Thompson selects Northwestern over Iowa State, Texas
Sophomore center/forward Michael Thompson of Joliet-Providence Catholic, Ill., who recently announced he would transfer from Duke, has decided on Northwestern. He also considered Iowa State and Texas.
The former McDonald's All-American was concerned with a lack of playing time after seeing action in three of four games, averaging 2.3 points and 0.3 rebounds in 11 total minutes. Thompson averaged 1.5 points and 0.5 rebounds in 16 games last season as a true freshman.
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