44 - Keane Thomann
Keane Thomann
Height: 6-11
Weight: 265
Year: Junior
Hometown: Olney, Ill.
High School: East Richard HS
Position: Center

In 2009-10: played in 27 (starting all) of Southern’s 28 games in 09-10…produced season and career highs of 22 points and 11 field goals made against Nebraska-Omaha (1/16/10) while playing a season high 33 minutes…lead the Lions in field goal percentage on the season (60.1 percent) while also blocking a team high 26 shots…finished third for the Lions in rebounds with 137 (58 offensive and 79 defensive).

2008-09: Produced solid minutes for the Lions in 29 games as a true freshman ... ranked second on the team with 11 blocks ... shot 54.8 percent from the field and averaged 3.1 ppg ... scored a career-high 10 points in the Lions' loss at No. 3-ranked Southwest Baptist (12/29/08).

In high school: Started four years for the East Richland Tigers and finished his career as the school's all-time leader in points (1,710), rebounds, blocked shots and field goals ... averaged 17 ppg and 8.7 rpg ... was a three-time Apollo All-Conference selection and was named Conference MVP last season ... helped the Tigers to conference and regional titles during his sophomore and junior campaigns ... selected as Team Captain and MVP for two seasons ... was a two-time Decatur Herald & Review All-State pick and also earned first-team IHSS and IBCA All-State honors along with a second-team AP All-State mention ... also was named MVP of the Carmi White County Invite three times and Capital Classic twice.

Personal: A biology major ... born July 15, 1989 ... son of Mike and Ruth Thomann.