Erby Thompson

#15 Erby Thompson

POS. G
HT. 6-2
WT. 175
EXP. Sr.
HOMETOWN Pitkin, LA
HIGH SCHOOL Plainview HS

Awards

  • All-ASC honorable mention (2014-15)
  • All-ASC Honorable Mention (2013-14)
  • All-ASC East Honorable Mention (2012-13)

 Career Highs

  • Scoring: 24 vs. Sul Ross St. (2/20/14)
  • Rebounds: 9 at Sul Ross St. (1/18/14)
  • Assists: 6, 2 times; last vs. LeTourneau (12/2/14)
  • Steals: 3, 2 times; last vs. Hardin-Simmons (1/9/14)
  • Blocks: 1, 7 times; last vs. Sul Ross State (1/15/15)
  • Field Goals Made: 8 vs. Crowley's Ridge College (12/19/11)
  • Field Goal Attempts: 12, 2 times; last at Concordia-Texas (2/6/14)
  • Free Throws Made: 13 vs. Louisiana College (1/26/13)
  • Free Throw Attempts: 14 vs. Louisiana College (1/26/13)
  • 3-Pointers Made: 7 vs. Crowley's Ridge College (12/19/11)
  • 3-Point Attempts: 10 vs. Crowley's Ridge College (12/19/11)

2014-15 (senior)

  • Played in all 32 games, making 30 starts
  • Scored a season high 20 points against Texas-Tyler (12/19)
  • Made a game winning three point shot against Howard Payne (1/17)
  • Fifth on team in points per game with 7.5
  • Shot over 40% overall on the season from the field (40.2%)
  • Fifth on team in made shots with 78
  • Second on team in three pointers made (37)
  • Grabbed 88 rebounds with a season high six in four different games

2013-14 (junior)

  • Earned All-ASC honorable mention honors
  • Played and started all 26 games
  • Scored 12 points on 4-of-10 from the field including three-from-eight from the three point arc with four rebounds and an assist in season opening loss vs. Millsaps (11/16/13)
  • Scored 14 points while going seven-for-seven at the free throw line with four rebounds and one assist in win at LeTourneau (11/26/13)
  • Scored 17 points on four-of-six shooting from the floor, including three-for-five from the three-point arc and six-of-eight from the free throw line with four rebounds and four assists in win at Ozarks (12/2/13)
  • Scored 11 points, including seven-of-eight from the free throw line with six rebounds and three assists in loss vs. Mississippi College (12/7/13)
  • Shot five-of-nine from the field, including four-of-five from the three point line, en route to 14 points in loss at Texas-Tyler (12/19/13)
  • Made career high three steals with 12 points, two rebounds and one assist in loss vs. Hardin-Simmons (1/9/14)
  • Grabbed career high nine rebounds with 11 points, including six-for-six from the free throw line, and two assists in loss at Sul Ross St. (1/18/14)
  • Scored 15 points on five-for-12 shooting from the floor and one-of-six from three in loss vs. Texas-Tyler (1/30/14)
  • Scored career high 24 points on six-of-nine from the floor and five-of-eight from the three point line in win over Sul Ross St. (2/20/14)
  • Scored 18 points, including season-high 11-for-11 from the free throw line in win vs. Howard Payne (2/22/14)
  • Scored 16 points on five-of-nine shooting in ASC Tournament loss at Texas-Dallas (2/28/14)
  • Finished the season leading the team in scoring at 12.6 ppg and averaging 3.5 rpg and 1.6 apg
  • Finished the season shooting 40 percent from the floor, 38 percent from the free throw line and a team leading 87 percent from the free throw line

2012-13 (sophomore)

  • Played in 25 games, starting 19
  • Earned All-ASC honorable mention honors
  • Set then new career high in assists with four in loss vs. Hardin-Simmons (12/6/12)
  • Scored 15 points on 5-of-8 from the field in win over Rust College (12/8/12)
  • Scored 15 points on then career high 10-of-12 from the free throw line in loss at Howard Payne (12/15/12)
  • Tied career high in rebounds with three in loss vs. Mississippi College (1/24/13)
  • Scored 22 points on 4-of-9 from the floor and a career high 13-of-14 from the free throw line and dished out a then career high four assists in win vs. Louisiana College (1/26/13)
  • Scored 11 points, dished out career high six assists and had career high three steals in win over Ozarks (1/31/13)
  • Grabbed career high four rebounds in loss at Louisiana College (2/14/13)
  • Finished the season averaging 7.9 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists and shooting 39.7 percent from the field, 43 percent from the 3-point arc and 84.9 percent from the free throw line

2011-12 (freshman)

  • Started one game (Hendrix College) while playing in all 26
  • Grabbed first career rebound in first college game, a loss vs. LSU-Shreveport (11/19/11)
  • Made first career free throws, finishing with two points, and dished out first career assist and had first career steal in loss at Mary Hardin-Baylor (11/28/11)
  • Made first career field goal, a 3-pointer, in loss at McMurry (12/8/11)
  • Scored career high 23 points on 8-of-11 from the field and 7-for-10 from the 3-point line in win over Crowley’s Ridge (12/19/11)
  • Collected season high three rebounds in first career start, a win vs. Hendrix College (12/30/11)
  • Shot 3-for-6 from the floor, all three of which were 3-pointers, and hit season-high two free throws for 11 points in win vs. Louisiana College (1/12/12)
  • Went 4-for-9 from the floor, all of which were 3-pointers, finishing with 12 points and season-high three assists in win vs. Mississippi College (1/14/12)
  • Tied season-high with three rebounds in loss at Ozarks (2/2/12)
  • Had third three-rebound game of the season in win vs. LeTourneau (2/11/12)
  • Dished out season high three assists in loss at Louisiana College (2/16/12)
  • Tied season-high for the fourth time with three rebounds in loss at Mississippi College (2/18/12)
  • Finished the season averaging 5.2 points, 1 rebound and 1.1 assists per game and shot 34.7 percent from the field, 36.5 percent from 3-point range and 63.2 percent from the free throw line

Club/AAU

  • Sports Academy

Plainview High School

  • Five-time letter winner
  • Played guard for coach Justin Miller
  • Named freshman of the year
  • Earned all-district and all-state honors
  • Named a Louisiana State All-Star
  • Graduated in 2011

Personal

  • Son of Erby, Jr. and Ginger Thompson
  • Born on January 12, 1993
  • Majoring in Kinesiology
  • Relative Sheila Thompson Johnson played basketball at Louisiana College

Favorites

  • Hobbies: Fishing
  • Foods: Barbecue
  • Sports Team: Chicago Bulls
  • Book: Where the Red Fern Grows
  • People: Keelon Brett and Lyane Thompson
  • Sports Experience: Playing in the Louisiana All-Star game
  • Number: 15
  • TV Show: Impractical Jokers
  • Influential Person: Coach Carlo Maggio
  • Sports Movie: Coach Carter
  • Music Group: Jason Aldean
  • Actor: Steve Carell
  • Athlete: Derrick Rose