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      Brian Williams
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bronx, N.Y.

High School:
Harmony Community Prep

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 272

Position:
C

CAREER SEASON AVERAGES
Season GP-GS Min/Gm FG % 3-Pt % FT % RPG APG TO BPG SPG PPG
2010-11 32-15 23.0 .509 1.000 .513 7.4 1.4 1.3 0.7 0.6 6.8
2009-10 27-11 19.1 .504 .000 .553 6.4 0.7 1.2 0.7 0.4 5.6
2008-09 34-3 16.4 .538 .300 .509 5.6 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.5 5.0
2007-08 33-1 11.2 .603 .500 .500 3.5 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.3 2.8
Total 126-30 17.3 .527 .357 .517 5.7 0.8 1.0 0.6 0.4 5.0
CAREER SEASON TOTALS
Season GP-GS Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A Off Def Rebs PF-FO Asst TO Blk Stl Points
2010-11 32-15 735 89-175 1-1 40-78 101 137 238 101-4 46 43 22 18 219
2009-10 27-11 515 65-129 0-1 21-38 73 100 173 71-0 21 32 20 10 151
2008-09 34-3 559 70-130 3-10 27-53 71 118 189 89-0 24 31 20 18 170
2007-08 33-1 370 38-63 1-2 16-32 55 60 115 57-1 12 18 8 10 93
Total 126-30 2,179 262-497 5-14 104-201 300 415 715 318-5 103 124 70 56 633
2010-11 - Senior

Named the SEC Sixth Man of the Year by the league's head coaches ... Averaged 6.8 points and 7.4 rebounds (fifth in the SEC) in 24.0 minutes per game and played in 32 games with 15 starts ... Finished his career tied for eighth on Tennessee's career list for games played (126), while ranking 12th in rebounding (715) and tied for 14th in blocked shots (70) ... Also finished his career ranked second in school history in NCAA Tournament rebounds (49) and second in NCAA Tournament games played (nine) ... Accounted for 21.8 percent of UT's total offensive rebounds ... His .540 field-goal percentage in SEC play ranked second in the league ... Was the first Vol off the bench 12 times ... Led the Vols in rebounding 15 times, blocks nine time and scoring three times ... Scored 10 or more points six times while pulling down 10 or more rebounds five times and recording one double-double ... Led the team with 14 drawn charges ... Had 10 points, nine rebounds and five assists in the home win over South Carolina (2/16/11) ... Shot 5-of-7 from the field and tallied 11 points, nine rebounds, two blocks and two steals in 30 solid minutes at Florida (2/12/11) ... Scored an SEC-career-high 18 points during the win at Ole Miss (1/29/11) and also added nine rebounds, four assists and two blocks ... Was the hero of UT's win at Georgia (1/18/11), as he grabbed an offensive rebound and tossed in a game-winning four-footer from just off the right block at the buzzer (so close it had to be reviewed) ... Totaled eight points, 12 rebounds and two blocks off the bench in UT's win over Vanderbilt (1/15/11) and was dominant down low in the second half ... Totaled 18 points, 13 rebounds and two steals vs. Oakland (12/14/10) ... Averaged a double-double (10.5 ppg, 10.0 rpg) at the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden in his hometown of New York City ... Had 12 points and seven rebounds in the NIT Season Tip-Off championship game win over Villanova (11/26/10) ... Grabbed his 500th career rebound in his hometown of New York City, pulling down 13 boards and scoring nine points in the Vols' NIT Season Tip-Off semifinal win over eventual Final Four participant VCU (11/24/10).

2009-10 - Junior

Tennessee's backup center appeared in 27 games and started each of the last 11 contests of the season ... Averaged 5.6 points and 6.4 rebounds in 19.1 minutes per game but boosted his output to 7.5 points and a team-high 10.3 rebounds in 27.8 minutes per game in the NCAA Tournament ... Ranked second on the team in rebounds and blocks (0.7 bpg) while grabbing a team-best 2.7 offensive rebounds per game ... Led the Vols in rebounds 13 times and blocked shots 10 times ... Tied for third on the team with five charges drawn ... Played a career-high 33 minutes in the NCAA Elite Eight loss to Michigan State (3/28/10) ... Played 32 minutes while totaling nine points and a game-high 12 rebounds in UT's NCAA Sweet Sixteen win over fifth-ranked Ohio State (3/26/10) ... Also pulled down 12 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament second-round win over Ohio (3/20/10) ... Grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds and scored seven points in UT's SEC Tournament win over LSU (3/11/10) ... Logged his first double-double of the season with a 10-point, 13-rebound effort against SEC Defensive Player of the Year Jarvis Varnado and Mississippi State (3/6/10) ... Had a career-high five assists in the Arkansas win (3/3/10) ... Pulled down 11 rebounds in UT's rout of North Carolina A&T (12/23/09) ... Recorded 11 points and seven rebounds in the win over College of Charleston (11/27/09).

2008-09 - Sophomore

Tennessee's backup center played in all 34 games, making three starts ... Was the first Vol off the bench 23 times ... His 20 blocked shots tied for second on the team, and his 5.6 rebounds per game ranked third on the squad (21st in the SEC) ... Shot 54 percent from the floor and averaged 5.0 points per game ... Averaged 4.8 points per game in SEC play ... Played 16.4 minutes per game on the year, but saw his role increase to 19.0 minutes per game in UT's final nine contests ... His best game as a Vol came against UT Martin (11/18/08), as he totaled 21 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks ... Pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds, including eight offensive boards, against Gonzaga in the Old Spice Classic championship game (11/30/08) ... Started at Temple (12/13/08) and finished with nine points and eight rebounds ... Recorded five points and seven boards against Memphis (1/24/09) ... Scored 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting vs. Georgia (2/11/09) ... Grabbed eight rebounds and scored seven points at Kentucky (1/13/09) ... Stuffed the stat sheet in UT's win at Florida (3/1/09), hitting all three field-goal attempts to finish with six points, four rebounds, two steals, one block and an assist (no turnovers) ... Was 4-for-4 from the field for eight points against Alabama in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals (3/13/09).

2007-08 - Freshman

A member of the 2008 SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll ... Saw action in 33 games and made one start ... Averaged 2.8 points and 3.5 rebounds on the season ... Shot 60.3 percent from the field ... Nearly half (55-of-115) of his rebounds came at the offensive end of the floor ... Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors on Dec. 17 after recording a double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds against Western Kentucky (12/15/07). Seven of his 14 rebounds were of the offensive variety and he shot 8-of-11 from the floor ... Had nine points in 13 minutes of action against South Carolina (3/14/08) in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament.

High School

Helped lead Harmony Community Prep to an 80-5 record in two seasons ... Harmony won a national championship in 2007 after finishing a runner-up in 2006 ... Averaged 14 points and 13 rebounds his final season at Harmony ... Averaged a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds in 2006 ... Coached by Rodney Crawford at Harmony.

Personal

Born Aug. 10, 1987, in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Full name: Brian Michael Williams ... Academic major: Communication studies (Africana studies minor) ... Parent is Trudi Bynoe ... Recipient of the Bertelkamp Basketball Scholarship Endowment Fund.

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