Reliving the Game of the Decade: Syracuse-Connecticut Go Six OTs

Posted by Jameson Fleming on December-15-2009 Add Comments

Former Syracuse walk-on Justin Thomas could be a poster child for any number of sports cliches.

"Keep living your dream."

"Your chance will come."

Or as the late Jimmy V would say, "Don't give up...Don't EVER give up."

Thomas battled injuries early in his basketball career that derailed his hopes of being a Division I scholarship student-athlete.

After reaching legendary status as a pickup baller at Syracuse's Archbold gym, the Orange coaching staff knew he had enough left in the tank to join Jim Boeheim's squad as a walk-on.

When two top 25 teams battled into the wee hours of the morning, Thomas was one of few players that still had enough gas in the tank to fight for a single victory that neede...

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