Williams enters his second year with the Norse ... outstanding
all-around athlete with tremendous jumping ability ... a transfer
from Illinois Central College ... began college career at Wisconsin
of the Big 10. 2007-08: Saw action in 23 games
after joining team in December ... averaged 8.3 points and shot
61.7 percent from the field ... poured in a career-high 26 points
against No. 1 Grand Valley State in the NCAA Tournament.
ILLINOIS CENTRAL: Averaged 16.5 points per game in 2006-07...
also pulled down 5.4 rebounds per game and shot 48.5 percent from
the field as Illinois Central posted a 29-3 record. AT
WISCONSIN: Played in eight games in 2005-06 ... averaged
SCHOOL: Played at Limestone Community ... averaged 18.8
points, 8.2 rebounds and 4.1 assists as a senior in high school
and was a nominee for Illinois’ Mr. Basketball Award ...
graduated as Limestone’s career leader in points (1,868)
and rebounds (860) ... led Limestone to a 27-2 record as a junior,
including a win over current NBA standout Shaun Livingston’s
Peoria Central team ... named second team Associated Press all-state
as a junior, joining Livingston as the only juniors on either
of the first two teams ... was also four-time first-team all-conference
selection and is one of only three players in history to be named
to the Peoria Journal Star’s Class AA first team three times
... won the IHSA Class AA King of the Hill slam-dunk contest ...
high-jumped 6-9 as a senior as a track & field standout.
Born on Nov. 26, 1984 ... son of Edmond and Helen Booker.