March 24, 2013

Thompson talks Tennessee decision

Tennessee entered the New Year with the idea of adding some backcourt help in the late period. Murfreesboro's Darius Thompson quickly emerged as a priority target, and on Saturday night the Vols nailed down a commitment from the rangy guard.

Thompson (6-foot-4, 180) saw his stock skyrocket during his senior season to the point that he became one of the more hotly pursued, uncommitted prospects in the South for the late signing period.

The Vols were able to impress him enough on an unofficial visit for the last home game vs. Missouri that Thompson decided to sht things down definitively with a verbal commitment.


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