Saturday December 13th, 2014

The Florida State University athletic department announced that guard Aaron Thomas has been declared ineligible for the remainder of the basketball season, and did not say when the junior could be reinstated.

Thomas, 6-foot-5 and 23-years old, has averaged 14.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists in six games this season. He sat out FSU's Nov. 25 game against the Citadel and Nov. 28 game against Charleston Southern after being hospitalized with dehydration

His 14.8 points leads the team this season, and his 14.5 points per game led the team last year, as well.

Louisville freshman Shaqquan Aaron can make debut Dec. 20

Florida State (4-4, 13th in the ACC) travels to South Bend, Ind., to play No. 25 Notre Dame (9-1, fifth in the ACC) on Saturday night in what will the ACC season-opener for both teams.

According to the Orlando SentinelFSU will likely give freshman guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes a larger role in Thomas' absence.

 
- Christopher Woody

 

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