'07 Point Guard Playing Waiting Game

Las Vegas (NV) Valley HS point guard Hank Thorns was expected to head to prep school and hit the recruiting trail in 2008.

A qualifying score and the entrance of schools like Virginia and Kentucky has changed that idea for the time being.

Currently sporting an offer from Old Dominion, Thorns recently has been contacted by the Wildcats.

"Coach Gillispie contacted my Dad through a good friend of our family," Thorns said. "He said he was going to contact my Dad here soon about an offer. He said he saw me play against (Washington signee) Isaiah Thomas. I did really well."

The Cavaliers have told Thorns that an offer could be forthcoming, should star Sean Singletary stay in the NBA Draft.

"They told me that they don't have any offers unitl (Singletary) decides," Thorns added. "I'm committed to going to college right now. I've got my qualifying score and my grades are all good. I'm definitely thinking about college right now."

The 5-foot-9 point guard does have one offer that he's seriously considering from Old Dominion. Despite his small frame, Thorns has made a name for himself with his scoring ability and quickness.

"I'm a player that gets everyone involved," Thorns said. "I like to help others score, but I'm also a guy that can make plays and score, as well. I continue to get better. I'm just now getting on the radar because I'm getting good exposure that's helped me get my name out."

The Las Vegas (NV) Valley high school standout is certainly doing that and more. Now he'll patiently wait by the phone and the caller ID to see where that newfound exposure sends him.


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