|High School:||Camden HS|
2011-12: Chosen to 2012 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) NCAA Division II Southeast Region All-District First-Team … Named Peach Belt Conference All-Conference First-Team Selection … Selected to 2012 Daktronics Division II Men’s Basketball All-Southeast Region Second-Team … Council finished his senior season averaging 11.3 points per game … The senior guard also averaged 2.8 assists, 1.9 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game over the course of his senior campaign … Council led the Peach Belt Conference and finished in the top 10 in the country with a 90.1 free throw shooting percentage … Council hit 92.2 percent of his free throws during Peach Belt Conference play this season … Council set the Peach Belt Conference record for consecutive free throws made during the 2011-12 season with 51 … Council scored in double figures 18 times in the 2011-12 season … In USC Aiken's thrilling 105-98 double overtime win over Francis Marion on Feb. 22, Council ended his evening having scored a career-high 33 points … Chosen South Carolina Education Lottery USC Aiken Athletic Department Student-Athlete of the Week twice during season.
2010-11: Played in all 27 games ... Made two starts ... Scored career-high 21 points in game at Armstrong Atlantic State ... Averaged 7.6 points per game, while shooting 47.1 percent from the field ... Scored in double figures seven times in total ... Hit upon 82.1 percent of free throw attempts ... Dished out an average of 2.3 assists per game ... Dealt an assist in all but four of his 27 games.
2009-10: Sterling “Clutch” Council made two game-winning shots over the course of the season, leading the Pacers to an overtime win over Life in the season opener, along with knocking down a shot to defeat rival Augusta State at the Convocation Center ... One of the best free throw shooters in the country, Council finished the year shooting 93 percent from the charity stripe ... Made 16 starts for the Pacers ... Averaged 6.6 points, 3.3 assists and 2.0 rebounds per game .... Scored career-high tying 15 points in home win over Lander ... Dealt career-best eight assists in game with North Georgia.
2008-09: Hit two crucial free throws in final minute of win over Augusta State ... Scored career-high eight points in win over Allen ... Was a perfect 6-for-6 from the charity stripe in the victory over the Yellow Jackets ... Hit both free throw attempts in league win over Francis Marion ... Knocked down three free throws in win over nationally-ranked Armstrong Atlantic State.
Camden High School: Three-time All-Region and All-Area … Two-year All-State … 3A Player of the Year, Chronicle Player of the Year and WITX Player of the Week as a senior … Took part in the South Carolina/North Carolina All-Star Game his senior year.
Personal: Sterling is the son of Charles and Rochelle Council … Born August 16, 1990 ... He is majoring in Sociology.