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Matt Thomas holds two new high-major offers

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By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherFollow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliams

Matt Thomas looks more and more like a high-major basketball prospect every single day.

Thomas, a 6-foot-2 shooting guard out of Onalaska, Wisc., picked up two new scholarship offers over the weekend. Add Marquette and Boston College to Thomas’ growing list of college choices.

“I’ve talked to Washington State, Oregon State and Utah,” Thomas told CycloneFanatic.com on Sunday night. “I’ve been playing phone tag with Utah’s coach. We’ll see. Nobody else new has offered yet.”

Those two schools join Iowa State, Minnesota, Creighton, Northern Iowa and Wisconsin-Green Bay in the hunt to land this 2013 recruit.

Thomas is arguably Iowa State’s top target in its 2013 efforts.

“Honestly, I would say that Iowa State has kept in closest contact with me and they have been to most of my games I think,” Thomas said.

Thomas averaged 16.4 points per game during his sophomore season, helping lead Onalaska to a 23-3 record.

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Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old CycloneNation.com (Scout.com). He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, CycloneReport.com and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.