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IU says Race Thompson out indefinitely

It’s good news and bad news for Race Thompson.

According to an IU release, his 76 game start streak will come to an end.

But IU says Thompson is out indefinitely rather than for the rest of the season. It appears likely Thompson will be able to return this season.

Here’s the release from IU:


Senior Race Thompson Out Indefinitely

Indiana University senior men’s basketball player Race Thompson will be out indefinitely after after injuring his leg Thursday at Iowa. He has started 76 straight games.

In 14 games, The 6-8 Thompson is averaging 8.4 points and 6.1 rebounds and is second on the team with 19 blocked shots.

A team captain each of the last three seasons, Thompson was an honorable mention All-Big Ten pick and Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner last season.