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Southeast gets guard, SIU player has career ending surgery

J.J. Thompson (Source: Southeast) J.J. Thompson (Source: Southeast)
Josh Swan (Source: SIU) Josh Swan (Source: SIU)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Southeast Missouri State has announced its men's basketball program has signed experienced guard.

Jevante “J.J.” Thompson, who stands at 6'0”, 185 pounds, was a two-year starter at the University of Houston.

The native of Irving, Tex., averaged six points per game in 29 games and 21 starts for the Cougars last season, according to Southeast.

And, according to SIU, one of its player has had career ending knee surgery.

Head Basketball Coach Barry Hinson announced on Wednesday that junior guard Josh Swan had career-ending surgery on his left knee Tuesday.

Swan first injured the knee last season during SIU's game at Illinois State on Feb. 2. 

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