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Isaiah Williams
Player Profile:
Isaiah Williams 1874068
Position: Guard
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Buford, Ga.
High School: Buford
Other College: Samford
Experience: Transfer

Career Bio and Statistics

ATHLETIC HONORS
• 2014 Southern Conference Freshman of the Year
• 2014 Southern Conference All-Freshman Team
• Four-time Southern Conference Freshman of the Week

ACADEMICS
• Currently majoring in sociology

2016-17
Finished second season at Georgia State averaging 7.7 points, 1.9 assists and 1.6 rebounds per game . . . Played 20.5 minutes per contest, playing in 32 games and making 24 starts . . . Shot 42.9 percent from the floor and 34.1 percent from 3-point range, while knocking down 54-of-65 (83.1 percent) from the free throw line.

Scored a team-high 18 points on 6-of-8 shooting, including 2-of-2 from 3-point range against Eastern Kentucky in championship game of Cancun Challenge . . . Finished with 19 points on 6-of-8 shooting, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range against Wright State . . . Scored in double figures for a third-straight game, leading GSU with 16 points and four 3-pointers at Mississippi State, tying a career-high with five rebounds . . . Swiped a career-high five steals in the conference opener against Georgia Southern . . . Returned from a one-game injury to score 14 points and match a season-high with 33 minutes at UL Monroe . . . Just missed a career-high scoring 24 points with five assists at Louisiana . . . Went 7-of-14 from the floor to score 15 points at Appalachian State . . . Earned start against Louisiana in Sun Belt Championship opener, finishing with 14 points and going 7-of-8 from the free throw line . . . Scored a team-high 19 points on 6-of-11 field goals against Troy in Sun Belt semifinals.

2015-16
In first year at Georgia State, saw action in all 30 games, making 22 starts to average 9.3 points and 2.1 rebounds per game while dishing out 80 assists . . . Averaged 24.9 minutes per game, shooting 37 percent from 3-point range and 76.5 percent from the free throw line.

Finished with 13 points against IUPUI, making two free throws with 1.2 seconds to play to send the game into overtime . . . Scored 12 points and added five assists at Southern Miss . . . Finished with 13 points, going 9-of-12 from the free throw line, including two with 3.6 seconds to play to secure the win over Southern Miss . . . Finished with 14 points and four assists against Troy . . . Made a free throw with 7.8 seconds remaining at Arkansas State to send the game into overtime . . . Finished with 17 points on 6-of-11 shooting with three 3-pointers and six assists against Arkansas State . . . Scored a season-high 22 points on 9-of-16 shooting with five rebounds, while playing a career-high 37 minutes . . . Scored in double figures in final six regular-season games.

2014-15
Redshirted due to NCAA transfer rules.

2013-14 (SAMFORD)
Named the Southern Conference Freshman of the Year after averaging 11.9 points and 3.4 assists per game at Samford . . . Earned SoCon All-Freshman Team honors . . . Was a four-time SoCon Freshman of the Week . . . Earned All-SoCon Third Team honors by College Sports Madness . . . Led all Southern Conference freshmen in scoring, assists and assist/turnover ratio.

Started his collegiate career with 16 points off the bench with five assists against Martin Methodist . . . Made first career start just five games into the season, scoring nine points at ETSU. Would start all but one of the remaining games . . . Scored a season-high 26 points on 9-of-11 shooting against Campbellsville, hitting 5-of-5 from 3-point range, pulling down five rebounds and dishing out four assists . . . Scored 17 points while knocking down four 3-pointers against Austin Peay . . . Finished with 19 points on 6-of-8 shooting and 4-of-4 3-pointers against UNC Greensboro, while dishing out five assists . . . Scored 20 points with five assists against Chattanooga . . . Scored 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting with four 3-pointers at The Citadel.

PREP
Starred at Buford High School and was a teammate of recent grad T.J. Shipes . . . As a senior averaged 15.0 points and 5.0 assists per game and led his team to the final four of the state championship tournament . . . Earned first team all-region honors under head coach Allen Whiteheart, helping the Wolves to a 26-5 record . . . Score a game-high 25 points during his senior season against North Hall.

Before reaching high school scored 43 points in a game as a seventh grader.

PERSONAL
Full name is Isaiah Rasheed Williams . . . Born on June 23, 1995 . . . Parents are Lakeshia and Tyrone Williams . . . Has one younger brother, Noah, and one younger sister, Tyra.

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