Scouting the 2017 NBA Draft

The 2017 NBA Playoffs are in the books and one thing is clear: people like the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. The TV ratings reached record highs as two of the most dominant teams we've seen in NBA history rampaged through their respective conferences on the way to a showdown that featured plenty of memorable moments, even while lacking in suspense. Barring an unprecedented...
Via Yardbarker
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sindarius Thornwell shares bizarre question NBA team asked him

Prospects who are hoping to be drafted by professional sports organizations often have to go through an extensive interview process, and some of the questions they’re asked are downright strange. Former South Carolina star Sindarius Thornwell got a small taste of that recently.Thornwell told CBS Sports Radio’s Gio and Jones on Wednesday that NBA executives have not asked him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: NBA Draft Prospect: Sindarius Thornwell Lakers Interview (Guard, South Carolina)

The Los Angeles Lakers worked out South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell in preparation for the 2017 NBA draft. Do you think the Lakers hold consider him with their 28th pick? Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA?
Via Lakers Nation
June 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Frank Martin gets emotional talking about his South Carolina team

The South Carolina Gamecocks had their season end on Saturday after a 77-73 loss to Gonzaga in the Final Four. The No. 7-seeded Gamecocks have nothing to be ashamed of, as they shocked the basketball world with an incredible tournament run that included upset wins over Duke, Baylor, and Florida, before making a roaring comeback to nearly knock off No. 1-seeded Gonzaga.And South Carolina...
Via The Comeback
April 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Five biggest storylines entering the Final Four

College basketball has the unique advantage of not just an exciting championship, like the Super Bowl or World Series, but having that level of excitement carry through the semifinals as well.The Final Four is so gargantuan in importance and pressure. Everything either seems bigger, or is actually bigger, like the giant football stadiums the games are played in.With nearly a week...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

5 Final Four X-factors to watch

Everyone knows about the stars of the Final Four — Justin Jackson, Nigel Williams-Goss, Sindarius Thornwell, and so on. But these aren’t just one-man teams, and there are lots of other factors, both on and off the court, that can impact how a team plays on any given night. The Final Four gets underway Saturday, with Oregon facing North Carolina, and Gonzaga taking on South Carolina...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 29, 2017  |  Discuss

5 biggest takeaways from Sunday’s Elite Eight games

After two weekends of chaos, the dust has settled and only four teams remain in the NCAA Tournament. South Carolina, Gonzaga, Oregon, and North Carolina will meet in the desert of Arizona to determine a champion.Sunday provided college basketball fans with two chances to see familiar foes tango with a chance to cut down the nets as champions of their respective regions. With those...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Re-ranking the Sweet 16 for the NCAA Tournament

We started the season with Duke as the No. 1 team and ended it with Villanova as the top squad, and neither school is still around after the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. So who are now the favorites to win the national championship and who are just playing with house money by just getting to the second weekend?Let's re-rank the teams that comprise the Sweet 16. We will look...
Via Yardbarker
March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Marquette bounced in first round by Thornwell, South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Sindarius Thornwell had 29 points and 11 rebounds to help seventh-seeded South Carolina win its first NCAA Tournament game in 44 years, a 93-73 victory over Marquette to close first-round play in the East Region on Friday night. If the Gamecocks (23-10) want an NCAA winning streak, they will have to beat No. 2 seed Duke, which blew past Troy 87-65 in an earlier...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

South Carolina guard Thornwell is reinstated, apologizes

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell apologized to his teammates and fans after his reinstatement Monday without shedding light on why he was suspended for the past six games for an unspecified violation of athletic department policy. Thornwell, the team's top scorer and rebounder, will return when the Gamecocks (10-3) open Southeastern Conference play at...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2017  |  Discuss

College Basketball News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The 'Let's show a little love for James Jones' quiz

Making an NFL GM change in the summer has its benefits

The 'Yoan Moncada era starts now' quiz

The Orioles need to unwind past deals if they are going to rebuild

BIG3 Referee Hotline Bling: Sam Hinkie is calling the shots

The 'No one is betterer than Roger Federer' quiz

The 'Youth in baseball is cyclical' quiz

The unexpected rise of the Connecticut Sun

Getaway Day: Class is back in session

The 'Safeties in numbers' quiz

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker