Guard Gets Test Score; High Majors Involved

There aren't many lead guards left in the 2009 class. Vincent Williams, a talented point guard that put up huge numbers this past season, is available and getting some strong looks.

Vincent Williams has been playing the waiting game. His coach at Homestead (Fla.) South Dade, John Herron, has been playing it too.

The two waited and waited for the new tests scores to come out. And on Tuesday afternoon when they saw a SAT score of 1130 by Williams' name, the two were relieved and ready to dive into the recruiting process.

"Everybody that we were talking to besides the two schools that offered, UAB and St. Louis, said they couldn't make a move until they knew what the test score was going to be," Herron told

To go with the offers from UAB and St. Louis, Williams has heard from Charlotte, N.C. State, Indiana, Iowa, Oklahoma, Marquette and a handful of others. Tom Crean and Sidney Lowe are expected to check him out next week.

"NC State, UAB, St. Louis and Charlotte would probably be his front runners if all of those schools had offered," Herron said.

"Monte Towe has been talking to him for a long time," he continued. "He took a visit to UAB and loved it. St. Louis was the first one to come in and offer him and coach Kummer has been recruiting him for UNC Charlotte.

The 6-foot, 160-pound lead guard went for 26.5 points and six assists per game this year for South Dade, who went 17-8 on the season. According to Herron he's proved he has high major ball skills, but his strength is what is holding him back.

"He has a high major skill set and a high major shooting ability, but his weakness is his strength," he said. "To play on the high major level he's going to have to get bigger and stronger."

Herron also mentioned prep school as a possible destination, but said it would depend on the college interest in the coming weeks. Williams will likely play with the Miami Tropics on the spring circuit.

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