College basketball: Terrance Thompson commits to SIU-Edwardsville | Inside Preps

Previous Central Significant School basketball standout Terrance Thompson has dedicated to keep on his profession at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, which is a member of the Division I Ohio Valley Meeting.

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Thompson, a 2020 Central graduate, commenced his collegiate career at UW-Environmentally friendly Bay just before shifting on to commit 1 time with Navarro College or university in Corsicana, Texas. His return to Division I competitors with this conclusion also integrated features from Maine, Western Illinois and Texas Southern.

Thompson, a 6-foot-8 ahead, performed in 27 online games and averaged 7.5 factors and 5.3 rebounds per game for Navarro in 2021-22. He shot 46.8 percent from the floor and started off 13 occasions for a workforce that went 17-13. He averaged 4. points and 3. rebounds though taking part in 24 games — and starting up 15 — for the Phoenix the yr prior to.

Thompson served Central qualify for two WIAA Division 2 condition tournaments and beat top-ranked Onalaska in a sectional semifinal before the COVID-19 pandemic stopped the period prior to a sectional championship activity and the state tournament his senior yr.

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Edwardsville was 11-21 in general and posted a 5-13 report in the OVC last year. Murray Condition (31-3, 18-) gained the convention title and state-of-the-art to the 2nd spherical of the NCAA Match.