Men's Basketball vs. Missouri State; photos by Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
Devaugntah Williams is an explosive scoring guard that has the ability to attack the rim or pull up from deep. He is a two-time NJCAA All-Region honoree at Missouri-West Plains.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH Devaugntah Williams led Missouri State-West Plains in scoring for two straight seasons, en route to back-to-back All-Region honors ... averaged 17.8 points and 3.7 assists as a sophomore and earned All-Tournament honors at the Three Rivers Thanksgiving Classic ... in region play, he averaged 17.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists... his best region game was at State Fair Community College, where he recorded 36 points, nine rebounds and six assists ... he also had 30 points against Three Rivers Community College ... Williams started for four seasons at McKinley High School ... as a senior, he was All-District and was the Stark County Player of the Year and the Federal League Player of the Year ... averaged 21.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists as a senior for McKinley ... as a junior averaged 16 points and 4.1 rebounds per game ... rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com ... rated the 26th best junior college player in the nation and the top-ranked JUCO player in Missouri by 247Sports.com ... chose Texas Tech over Arkansas, Iona, Kent State and Loyola-Chicago ... played AAU for db Hoops.
PERSONAL Devaugntah Williams ... nickname is "D-Will" ... son of Howard Williams and Melody Simon ... born in 1994 in Canton, Ohio ... plans on majoring in Exercise and Sports Science ... committed to Texas Tech on March 10, 2014.