OSU offers S.C. Player of the Year 

July, 24, 2012
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Perhaps it was the 26.9 points per game that caught Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta’s attention. Or maybe it was the 8.6 rebounds per game that shooting guard Sindarius Thornwell averaged for Lancaster High School last season en route to earning South Carolina AAAA Player of the Year honors before transferring to Oak Hill Academy (Va.) in the fall.

Whatever it was, Matta saw enough and offered the 2013 shooting guard.

“It’s exciting because they’re a winning program,” Thornwell said. “They’re a big basketball program and that’s good especially coming from where I’m from.

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