0-4.0 100.0 9.0

Home 8 2 12.0 0.9-1.9 46.7 0.1-0.2 50.0 1.0-1.4 72.7 2.9
Away 15 4 9.9 1.0-2.7 37.5 0.1-0.3 50.0 0.8-1.1 75.0 2.9
Neutral 5 3 15.4 1.0-2.4 41.7 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.4-0.8 50.0 2.4

Wins 13 5 12.0 0.8-2.2 35.7 0.1-0.2 33.3 0.8-1.2 62.5 2.4
Losses 15 4 11.0 1.1-2.6 43.6 0.1-0.3 40.0 0.8-1.0 80.0 3.2

November 7 - 7.1 0.3-1.7 16.7 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.1-0.4 33.3 0.7
December 4 - 6.2 0.5-1.5 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.0 50.0 1.5
January 4 - 9.2 0.2-1.0 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.0 100.0 1.5
February 8 4 14.0 1.6-3.2 50.0 0.4-0.5 75.0 1.5-2.0 75.0 5.1
March 5 5 19.4 1.8-3.8 47.4 0.0-0.6 0.0 0.6-0.8 75.0 4.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 9 321 27-67 40.3 3-8 37.5 22-31 71.0 79
Conference 12 5 145 14-30 46.7 2-4 50.0 13-17 76.5 43
Exhibition 1 - 17 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 4-4 100.0 9

Home 8 2 96 7-15 46.7 1-2 50.0 8-11 72.7 23
Away 15 4 148 15-40 37.5 2-4 50.0 12-16 75.0 44
Neutral 5 3 77 5-12 41.7 0-2 0.0 2-4 50.0 12

Wins 13 5 156 10-28 35.7 1-3 33.3 10-16 62.5 31
Losses 15 4 165 17-39 43.6 2-5 40.0 12-15 80.0 48

November 7 - 50 2-12 16.7 0-1 0.0 1-3 33.3 5
December 4 - 25 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 6
January 4 - 37 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 6
February 8 4 112 13-26 50.0 3-4 75.0 12-16 75.0 41
March 5 5 97 9-19 47.4 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 21
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 9 11.5 0.8 1.4 2.2 2.4 0.1 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.1
Conference 12 5 12.1 0.8 1.5 2.3 2.7 0.2 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.6 0.1
Exhibition 1 - 17.0 2.0 1.0 3.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.0 1.0

Home 8 2 12.0 0.9 1.9 2.8 2.4 0.0 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.2 0.1
Away 15 4 9.9 0.7 1.3 2.1 2.3 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.1
Neutral 5 3 15.4 1.0 0.6 1.6 2.4 0.0 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.0

Wins 13 5 12.0 0.7 1.3 2.0 2.7 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.1
Losses 15 4 11.0 0.9 1.4 2.3 2.1 0.2 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.1

November 7 - 7.1 0.6 0.7 1.3 1.7 0.0 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.0
December 4 - 6.2 0.8 2.0 2.8 2.5 0.0 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.2
January 4 - 9.2 0.5 1.5 2.0 1.2 0.0 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.2
February 8 4 14.0 0.6 1.6 2.2 3.2 0.2 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.1
March 5 5 19.4 1.8 1.2 3.0 2.6 0.2 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 9 321 23 38 61 66 3 15 22 0.7 13 3
Conference 12 5 145 10 18 28 32 3 8 8 1.0 7 1
Exhibition 1 - 17 2 1 3 2 0 1 2 0.5 0 1

Home 8 2 96 7 15 22 19 0 7 9 0.8 2 1
Away 15 4 148 11 20 31 35 3 5 9 0.6 10 2
Neutral 5 3 77 5 3 8 12 0 3 4 0.8 1 0

Wins 13 5 156 9 17 26 35 0 10 12 0.8 4 1
Losses 15 4 165 14 21 35 31 3 5 10 0.5 9 2

November 7 - 50 4 5 9 12 0 2 6 0.3 2 0
December 4 - 25 3 8 11 10 0 2 3 0.7 1 1
January 4 - 37 2 6 8 5 0 3 3 1.0 3 1
February 8 4 112 5 13 18 26 2 5 6 0.8 4 1
March 5 5 97 9 6 15 13 1 3 4 0.8 3 0