Darius Thompson leaving Vols

Knoxville, Tenn--(WVLT) Darius Thompson announced on Twitter Tuesday night that he is leaving the Volunteers basketball team.

Thompson wrote, "I had an amazing freshman year. And that's why it's so hard to say goodbye...."

ESPN Basketball Insider Jeff Goodman has also reported that Thompson will transfer to Virginia.

Thompson played in 37 games last season averaging 2.6 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. Thompson asked for his release from his scholarship after the hiring of head coach Donnie Tyndall.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:


6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2016 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 260054941 - local8now.com/a?a=260054941
Gray Television, Inc.