Tennessee locks in point guard switch before meeting with Crimson Tide

'Confidence is up' for Thompson

Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON --  Tennessee Volunteers guard Darius Thompson (15) is pressured by LSU Tigers forward Jarell Martin (12) as LSU Tigers guard Malik Morgan (24) looks on during the second half on Tuesday in the Maravich Center.

Photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON, © 2014 The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Tennessee Volunteers guard Darius Thompson (15) is pressured by LSU Tigers forward Jarell Martin (12) as LSU Tigers guard Malik Morgan (24) looks on during the second half on Tuesday in the Maravich Center.

As Antonio Barton’s inconsistency made it clear he might not make the transition the Tennessee men’s basketball team hoped for, an alternate option surfaced in freshman Darius Thompson.

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snowpeapod#263184 writes:

Only time will tell if this transition works for the long term. I hope time is on our side.

wigmeister writes:

He deserves the shot at PG.

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