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Sam Thompson

  • Small Forward
  • Chicago, IL (Whitney Young)
  • Ht: 6-7 | Wt: 200
  • 2011 - ...
  • Ohio State Buckeyes

  • Year: Junior

As a Recruit: Thompson was recruited from Whitney Young (Chicago, IL) class of 2011. He committed to Ohio State on 4/19/2011.


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Year GP Min Pts FG% FT% 3PT% Ast Reb Blk Stl
2012 37 25.1 7.8 50.00 70.00 40.00 0.97 3.5 31 25
2011 39 10.6 2.1 49.00 55.00 7.00 0.78 1.1 17 7
Total 76 17.85 4.95 49.50 62.50 23.50 0.88 2.3 48 32


2012-2013/Sophomore: Moved into the starting lineup, playing in all 37 games as a starter at small forward... Averaged 7.8 points and 3.5 rebounds... Had 20 points and 10 rebounds in an NCAA Tournament game vs. Iona... Was second on the team with 31 blocked shots... Made three appearances during the season on ESPN Sportscenter's top 10 plays.

2011-2012/Freshman: Immediately established himself as one of the nation's most exciting dunkers... Played in all 39 games, averaging 2.1 points and 1.1 rebound.

High School/Personal: Was ranked No. 46 in the country by 247Sports... Averaged 17.6 points and 8.7 rebounds as a senior... Was a member of two state championship teams (2008, 2009) and a state runner-up (2010)... Interested in pursuing a career in investment banking after basketball is finished.


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