Providence now has their second offseason departure with the news that sophomore guard Ricky Council II will transfer, he announced on his Instagram page. The North Carolina native spent two seasons at Providence with very limited minutes. In 19 career games at Providence, Council averaged 0.9 points/game and 0.5 rebounds/game in 3.5 minutes/game. Council came to Providence after doing a post-graduate year at Moravian Prep and was billed as a shooter and scorer. His best game at Providence was in November of his freshman year when he scored 5 points in 9 minutes in a blowout win over Brown.
You can see Providence’s Scholarship Matrix for 2017-18 here.
Council’s departure frees up an additional scholarship for Cooley and his staff to potentially fill for next season after to departure of fellow sophomore Ryan Fazekas last Wednesday. Providence coaches have been continuing to recruit players in the 2017 class and they are open to taking on either a graduate transfer with immediate eligibility or a sit-out transfer who would have to redshirt the 2017-18 season but be eligible after that.
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