NU faced a week of practice and rest, with no game on the schedule. During the layoff, Juice Thompson returned from Germany, and spent some time with former teammates, including John Shurna. Thompson and Shurna met for dinner and discussed what it takes to be a team leader.
January 27, 2012
Heralded as one of the best players in Northwestern basketball history, it seems that the career of Michael "Juice" Thompson is not done yet. Yesterday, Thompson signed a contract to play with the Fraport Skyliners based in Frankfurt, Germany.
September 1, 2011
Not long after Northwestern's heartbreaking loss to top-ranked Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament, most of the Wildcat faithful had left Conseco Fieldhouse and began their travels home. As fans circulated in for the next game, there was one Northwestern fan still left in Conseco Fieldhouse.
May 7, 2011
With the season in the books, Juice Thompson is working for the next level of his basketball career. As of Tuesday, Thompson isn't the only Northwestern Wildcat with such a goal. Like Thompson, John Shurna now has his sights set on playing in the NBA. Now, Shurna and Thompson are helping each other prepare for their dream of playing professionally.
April 19, 2011