50 - James Williams
James Williams
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Topeka, Kansas
High School: Highland Park
College: Cloud County C.C.
Position: G
Years at St. Bonaventure: TR
At Cloud Community College (2004-06)
As a sophomore, averaged 11 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.5 steals ... helped lead Cloud to a record of 24-9 and into the third round of the Region IV playoffs ... was one of four players who averaged better than 10 points per game on a balanaced team ... as a freshman, averaged 9.0 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals per game. High School
As a senior in 2003-04, led Highland Park to the Kansas 5A state championship ... was named to the 5A All-State first team and the all-classes All-State second team ... averaged 16 points and 8.0 rebounds per game ... as a junior, he averaged 11 points and 6.0 rebounds as Highland was the state 5A runner-up ... was named to the second team All-State his junior year ... over his three seasons on the varsity, Highland Park's record was a combined 52-20 with two Centennial Conference titles ... played for coaches Mike Brinsko and Ken Darting ... played AAU basketball for the Kansas Blazers. Personal
Son of Sallee and Jerome Williams ... has three brothers and two sisters ... his older brother Jermone played at NAIA St. Mary's College ... is a counselor at a community center in his hometown ... sociology major. Coach Solomon says:
"James is a much-needed signee for us. James' versatile and heady play attracted us to him. Leading his high school team to a state championship as the lone senior that season says as much about James the person as it does James the basketball player. His winning qualities as a player and as a person will be a welcome addition."