Thompson, a redshirt junior guard, told Cavaliers coach Tony Bennett that he would transfer out of the program.
Darius Thompson, Virginia guard, to transfer →
"Guard-wise, I feel like we don't have certain starters every night," Thompson said. "Anybody can come in and contribute ... so really it shows how deep we can be."
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