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Bruce Thornton

Guard

Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 215
  • Year Fr.
  • Hometown Alpharetta, Ga.
  • H.S./Last School Milton

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • A consensus four-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports
  • 42 prospect overall and No. 8 point guard according to 247Sports
  • Named Georgia’s Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior
  • Averaged 17.2 points, 7.7 rebounds and 7.5 assists during his senior season
  • Led Milton to the Class 7A state title as a junior and a final national ranking of No. 7, earning the school’s first trip to the GEICO National Tournament
  • Was second in assists per game at 5.7 apg in the EYBL in 2021
  • One of five juniors to earn All-America honors in 2020-21
  • Was named first team All-State for the second-consecutive season by the GHSA after averaging 17 points, seven rebounds and eight assists per game as a junior
  • Shot nearly 40 percent from beyond the arc and 80 percent from the free throw line
  • Was the 7A Player of the Year
  • Earned MaxPreps Sophomore All-American honors in 2020 after averaging 23 points and more than seven rebounds and six assists per game
  • Scored over 1,500 points in his career at Milton and was a three-time first team All-State selection