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Sindarius Thornwell
Sindarius Thornwell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lancaster, S.C.

High School:
Oak Hill Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215

Position:
G

Experience:
1VL


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2013-14 (freshman)
Started all 34 games of his rookie campaign ... Averaged 13.4 points, 4.1 rebounds 3.0 assists and 1.2 steals in 29.6 minutes per game ... 13.4 points per game ranked second among freshmen in the SEC in overall games, while 1.2 steals per game ranked second and 3.0 assists per game ranked third ... In SEC games, averaged 15.6 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.2 steals in 33.2 minutes per game ... Points (15.6) and assists (4.0) per game in strictly league games led the conference among freshmen ... Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... Led all SEC freshmen in scoring and assists in conference games ... Six 20-point games in league play is the most by a freshman in South Carolina history ... A three-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Jan. 13, Feb. 17, March 10), and the Feb. 18 Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week ... Posted 22 double-figure scoring games, which included seven 20-point games, also posted 20 games with at least three assists, nine games with at least five rebounds and two double-doubles ... Led or shared the team lead in scoring 12 times, in rebounding four times, in assists 17 times and in steals 10 times ... Marked nearly every stat column with 14 points, all in the second half, four rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal in college debut vs. Longwood (Nov. 9) ... Scored first 20-point game of his career at No. 23 Baylor (Nov. 12), posting 20 on 6-of-13 shooting from the field and a 7-of-10 effort from the free throw line ... Also collected a team high three steals vs. the Bears ... Played a then-season high 36 minutes vs. Manhattan (Dec. 17), scoring a team high 17 points, hitting 10-of-13 attempts from the free throw line ... Posted 19 points, hitting three 3s, while dishing three assists vs. USC Upstate (Dec. 19) ... Went 2-of-2 beyond the arc as he posted 10 points go with four rebounds and a season high three steals at No. 10 Florida (Jan. 8) ... Posted 25 points on career-best nine field goals vs. LSU (Jan. 11), as he also went 6-of-9 from the foul line to go with five rebounds and two assists ... Posted first career double-double vs. Ole Miss (Jan. 18) with 24 points and a season high 11 rebounds ... Also had season best four 3-point field goals in 37 minutes against the Rebels ... Scored a career high 26 points on 8-of-12 shooting, including nine made free throws, at Georgia (Jan. 22) ... Recorded 19 points on 5-of-8 shooting, including an 8-for-8 effort from the foul line in home win vs. Texas A&M (Jan. 29) ... Posted 20 points, five rebounds and six assists in 39 minutes at Ole Miss (Feb. 1) ... Dished a season-high nine assists vs. Auburn (Feb. 5) ... Scored 15 points and added four assists and matched season high with four steals at Tennessee (Feb. 8) ... Scored 19 points and added six rebounds and six assists in win vs. Vanderbilt (Feb. 13) ... Recorded team-high 22 points to go with four rebounds and four assists vs. Alabama (Feb. 15) ... Also went 9-of-10 from the foul line against the Crimson Tide, including made free throw with 5.8 seconds on the clock which extended the Gamecock lead to four points ... Matched season high with 10 made free throws vs. Georgia (Feb. 22) ... Had 14 points to go with four assists in win vs. No. 17 Kentucky (March 1) ... Recorded second double-double of the season with 22 points and 11 rebounds to go with four assists at Mississippi State (March 8) ... Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Pre-South Carolina
Helped lead Oak Hill Academy to 33-5 record during senior season ... A four-star prospect according to ESPN.com and the top rated player in the state of South Carolina ... Rated the No. 39 overall prospect in the 2013 class by ESPN.com ... A four-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247sports.com ... Rivals.com ranks him as the No. 43 overall prospect and No. 11 shooting guard.

Personal
Son of Greg Wade and Sharicka Thornwell ... Has one brother, Quantavious and one sister, Quasheka ... If he could spend a day with anyone, present or historical, it would be his great grandmother ... His best advice to young people is to "take your school work serious" and the best advice he has ever received is "take advantage of every opportunity" ... Major is undecided.

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