2014-15 Men's Basketball
Bernard Thompson
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Bernard Thompson
Bernard Thompson

POS.G
HT.6-3
WT.175
YR.Sr.
HOMETOWNConyers, Ga.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLRockdale County HS

Career Stats

As A Junior (2013-14) | Game-By-Game Stats | 15.1 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 1.5 spg
Named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference First Team and Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team … set FGCU’s Division-I record for points in a game with 32 at USF on Dec. 17 … became the 4th player in FGCU history to surpass 1,000 points in a career, and he did so in that game against USF … with still one year of eligibility remaining he is FGCU’s all-time leading scorer with 1,395 … he surpassed the previous record of 1,367 in the A-Sun Championship final versus Mercer ... led FGCU and ranked 5th in the conference with 15.1 points per game … finished 8th in the league with a free-throw percentage of .790 … led the team with 48 steals … now has 207 career steals, which is already FGCU’s program record and 13 more than anyone else entering his senior season … scored in double figures on 29 occasions … netted at least 20 points in six games … tied a career high with six steals against ETSU in the A-Sun semifinals on Mar. 6 … recorded a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds in a win against Northern Kentucky on Mar. 1 which clinched FGCU’s first-ever regular-season A-Sun title … secured a career high with six assists in a win at Furman on Nov. 15 … recorded three or more steals on seven occasions … tied a career high with six 3-point field goals made at USF … scored at least 12 points in 15 straight games from Dec. 23-Feb. 15 … hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds remaining to beat Stetson on Jan. 31 … appeared and started in 33 games, missing two contests early in the season to rest an ankle injury he played through the first three games of the year. 

As A Sophomore (2012-13) | Game-By-Game Stats
Named the Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Year … earned College Sports Madness A-Sun  All-Conference third team accolades … led the A-Sun in steals per game with 2.7 … set the program record and climbed as high as second on the all-time Atlantic Sun history list with 102 steals … led underclassmen nationwide with 102 steals … named A-Sun Player of the Week on Nov. 20 … was part of the third highest scoring duos in the A-Sun with Sherwood Brown (29.8 ppg) … scored 23 points against Georgetown and San Diego State … twice registered a career-high six steals against Stetson and amassed five thefts on four other occasions … had four or more steals 12 times in the year … has recorded a steal in 63 of 69 career games, including 47 multi-steal performances … reached 100 career steals in 46th game at Kennesaw State on Dec. 31 … his 102 steals led directly to 136 FGCU points (3.7 per game) with 57 of his own … averaged 10.2 points in second half in the last 11 games … scored 8.0 of his 14.3 points per game in second half … scored a season-high 24 points against Duke on Nov. 18 … played a season-high 39 minutes against Mercer on Jan. 2 … appeared in and started each of the team’s 37 games … averaged 29.9 minute per game.

Bahamas Summer of Thunder Tour (Summer of 2012)
Led the team with 22 points per game during the 3-0 foreign tour … reached the 20-point plateau in two of three games … also contributed 7.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists and a team-best 4.3 steals per game … knocked down 9-of-22 three-point attempts and shot 41 percent from the field (24-59) … had at least four steals in each game … went to three free throw line a team-best 16 times … opened with 18 points, six rebounds, three assists and four steals against the Commonwealth Bank Giants (Aug. 8) … just missed a double-double against Mailboat Cybots (Aug. 9), going for 20 points, nine rebounds and four steals … capped the tour with a team-best 28 points, including 22 in the first half, against the Grand Bahamas All-Stars (Aug. 10), knocking down 10-of-22 from the field with eight rebounds, including five offensive, and five steals.

As a Freshman (2011-12) | Game-By-Game Stats
Named unanimous choice to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshmen Team … also named to the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Freshmen All-American team ... started 28 of 32 contests, playing 27.5 minutes per game … second on the team in scoring (11.5) and rebounding (5.2), figures that ranked 15th and 16th in the A-Sun, respectively … dished out 2.1 assists per game … also ranked third in the A-Sun with 57 steals (1.8), a mark that is the fifth-best total in single-season history … led A-Sun freshmen in rebounding and steals, while finishing second in scoring … had a steal in 28 games, including 21 multi-theft contests … finished in double figures a team-best 22 times … led the squad in scoring 10 times, rebounding on 11 occasions and both in the same game four times … shot 44 percent (128-289) from the field, knocking down 36 three-pointers at 38 percent (36-95) … ranked 10th in the A-Sun in three-point percentage, making a trifecta in 19 games … two-time A-Sun Newcomer of the Week on Jan. 3 and Feb. 26 … upped points per game average to 12.0 in A-Sun action … scored in double figures 12 of 18 conference contests … reached double figures in first four collegiate games, opening with a team-high 15 points on 7-of-10 from the field with six rebounds and four assists off the bench at TCU (Nov. 11) … came off the bench again at Maryland (Nov. 25) and Loyola Maryland (Nov. 27) to score 17 points and 12 points … added seven rebounds against the Terps … had a string of five games over the end of December and the start of the New Year in which he averaged 16.4 points … went for 16 points in back-to-back home games against USC Upstate (Dec. 19) and Toledo (Dec. 22) … had 15 points and nine rebounds in a win over Maine (Dec. 29) … capped the five-game run with a season-high 22 points, including 18 in the second half, on the strength of 5-of-6 from long range at Kennesaw State (Jan. 4) in front of family and friends … had 16 points and seven rebounds in a win over Jacksonville (Jan. 9) … recorded first career double-double in an overtime win at Lipscomb (Jan. 14) with 10 points and 12 rebounds over a season-high 38 minutes … led FGCU to season sweep of Jacksonville with a team-high 19 points during the road victory (Feb. 4) … closed the regular season with five consecutive double figure outings … finished with second double-double against Stetson (Feb. 17) on CSS TV, going for team-highs of 17 points and 12 rebounds, including eight offensive caroms … followed with his second 20-point game of the year at USC Upstate (Feb. 23), hitting 4-of-6 from three-point land.

High School
Led Rockdale County to its first Georgia Class 4A State Championship game since 1987, as a senior … averaged 17 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.2 steals over 32 games … named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution Class 4A All-State second team and Rockdale Citizen All-Area first team … coached by Alvin Williams, the Bulldogs went 26-6 in 2010-11 … capped his career with 33 points, including 26 in the first half, in the senior All-Star game between Newton and Rockdale counties … reached the 20-point plateau in 10 games and double figures in 29 of 32 contests … averaged 6.5 rebounds on the strength of six double-doubles … scored in a variety of ways with 180 free throw attempts and 39 made three-pointers … scored a season-high 27 points against Miller Grove, who finished No. 7 in the USA Today Super 25 Boys’ Basketball ranking … averaged 13.5 points and led Rockdale to a 28-2 record as a junior in 2009-10 … earned a scout’s grade of 86 from ESPN and was ranked the No. 89 shooting guard in the class of 2011.

Personal
Born on Jan. 18, 1993 … son of Katrina Hendrix … has an older sister, Natasha Hendrix, and a younger nephew, Shawn Swift … communications major.

In The News
College basketball: FGCU's Brett Comer, Bernard Thompson named first-team All-Atlantic Sun - Naples Daily News