A sharpshooting junior guard who is high on Tennessee's recruiting list
continues to impress.
made 16 shots from 3-point range in three state tournament
games over the past few days, setting a new Delaware state record in the
process. The 6-1 playmaker scored 29 points - hitting five 3-pointers -
Tuesday night. Still, he and his Caesar Rodney teammates came out on the
short end of a 73-64 loss to Middletown.
Thornton also hit five 3s in a shocking upset of top-seeded Sussex Tech
earlier in the tourney, totalling 17 points in that game.
Making Thornton's recent performances all the more remarkable is the fact he
has been slowed by knee problems.
Thornton made an official visit to UT on Jan. 31, witnessing the Vols' upset
of Florida. He is believed to be Tennessee's primary target among point