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Thomas Fairley
Thomas Fairley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Miss.

High School:
Long Beach HS

Last College:
Redlands CC

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 216

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L

Preseason All-Southland Conference Second Team

2004-05 (Junior): All-Southland Conference Honorable Mention ... Played in 27 games, earning seven starts ... Averaged 8.7 points and 7.5 rebounds per game ... Shot 48.8% (102-of-209) from the field ... Second on the team with 35 blocked shots ... Had 26 steals ... Led the team and ranked third in the SLC in rebounding (7.5 rpg) ... Scored a season-high 23 points at North Texas (11/27/04) ... Grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds at Sam Houston (2/10/05) ... Blocked a season-high five shots vs. Arkansas State (12/28/04) ... Had a season-high three steals vs. Arkansas Tech (12/11/04) ... Recorded five double-doubles in points and rebounds -- 23 pts and 16 reb. at North Texas (11/27/04), 13 pts and 10 reb. vs. Arkansas State (12/28/04), 18 pts and 18 reb. at Sam Houston (2/10/05), 19 pts and 15 reb. at Texas-San Antonio (2/23/05) and 14 pts and 15 reb. vs. Sam Houston (2/26/05) ... Led the team in scoring four times and was the top rebounder 13 times ... Scored in double-figures in 12 games and recorded double-figure rebounds in seven games.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played for Steve Eck at Redlands CC ... Helped Redlands post a 28-1 regular season record and a No. 1 ranking in the final NJCAA national poll ... Redlands lost to Southeastern Illinois College in the NJCAA national tournament ... As a freshman, averaged 4.5 points and 3.8 rebounds per game ... Helped Redlands post a 32-3 record and was ranked as high as No. 3 in the national JUCO rankings.

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, averaged 19.6 points, 18.9 rebounds and 10.5 blocked shots per game.

PERSONAL: Son of Evenly Fairley ... Hobby is working on his game.

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