PLAYER PROFILE

HOMER THOMPSON

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Homer Thompson graduated from Jeffersonville High School where he played on the celebrated 1935 Jeffersonville basketball team. He went to the University of Kentucky on scholarship and played with Adolph Rupp’s Wildcats. After graduation, he played with the Indinapolis Kautsky’s for one season. He served in the  Marines during World War II and later returned to his his high school alma mater as a teacher and coach.

 

HOMER THOMPSON Height: 6:04 Weight: 215 College: Kentucky’39
Homer W. Thompson Born:  Jan 18, 1916 Died:   Jun 19, 2007 Hometown: Jeffersonville, Ind.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1935-36 Kentucky (Frosh) College
1936-37 Kentucky College 22 45 19 109 5.0
1937-38 Kentucky College 18 27 36 90 5.0
1938-39 Kentucky College 19 44 40 128 6.7
1939-40 Indianapolis NBL 24 27 52 77 .675 106 4.4
1944-46 US Marines Military Service
1946-47 IndianapolisSheboygan NBL 4 3 2 4 .500 8 2.0
1947-48 Louisville PBLA 4 1 2 4 .500 4 1.0
Major League Totals 32 31 56 85 .659 118 3.7
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