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Bailey Thomas

Bailey Thomas

Fr. | 5-9 | Rochester Hills, Mich. | Centennial (Nev.) HS

2016-17 (Freshman)

  • Played in 15 games for the Mountaineers, registering 10 points (0.7 ppg), 5 steals (0.3 spg), 3 assists (0.2) and two rebounds (0.1 rpg)
  • Connected on a three-pointer and collected a steal in her collegiate debut against Charleston Southern (Nov. 12)
  • Had a pair of steals in nine minutes of action against Coppin State (Nov. 19)
  • Scored four points, dished out a season-high two assists, grabbed a rebound, blocked a shot and collected a steal in eight minutes vs. Longwood (Dec. 17)

High School

  • Spent three seasons at Marian High in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, under coach Mary Cicerone before moving to Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2015
  • Completed her senior season at Centennial High in Las Vegas under the direction of coach Karen Weitz
  • Helped Centennial to a 33-1 record and a 2016 Nevada Division I Championship
  • The Bulldogs ranked No. 3 in the USA TODAY Super 25 Expert Rankings
  • Named to the Las Vegas Review-Journal All-State Girls First Team
  • As a senior, boasted an average of 9.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.0 steals and 3.0 assists per game
  • Averaged 7.7 points, 3.4 assists and 3.1 steals as a junior
  • Guided Marian High to back-to-back Michigan Class A State titles in 2014 and 2015 for the first time in program history
  • Helped Marian win three district championships, three regional titles and two Catholic League titles in three years
  • Garnered All-Catholic League honors during her first three years in high school
  • Named to the Detroit Free Press All-Area North First Team as a freshman and sophomore
  • Also garnered Detroit News All-Area North honors her freshman and sophomore year … Tabbed Detroit Free Press All-State all three seasons, while earning second team All-State distinction from the Detroit News as a junior
  • In 2013, she was named the MLive Detroit Metro Girls Basketball Freshman of the Year
  • Earned an invitation to the USA Basketball U17 Team Trials in 2014
  • As a junior, helped Marian achieve a No. 7 ranking in the USA TODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings
  • Played AAU basketball for the Michigan Shock

Personal

  • Daughter of Derek and Julie Thomas
  • Has two younger sisters and one younger brother
  • She is the granddaughter of 1998 Pro Football Hall of Famer Kansas City Chief and current Chief’s defensive back coach Emmitt Thomas
  • Her father played collegiately at Johnson County Community College and Missouri – St. Louis and was the head men’s basketball coach at Western Illinois from 2003-2008.
  • Birthday is August 15
  • Majoring in criminology
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
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