|With mother ailing, Thomas will coach FIU opener|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 09 November 2009 09:41|
Thomas arrived in Chapel Hill, N.C., early Monday, after spending Sunday in Chicago with his mother, Mary.
Mary Thomas emerged from the surgery ``well,'' said Hashim Alauddeen, FIU's director of basketball operations. Isiah Thomas didn't immediately return a call to his cell phone Monday.
He was at shootaround with the Golden Panthers on Monday, then planned to spend the afternoon in his hotel room preparing for the game.