May 21, 2012

Charlotte lands Thompson



Alan Major has added another piece to his 2012-13 squad with the addition of Virginia Tech transfer J.T. Thompson.

Monday, Mike Barber, of the Richmond Times-Dispatch tweeted that Thompson had enrolled in summer classes at Charlotte and would play his senior season there.

A program source confirmed the news to Niner Report on Monday night.

Thompson suffered a grade-3 tear of his right ACL in November of 2011 and missed his senior season. The 6-6 forward also missed the 2010-11 season after tearing his left ACL in a pickup basketball game.

Following his latest injury, it was reported by the Washington Post that Thompson was eligible for a medical hardship waiver by the NCAA.

Thompson averaged 7.3 points and 4.6 rebounds per game during his junior year with the Hokies. Thompson also considered Winthrop.

Stay tuned to Niner Report for more on this developing story.


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