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04/01/2018

NCAA National Championship: ND WBB 61, Mississippi State 58 (USATSI)

For the second time in program history, the Notre Dame women's basketball team are your NCAA National Champions.

03/26/2018

NCAA Elite Eight: ND WBB vs. Oregon (USATSI)

The Fighting Irish take on the Ducks in the Spokane Regional Final with a trip to the Women's Final Four on the line.

03/12/2018

NCAA Tournament Selection Show

Notre Dame earns the No. 1 seed in the Spokane Regional during 2018 NCAA Tournament's Selection Show reveal.

12/31/2017

ND WBB vs. Wake Forest (USATSI)

The second-ranked Irish hit the road for an ACC matchup with the Demon Deacons.

12/28/2017

Notre Dame vs. Syracuse (USATSI)

Photos from Notre Dame women's basketball vs. Syracuse - Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017

CAREER HONORS
2015-16:
• All-Pac-12 (Coaches and Media)
• Pac-12 All-Defensive Honorable Mention (Coaches)
• Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
• Naismith Trophy Watch List
• John R. Wooden Award Women’s Preseason Top 30
• EspnW National Player of the Week (Feb. 1, 2016)
• Pac-12 Player of the Week (Feb. 1, 2016)
• Pac-12 Player of the Week (Dec. 21, 2015)
• Pac-12 Player of the Week (Nov. 30, 2015)

2014-15:
Gulf Coast Showcase MVP
All-Pac-12 (Coaches and Media)
Capital One Academic All-District
Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
Pac-12 Player of the Week (Nov. 24, 2014)
EspnW National Player of the Week (Nov. 23, 2014)
Pac-12 All-Freshman Team

2013-14:
Pac-12 All-Freshman Team

CAREER HIGHS
Pts: 30 (at Washington St, 1/31/16)
Rebs: 10 (vs MSU, 12/6/17)
FGM: 11, 2x (last at Washington St, 1/31/16)
FGA: 22 (vs Texas, 11/20/14)
3FGM: 6 (at Hawaii, 11/29/14)
3FGA: 11, 2x (last vs Missouri St, 11/27/15)
FTM: 12 (at USC, 1/25/15)
FTA: 14 (at USC, 1/25/15)
Ast: 9 (vs Notre Dame, 3/25/16)
Blk: 2, 6x (last vs Marquette, 12/20/17)
Stl: 4, 3x (last vs Syracuse, 12/28/17)
Min: 43 (vs Texas, 11/20/14)

MISCELLANEOUS
Double-figure scoring games: 74
20-point games: 12
30-point games: 1
Double-figure rebound games: 1
Double-doubles: 1

GRAD SEASON (2017-18)
• Played in 14 games, with starts in the first six - averaged 27.1 minutes per game.
• Her 4.6 assists per game ranked 6th in the ACC at the time, while her 1.9 assist/turnover ratio ranked 8th.
• Best game - vs MSU on Dec. 6 - recorded her first career double-double with a season high 12 points, on 4-of-5 shooting, and career best 10 rebounds. Also went 4-for-4 from the free-throw line.
• Reached double-digits for the third time and final time with 10 points in the overtime win vs Marquette on Dec. 20. Connected on season high 6-of-8 from the free-throw line.
• Hit clutch three-pointers for the Irish in the fourth quarter - Hit a three at 7:09 at Penn on Dec. 9, pushing the Irish lead to 54-39, and at 7:48 agaisnt No. 1 UConn that put Notre Dame up 68-58. Also hit a three vs No. 3 South Carolina to kick off the fourth quarter and give Irish a 71-57 lead at the time.
• Tied her career high in blocks (2) and steals (4) in her four-point, four-assist outing vs DePaul on Dec. 17.
• After nine points at UConn on Dec. 3, Thompson has now averaged 16.5 ppg over her last two games against the Huskies. 
• Thompson twice tallied her season high mark of 8 assists - vs USF on Nov. 25 and vs Mount on Nov. 11 - both coming one shy of her career high of 9 set back at Stanford against Notre Dame.
• Scored four of her nine points in the fourth quarter at Oregon State, also finishing with four assists and three rebounds.
• Recorded seven assists and six points at WKU on Nov. 14, including a crictical three midway through the fourth quarter, giving the Irish a double-digit lead and eventual 78-65 win.
• Made her Notre Dame debut vs Mount St. Mary’s on Nov. 11, nearly earning a double-double with 10 points and eight assists, as the latter was one shy of her career high. 
• Thompson tied the highest assist mark in a season opener (8) over the past 15 years, joining the likes of Lindsay Allen (2x), Skylar Diggins and Megan Duffy (2x).

