As the Cavaliers took off on a 2-on-1, the 6’4”, redshirt sophomore received a pass from teammate Malcolm Brodgon at the top of the key before slamming home the ball with his right hand while being fouled on the play.
Thompson’s dunk helped extend No. 10 Virginia’s lead by 14 points. He finished the game with 12 points, three rebounds and four assists.
The Cavaliers (7–1) play No. 20 West Virginia (7–0) on Tuesday.