2 - Vincent Cordell
Vincent Cordell
Birth Date: 09/16/1985
Height: 6-6
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Huntsville, Al
High School: Lauringburg Charter Prep School
Previous College: Northwest Shoals
Position: Forward
EXP: 1V
Cal State Northridge
Played in 50 games, eight as a starter, in two seasons at Cal State Northridge. 2009-10 Season (Senior)
Scored a career-high 17 points (4-for-5 from the floor) in the triple overtime game against Cal State Fullerton (2/13/10) ... In the season finale against Cal State Fullerton (3/10/10) at the Big West Tournament, achieved his first collegiate double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds in 30 minutes of play ... Played double-digit minutes in nine of the last ten games. 2008-09 Season (Junior)
Started six games ... Started his first collegiate game at UC Santa Barbara (1/29/09) and responded with seven rebounds and the game winning basket with eleven seconds to play ... Tallied a game-high eleven rebounds against Cal State Bakersfield (2/5/09) ... Earned his first double-digit game with eleven points (3-for-4 from 3-point territory) along with seven rebounds in a season-high 30 minutes at Idaho (2/21/09) ... Collected eleven points (5-for-7) against Long Beach State (2/28/09) ... Tallied eleven points (5-for-7 from the floor) along with six rebounds at UC Davis (3/5/09) ... Helped key a 62-57 victory over UCSB (2/25/09) with ten points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals off the bench. Northwest Shoals College
Averaged 12.9 points and 9.4 rebounds per game during his sophomore season (2007-08) ... Scored in double figures in 23 of the 32 games in 2007-08, including a season-high 35 points (15-for-21 from the floor)against Dyersburg State Community College ... In the season finale against Chattahoochee Valley, Cordell scored 25 points (8-for-10 from the floor) ... For the season, shot .517 form the floor ... Also hit 37 percent from three-point territory ... For his efforts, Cordell was named a first team all-league selection ... Showed exceptional ability around the basket averaging 9.4 rebounds per game during his sophomore campaign ... In 18 games, Cordell grabbed ten or more reobunds including a season-high 17 boards against Chattahoochee Valley, and 16 each in games against Columbia State Community College and Faulkner State College. Lauringburg Charter Prep School
Gained numerous honors during his varsity career at Lauringburg Charter Prep School. Matador Memo
Born September 16, 1985 in Huntsville, Al ... His parents are Nina Swinton and Von Cordell ... Has an older brother, Bryan (28) ... A big fan of the Houston Rockets and their all-star player, Tracy McGrady ... Vincent said he would like to switch places for a day with McGrady ... Jamie Fox is his favorite actor while Lauren London is his favorite actress ... Watches Law & Order, and his favorite movie is Love & Basketball ... His reason for attending Cal State Northridge; the opportunity to play in California ... Vincent's favorite food is pizza ... The best athlete he has played against is Josh Smith ... His best friend from another team is Raymond Davis, who plays at Winthrop University ... He says the toughest thing about being a student-athlete is time management ... Chose uniform #2 because he worn that number as a youngster ... His favorite website is www.nba.com ... The person in history he would most like to meet is Martin Luther King, Jr ... Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant are two people he would like to have dinner with ... The best advice he was ever given was "loyalty is everything!" ... His advice to young people; "Stay in school and never give up on your dream." ... Few people know that Vincent only has one kidney ... The title of his autobiography would be "The Life Story of Vincent Cordell" ... Will Smith would play the part of Vincent Cordell if a story were made of his life ... Vincent said he can't imagine going a week without talking to his family ... If he could change one thing about the world today, it would be lower gas prices ... The one person that always makes him smile is talking to his mom ... Vincent's greatest hero is his grandpa ... Vincent said he admired how his grandfather handled business ... Pan African Studies major ... Economics minor.

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