The Times West Virginian

November 10, 2012

Thornton set to close career on high

By Nick Cammuso
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — On the surface, Isaac Thornton’s junior year could not have gone much better.

He averaged 21.5 points, good for third in the West Virginia Conference and 13th in the nation. He led the Falcons in rebounds and assists. And on top of that, the Martinsburg native was given Baisi Award as the top West Virginia native in the league.

But something was missing — a winning season.

While FSU’s 8-19 record could be brushed aside or forgotten by others, the second the last basketball of 2011-12 was tucked away, it stuck with Thornton.

And for good reason.

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