Report: Thomas is down to two

By Chris Williams, PublisherFollow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliams  

According to Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook editor Mark Miller, Onalaska (Wisc.) shooting guard Matt Thomas has narrowed his list down to two schools, Iowa State and Virginia.

Thomas, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound 2013 prospect, eliminated Wisconsin from the running. Thomas unofficially visited Iowa State late last week.

Virginia is coached by Tony Bennett, a Wisconsin native who played for Wisconsin-Green Bay in the late 80’s and early 90’s.

According to sources, Thomas could make his decision sometime this week. In other words, stay tuned to for the latest on this story.

Chris Williams


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 ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, 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.