Dec. 27, 2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- It was announced on Monday, December 26, that Providence men's basketball junior guard Vincent Council (Brooklyn, N.Y.) was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll for the week ending on December 25. Council is second in the league in assists, as he is averaging 6.9 per game.
Council is leading the Friars in scoring this season, averaging 16.9 ppg. In two games, he dished out 18 assists, while averaging 16 ppg and seven rpg. In a 67-52 win against New Hampshire on December 20, Council scored 17 points on 7-12 shooting from the field, distributed a season- high 12 assists and grabbed seven rebounds. He scored 15 points, dished out six assists and captured six rebounds in an 80-61 victory over Rhode Island on December 23.
Providence men's basketball will return to action tonight, Tuesday, December 27, as it travels to St. John's for the team's first BIG EAST Conference match-up of the season. The game will be televised live on Cox and the opening tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m. at Carnesecca Arena.