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Tristan Thompson
Tristan Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Angleton, Texas

High School:
Brewster Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 193

Position:
Guard

Experience:
4L

2010-11
Led the Sun Belt with 593 points in his senior campaign (8th most ever by an NT player) to finish his illustrious career ranked 5th in Mean Green history with 1,626 career points ... Averaged 18.0 points per game as a senior, which are the most by any Mean Green player since Leonard Hopkins in 2004-05 (18.1 PPG) ... Broke the school and Sun Belt Conference records for free throws made in a game (20 vs. Florida Atlantic) and a season (211) in 2010-11 ... Also broke the Sun Belt Tournament record for points in a single tournament with 95 ... First-Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection, as well as an All-Sun Belt Tournament team honoree ... Powered NT into the SBC Tournament semifinals with an epic 36 point performance against FAU that included a 20-of-20 mark from the free-throw stripe - making him one of just nine players in NCAA history to go at least 20-of-20 from the line, and the first since Santa Clara's Steve Nash in 1995 ... Knocked down 66 3-pointers as a senior, which ranks 6th in NT history, and he ranks 5th in career 3-pointers with 183 ... Ranks 5th in NT history with a 39.6 percent clip from downtown for his career ... Attempted 158 3-pointers in 2010-11, which are the 10th most by an NT player ... 462 3-point attempts in his career rank 5th ... His 520 career free throw makes are second only in NT history to Chris Davis' 541, and his 637 attempts rank 5th ... Was a career 81.63 shooter from the free throw stripe, which ranks 6th in NT history.

2009-10
Earned his first career third-team All-Sun Belt Conference selection ... Became the 19th player in NT history to score 1,000 career points when he topped the mark in the Sun Belt Tournament final against Troy ... Scored a career-high 28 points against Kansas State in the Opening Round of the NCAA Tourney ... Tied for the team lead with a 14.5 points per game average ... Ranks seventh in NT history with 38.5 3-point field goal percentage ... Ranks eighth in the program's history with an 80.5 career free throw percentage ... Averaging 14.6 points per game in Sun Belt contests over last 2 years ... Has knocked down 117 career 3-pointers, which ranks ninth in NT history ... Thompson averaged 17.4 points on 45.0 percent shooting from 3-point in a red-hot 18-game span of Sun Belt play ... Led the Mean Green with 25 steals on the season.

2008-09
Stepped up his scoring to finish second on the team with 11.4 points per game ... Tallied five 20-point games, including a career-best 11-field goal, 27-point game at Louisiana-Lafayette ... Sun Belt Player of the Week on Dec. 10 after a pair of 20-point games against Sam Houston St. and New Mexico St. ... Posted the first verified perfect shooting night in school history at Sam Houston State: 6-of-6 from the floor, 2-of-2 from 3-point and 6-of-6 from the free throw line ... Started 27 games for the Mean Green, and shot 37.4 percent from 3-point on the year ... Helped lead North Texas to the Sun Belt Tournament semifinals and the program's third straight 20-win season.

2007-08
Thompson averaged 6.4 points per game as a freshman, which will rank third among all returners ... North Texas was 7-5 in games started by Thompson, including the season opener and the win over Oklahoma State ... Reached double-figures seven times ... Posted a season-best 18 points on 4-of-5 shooting in the win over Hartford ... Tallied back-to-back double-digit outings against Florida International and Western Kentucky where he was a combined 11-of-11 from the free-throw line ... Just missed his first double-double in the school-record 21-point comeback win at New Mexico State with nine points and eight rebounds ... Was among the team leaders with a 79.7 percent mark from the free-throw stripe ... Had 10 perfect games from the free-throw line as a freshman, as well as a 21-of-25 (84 percent) mark during the month of February ... Ranks second among all returners with 14 steals and third with 21 assists.

Brewster Academy (N.H.)
Led Brewster Academy to the NEPSAC Championship game ... Put up 13 games with at least 15 points in guiding the Bobcats to a No. 5 national ranking and a 29-6 record ... Racked up 29, 21 and 18 point performances in three consecutive games ... Thompson's team-high 25 points in the NEPSAC Title game nearly gave Brewster the conference crown.

Angleton High School
Was ranked the 18th best player in the state out of Angleton High according to Hoopscoop.com ... Earned District 24-4A MVP honors as a senior ... Led Angleton to its first ever trip to the state tournament, and a 35-4 record ... Averaged 26.7 points per game and boasted an 80 percent mark from the free throw line ... Earned all-state and state tournament team appointments ... A potent scorer, Thompson had a pair of 40-plus point performances in the Wildcats' playoff run to go with a 37-point outing in the state semifinals.

Personal
Son of Kathy Goodwin and Steven Thompson ... Born Sept. 18, 1988 ... Has one brother, Tyrell, and one sister, Tiffany.

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