The Campaign
Rider Men's Basketball BIO
5 Jonathon Thompson

At Rider:
Accounting major...enters the 2012-13 season 17th on Rider's all-time assist list...ranked second in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and 80th in the nation in assists as a junior...was second in the MAAC and 88th in the nation in assist-turnover ratio...led the Broncs in three-point field goal percentage (.470)...was third on the team in rebounds and second in assists...led the team in minutes played per game with over 32...compiled a 'double-double' with 11 points and 11 assists in MAAC win over Marist...had 10 assists in MAAC win at Canisius...compiled 77 points, 18 assists and 19 rebounds in his last five games of the season...scored 17 points against Princeton...made four three-pointers in MAAC tournament game against Fairfield...made six field goals in win over eventual champion Loyola...grabbed eight rebounds on ESPN in his season debut against Drexel... made a three-point field goal to give Rider a 69-64 lead with 14 seconds left to play in 75-66 win at UMBC...started every game he played last year (30)...was second on the 2010-11 team in assists and steals, fifth in minutes and sixth in scoring...ranked 40th in the nation in assist/turnover ratio...started 16 games as a sophomore...was second on the 2010-11 team in both overall field goal percentage and three-point field goal a sophomore made two foul shots with 8.3 seconds left to give Rider a 61-58 lead in 61-59 victory at Iona...compiled 13 points and six assists in 2011 win at Fairfield that ended a six game winning streak and gave the Stags just their second loss in 14 home games...averaged 10.25 points over his final four games of the 2010-11 season...made two foul shots with 18 seconds remaining for the sixth and final lead change of the game in 2011 win over Saint Peter's...scored a basket and free throw to give Rider a 75-71 lead with 2:33 left in 77-76 win over Canisius as a sophomore...played in 33 games as a rookie, starting four...his 16.9 minutes played per game was sixth on the 2009-10 team...was seventh on the team in three-pointers made as a freshman...sixth on the 2009-10 team in free throws made and free throw percentage...made his first field goal attempt as a Bronc, in win at Mississippi State...played 17 minutes in his first collegiate start, a MAAC win at Marist...grabbed seven rebounds in 2009-10 BracketBuster at Hofstra.

At Jones High School:
Scored over 1,000 points, averaging 20 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals as a junior...led his team to the Florida AAA State Title with a 28-4 record...earned All-State Honorable Mention...Player of the Year in District B...earned All-Metro Second Team honors, second Team All-Orange County and Third Team All-City...was named the MVP of the Lakes Great 8 Tournament.

Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Jones
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