JT Thompson

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  • Thompson

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  • Height
    6' 6
  • Weight
    225 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    Hope Christian Academy
  • Hometown
    Monroe, N.C.
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Missed the 2011-12 season following surgery for a torn ACL in his right knee and transferred following the season ... Missed the previous season as well after tearing the ACL in his left knee … Played in 92 games at Tech, starting 17 of them … Averaged 6.5 points and 4.2 rebounds per game in his career, while shooting 51.1 percent from the floor and 64.9 percent from the free-throw line.

2009-10: Appeared in all 34 games for the Hokies as a junior, starting three times … Led Hokies with 17 points at Campbell, finishing 8-of-12 from the floor, and sinking his first-career three-pointer … Finished with a then season-high eight rebounds and led the Hokies with two blocks against Temple, tying a career high … Had a great all-around game against Charleston Southern, finishing with 11 points and earning season-highs with nine rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals … Scored eight points, including a 4-for-4 night from the field, and had two steals in the win over Longwood … Finished 4-for-6 from the field for eight points in the Hokies’ ACC opener at No. 9 North Carolina … Added eight points and eight rebounds against No. 23 Miami … Finished with a career-high five steals at No. 25 Florida State … Was a key player in the Hokies’ comeback over UVa in the final minutes … Tied a season-high with 17 points, shooting 6-of-9 from the field, and added seven rebounds and two assists against Virginia … Scored 14 points and added two steals and an assist at Miami … Added eight points and six rebounds against North Carolina … Collected seven rebounds and added 12 points and one block at NC State, finishing 6-of-8 from the field … Collected a season-high 10 rebounds and added six points against Virginia … Contributed five rebounds and a crucial 16 points, finishing a perfect 6-of-6 from the free-throw line against No. 23 Wake Forest … Collected four rebounds and six points at No. 23 Duke … Was the Hokies’ leading rebounder at Boston College, grabbing seven boards, and added four points … Hit a game-changing 3-pointer to send the game into overtime against Maryland, earning 15 points, nine rebounds, one steal and one assist, while playing a season-high 35 minutes … Netted 10 points and grabbed three rebounds against Miami in the ACC Tournament … Recorded a career-high four assists against Quinnipiac in the NIT first round game, adding nine points and seven rebounds … Scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds against UConn in the second round of the NIT … Scored six points and added three rebounds and two steals against URI in the third round of the NIT.

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) … Set a career high with 21 points on 9-of-12 shooting in 41 minutes against Duquesne … Scored nine points and chipped in four rebounds against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament … Turned in a complete game with 12 points and eight rebounds against Miami in the first round of the ACC Tournament … Grabbed seven boards and added 13 points against Duke … Recorded a career-high four steals at Clemson … Registered his fourth double-digit scoring total of the season at Virginia with 10 points … Tied a career high with two assists against Georgia Tech … Played a then-season-high 29 minutes against NC State, scoring 12 points, while adding three rebounds and three steals … Scored 10 points and pulled down eight rebounds against Richmond … Made his first start of the season against Virginia … Scored a then-career-high 15 points at Charleston Southern on 5-of-7 shooting … Pulled down a season-high 10 boards against St. John’s … Saw his first action of the year against Columbia in the Aeropostale Holiday Festival, totaling two points and four rebounds.

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 … Recorded a career-high two assists vs. UAB … Posted double-figures in rebounds (10) for the second time ever in the home win over Wake Forest … Led Tech in scoring for the first time ever with 13 points in the home win over Boston College … Scored 13 points and added eight rebounds in the home win over Georgia Tech … Made his fifth career start at North Carolina, tying a career-high with two steals … Posted a career-high two blocks in the home win over Virginia and the road overtime win at Boston College … Made a career-high seven free throws off a career-high eight attempts against Florida State, scoring 11 points in the process … Recorded his first career double-double in the overtime win at Boston College with a career-high 14 points and 12 rebounds … Led Tech in rebounds for the first time in that game … Had a strong night against Duke in his first career start … Recorded 13 points and eight rebounds during the contest … Recorded his first career double-figure scoring game in the loss to No. 14/14 Gonzaga in the Great Alaska Shootout.

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 Jan. 7, 1989, in Monroe, N.C. … Son of Mary Robinson … Youngest of four children … Cousin of fellow Hokie Dorenzo Hudson … Major was sociology.