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By Jimmie Earls
Pine Bluffs Post Editor 

Thompson switches to UW


Jimmie Earls/Pine Bluffs Post

Pine Bluffs senior Hunter Thompson, foreground, pictured with Hornet teammate Haize Fornstrom, will play basketball for the University of Wyoming after high school following a switch from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.

Where does a 6-foot-10, 235-pound senior forward, who has multiple basketball scholarship offers on the table, go after high school? Anywhere he wants to!

After committing to play basketball at Omaha, Nebraska's Creighton University last March, Hunter Thompson has changed his mind and has decided to stay in his home state to play basketball for the University of Wyoming. It wasn't an easy decision to make, but Thompson feels it was the right choice.

"I feel like I rushed the commitment (to Creighton) and I felt like I needed to re-evaluate things," Thompson said. "I had no desire to commit...

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