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Indiana’s Race Thompson set to compete in Portsmouth Invitational Tournament


Indiana men’s basketball’s graduating forward Race Thompson will compete in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in Virginia starting Wednesday, according to a release from IU Athletics. 

The tournament, an eight-team showcase featuring 64 college basketball seniors, begins Wednesday at 7 p.m. Thompson will play in front of professional scouts, including scouts from international leagues. 

Thompson will compete for the Portsmouth Sports Club alongside fellow Big Ten forward Justice Sueing, who finished his Ohio State career this season. 

Over six seasons at Indiana, Thompson played in 130 games, scoring 997 career points, averaging 7.6 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. 

According to the release, Juwan Morgan was the last Hoosier to participate in the tournament. In the past, players like Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Tim Hardaway and Jimmy Butler have competed in the Portsmouth Invitational.

Fans have an option to pay to stream games through the Portsmouth Invitational website.

Follow reporters Evan Gerike (@EvanGerike) and Emma Pawlitz (@emmapawlitz), columnist Bradley Hohulin (@BradleyHohulin) and photographer Alex Paul (@alexpaulphoto) for updates throughout the Indiana men’s basketball season.
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