"Up close with Providence College Friars Point Guard Vincent Council"
JB: What other colleges/universities were recruiting youbesides PC?
VC: Rutgers, st johns, setoff hall, south florida, fairfield,kent st, miami, tcu…etc
JB:What have you done in the off-season to improve your game?
VC: I have gotten stronger, also improve my jumper, but most importantly my leadership skills
JB: Would you say that this year is a rebuilding year forFriar Basketball or Do you feel that PC will be in the mix with the rest of theBig East?
VC: I think we are young but we are still in the mix of things i believe.
JB: What has been your biggest influence?
VC:Honestly, building a foundation for my family has been my biggest influenc and motivation.
JB: Describe the type of role you are playing now thatMarShon Brooks has moved on to the NBA and Duke Mondy is no longer with theprogram?
VC:Just being the go to player, and make things happen out there for my team.
JB: With the firing of former Head Coach Keno Davis, How hasthe team responded to New Head Coach Ed Cooley?
VC:I think the team has responded with more maturity, we are still adjusting to things.
JB: After finishing 4-14 in the conference a season ago, whatsteps are being made by the program to push Friar Basketball in the positivedirection?
VC: To just to give it your all everyday and best effort every game night in and night out.
JB: I'm hearing that Providence has signed arguably the bestshooting guard in the country Ricky Ledo, Do you feel he will be aninstant contributor next season?
VC: Yes, I do believe he will be an instant contributor to this team come next season.
JB: What Big East Conference game does Vincent Council getampd up for? I know all of them, but what team sticks out most?
VC: Its tough, but i'm going to have to say St . Johns University because its so close to home in NY.
JB: Earlier in the season the Friars were in a tournament in South PadreIsland, and you were an All- Tournament Selection, how does that feel?
VC:I feel and believe that i accomplish a goal by making all tournament team in South Padre and it feels great to be rewarded for hard work.