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SAM THOMPSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Thompson, No. 20 Buckeyes roll over Lowell, 92-55

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Sam Thompson scored 14 points and No. 20 Ohio State's newcomers led the Buckeyes to a 92-55 victory against overmatched UMass-Lowell in their season opener Friday night. Freshman D'Angelo Russell had 16 points, four rebounds and six assists, Marc Loving scored 14, graduate transfer Anthony Lee had 13 and redshirt freshman Kam Williams 12 for the Buckeyes...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: OSU's "Slam" Thompson's windmill dunk

Via Buckeye Empire
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

OSU forward Sam Thompson's blocked shot traveled halfway across court

This may be the best block you see all season. Ohio State junior Sam Thompson sends Tim Frazier's shot attempt onto the other side of the court during Thursday night's game. "Sam Thompson, as athletic a player as there is in the Big Ten," Joe Tessitore said after the authoritative rejection. Thompson is averaging less than a block a game but this is #The1 that counts.  
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio St's Sam Thompson blocks shot into the backcourt

Usually, it’s some absurd offensive play (a dunk), that makes the highlight reels for Ohio State junior forward Sam Thompson. Thursday night, against Penn State, it was just the opposite – Thompson made an incredibly athletic defensive play that has Buckeyes fans talking. Late in the first half, Nittany Lions guard Tim Frazier drove the lane and tried to throw up a floater over...
Via College Spun
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Ohio State's Sam Thompson posterizes NDSU defender

Ohio State forward Sam Thompson threw down a vicious alley-oop dunk on an inbound pass, in the first half of the Buckeyes’ Saturday night game vs the North Dakota State Bison at Value City Arena. In GIF form, watch Thompson posterize some poor NDSU soul: [@LandGrant33] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam Thompson Throws Down 4 Alley Oops In One Game (VIDEO)

Ohio State wingman Sam Thompson has some serious hops, and Aaron Craft and the rest of the Buckeye guards love to throw it up to Thompson. Want proof? Thompson caught 4 thunderous alley oops last night in Ohio State’s game against Maryland. Check out all four of the oops after the jump. VIDEO: We've lost count. How about you? All we know is Sam Thompson had another alley-oop...
Via Total Sports Blog
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Sam Thompson’s monster alley-oop on inbound play

Tweet   Ohio State forward Sam Thompson hasn’t been in Columbus long, but the sophomore has already built a pretty impressive collection of highlight reel dunks. This one against Indiana last year is definitely worth watching a few times. When Thompson gets out on the fast break things like this happen. And for fun, he [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam “Slam” Thompson Sighting: Northwestern

  Sam Thompson, does it AGAIN in Ohio State’s victory over Northwestern.  This kid is a one man highlight reel that just keeps getting better and better.
Via Buckeye Empire
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Thompson more comfortable, confident

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Last season, there were times that wide-eyed and skinny-legged freshman Sam Thompson felt alone at Ohio State. Not because he was homesick. Mostly because no one was guarding him. Thompson brought with him from Chicago an array of highlight-reel dunks and memorable blocked shots. He didn't bring much of a jump shot, and by the time the Buckeyes were playing...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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