Arizona is in a good spot with Henderson (Nev.) Liberty point guard Dedan Thomas.

The 2024 guard is one of the best in the class, and if he keeps balling out like he has been, he’ll only continue to rise up recruiting rankings. For now, Thomas has the UA in his top six, released earlier this week. Thomas is down to UCLA, UNLV, Florida, Houston, Arizona, and Gonzaga.

The 6-foot-1, 160-pound guard rates as a 4-star in the industry-generated 247 Composite. He’s the 30th overall recruit in the class, the third-ranked point guard, and the top prospect from the state of Nevada.

On Friday, Thomas showed out in front of scouts in competition at the Border League’s Super 16 Division. He dropped 37 points to help his team over Southern California Academy. 247Sports’ Adam Finkelstein was on hand for the event and came away with this to say on Thomas’ game:

Initially, it was his shot-making that stood out as he buried a series of tough threes with very little separation. Once defenders were forced to press up, they had very little chance, as the southpaw scoring guard began attacking the rim. Anytime he was able to get to that dominant left hand, he seemed to come up with a bucket. He changed speeds, knifed his way through the defense, and showed both toughness and balance playing through contact. Down the stretch, as SCA was in the midst of erasing their second-half deficit, Thomas responded by delivering back-to-back clutch baskets to secure the win.

Thomas is tough and crafty, the kind of guard who could pack a major punch in Arizona coach Tommy Lloyd’s offense. He’ll certainly be a prospect to keep tabs on going forward.