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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Florida HS forward Kahlil Thomas signs NLI with Rider

Rider coach Kevin Baggett announced Wednesday that Kahlil Thomas has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Broncs next season.

Thomas, a 6-foot-7 forward from Lauderhill, Fla., averaged seven points and seven rebounds for Florida Class 7A state champion Blanche Ely as a junior.

In the title game, a 78-46 victory over Orlando Oak Ridge, Thomas scored 13 points and grabbed 14 rebounds. Blanche Ely went 30-3 last year, ending its season in the ESPN Rise tournament with a 67-61 loss to St. Benedict’s.

Thomas was an All-Broward County honorable mention selection and was ranked among the top 20 recruits in the Sunshine State by

“We are excited Kahlil has chose to come to Rider,” Baggett said. “I think he is a really talented player who plays with a lot of energy. I think his best days are ahead of him.”

Rider is off to a 2-2 start. The Broncs are in the midst of a four-game road trip and travel to Puerto Vallarta, Mexcio for a pair of games on Friday and Sunday.

Video of Thomas below:


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