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Justin Williams
Full Name: Justin Dennis Williams
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-10 / 225
Birthdate: May 12, 1984 (Chicago, Ill.)
High School: Thornwood HS (South Holland, Ill.)
College: Wyoming
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Colby CC
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2002-03 33 33 159 293 .543 50 129 .388 0 0 .000 335 24 16 123 368 11.2
2003-04 30 24 169 270 .626 79 155 .510 0 0 .000 279 12 13 146 417 13.9
Totals 63 57 328 563 .583 129 284 .454 0 0 .000 614 36 29 269 785 12.5
Wyoming
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 28 26 97 170 .571 55 91 .604 0 0 .000 178 13 7 81 249 8.90
2005-06 30 30 121 235 .515 92 165 .558 0 1 .000 329 21 18 163 334 11.1
Totals 58 56 218 405 .538 147 256 .574 0 0 .000 507 34 25 244 583 10.1

Career Highlights: Ranks as the all-time leader in blocked shots in Wyoming and Mountain West Conference history with 244 in only two seasons. Also holds the single season record for blocked shots in school and league history with 163 rejections during the 2005-06 season. Named Conference Defensive Player of the Year his junior and senior seasons. Recorded 18 career double-doubles and one triple-double. Finished collegiate career at Wyoming after playing first two seasons at Colby Community College in Kansas.

Senior (2005-06): Tied for the league lead averaging 11.0 rebounds (ranked sixth nationally), and paced the conference with 5.4 blocked shots (second nationally). Registered 15 double-doubles, and one triple-double with 10 points, 15 rebounds and a career-high 12 blocks vs. Utah in semifinals of the MWC tournament. Scored a season-high 22 points at Utah in the regular season. Tallied 13 rebounds and 11 blocks vs. BYU. Grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds at New Mexico. Snared 16 boards vs. San Diego State in the MWC tournament finals.

Junior (2004-05): Averaged 8.9 points, 6.4 rebounds (seventh in the MWC), and led the league with 2.9 blocked shots (ranked 11th nationally). Scored in double figures 14 times, with a season-high 22 points vs. San Diego State. Pulled down a season-high 11 rebounds on four different occasions. Blocked a season-high eight shots vs. Denver. Named MWC Co-Player of the Week after averaging 20.5 points, nine rebounds and five blocks in wins over BYU and San Diego State. Earned Third Team All-Conference honors.

Sophomore (2003-04): At Colby, averaged 13.9 points, 9.3 rebounds and 4.9 blocked shots. Ranked 20th in the nation in rebounding and 24th in field goal percentage (.626). Posted nine double-doubles and two triple-doubles. Scored season-high 27 points vs. Eastern Arizona JC. Recorded 14 points, 16 rebounds, and 11 blocks at. Bethany College. Earned First Team All-Conference and Second Team All-Region honors.

Freshman (2002-03): Averaged 11.2 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3.7 blocked shots. Registered 13 double-doubles. Grabbed season-high 24 rebounds vs. Pratt JC. Posted season-high 22 points vs. Barton County CC. Helped lead team to a 26-7 record while earning Third Team All-Jayhawk West Division honors.

Strengths: Length, agility and leaping ability make him a very productive rebounder and shot blocker.

Personal: Majored in social science. Has a twin brother, Jason, and an older sister, Rita.