Four-star forward visits Clemson

The nation's No. 5 small forward for the class of 2013 was on hand for Saturday's win over Florida State.

SF Sindarius Thornwell Profile

Lancaster sophomore small forward Sindarius Thornwell spoke to CUTigers after his visit.

"It was a good game. To be honest, they did better than what I thought, knowing that Florida State was number two in the conference. They showed up," he said.

Thornwell spoke one-on-one with head coach Brad Browenll after the game.

"He was asking me if I could play in that type of environment," Thornwell said. "I told him I needed work. There are some things I could work on, to be able to play in it."

He last visited Clemson during the summer, shortly after the new staff arrived.

Before his freshman year, he attend the Tigers' elite camp, when Oliver Purnell was still head coach.

"It's nice. It's real [spirited]. They show support, the fans," Thornwell said.

Along with Clemson, he has offers from South Carolina, Charlotte, Georgia Southern and Tennessee State.

At Lancaster this season, Thornwell is averaging 22 points, six rebounds and four assists. (
Louisville, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Duke, North Carolina, Maryland, Arkansas, LSU and Oregon State are also expressing interest.

A decision isn't going to be made anytime soon. Right now, he has no favorites.

"I'm not in a rush. I'm just playing ball, really, and getting good grades," Thornwell said.

Several factors will be considered as he goes through the recruiting process.

"The type of play, does their playing style fit me. How I'd be treated. The education and do they have what I'm going to major in," he said.

Thornwell is thinking about broadcasting or athletic training as his potential areas of study.

At Lancaster this season, he's averaging 22 points, six rebounds and four assists. Top Stories