GASTON DAY SCHOOL
Competed for Head Coach Trent McCallister... 4-star recruit by ESPN.com... Ranked No. 95 in ESPN 100... Ranked as No. 4 shooting guard in North Carolina by Rivals.com... Also considered Arkansas, Auburn, Clemson, Florida State, Georgetown, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Miami (Fla.), Minnesota, Oklahoma State, Pittsburgh, Seton Hall and Tennessee. Senior (2017-18): Received NCISAA Class 2A All-State honors... Named Gaston Gazette Player of the Year after averaging 19.9 points, 7.5 rebounds, 7.7 assists and 4.0 steals per game... Finished his high school career with 2,217 points... Led team to North Carolina Independent Schools Association Class 2A state semifinals in back-to-back years... Led Spartans to the 2A state championship game... Scored a team-high 24 points in double-overtime loss to Matthews Carmel Christian at Forsyth Country Day in the title game. Junior (2016-17): Averaged a team-high 19.1 points per game... Posted 17.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game during summer competition... Led AAU's Team Loaded NC to championship game of the Adidas Gauntlet summer tournament.
Full name is Nathaniel Robert Hinton... Born in Gastonia, N.C.... Son of Dr. Benjamin and Tangela Hinton... Has a brother, Benjamin Hinton II... Undeclared major.