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Race Thompson to return to Indiana for 2021-22 season


Indiana ahead Race Thompson is returning to the Hoosiers for the 2021-22 season.

Thompson made the announcement Thursday on social media.

The Minnesota native was one among six Indiana gamers who entered the NCAA switch portal following the firing of Archie Miller on the conclusion of the 2020-21 season. Whereas within the switch portal, the 6-foot-8 ahead had vital curiosity from excessive main colleges, together with Minnesota.

As a redshirt junior, Thompson was voted a crew captain and averaged 9.1 factors and 6.2 rebounds per sport. He was one among two IU gamers to start out all 27 video games.

Thompson had profession highs of twenty-two factors and 13 rebounds in a 79-58 win over Windfall on Nov. 30 within the Maui Invitational in Asheville.

Late final season, Thompson wore a protecting face masks after being inadvertently hit in observe.

Over 65 profession video games for the Hoosiers, Thompson has averaged 5.5 factors and 4.6 rebounds per sport. His return is one other recruiting win this spring for brand new coach Mike Woodson, who’s working to construct his first Indiana roster for the 2021-22 season.

Up to now, 4 of the six Hoosiers who entered the NCAA switch portal have opted to return to Bloomington subsequent season. The one IU participant from final season’s roster who stays within the portal is guard Armaan Franklin.

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