2012-13 (SENIOR): Played in 34 games with 24 starts ... Averaged 8.0 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 0.7 steals per game ... Shot 38.9 percent from the floor (105-of-270) and 27.8 percent from behind the arc (27-of-97) ... Tied for second on the squad with 27 made 3-pointers ... Also finished second on the team with a 79.5 free-throw percentage (35-of-44) ... Scored in double figures 11 times and led the Rebels in assists in three games ... Missed two games with a foot injury ... Scored 10 points and had two steals in NCAA tournament game vs. LaSalle (3/24) ... Tied a career high with eight boards in SEC tournament semifinal win over Vanderbilt (3/16) ... Posted 14 points, four boards and three assists in a win over Arkansas (1/19) ... Tied a career high with three steals in home win over No. 10 Missouri ... Hit four 3-pointers and scored season-high 18 points in a win over San Francisco (12/23) ... Season-high four assists in victory over Rutgers (12/1) ... Member of the 2013 SEC Community Service Team.
2011-12 (JUNIOR): Played in all 34 games with 32 starts ... Averaged 10.1 points and 3.4 rebounds in 31.7 minutes per outing ... Shot 41.1 percent from the field (129-of-314) and 32.2 percent from 3-point land (38-of-118) ... Led the team with 38 3-pointers and a 76.7 free-throw percentage ... In conference games, increased his scoring to 11.8 ppg (t-20th among SEC players) ... Ranked seventh among SEC players in minutes per game in league play (33.8) ... Led Ole Miss in scoring on three occasions and in assists four times ... Scored in double figures 17 times ... Had a career-high 22-point outburst to go with 5 rebounds in the SEC Tournament first-round win over Auburn ... Scored 19 points to lead the Rebels in the double-overtime effort at Alabama (2/4) ... Helped the Rebels defeat Arkansas (1/11) with 18 points and a career high-tying 8 rebounds ... Dropped in 17 points in a win over 15th-ranked Mississippi State (1/18) ... Tallied 18 points in a win over LSU (2/25) ... Tied a career high with 4 3-pointers vs. Florida (1/26) and Auburn (3/8) ... Dished out a season-high 5 assists at Penn State ... Member of the 2012 SEC Community Service Team.
2010-11 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 34 games, garnering 26 starts as a wing ... Averaged 6.2 points and 4.0 rebounds in 24.5 minutes per outing ... Had a knack for pulling down the tough rebound in traffic and diving for a loose ball ... Scored in double figures on 7 occasions ... Led the team in assists three times and rebounding twice ... Best SEC scoring output of 14 points (5-6 FGs, 4-5 FTs), with 4 boards and 4 assists, at LSU (1/22) ... Season-high 21 points vs. Murray State ... 15 points (season-high 3 treys), 4 assists, 4 rebounds vs. Penn State ... 14 points (6-9 FGs), 3 steals vs. Dayton ... 13 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists vs. Southern Miss ... 10 points, 7 rebounds vs. MVSU ... Scored 13 points and tied a season-high 8 boards vs. Colorado State ... Led the team with 4 assists vs. MSU (1/13) ... Season-high 5 assists and 3 steals vs. Auburn (2/16) ... Grabbed 8 rebounds three times, including the NIT first round game at California.
2009-10 (REDSHIRT): Redshirted ... Started practicing with the team in the fall but was ineligible by NCAA transfer rules ... Chose to transfer to Ole Miss in May 2009.
INDIANA 2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 31 games and started 29 as a true freshman for coach Tom Crean ... Ranked fourth on the team with 8.9 points per game and third with 4.5 rebounds per outing ... Led the Hoosiers with a 73.8 percentage from the free-throw line and tied for second with 24 steals ... His scoring improved in Big Ten play, where he averaged 9.8 points and 4.4 boards ... Cracked double figures in scoring 14 times, including a 19-point outburst at Wisconsin and an 18-point performance against Cornell ... Grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds at Wake Forest ... Also produced games of 11 points and 6 boards against Ohio State, 14 points and 9 rebounds vs. Iowa, 15 points and 6 assists against Minnesota, 11 points vs. Northwestern and 11 points against Michigan State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Named Alabama High School Player of the Year after his senior season at LeFlore Prep Academy in Mobile, playing for coach Otis Hughley ... Rated the No. 30 overall prospect and No. 7 shooting guard by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. in 2008 ... Averaged 21.0 points and led his team to a 30-3 record, a No. 32 national ranking and a berth in the Class 6A state semifinals ... 2008 Southwest Region Player of the Year ... Named to the Alabama Super 5 ... As a junior, he helped LeFlore to a 32-3 record and state championship while averaging 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game ... Helped team finish in USA Today's Top 25 three of his four seasons.
PERSONAL: Full name is Nicholas Williams ... Born Oct. 16, 1989 ... Son of Gloria Williams ... Earned his bachelor's degree in psychology in May 2013 ... Played for Alabama Challenge AAU team ... Took part in the LeBron James Skills Academy and was invited to the NBA Top-100 Camp at the University of Virginia ... Chose Ole Miss over Alabama and Arkansas.
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