Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

The start of something big for Thompson at Arizona


When UNC freshman Deon Thompson learned Saturday that he would make his first career start, against No. 17 Arizona, his face split into a grin. He knew 15 members of his family had traveled from California to cheer him on, and "I wanted to play well in front of them." That he did, scoring a career-high 14 points in place of starter Brandan Wright, who was sidelined by a stomach ailment. (Raleigh News & Observer)


Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related: | |

Recent Basketball News:

Roy vs. K -- differing coaching styles make the rivalry stronger

'He gets a 10 for bravery': Vince Carter gives top marks to fan who ate 17-year-old cereal

Not-too-early look ahead at ACC basketball in 2016-17

Sorting through some post-draft deadline ACC power rankings

How UNC's Brice Johnson compares to Roy Williams' other NBA Draft picks


© 2005-2016 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.