Ohio State Makes Addition of Trevor Thompson Official

By Jason Priestas on April 18, 2014 at 4:57p
Trevor Thompson is officially a Buckeye.

Nearly a week after Trevor Thompson committed to Ohio State on a visit, he's officially a part of the team.

Ohio State announced the 6-11 center, who played as a freshman for Virginia Tech last season, has been added to the roster. Thompson told Cleveland.com that he and his family plan to petition the NCAA to make him eligible immediately. Should the NCAA decline that request, Thompson will sit out during the 2014-15 season, but will have three years of eligibility remaining when he suits up in the fall of 2015.

In his only season in Blacksburg, Thompson played in 30 games, starting 11 of them, averaging 5.0 points and 4.7 rebounds per games with a pair of double-doubles.

"Trevor has proven he is capable of competing at our level," Matta said. "He will be a very athletic big man for us. We are looking forward to having Trevor in our program."

Thompson becomes the second big to transfer to Ohio State in as many months. Anthony Lee, a 6-9 forward from Temple, joined the team in March.


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bodast67's picture

         Welcome to the good guys !




     " I hope when I die, I die laughing"...                

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buckeyeradar's picture

Nice to have you in the Buckeye fold. 

I may not be the sharpest crayon in the box but I'm one of the most colorful.

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osubuck57's picture

Welcome aboard Trevor!! Looking forward to seeing him on the court, whether it's this upcoming season or the one after. He'll only make us better!!


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theopulas's picture

Welcome to the Family............


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NitroBuck's picture

Welcome Trevor!  I hope you do well at Ohio State...in every way.

Ferio.  Tego.

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Seattle Linga's picture

Time to Party


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ScarletNGrey01's picture

Welcome to Buckeye Nation Trevor!  We're rooting for you to have great success on and off the court.


The will to win is not as important as the will to prepare to win. -- Woody Hayes

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KE's picture

Any one know the likelihood of him being able to play next year? Why would he not have to sit out a year?

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Deadly Nuts's picture

He is transferring because of his dad's sickness.


Fuzzbuck's picture

Great to have you on the team Trevor--- Can't wait to see you knock down jump shots and run the floor in transition and get some dunks. We need a "face the basket post player' for a change. Welcome!!!!!

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pdan46's picture

Welcome aboard! You will get tremendous support as a Buckeye!

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Seattle Linga's picture

And specifically from 11 Warriors alone.........

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Go1Bucks's picture

What he ^^^ said - many times over!

Go Bucks!

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Seattle Linga's picture

Nice!!!!!! Back at ya

Colerain 2004 G.O.A.T.'s picture

Im really impressed with the staffs ability to bring in the help we need at center. This shows it wasn't just our eyes that seen that terrible effort out of Amir. Looks like we have solidified a little depth at the 5 spot for the next couple years with an outside shot to still pull in big boy Turner. I have faith in Matta and feel like with Russel,Scott,Thompson and Lee we have the tools to make a deep run next year. If either of those centers played on this years squad we might have cut down some nets.

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Fuzzbuck's picture

Oh, and TT-- if you know some shooting guards that can bury the 3 ball --- bring them with you!!!!!

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DenBuck's picture

Welcome to the OSU family. 

Buckeye For Life

Horvath22's picture

Welcome aboard, Trevor.

Buck Commander's picture

Welcome Big Man

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