Freshman guard has played in seven games for Utah State this year with two starts and was averaging 2.7 points and 1.3 rebounds in 14.0 minutes per outing.
A very good athlete who has the potential to be a tremendous defender.
Spent the 2009-10 season at Stoneridge Prep School in Simi Valley, Calif.
Averaged 19.0 points and 5.0 rebounds as a prep senior at Golden Valley (Calif.) High School, earning first-team all-Foothilll League honors... Was named a second-team all-CIF-Southern Section Division IIIA member as a prep senior helping Golden Valley win back-to-back Foothill League championships... Also named the Santa Clarita Valley's co-Newcomer of the Year... Scored 41 points against Gahr High School in the semifinals of the conference tournament and won the Battle of the Valley Skill Competition Dunk Contest.
Full name is Steven Marlow Thornton... Born Dec. 7, 1990 in Santa Clarita, Calif... One of five children of Steven and Mayda Thornton... Undeclared on a college major... Enjoys playing video games and paint ball.