Dante Thompson, of Coram, New York, had a successful career with Goldey-Beacom’s men’s basketball team and now he gets to play in Spain after signing with CB Cazorla in the EBA League — Liga Española de Baloncesto Aficionado.
Thompson was picked third team All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference last season and third team City of Basketball Love. His play in the paint and rebounding, with dunks, helped the Lightning make the CACC semifinals.
Thompson ended 70th in the nation with 8.1 rebounds per game, 86th with 236 rebounds, 27th in the league with 12.4 points per contest and 17th with 84 free throws. He also scored in double figures 22 times and notched six double-doubles.
Over his two seasons, Thompson departed 19th in team history with 705 career points and fifth with 415 career rebounds.
Thompson becomes the second player this year for Goldey-Beacom to sign a contract in the EBA League. Elijah Tillman will be competing this season for Basquet Stiges.
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