Five Players to Watch

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Sindarius Thornwell had a frustrating 2014-15 season. Hindered by severe tendinitis in both knees, Thornwell saw his production drop in points and assists per game.

After sitting out the SC Pro Am and summer practices, Thornwell is healthy again and primed for a big Junior campaign. With the arrival of bodies in the paint and talent on the perimeter, Thornwell should see his production increase this season.

Part of the problem with last seasons team was the inability to beat defenders off the dribble and draw help defenders away from shooters. Thornwell should have no problem this season and should help to not only increase his scoring, but open up the floor for others as well. His defensive presence remains unquestioned, and he will be looked at to lead the team this season.