1982 Draft: Corny Thompson

<h4>1982 Draft</h4><br>
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<b>Corny Thompson (1978-82)</b><br>
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<b><a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="OREDU0000152" title="University of Connecticut" href="/topic/education/colleges-universities/university-of-connecticut-OREDU0000152.topic">UConn</a> highlights:</b> Helped program usher in Big East era after coming out of Middletown High in 1978. No. 5 in career scoring (1,810) and rebounding (1,017). Helped UConn to <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="OREDU0000001" title="National Collegiate Athletic Association" href="/topic/sports/national-collegiate-athletic-association-OREDU0000001.topic">NCAA</a> bid as a freshman, then three NIT bids.<br>
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<b>Of note:</b> Third-round pick of Dallas; played one season with Mavericks. Played six seasons each in Italy and Spain; won a European Cup title while playing in Spain.
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( Photo courtesy of UConn Athletic Department )

1982 Draft



Corny Thompson (1978-82)

UConn highlights: Helped program usher in Big East era after coming out of Middletown High in 1978. No. 5 in career scoring (1,810) and rebounding (1,017). Helped UConn to NCAA bid as a freshman, then three NIT bids.

Of note: Third-round pick of Dallas; played one season with Mavericks. Played six seasons each in Italy and Spain; won a European Cup title while playing in Spain.

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