Virginia Tech Hokies
- Year: Junior
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As a Recruit: Thompson was recruited from Forest Hills (Marshville, NC) class of 2007. He committed to Virginia Tech on 8/4/2006.
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COLLEGE: Will miss the 2011-12 season following surgery for a torn ACL in his right knee ... Will be missed on the court, but will remain an integral part of the Virginia Tech basketball program … Missed the 2010-11 season following surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee … Was one of the best “Sixth Men” in the ACC in the 2009-10 season … Strong, powerful player who can play the four spot, as well as on the wing … Has shown steady improvement since arriving at Virginia Tech … His athleticism, bounce and attacking mindset was missed last season … Relentless worker who likes to be coached … Excels as a runner and rebounder … Winning player with a high level of competitiveness. 2009-10: Appeared in all 34 games for the Hokies as a junior, starting three times. 2008-09: Appeared in 24 games for the Hokies, starting nine times … Had surgery on Nov. 14 to correct an inguinal hernia and missed the first 10 games of the season … Fourth on the team in scoring (6.5 ppg) and fifth in rebounding (3.7 rpg). 2007-08: Finished fourth on the team in rebounding (4.1 rpg) and fifth in scoring (5.6 ppg) … Played at least 15 minutes in each of his last 16 games (missed the win at Maryland due to a sprained ankle) … Recorded eight double-figure scoring games as a freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered as a senior for coach Sean Wismer at Hope Christian … Averaged 24 points per game at Hope Christian as a senior … Two-year letterwinner at Forest Hills H.S. for John Tyson … Averaged 15 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks as a sophomore at Forest Hills and 17 points and nine rebounds as a junior. PERSONAL: JT Thompson … Born in Monroe, N.C. … Son of Mary Robinson … Youngest of four children … Cousin of fellow Hokie Dorenzo Hudson … Majoring in sociology.
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