Ohio State men's basketball: Thomas voted third-team AP All-American

By The Columbus Dispatch  • 
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Deshaun Thomas averaged 19.8 points in Ohio State's 37 games.

Ohio State junior Deshaun Thomas was voted to the Associated Press All-America third team, the wire service announced today.

Thomas, who was one of six AP preseason All-Americans, led the Big Ten in scoring during the regular season and averaged 19.8 points in the Buckeyes' 37 games.

Columbus native Trey Burke, a Michigan sophomore, and Otto Porter Jr. of Georgetown were the top vote-getters in balloting by AP sports writers. Burke and Porter are joined on the first team by Doug McDermott of Creighton, Victor Oladipo of Indiana and Kelly Olynyk of Gonzaga.

McDermott made the first team for the second consecutive season.

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