24 - Justin Williams|
|Previous School:||Santa Ana JC|
Appeared in 27 games, including 11 starts...averaged 8.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.9 steals and 1.1 blocked shots per game...shot 50.0 percent (100-for-200) from the field...among Big Sky leaders, he ranked second in steals, sixth in blocks, eighth in field goal percentage and 14th in rebounding...the third-leading scorer for the Hornets, Williams’ 4.6 rebounds per game were the second best mark on the team...hit a game-winning jumper with 4.6 seconds remaining to deliver a 78-77 home win over Montana State...scored in double figures 12 times during the final 21 games of the season, and 13 times overall...had 10 points, nine rebounds and four assists at 10th-ranked Marquette...also had six points, eight rebounds and a career-high five steals at 25th-ranked Kansas State...posted a career-high 19 points to go along with nine rebounds against Simpson...finished his career with 70 blocked shots, the second best mark in Sacramento State Div. I history (1991-pres.).
Appeared in 27 games, including eight starts...averaged 4.6 points, 3.3 rebounds, 0.7 steals and 0.9 blocked shots in 15.1 minutes per game...shot 50.0 percent (55-110) from the field and 40 of his 89 rebounds came on the offensive glass...a high percentage of his 55 made field goals came via dunks...had at least one blocked shot in 14 games, and finished ninth in the Big Sky Conference in blocks...posted season highs in points (14) and rebounds (9) while shooting 7-of-10 from the field in the season opener against Bethany...had 10 points, four rebounds and the game-clinching dunk with 10 seconds remaining in the Hornets’ 74-70 victory at Northern Colorado...had a career-high four blocked shots in win over UC Davis...played in double-figure minutes in all but five games he appeared...had at least five rebounds on eight occasions.
Appeared in 29 games, including one start...averaged 12.1 minutes through the first 15 games of the season, but his time increased to 15.9 minutes the last 14 games...averaged 4.1 points and 2.4 rebounds per game...shot 52.7 percent (49-93) from the field and nearly half of his rebounds (69) came on the offensive glass (33)...scored in double figures three times, including a season-high 12 points (5-of-8 shooting) to go along with four rebounds, two blocked shots and one steal in the Hornets’ Big Sky Tournament quarterfinals victory at Montana State...also had 10 points on the road against both Southern Utah and Weber State...tallied at least four rebounds in four of his last eight games...against conference competition, he finished eighth in the Big Sky with 0.79 blocked shots per game.
Prior to Sacramento State
Spent his freshman season (2004-05) at Santa Ana Junior College...appeared in all 26 games while averaging 6.1 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.2 steals and a team-high 0.9 blocked shots per game...improved those numbers to 7.6 points and 4.3 rebounds per game against conference competition...shot 44.6 percent (66-148) from the field and 32 of his 105 rebounds came on the offensive glass...despite averaging 12.7 minutes per game, he led the team in scoring three times, rebounding six times and steals eight times.
A 2004 graduate of Centennial High School in Corona, Calif...a four-year letterwinner in basketball, Williams was a first team all-league selection during both his junior and senior seasons...as a senior, he averaged 17.0 points and 14.0 rebounds per game while earning county player of the year honorable mention honors...averaged 12.0 points and 12.0 rebounds as a junior...a scholar-athlete at Centennial, Williams was a four-year member of the school’s honor roll.
Born June 8, 1986...son of James and Natasha Williams...a communication studies major...played on the same club team (Inland) as teammate Randy Adams in 2001-02...brother, Jamaal, played basketball for two years at the University of Washington (2004-06) after spending his first two seasons at the University of New Mexico (2001-03).