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Virginia Tech Freshman Thompson Transferring To Ohio State

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BLACKSBURG, W.Va. (WVVA) -- New head coach Buzz Williams needs another quality big man. Virginia Tech freshman Trevor Thompson announced his intention to transfer away from the Hokies. Thompson is heading to Columbus, Ohio to play for Thad Matta and The Ohio State Buckeyes.

The seven-foot Thompson averaged five points a game this past season but was expected to be a force in the future. He scored 15 points against Jabari Parker and Duke - a sure sign of his promise.

Thompson has to sit out the next season before he becomes eligible.  

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