Williams Named To SEC Community Service Team

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March 11, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Ole Miss' Nick Williams has been named a member of the 2013 Southeastern Conference Community Service Team for men's basketball. It is the second-straight year Williams has been honored for his work in the community.

A regular participant in Reading with the Rebels to promote reading to area students, Williams also spends time with children at local day care centers. Williams and his teammates held basketball clinic for the local Boy’s and Girl’s Club and participated in Move Mississippi to promote combat child obesity by educating youth and parents about the benefits of physical fitness and living a healthy lifestyle. A member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, he has visited children at a local preschool to talk about importance of education and physical activity.

The 6-foot-4 guard also averages 8.5 points per game on the court and ranks second on the team with 27 3-pointers made and an 84.6 free-throw percentage. 

Other members of the 2013 SEC Community Service Team for men's basketball include Levi Randolph (Alabama), Kikko Haydar (Arkansas), Josh Wallace (Auburn), Patric Young (Florida), John Florveus(Georgia), Nerlens Noel (Kentucky), Andre Stringer (LSU), Tyson Cunningham (Mississippi State), Lawrence Bowers (Missouri), Brian Richardson (South Carolina), Kenny Hall (Tennessee), Jarod Johns (Texas A&M) and Eric McClellan (Vanderbilt). 

This marks the 15th year for the SEC Community Service Team for men's basketball as well as for women's basketball. All 20 league-sponsored sports have had a Community Service Team since 2004, with at-large teams for men's and women's sports being chosen from 1999-2003. The SEC began this concept with a football Community Service Team in 1994.

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