Thomas, one of the most sought after junior college recruits this offseason, averages 15.3 points per game and 15.7 rebounds per game last season at Westchester.
"We share Keith's disappointment and as a basketball family will provide moral support during this challenging time in his life. Keith clearly has a bright future in basketball and is determined to ultimately further his education," St. John's head coach, Steve Lavin, said.
SNY's Adam Zagoria originally broke the story.
Keith Thomas ruled academically ineligible at St. John's. Story coming.— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) October 29, 2014