|5 Lorenzo Williams
Career: An excellent penetrator and shooter that can finish as well as find the open-man... Has an improved shooting touch.
2005-06: Started all 28 games... Led Rice with 170 assists for a 6.07 average that ranked 12th in the nation and second in C-USA... Scored a career-high 27 points vs. N.M. Highlands with seven rebounds and four assists... Poured in 23 points 23 points with seven assists vs. Utah and had 25 points and four assists vs. Tulane... Notched first double-double with 11 points and a career-high 11 assists vs. Texas Southern... Also had 11 assists vs. UAB, 10 vs. Yale and 10 at SMU... Posted 14 games with double-digits in scoring.
2003-04: Competed in 25 games... Scored season-high 10 points on a series of slashing drives and jumpers (5-8 fg) at Hawaii... Played season-high 14 minutes at Lamar (three points) and at Hawaii... Scored seven points on 3-3 shooting at Tulsa... Passed out a season-high six assists vs. Dallas and had a season-high three rebounds at Nevada.
High School: A 2003 graduate of Ellison High School in Killeen... averaged 21.3 points, 7.1 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game as a senior, guiding the squad to a 35-2 record on the way to the state regional finals... Helped established the best record in school history, at one point winning 29 consecutive games... Twice earned all-state and region MVP honors... Selected to play in the Texas-Oklahoma All-Star game... three-year starter for head coach David Manley... Outstanding student who graduated in the Top 15 percent of his class while taking honors course work.
Personal: Full name: Lorenzo Williams, Jr. Born: Nov. 8, 1984 in Lake Village, Arkansas. Parents: Lorenzo and Ethel Williams (one brother, two sisters). College: Lovett.