In the W&M Career Record Book …
(entering 2013-14 season)
3rd in 3-Pointers Made Per Game (2.1)
4th in 3-Point Percentage (.401)
7th in Minutes Per Game (31.9)
11th in 3-Point Field Goals (130)
13th in Scoring Average (14.8)
15th in Free Throw Percentage (.771)
Honors and Awards
First-Team NABC All-District 10 (2012-13)
Second-Team All-CAA (2012-13)
Second-Team VaSID All-State (2012-13)
CAA All-Rookie Team (2011-12)
Three-time CAA Player of the Week (Nov. 21, 2012/Dec. 1, 2012/Feb. 18, 2013)
Second-Team Preseason All-CAA (2011-12)
Team MVP (2012-13)
Sophomore Season (2012-13)
Named Team MVP … Third W&M player to be named First-Team NABC All-District … Only the second W&M sophomore named Second-Team All-CAA selection … Named Second-Team VaSID All-State … Only Tribe player to start all 30 games, scoring the ninth-most points in school history (565) … Three-time CAA Player of the Week (11/12, 12/1, 2/18) … Scored in double figures in all 30 games … Led the CAA in 3-pointers made per game (3.1) and 3-pointer field goal percentage (.435) … Ranked second in the CAA in scoring (18.8), while ranking among the league leaders in assists (12th - 2.8), minutes played (2nd - 36.3), free throw percentage (3rd - .827) and field goal percentage (9th - .440) … Ended the year ranked 31st nationally in scoring, 10th in 3-pointers made per game, 16th in 3-point field goal percentage and 85th in free throw percentage … His 3-pointers made per game set a W&M school record … Scored 20-plus points in 14 games … Led all scorers with 25 points in the CAA Quarterfinals against James Madison (3/9) … Scored 20 of his career-high 32 points in the second half at Old Dominion (2/16) … Hit seven 3-pointers, the fourth-best single-game total in school history and was 11-of-12 from the free throw line at ODU … Tallied 25 points, including the final nine of the game, clinching the Tribe win over UNCW (2/13) … Scored 22 points at Delaware (1/30) and at James Madison (2/6) … Led the team with 16 points, including seven of W&M’s final 11 points, in a win over Towson (1/26) to go with a career-high six rebounds … Tallied 23 points, all after halftime, on 5-of-9 from 3-point range to go with a team-high five assists at Northeastern (1/23) … Knocked down a 3-pointer with 39 seconds left in the first OT to send it to a second against the Huskies … Tallied 24 points on six 3-pointers at Towson (1/9), while adding a career-high four steals … Knocked down two 3-pointers in the final 20 seconds of the first OT period to send the game to a second OT … Topped all scorers with 21 points at Purdue (12/29) and added a career-high six assists … Led W&M in scoring with 19 points at Radford, including the game-clinching free throws with 14.5 seconds remaining … Named CAA Player of the Week for the second time in 2012 after scoring a game-high 23 points on 8-of-16 shooting, including 5-of-9 from 3-point range, in the CAA opening win over ODU (12/1) … Scored 17 of his game-high 22 in the second half and overtime at Richmond (11/28) … Led W&M with 17 points at Wake Forest (11/23) … Scored 21 points to go with a career-high five assists in the Tribe’s 83-61 win at High Point (11/17) … Named CAA co-Player of the Week on Nov. 12 after his performance 24-point performance against Hampton (11/9).
