October 22, 2008

Thomas overcame tough times

For Quintrell Thomas, the move from Elizabeth, N.J., to Lawrence, Kan., was a difficult one. From the moment the 6-foot-7, 240-pound power forward stepped foot on the plane, Thomas was homesick and wondered if he made the right decision by singing with Kansas. However, those feelings have obviously changed. Jayhawk Slant sat-down with Thomas during KU's media day and is here to provide you with an inside look at what is time has been like since he first arrived.

The road from New Jersey to Kansas was certainly a long one for Thomas. The former St. Patrick prep standout got the ball rolling in his recruitment by taking an official visit to Rutgers during the weekend of September 14, 2007. The following week, a trip to Maryland took place.

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