Taurean Thompson Transfers to Seton Hall
2017-18: Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer regulations.
BEFORE SETON HALL: Attended Syracuse for one year, where he averaged 9.2 points and 3.8 rebounds...Had a career-high 22 points against Boston University...Led the team with 18 points and three blocks at Virginia Tech...Had 18 points against Wake Forest...Recorded his first career double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds at Georgia Tech...Averaged 15.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in the Postseason NIT...Previously attended Brewster Academy in New Hampshire, where he was a second-team All-NEPSAC Class AAA selection and helped the program to a 25-10 record and second-round appearance in the National Prep Championships...Also attended St. Anthony High School in Jersey City and played for legendary head coach Bob Hurley...with Thompson, the team was 28-2 in 2014-15 and won the NJSIAA Non-Public B North championship...Consensus Top 100, four-star recruit, ranked as high as No. 59 by 247Sports...Named the MVP of the 2016 Jordan Brand Classic Regional Game after contributing 27 points and 13 rebounds.
PERSONAL: Son of Sherese Piper and Andre Thompson...Born May 1997.