Menu

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:

North Carolina's Joel Berry played on two bad ankles

McGuire’s Miracle Documentary

Video: UNC-Kentucky Complete Game Highlights

UNC’s Luke Maye etches his name in tournament lore with shot to beat Kentucky

Maye Madness: Tar Heels win regional on last-second jumper


© 2005-2017 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.