LOS ANGELES — Deshaun Thomas is different things to different people.
“Reminds me a lot of Shabazz Muhammad,” UA coach Sean Miller said.
“Brock Motum — last year,” UA forward Solomon Hill countered.
Thomas, Ohio State’s junior forward, might be better than either of the Pac-12 stars from UCLA and Washington State, respectively.
Entering Thursday’s Sweet 16 game at Staples Center, the 6-foot-7, 215-pounder is averaging 19.7 points and 6.1 rebounds, both team-highs.
Thomas, a second-team Sporting News All-American, led the Big Ten in scoring and was second with an 84 percent clip from the free-throw stripe.
“He’s so different and unique as a player,” Miller said Monday. “It’s hard to describe how he plays."
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