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R.J. Williams

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Baltimore, Md.

High School:
St. Frances

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 155

Position:
Guard


04/11/2014

Highlights recapping the Greyhounds 2013-14 Season

Highlights recapping the Greyhounds 2013-14 Season

03/04/2014

The Greyhounds fall in the 1st round of the Patriot League tournament to Lafayette 84-71

The Greyhounds fall in the 1st round of the Patriot League tournament to Lafayette 84-71

02/27/2014

The Crusaders pull away late to defeat the Greyhounds 65-52

The Crusaders pull away late to defeat the Greyhounds 65-52

02/20/2014

Despite outscoring the Bison 39-27 in the second half, the Greyhounds fall to Bucknell 55-53

Despite outscoring the Bison 39-27 in the second half, the Greyhounds fall to Bucknell 55-53

02/06/2014

Sophomore Guard Tyler Hubbard knocks down a career high 20 points as the Greyhounds defeat American 62-58

Sophomore Guard Tyler Hubbard knocks down a career high 20 points as the Greyhounds defeat American 62-58

02/05/2014

Loyola Men's Basketball vs. American

Loyola hosted American on February 5, 2014, in Reitz Arena.

01/13/2014

Loyola Men's Basketball vs. Lafayette

Loyola men's basketball hosted Lafayette on January 13, 2014.

01/08/2014

Loyola Men's Basketball vs. Navy

Loyola men's basketball played its first-ever Patriot League game on January 2, 2014, against Navy.

12/31/2013

Loyola Men's Basketball at Miami

Loyola men's basketball played the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla., on December 30, 2013.

12/21/2013

Loyola Men's Basketball vs. Saint Joseph's

Loyola University Maryland men's basketball hosted Saint Joseph's University on December 21, 2013.

2012-2013 (Sophomore): Played in 17 games, starting 12, as a sophomore for the Greyhounds... Averaged 4.9 points and 4.0 assists in 31.7 minutes per game... Finished the year with a 1.8:1 assist:turnover ratio... In the 17 games Williams played (versus the 18 to start the year that he did not), the Greyhounds averaged more points per game (+4.1, 69.0-64.9), shot better from the field (+3.3-percent, .448-.415) and 3-point range (+6.9-percent, .335-.266), averaged more assists (+2.8, 13.5-10.7) and steals (+0.7, 7.5, 6.8) per game, while committing fewer turnovers (-1.5, 11.2-12.7)... Made his season-debut with a six-point, four-assist outing against Marist (1/17)... Followed that with seven and eight, respectively, at Fairfield (1/21) and Manhattan (1/25)... Committed just four turnovers in his first six games played... Tied his career-high with seven assists aginst Iona (1/27) and later matched the total at Iona (3/1) and against Boston University (3/19) in the CIT First Round... Scored a career-high 11 points at Niagara (2/2) in a game that he also had five assists... Had four steals, a career-best, at Marist (2/10) and at Iona (3/1)... In addition to his seven assists, he scored six against Boston University, and he tallied seven rebounds against Kent State (3/24) in the CIT Second Round... Tallied seven points and six assists at East Carolina (3/26) in the CIT Quarterfinals.

2011-2012 (Freshman):After coming off the bench for the first three games, stepped in to the starting lineup for the fourth game of the year at New Hampshire (11/20)... Averaged 4.0 points per game and led the team with 85 assists... Only coimmitted 49 turnovers... Also had 38 steals... Followed with back-to-back eight point efforts against Florida Gulf Coast (11/27) and Marist (12/1)... Had six assists versus the Red Foxes... Scored six and collected five steals at Siena (12/3) and four days later had seven points and three rebounds in a win at George Washington (12/7)... Scored 11, making 3-of-5 shots and 4-of-5 form the line against Manhattan (1/5)... Scored eight and had a season-high seven assists with just one turnover in 33 mintues of action at Niagara (1/27)... Finished with nine points, going 5-of-7 at the free-throw line, while dishing out five assists in a win over Iona (2/10)... Hit 4-of-8 shots and scored 11 at Rider (2/24)... Posted five assists and six points in the MAAC Semifinals against Siena (3/4)... Recorded four assists without a turnover versus Ohio State in the NCAA Second Round (3/15).

Before Loyola: Played high school basketball at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore and joined fellow Baltimore Catholic League product Dylon Cormier at Loyola... Led the Panthers to the Championship Games of the MIAA and Baltimore Catholic League playoffs... A four-year starter for St. Frances, he earned Baltimore Catholic League Co-Player of the Year honors as a senior... Also named to The Baltimore Sun All-Metro First Team... Closed his career with 1,021 points and 814 assists.

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