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Jade

Williams

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#25

Forward/Center
Height: 6'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: The Colony, Texas
High School: The Colony

Bio

Is a very confident player ... a very strong offensive threat in the paint ... has guard-like vision in the post ...can run the floor beautifully ... can pop out and shoot the jumper.

Career:
Started 31-of-63 contests ... owns two double-doubles.

As a Sophomore (2018-19):
Started 23-of-30 contests on the season ... listed on the Lisa Leslie Award preseason watch list for the top center in NCAA Division I ... averaged 8.4 points and 5.4 rebounds ... posted double-digit scoring 11 times, including six out of the last 11 contests ... swatted 20 shots ... drained 2-of-5 three-pointers, the first of her career ... notched two double-doubles against FGCU (17 points, 11 rebounds) and North Carolina (15 points, 13 rebounds) ... collected a career-high 17 points on three different occasions -- Wake Forest twice and FGCU) ... swatted three shots versus Pittsburgh ... pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds to conclude the regular season against North Carolina ... dished a career-high six assists at North Carolina ... had 15 points, eight rebounds, three assists, three steals and three blocks against Pittsburgh ... was one of only three players in the ACC to notch 15-8-3-3-3 in a game in 2018-19 (Brianna Turner of Notre Dame, Emily Engstler of Syracuse).

As a Freshman (2017-18):
All-ACC Freshman Team selection ... started eight of 33 games played as a freshman ... averaged 4.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.2 blocks ... had a breakout game against Georgia Tech with a career-high 16 points, career-high six blocks and career-high eight rebounds, while hitting 7-of-8 field goals ... played a career-high 31 minutes versus the Yellow Jackets ... hit 52.3 percent from the field for the year ... blocked 40 shots on the season, which ranked tied fourth on Duke’s freshman charts ... ranked tied 11th in the ACC with a 1.2 blocks per game average ... in ACC games only, averaged 1.7 blocks to rank tied fourth ... had seven second half points against top-ranked Connecticut in the NCAA Regional Semifinal ... notched eight points and seven rebounds versus ninth-ranked Florida State.

Ranking: 
No. 21 (All Star Girls Report), No. 13 (HoopGurlz/Girls Basketball Report) , No. 15 (Prospects Nation), No. 13 (Blue Star Report)

2015 USA Basketball U16 National Team: 
Totaled a 4-1 record and the bronze medal in Puebla, Mexico … started four of the five games, while averaging 7.8 points and 6.8 rebounds … hit 47.0 percent from the field … had 12 rebounds and 11 points against Mexico to aid the U.S. team to the bronze medal.

High School/AAU:
Competed in both the McDonald’s All-America and Jordan Brand Classic all-star contests ... totaled a game-high 13 rebounds and eight points in 17 minutes during the Jordan Brand Classic ... collected eight points and four rebounds in 10 minutes at the McDonald’s All-America game ... averaged 14.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 2.4 blocks, 1.5 steals and 1.3 assists as a senior at The Colony H.S. ... District MVP ... TABC All-Region and All-State ... earned TGCA & TABC All-State Academic honors ... Academic All-District 14-5A ... participated in the 2016 USA Basketball U-17 World Championship team trials … a 2015 and 2016 Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, 5A All-State first team … received All-State TAPPS as a sophomore and junior … led Prestonwood to a state runner-up finish in TAPPS 5A as a junior … competed at Prestonwood Christian Academy as a sophomore and junior … All-State selection as a freshman … averaged 14.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.8 blocks in 32 games.

Personal:
Full name is Jade Shirlynn Williams … born in Dallas, Texas on Aug. 17, 1999 … daughter of Marvin and Kelly Williams … has two brothers, Marvin (18) and Lance (10), along with two sisters, Rayna (12) and Chyann (21) ... her brother, Marvin, will be a freshman on the Minnesota men’s basketball squad in 2019-20.

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