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"It was the weirdest thing I've ever seen in recruiting," Thomas said, "because everything [Jones] did made it seem like he was coming to Washington.
"I wouldn't have anything to do with a school if I wasn't going there, but [Jones], on the day before he signed with Kentucky, came up to campus for the whole day. He surprised us and the coaches by showing up with his teammate who might walk on at Washington. [Jones] was chilling with us, he worked out, he hooped, he stayed the night ... and I didn't really ask him about the situation, because I know how recruiting is -- everybody asks you questions about it -- but then he picked the Wildcats, and we were like, damn."