Men's Basketball

Erik Williams
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Cypress Springs HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 210

Position:
F

Experience:
2L

Erik Williams

Career Stats (PDF)

2010-11 Season Notes: Made his first collegiate start in the season opener vs. Prairie View A&M (Nov. 12) and scored a career-high 12 points on 4-for-6 shooting ... Chipped in four points and four rebounds in nine minutes of action vs. South Dakota (Nov. 20) ... Grabbed seven of his career-high 10 rebounds in the second half and added seven points in a career-high 23 minutes vs. Centenary (Dec. 18) ... Matched career-high with four field goals vs. Mississippi Valley State (Dec. 21) ... Made first career BIG EAST start in overtime win at Connecticut (Feb. 24) ... Pitched in six points and five rebounds vs. Providence (Feb. 27)

High School: Consensus top-100 nationally ranked signee ... rated 96th by Scout.com (21st-best small forward), 97th by ESPN.com and 99th by Rivals.com ... ranked the sixth-best prospect in the state regardless of position by TexasHoops.com ... first team all-region and all-state selection by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches as a senior at Cypress Springs High School ... tabbed player of the year by the Houston Area Boys Basketball Coaches Association ... concluded his career with the program first all-time in rebounds (771), first in blocked shots (375) and third in points (1,420) ... played for three seasons under head coach John Harmatuk ... also tabbed the District 15 5A Most Valuable Player in 2008-09 ... posted season averages of 24.6 points, 11.7 rebounds and 6.1 blocks per game ... preseason all-Houston first team honoree ... helped the Panthers to the 5A playoffs in 2007-08 after averaging 18.4 points, 8.6 rebounds and 4.1 blocks per game ... missed the conclusion of his junior season due to injury ... tabbed the district's newcomer of the year as a sophomore ... contributed 11.4 points and 8.1 boards per game that season ... Panthers finished 27-7 that season and he finished the campaign with 102 blocks ... attended Strake Jesuit College Preparatory in 2005-06.

Personal: Born September 23, 1990 in Houston, Texas ... son of Errol and Jackie Williams ... brother, Franz, played football at McNeese State ... majoring in Criminology.

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