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    Michael Thompson scored 18 points Wednesday in his final regular-season collegiate home game.

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    Michael Thompson scored 18 points Wednesday in his final regular-season collegiate home game.
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    March 5, 2011

    EVANSTON, Ill. - Northwestern point guard Michael Thompson is profiled in Sunday's new episode of The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2011 on Big Ten Network. The program debuts at 2 p.m. Central time with encore presentations set for 7, 8:30 and 10 p.m. that evening.

    The Journey crew sat down with Thompson, as well as his parents, Joel and Gina, on Tuesday in preparation for NU's Senior Night on Wednesday against Minnesota.

    Thompson scored a team-high 18 points, including 15 in the second half, in the Wildcats' 68-57 regular-season finale win over the Golden Gophers. The Chicago native is Northwestern's all-time leader in assists, minutes played, games played and games started. He also ranks second in 3-point field goals, fifth in steals and sixth in 3-point field goal percentage.

    He is just four points shy of moving into third place on NU's career scoring list.

    Fans of the show are invited to experience The Journey on Twitter (@BTNJourney) to get daily updates and bonus content from show producers and editors.

    Check your cable or satellite system's On Demand channel for full episodes, or visit BigTenNetwork.com/Journey to watch clips from previous shows.

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