|32 Malik Thomas
Has improved his skill work and has done well in preseason drills ... Has worked extremely hard in the weight room ... One of the team's better conditioned players ... Expected to develop into one of the team's top defenders.
A three-year letterwinner for Coach Lewis Howard at Largo High School ... Was a top-20 prospect in the state of Maryland in 2009, according to ESPN.com ... Scored over 1,000 points in his prep career at Largo ... Recorded eight career double-doubles ... Had a career-high scoring game of 41 points versus Forestville High School ... Grabbed a career-best 19 rebounds versus Covington Holmes High School ... In his prep career, earned Maryland All-State, All-Metro and All-County (first team) honors ... As a senior, averaged 19.2 points, 10.6 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.3 steals for the Lions ... In his final high school game, scored 22 points and grabbed five rebounds versus Northern ... Largo finished the 2008-09 season with a 10-13 record and lost in the opening round of the Maryland 3A state tournament ... Following his senior season, played in the an annual all-star game between Prince George's County public schools and Washington D.C.-Metro private schools ... Netted six points in the all-star game ... As a junior, was a member of the 2007-08 Largo squad that won the 2008 Maryland 3A state championship ... Largo won the state crown in dominating fashion with an 84-58 victory over Long Reach ... The Lions finished the 2008-09 campaign with a 23-4 overall record and also claimed a Maryland 3A South Region crown en route to the state title ... As a sophomore in 2006-07, helped lead the Lions to the Prince George's County title and the Maryland 3A South Region championship ... Largo was undefeated at 24-0 before a loss in the semifinals of the Maryland 3A state tournament.
Full name is Malik Donald Thomas ... Son of Donald and Tracey Thomas ... Born March 8, 1991 ... Major is undeclared ... A member of the National Honor Society at Largo High School ... Named the school's Student-Athlete of the Year ... Selected to the Maryland Academic Hall of Fame.
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