Freshman Season (2011-12)
Started 14 of 32 games for W&M and ranked second on the team at 11.1 points per game, which ranked 23rd in the CAA ... Named to the CAA All-Rookie Team ... Twice named CAA Rookie of the Week (1/9 and 2/6) ... During league play, ranked 18th in scoring (11.9) and sixth in 3-point field goal percentage at 39.1 percent ... Led W&M with 13 points at Drexel (2/14) ... Scored 11 of his 14 points against Northeastern (2/11) in the opening half, including a 3-of-4 effort from 3-point range ... Pulled down a career-high six rebounds vs. Old Dominion (2/8) ... Tallied a career-high 28 points vs. VCU (2/1), scoring the most points for a W&M freshman since 2005 and the sixth-best total in school history ... Was incredibly efficient against the Rams, hitting on 10-of-12 from the floor and 5-of-6 from 3-point range ... Scored 18 points to lead W&M vs. Drexel (1/23) ... Topped the Tribe with 22 points and five rebounds at VCU (1/19) ... Hit 10-of-14 from the free throw line against the Rams ... Led W&M with 19 points and a team-best three assists vs. Delaware (1/7) ... Scored a game-high 23 points, including 15 in the first half, at Mason (1/2), hitting 4-of-6 from 3-point range ... Made first collegiate start at Miami (Ohio) (12/29) and scored 15 points on 6-of-10 form the floor and 2-of-3 from 3-point range ... Scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half at Miami ... Tallied 14 points on 4-of-6 from the field and 5-of-6 from the free throw line vs. Wesley (12/15) ... Scored 10 of his 13 points in the first half in the victory at Liberty (11/20) ... Led W&M with 19 points and four assists off the bench against Liberty (11/14) in Williamsburg ... Keyed a 15-5 Tribe run to end the game with nine points as W&M closed a 13 point deficit to a single point in the final seconds and had a chance to tie at the buzzer against Liberty ... Scored 11 of his 13 points in the first half at Hampton (11/12) and led the Tribe with three assists.
One of the top scorers in the Washington, D.C. area ... Named Gatorade Maryland State Player of the Year as a senior, becoming the first Tribe signee to ever accomplish the feat ... Selected Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) and Gazette PG County Player of the Year ... Averaged 23.4 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.7 steals per game as a senior ... Shot 49 percent from the field (137-of-282), 44 percent from 3-point range (121-of-276) and 84 percent (134-of-159) from the free throw line as a senior ... His senior scoring average, points scored (771) and 3-pointers made per all single-season school records, while his 134 free throws made ranked second ... Named to the 38th Annual Capital Classic All-Star Game and scored 15 points for the Capital All-Stars ... Played for Marty Keithline at Bishop McNamara ... A first-team All-WCAC, Washington Post All-Met and All-Prince George’s County ... Selected as the MVP of the 35th Great Florida Shootout in leading Bishop McNamara to the championship ... Selected as the Most Outstanding Player of the 51st annual Alhambra Catholic Invitational ... Named to the first team all-tournament as well as the event as he set tournament records for points scores in a tournament (78), points scored in a game (43) and most 3-pointers in a game (8) ... Scored a career-high and program record 43 points in his final game for Bishop McNamara in a victory over Bishop Walsh during the Alhambra Invitational ... Finished his career at Bishop McNamara averaging nearly 20 points per game and scoring 1,254 points, which ranks second in school history ... His career points per game average (19.9), 3-point field goal percent (43 percent) and 3-pointers made (161) are all McNamara school record ... A career 52 percent field goal shooter (280-of-549) and an 82 percent (211-of-258) free throw shooter ... As a junior named MVP of the Battle of the Beltway vs. Baltimore and in the DC Sports Fan Top Junior Game ... Averaged 17 points per game as a junior ... Earned honorable mention Washington Post All-Met as well as second-team all-area and All-WCAC as a junior ... Shot 42 percent from 3-point range in 2010 ... Named to a pair of all-tournament teams ... One of the most impressive scorers at the Bishop Gorman Holiday Classic, including a season-best 28 points in a win over Bishop Manogue of Nevada ... Led Bishop McNamara to the prestigious Rock Summer League title in 2010 for the first time since 1994 with 22 points in the championship game against DeMatha ... Named the PGSportsFan’s first annual ‘The Rock’ Finals MVP ... Selected as the Future’s All-Star MVP in the WCAC and Maryland high school junior all-star game ... Played AAU for D.C. Assault under the direction of Renard Phillips and Bruce Shingler ... Helped D.C. Assault finish third in the adidas 64 Tournament and second at the Desert Duel in 2010.
Volunteered as a tutor in high school in addition to donating his time on behalf of the Special Olympics as well as food and clothing drives for the needy ... His brother, Andre Brooks, played basketball at Bridgeport University ... The son of Wayne and Debra Thornton.