|High School:||Des Moines Area CC|
Prior to Southern: Thompson comes to Southern after two seasons at Des Moines Area CC where he helped lead the Bears to a 23-8 record in 2010-11 and scored 6.1 points per game, while pulling down 5.1 rebounds and shooting 47 percent from the field and 81 percent from the line. He also averaged 2.1 blocks per game ... Thompson prepped at Bettendorf High School where he led his team to a 19-4 record his senior season, scoring 8.2 points per game, with 5.1 rebounds ... He shot 52 percent from the floor and 72 percent from the free-throw line, while shooting 41 percent from long range.
Personal: Mike is the son of Cindy and David Thompson and is a business major at Southern.