2007 Sun Belt Title Team To Be Honored At Feb. 18 Home Game
Finished his career ranked 24th in school history in career scoring with 909 points ... 691 career rebounds rank 10th in Mean Green history ... Blocked 98 career shots, which ranks 3rd in program history ... North Texas posted at least a .500 season in all four years of Williams' career, making him just the third player in school history to accomplish this feat, and the first since 1954 ... Played in 120 career games for the Mean Green, and shot 49.4 percent from the floor for his career ... 15 career double-doubles, including seven in 2007-08 ... Was the only player in the Sun Belt to average at least 9.0 PPG, 7.5 RPG and 1.0 BPG ... Posted a 19-rebound performance against Indiana State, which is tied for the 15th best rebounding game in NT history ... Led the team in rebounding and blocked shots as both a junior and a senior ... Tallied four straight double-doubles in the heart of Sun Belt play (averaged 13.5 PPG, 12.0 RPG over that span) ... Finished third on the team with a scoring average of 9.7 points per game.
One of the Sun Belt's most polished big man, Williams was one of only five players in the league to average at least 10 points and seven rebounds per game in 2006-07 ... Only UALR's Rashad Jones-Jennings - the nation's leading rebounder - had more offensive rebounds than Williams in Sun Belt play ... The junior ranked third in the conference in field goal percentage at 57.6 percent ... Collected six double-doubles, including four in a seven game span in the stretch run of Sun Belt play ... The junior finished the year ranked fourth in the SBC with 38 blocks - 1.12 per game ... His 38 blocks on the year ranks sixth in Mean Green history ... Williams showed his offensive touch with 52 assists - making him the only player in school history and only player in the Sun Belt to rack up over 35 blocks and 50 assists ... Williams has proved one of the best shot blockers to wear a North Texas uniform, and already ranks fifth in program history with 68 career blocks ... The Forest Park, Okla. native tallied 11 multiple block games in 2006-07, including a season-high four against Denver and three in the NCAA Tournament against Memphis ... A dominant force in the lane, Williams racked up nine double-digit rebound games, including five in the month of February alone ... Played in every game for North Texas, earning a permanent spot in the starting lineup in game eight ... A leader on the court and in the locker room, North Texas went 18-9 with Williams in the starting lineup ... Reached double figures in 17 games ... Tallied a career-high 20 points against Bellhaven ... Led the Mean Green in blocks in 16 games, rebounding in 15 games, assists in six and steals in six.
Williams was a part-time starter for North Texas, starting 19 of 28 games played ... Averaged a career-high 4.8 points and career-best 4.2 rebounds per game ... Scored 15 more points, pulled down 20 more rebounds, had 13 more steals and 15 more assists than he had his freshman season ... Recorded his second career double-double with a season-high 15 points and 10 rebounds in a road victory over Tulsa ... Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds in a victory over Louisiana-Lafayette ... Scored 10 points against NIT-qualifier Houston and posted 14 and 12 points in victories over Nicholls State and Stephen F. Austin, respectively ... Needed just three rebounds vs. Nicholls State and two points vs. UL Lafayette to achieve a double-double in each game ... Close to a double-double vs. UT-Pan American as well, finishing with nine points and seven rebounds in that contest ... Third leading rebounder on the squad ... Pulled down five or more boards in 11 games ... Led North Texas on the boards in six games, the second most on the team ... Scored in double figures four games ... Will be the leading rebounder and third leading scorer among all returning players on the 2006-07 team ... In addition to his 15 points and 10 rebounds, Williams posted season highs of one block (11 times), 4 assists (vs. Louisiana-Lafayette) and three steals (twice) ... Posted 11 blocks on the year, giving him 30 for his two-year career and leaving him just 10 shy of taking over 10th place for career blocks at North Texas ... Led North Texas in field goal percentage (min. 7 attempts) once, free throws made once, assists once and steals twice.
North Texas 2004-05
Played in 27 games and became the second true freshman to start at least eight games in the last two seasons ... Williams, who averaged 4.4 points and 3.6 rebounds per game, recorded his first double-double with a career-high 15 points and 10 rebounds in the Mean Green's victory over Tennessee-Martin... Pulled down 13 rebounds against TCU, the most boards by any North Texas player all season and also was second on the team in blocks with 19 ...Ranked 13th in the Sun Belt Conference in blocks ... Led North Texas in scoring one game, rebounds twice and blocks three games ... Scored in double figures three times.
Carl Albert High School
Transferred to Carl Albert High School in Midwest City, Okla., for his senior season after averaging 10 points and seven rebounds at Midwest City High School as a junior ... Played for coach Jay Price ... The 2003-04 season saw Williams lead Carl Albert HS to a No. 11 ranking in the state's final Class 5A poll with an 18-8 record ... Averaged 17.6 points and 9.5 rebounds on a squad that advanced to the Area Playoffs ... Posted 76 blocks, 39 steals and 39 assists as a senior ... The team captain was named first team all-conference and to the Class 5A All-State Team by the Daily Oklahoman ... Was the first alternate on the Coaches All-State West team, which played the East team in a game held the last weekend in July.
Born on March 23, 1986 in Oklahoma City, OK ... Son of Bob and Jeannette Williams ... Younger brother of former Duke and NBA standout Shelden Williams.