STANFORD - JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)
• Team captain
• Made 30 starts in 33 appearances and averaged 30.9 minutes per game
• Averaged 14.7 points per game on 37.5 percent shooting (166-of-443), including a .375 clip from deep (65-of-189)
• Also grabbed 3.4 rebounds and handed out 3.6 assists per outing
• 11th in the Pac-12 in scoring, 11th in assists and fourth in free throw percentage (.777)
• Tied for eighth in the league in three-pointers made per game (2.0) and 15th in percentage (.344)
• Scored in double figures 27 times and had seven 20+ point efforts
• Averaged 12.4 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 16 Pac-12 games
• In four NCAA Tournament games, averaged 16.5 points on 43.6 percent shooting and 4.5 assists
• Scored 24 of her career-high 30 points in the second half against Washington Cougars
• Hit the game winner with 2.4 seconds left as part of a 16-point effort at Oregon (1/15)
• Became the 36th Stanford player to reach 1,000 career points when she scored 12 against Colorado (1/10)

STANFORD - SOPHOMORE (2014-15)
• Made 33 starts in 35 appearances and averaged 30.4 minutes per game
• Tied for the team lead in scoring at 13.3 points per game on 40.9 percent shooting (161-of-394), including a .372 clip from deep (45-of-121)
• Became the first Cardinal guard since Candice Wiggins (2007-08) to lead the team in scoring
• Scored in double figures 27 times and had five 20+ point efforts
• Averaged 12.7 points and 3.7 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament and made 4-of-8 from behind the arc
• Averaged 11.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists at the Pac-12 Tournament in Seattle
• Tied a career high with seven rebounds to go along with 18 points in a win at Cal on Feb. 18
• Went 12-of-14 at the line against the Trojans, tied for the ninth-most makes in Stanford single-game history and the highest total since Nnemkadi Ogwumike in 2010
• Named to the Rainbow Wahine Shootout All-Tournament Team
• Earned espnW National and Pac-12 Player of the Week honors after averaging 26.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game against Connecticut and Texas
• The first Stanford guard since Candice Wiggins in 2008 to score at least 20 in three straight games
• Set season highs in both points (28) and rebounds (7) against Texas (11/20)
• Led Stanford with 24 points in the win over Connecticut (11/17), including a 7-of-12 effort at the line

STANFORD - FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
• Made 33 starts over 36 games, averaging 8.3 points and 2.69 assists a game while hitting 42.2 percent from behind the arc
• Set a season high with 19 points, five rebounds, five assists, six field goals made and three 3-pointers in 37 minutes against Oregon State (1/5)
• Passed out a season-high eight assists against California (1/30)
• Started all five NCAA Tournament games, averaging 11.6 points and shooting 46.7 percent from the field
• Scored 10 points with four rebounds in regional final win over North Carolina (4/1)
• Finished with 12 points against Connecticut at the Final Four (4/6)

HIGH SCHOOL
• A 2013 graduate of Timberview High School in Mansfield, Texas
• Also attended Punahou High School in Honolulu, Hawaii before transferring to Timberview in 2010
• Earned four letters in basketball and two in track and field while at Timberview and Punahou
• Captained the THS team as a senior
• Played club ball for Hawaii Strikers (2009), Michigan Crossover (2010), DFW Elite (2011) and Cy Fair Shock (2012)

PREP HONORS/AWARDS
• Sporting News All-America honorable mention
• Three-time pick to the Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 5A All-State First Team (2011-13)
• Named to Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-State First Team in 2013
• Claimed District 5-5A MVP and was thrice named to district’s first team (2011-13)
• VYPE Magazine 2013 Reader’s Choice “Tarrant County’s Best Point Guard”
• Three-time TABC All-Region First Team (2011-13)
• Named to the All-Interscholastic League First Team at Punahou

INTERNATIONAL
• Participated in the USA Basketball Women’s Pan American Games and World University Games Team Trials at the United States Olympic Training Center in May 2015

PERSONAL
• Born at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri
• Full first name is Khaliyah
• Parents are Gregory, Sr. and Tracy Thompson. Has five older siblings
• Grandfather, George C. Thompson III was a Michigan High School Hall of Fame basketball coach and a four-year letterwinner in football at Eastern Michigan
• Father played Division II basketball and was an All-European point guard

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Lili Thompson
Lili  Thompson

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Mansfield, Texas

High School:
Timberview

Last College:
Stanford

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

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