Rider Men's Basketball BIO
5 Ryan Thompson

High School

Named the MVP of Group IV and was the Burlington County Player of the Year as a senior at Lenape High School...a First Team All-South Jersey selection as a senior after earning third team honors as a junior...twice a First Team All-Burlington County selection...teamed with brother Jason to lead the 2004 Lenape team to a 28-1 season and the NJSIAA Group IV Championship.

 

At Rider

As a junior was named First Team All-MET, First Team All-MAAC, National Association of Basketball Coaches First Team All-District 1 and collegeinsider.com Mid-Major All-American...also named to the 2009 MAAC All-Tournament team...ranked second in the MAAC in scoring (18.0), first in minutes played (38.2), second in three-point field goal percentage (.422), seventh in assists (3.3), eighth in field goal percentage (.509), eighth in free throw percentage (.773), 11th in rebounding (6.5) and 11th in three-pointers made (32)...played 50 minutes in playoff game against Niagara and played 40 minutes in nine other games last season...scored 18 or more points in 18 games last year...had 13 games with four or more assists last season in his first year as a point guard...had four games of 10 or more rebounds as a junior...led Rider to playoff win over Saint Peter’s with 30 points...enters his senior year 15th in career scoring at Rider...compiled 57 points and 17 rebounds in two MAAC playoff games...compiled 50 points and 20 rebounds in back-to-back wins over Lafayette and Cal State Northridge...scored with 3.4 seconds left to beat Siena last season...scored a lay up at the buzzer to win at Loyola...as a sophomore was a Second Team All-MET and Second Team All-MAAC selection and was named to the collegeinsider.com Mid-Major All-America team...as a sophomore grabbed 13 rebounds against Kansas State and 10 rebounds against NC State and scored a game-high 24 points and added eight rebounds, three assists and three steals at Old Dominion...as a sophomore ranked eighth in the MAAC in scoring, 10th in rebounding, ninth in assists (3.44), fourth in three-point field goal percentage (.438) and fifth in steals (1.66)...started 23 games as a Rider rookie, including the final five of the season...as a freshman ranked in the top 15 in the MAAC in assists, rebounds and steals...among MAAC rookies was second in rebounding, second in free throw percentage, fourth in assists, sixth in steals and ninth in scoring.

 

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>2006-07 GBG

Position: Guard
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mt. Laurel, N.J.
High School: Lenape
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