Jan. 1, 2009
Washington DC - Georgetown University Head Men's Basketball Coach John Thompson III announced today that recruit Hollis Thompson, a 6-6, 180 lb. forward from Loyola High School in Los Angeles, California, has been admitted to Georgetown.
"Hollis will enroll for the 2009 spring semester," [begins January 7]" Coach Thompson said. "There are no plans for him to play, but he will practice with the team as he acclimates himself to college life. We feel this will be an exceptional opportunity for Hollis. It gives him a chance to adjust to life on and off the court before he begins intercollegiate competition in the 2009-2010 season."
Hollis is listed as an elite recruit with several recruiting web sites. He averaged 14.0 ppg and chose Georgetown over Duke, UCLA, USC and Arizona.