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Johnson, Thompson help WKU hold off Old Dominion 75-68

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Justin Johnson and Darius Thompson combined for 49 points and 9 of Western Kentucky's 10 3-pointers as the Hilltoppers defeated Old Dominion 75-68 Thursday night in a clash of Conference USA unbeatens.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 11, 2018

Will Virginia’s men’s basketball team become affected by its recent transfers?

The Virginia’s men’s basketball team are suddenly experiencing the departure of two of its rising senior guards, Darius Thompson and Marial Shayok, as well as rising junior forward, Jarred Reuter. Shayok, a 6’5 shooting guard from Ontario, Canada was an instrumental player off the bench for the Cavaliers, finishing second on the team with an 8.9 scoring average. He averaged about...
Via isportsweb.com
March 26, 2017  |  Discuss

No. 7 Virginias beat Providence for Emerald Coast title

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) London Perrantes and Darius Thompson scored 11 points each and No. 7 Virginia beat Providence 63-52 to win the Emerald Coast Classic on Saturday night. Virginia (6-0) entered the game leading the nation in scoring defense, giving up only 39.2 points per game. Providence (4-2) topped the season-high 51 that UNC Greensboro scored against the Cavaliers, but had...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2016-17 Virginia Basketball Player Profiles: Darius Thompson provides option at wing

Via Streaking the Lawn
October 16, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Virginia's makes bid for 'One Shining Moment'

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, with games Friday night in Philadelphia and Chicago (all times Eastern): 7:33 p.m. Making a bid for ''One Shining Moment,'' Virginia guard Darius Thompson went behind his back to set up a strong finish by Isiah Wilkins on the break. Then he made a 3-pointer to lift the Cavaliers to a 29-12 lead over Iowa State with 10 minutes left...
Via Associated Press
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia wins on ‘more than amazing’ buzzer-beater, celebrates with Krispy Kreme

Georgetown wasn’t the only local team to pull off a stunning comeback on Tuesday. Virginia overcame a 10-point deficit in the final 76 seconds to defeat Wake Forest, 72-71, on Darius Thompson’s buzzer-beating three-pointer off the glass. Thompson, who hadn’t attempted a shot before the one that snapped Virginia’s three-game road losing streak, didn’t call bank. […]
Via DC Sports Blog
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 11 Virginia Stuns Wake Forest on Thompson’s Late 3

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — No. 11 Virginia seemingly couldn’t get a 3-pointer to fall — until the final minute, when the Cavaliers simply couldn’t miss one. None was more important — or more unlikely — than Darius Thompson’s. Thompson banked in a 3 at the buzzer, from the unlikely angle of the left wing, to give the Cavaliers a 72-71 victory over Wake Forest on Tuesday night. “I just...
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 11 Virginia stuns Wake Forest 72-71 on Thompson's late 3

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Darius Thompson hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give No. 11 Virginia a 72-71 victory over Wake Forest on Tuesday night. Malcolm Brogdon scored 28 points and Anthony Gill added 17 for the Cavaliers (16-4, 5-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). The league's top 3-point shooting team shook off a miserable night on the perimeter, hitting four 3s in the final minute...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia's Darius Thompson had a vicious dunk over defender

Darius Thompson scored 12 points in Virginia's 67-52 win over William & Mary on Saturday afternoon.None were more memorable than these two, slamming over William & Mary's junior guard Daniel Dixon.Thompson is averaging 7.7 points per game for No. 10 Virginia. 
Via FOX Sports
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 10 Virginia takes down William & Mary for 10th straight time

Anthony Gill and Malcolm Brogdon scored 16 points each and No. 10 Virginia beat William & Mary 67-52 for its sixth straight win.Darius Thompson added 12 points for the Cavaliers (7-1), who beat the Tribe for the 10th consecutive time.William & Mary (5-3), which had suffered its first two losses by a total of five points, was led by Daniel Dixon with 15 points and Omar Prewitt...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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