PG Vincent Williams-Keeping his options open

Homestead (Fla.) South Dade point guard Vincent Williams is one of the top rising senior point guards in the country

"Vincent really evolved into a complete player with his scoring and passing [this season]," said South Dade coach John Herron. "He has become more assertive as a leader on the court. His defense has picked up as well."

After averaging 26 points and 6 assists per game the unsigned senior has a game that his coach thinks resembles a current Florida State star.

"In college, I would say he's like Toney Douglas. He gets steals, plays defense, runs the team, and scores when needed," said Herron.

A player as good as Williams is in high demand, especially during the spring period where quality prospects are hard to find. Schools such as Tulsa, Charlotte, UAB, St. Louis and North Carolina State are looking at him for 2009.

On the other hand Marquette likes him as a 2010 prospect (after a year of prep school) and Oklahoma wants to bring him in and redshirt him. Williams original plan was to attend prep school to gain strength and that is still an option under consideration.

"He really likes Marquette and the way they play a three guard lineup and his relationship with Coach Layer is big," said Herron.

Marquette's interest in Williams began last fall, as they were one of the first schools to evaluate him.

Herron said the 6-foot-1 Williams is waiting for test scores before he makes his next move and once he gets them he will set up visits.


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