Thompson's 18 leads High Point in rout of Methodist, 96-50
The Panthers raced to a 52-24 advantage after a half in winning their 10th straight home game and 26th game in the last 28 at home.
High Point (9-4) came into the game shooting 51.1 percent from beyond the arc over its last nine games at home, but Methodist held the Panthers to an uncharacteristic 3 of 13 from long range (23.1 percent).
Lorenzo Cugini scored five of his seven points in the first three minutes, helping High Point to a 12-4 lead.
Jackson Whitley's 10 points led Methodist, which turned it over 27 times.