Sindarius Thornwell
Sindarius  Thornwell


Lancaster, S.C.

High School:
Oak Hill Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 211




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2014-15 (SOPHOMORE)
Jan. 5 SEC Player of the Week
SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Started all 33 games of the season, averaging 11.1 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.2 assists and a team high 1.3 steals in 30.6 minutes per game
In SEC games, averaged 10.6 points, 4.2 rebounds 2.2 assists and 1.1 steals in 32.1 minutes per game
Posted a team high 23 double-figure scoring games, one double-double, 17 games with at least five rebounds and 12 games with at least three assists
Led or shared the team lead in scoring a team-high 10 times, in rebounding six times, in assists seven times and in steals 12 times
Ranked 10th in the SEC in steals per game (1.3)
Collected three or more steals three times
Tallied 16 points, adding four assists and two steals in ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon game vs. Baylor (Nov. 18)
Began a string of seven-straight double-figure scoring games vs. the Bears
Scored 20 points vs. Charlotte (Nov. 21) in Charleston Classic matchup vs. the 49ers, also collected eight rebounds
Set career high with six steals in win vs. UNC Asheville (Nov. 26), which tied for the highest single-game total in a game during the season in the SEC
Tallied double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in victory at Marshall (Dec. 1)
Scored 13 points, providing a trio of plays in the final two minutes to help secure upset win over No. 9/9 Iowa State (Jan. 3) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
In the final 1:51 of the matchup vs. the Cyclones, hit a 3-point play, gave the team a six-point lead by hitting a lay-up in the final seconds of the shot clock and made a steal and hit a free throw to secure the win after Iowa State pulled within one possession
Tallied 17 points vs. Tennessee (Jan. 20), playing 37 minutes
Scored 14 points in victory vs. Missouri (Feb. 10), hitting a pair of 3s in the win
Posted second 20-point game of the season at top-ranked Kentucky (Feb. 14), hitting a season high nine free throws
Posted double-figures in the last five games of the season, starting with 10 points in home matchup vs. Arkansas (March 5)
Tallied 10 points and collected two steals in road win at Tennessee (March 7)
Led team with 18 points in SEC Tournament victory vs. Missouri (March 11)
Collected seven rebounds in Tournament win vs. Ole Miss (March 12)

2013-14 (FRESHMAN)
SEC All-Freshman Team
Jan. 13, Feb. 17 and March 10 SEC Freshman of the Week
Feb. 18 Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week

SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

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
Six 20-point games in league play is the most by a freshman in South Carolina history
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)

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 ranked him as the No. 43 overall prospect and No. 11 shooting guard

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
Competed with the USA East Coast basketball team in Estonia during the summer of 2014
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 Sociology