Boys’ basketball: The rise of Thomas Welsh
Loyola junior center is making progress
Former Loyola High center Thomas Welsh quietly keeps making growing contributions to UCLA’s basketball success.
He’s 24 for 24 on free throws. He’s making open jump shots. He’s rebounding.
He’s doing all the things people predicted he might do once he grew into his 7-foot frame.
It’s a reminder to look back from an old video when he was a junior in high school in 2012 and just starting to show his potential.
See above video.
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