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1/18 UTHBB Pod: Deon Thomas and Bulls Are Reeling

Kap & J. Hood

Illinois color analyst and Illinois basketball great, Deon Thomas joined Jonathan Hood to discuss the Fighting Illini and their loss vs Purdue on 1/17/22. Plus his thoughts on the hierarchy of the Big 10 conference and the state of basketball scoring.Also, a review of the Bulls loss vs. Memphis and news and notes across the NBA.Under the Hood basketball Podcast- Sponsored by: www.draftkings.com - Promo Code WMVPSubscribe: open.spotify.com/show/14pafjDObgdpi7XteyTVquUTH Merchandise: linktr.ee/Jhoodradio

54mins

18 Jan 2022

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UTHBBP EP 74- Deon Thomas/Bulls are reeling - 1/18/22

Under the Hood Podcast

Illinois color analyst and Illinois basketball great, Deon Thomas joined Jonathan Hood to discuss the Fighting Illini and their loss vs Purdue on 1/17/22. Plus his thought on the hierarchy of the Big 10 conference and the state of basketball scoring. Plus, a review of the Bulls loss vs. Memphis and news and notes across the NBA.Under the Hood basketball Podcast- Sponsored by: www.draftkings.com - Promo Code WMVPSubscribe: https://open.spotify.com/show/14pafjDObgdpi7XteyTVquUTH Merchandise: https://linktr.ee/Jhoodradio

54mins

18 Jan 2022

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Ked's Recruiting Roundup with Deon Thomas

Ked’s Recruiting Roundup

Illinois fans, this is a can't miss Podcast; former Illinois legend basketball player Deon Thomas talks about recruiting back when he played versus today the pressure of the student-athletes and coaches to win. Thomas knows Illinois has one rivalry, that's Iowa, and he was a part of that. 

28mins

16 Jan 2022

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Ep. 393 - Deon Thomas on Illini: 'Almost serial-killer dangerous'

Illini Inquirer Podcast: An Illinois Fighting Illini athletics podcast

Illini Inquirer's Jeremy Werner chats about the start of a stretch of Big Ten games that will tell us a lot about No. 25 Illinois. Then he chats with Illini all-time leading scorer Deon Thomas about what he thinks about the Illini heading into the heart of Big Ten play. Then the guys have a deep conversation on Kofi Cockburn's growth and future, including whether he could return for an extra season of college. The guys wrap up the conversation talking about Trent Frazier's impact and growth from Omar Payne and Coleman Hawkins and how Deon thinks Illinois stacks up in the Big Ten, Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

14 Jan 2022

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CHAMPAIGN ON ICE: Deon Thomas and Jeremy Werner breakdown the Fighting Illini going into the season plus the Kofi Cockburn news

Champaign On Ice: Illinois basketball with Deon Thomas

CHAMPAIGN ON ICE: Jeremy Werner and Deon Thomas give a preview of Illinois basketball and the Kofi Cockburn news and suspension.   --  THE FIELD OF 68 IS POWERED BY BET RIVERS: BetRivers.com LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE!  --  SUBSCRIBE to Champaign on Ice: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3NRwN35vRyAN7USQHavD94 Apple podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/champaign-on-ice-illinois-basketball-with-deon-thomas/id1540208209 --  FOLLOW: Host Deon Thomas: https://twitter.com/deonthomas25 Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheFieldOf68 Instagram: https://instagram.com/fieldof68 Youtube: https://youtube.com/TheFieldOf68 https://thefieldof68.com

48mins

3 Nov 2021

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Deon Thomas talks with Illinois play-by-play man Brian Barnhart about the upcoming season

Champaign On Ice: Illinois basketball with Deon Thomas

Illinois legend Deon Thomas is joined by Illini play-by-play Brian Barnhart to preview the upcoming season the Illinois men's basketball team. THE FIELD OF 68 IS POWERED BY BET RIVERS: BetRivers.com LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE! FOLLOW:  Host Deon Thomas Twitter Instagram Youtube TheFieldof68.com

44mins

20 Oct 2021

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Ep. 32 The State of College Basketball with Deon Thomas

Inside the Arc

Alec and Brandon are joined by former Illini Deon Thomas to dive into a conversation about the dynamics of college basketball with the transfer portal, NIL, the coaching carousel and the one-and-done rule/G-League option for highly recruited high school players. 

45mins

27 Apr 2021

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Episode 112: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants, with Deon Thomas

The Athletics Of Business

University of Illinois' all-time men's basketball scoring leader Deon Thomas joined the UI development team as Associate Director of Development. Thomas works out of the Illini Center in Chicago. Thomas starred for the Illini from 1991-94 and continues to rank as the school's all-time leading scorer with 2,129 points. He earned All-Big Ten honors all four years as a player and was selected as a part of the University of Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019. In his role, Thomas cultivates and solicits Chicago area donors, communicates DIA fundraising efforts and helps expand the Illini network in the Chicagoland area. He also serves as a liaison to the Fighting Illini men's and women's basketball alumni. Thomas has served as a radio analyst for the Fighting Illini Sports Network and as a studio analyst for the Big Ten Network the past two seasons and intends to continue in both roles. What you’ll learn about in this episode: How compassion can help us not be so judgmental What the impact was on Deon’s life growing up on the West Side of Chicago in The Village neighborhood Who the five big influencers were in Deon Thomas’ life What some of his Grandma’s most powerful quotes were that he still uses today Why he loves giving working in development for the University of Illinois Why diversity and inclusion are so important to our organizational and societal success How he came to embrace the power of meaningful relationships What his first memory of Coach Jimmy Collins was and how it impacted his future Additional resources: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deon-thomas-844377a/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deon.thomas.25/ Twitter: @deonthomas25 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deon.thomas.940 Mom’s Book: I Climbed Out of The Belly of The Beast Podcast: Champaign on Ice podcast

47mins

3 Feb 2021

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S1 Ep11: Deon Thomas

The BoardRoom

Illini Basketball all-time leading scorer Deon Thomas joins the show for an awesome long-form conversation to chat about everything from playing, broadcasting, fundraising, and his confidence in guarding Luka Garza.

1hr 4mins

25 Jan 2021

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Episode 45: Deon Thomas Interview on His Career, the state of the B1G, the 2020-21 Illini and more!

Illini Basketball Podcast

We can't thank Deon enough for giving us a chance to interview him, we had a ton of fun! Hope you enjoyed the episode!  Follow our Social Medias: - http://www.Twitter.com/PodcastIllini - http://www.anchor.fm/illini-basketball-podcast - http://www.facebook.com/illinibasketballpodcast--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/illini-basketball-podcast/support

1hr 7mins

16 Jan 2021

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