North Carolina

Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Deon Thompson

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
N. CarolinaCOMMITTED (10/05/2005)Offered09/30/2005Steve Robinson
Arizona St.NoneOfferedNone
Oregon St.NoneOfferedNone
Wake ForestNoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on Deon Thompson

by Jerry Meyer - 09/13/2005
A wide bodied post player, Thompson does most of his damage around the basket. With quick feet and soft hands, Thompson is able to score going to either shoulder with his back to the basket. He appears destined to be a double-double impact player on the high major level.

Jerry Meyer serves as a national scout and recruiting analyst for He played at Lipscomb University where be became college basketball's all-time career assist leader. Meyer earned Mr. Basketball honors in the state of Tennessee as a high school junior and senior. He has served as an assistant coach at Vanderbilt and also co-authored the book, "Basketball Skills and Drills."

Latest News

Video: Deon Thompson posts up04/20/2006

Researching the Rankings04/18/ Basketball Recruiting
AMP: UNC's other Cali commitment02/14/ Basketball Recruiting
Thompson: 'scratching the surface'02/06/
Thompson, Tartars cruise01/28/
Thompson staying strong01/18/
Fastbreak Friday01/06/ Basketball Recruiting
Thompson recovering from injury12/02/
California big man set to join Heels11/08/
Fastbreak Friday10/14/ Basketball Recruiting
Thompson comments on commitment10/05/ Basketball Recruiting
Q&A with Deon Thompson10/05/
Thompson picks Heels10/05/
Thompson talks about UNC visit10/04/
Fastbreak Friday09/30/ Basketball Recruiting
Thompson set for UNC visit09/25/
Tubby makes in-home visit with Thompson09/21/
Two big-time prospects commit over weekend09/18/
Fastbreak Friday09/16/ Basketball Recruiting
Smith leaves school, returns to Detroit09/15/
Thompson figuring out the mess09/13/ Basketball Recruiting
Three official visits scheduled for weekend09/13/
Fastbreak Friday09/09/ Basketball Recruiting
Top recruits schedule official visits to UConn09/02/
Thompson 'previews' UK with unofficial visit09/02/
Breaking News: OSU in the mix for Top 100 Recruit09/01/
Harvey has UConn on list of scheduled trips08/23/
California big man plans visit for Madness08/20/
Pondexter schedules three September visits08/18/
Thompson intrigued by Bruin lore08/11/
California big man planning UK visit08/09/
Thompson soars into spotlight08/09/
Thompson plans to visit Wake08/05/
July generates huge offers for Deon Thompson08/05/ Basketball Recruiting
Thompson's stock jumps after summer circuit08/01/
California big man emerging as UK hoops target07/28/
ABCD: James and Cook shine on Thursday07/08/ Basketball Recruiting
Deon Thompson set to blow up06/20/
Deon Thompson drawing west coast attention05/09/ Basketball Recruiting


Year RebBlkPts
2005 (Jr.)