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Devaugntah Williams
Devaugntah  Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Canton, Ohio

High School:
McKinley HS

Last College:
Missouri-West Plains

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 205

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
03/02/1994

Experience:
1L


CANADIAN TOUR (AUGUST 2015)
Williams started all four games of the Canadian Tour where he averaged 9.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game ... Seven of his 12 field goals came from beyond the three-point line ... Poured in 15 of his team-leading 19 points, ignited by a quartet of three-pointers during the second half against Laval University (Aug. 17) ... Chipped in nine points, three rebounds and two assists versus Carleton University (Aug. 19).

JUNIOR SEASON (2014-15)
Williams amassed a team-leading 10.5 points per game to go along with 2.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 0.9 steals per game ... His 10.5 points per game ranked 20th in the Big 12 rankings ... 54 of his 108 field goals came from three-point territory ... Knocked down 39.1 percent of his three-point attempts, good enough for fifth place on the Big 12 leaderboard ... Led team in free throws made (65) and free throw percentage (76.5) ... One of three players to see action in all 32 games for the Red Raiders ... Began season as `Sixth Man' before he started 23 of the team's final 27 games (Dec. 3-March 11) ... Registered double figures a team-leading 17 times, highlighted by six 20-plus point performances ... The six 20-plus point games are the most in a season at Texas Tech since John Roberson came away with 10, 20-plus point efforts during the 2009-10 season ... Ripped off doubles figures in nine of 13 nonconference outings (Nov. 14-Dec. 29) ... Collected 13 points on 4-of-6 shooting, sparked by a trio of three-pointers against Loyola Maryland (Nov. 14) during the season opener ... Fired in 18 points and buried five triples in 21 minutes versus Missouri State (Nov. 22) ... Pumped in 21 points on 8-of-12 from the floor against Air Force (Nov. 30) ... Made his first career start versus Auburn (Dec. 3) where he scored the contest's final four points and converted the game-winning layup with 2.2 seconds left ... Netted 13 points coupled with a season's best seven assists and five steals versus South Carolina State (Dec. 17) ... Secured 21 points and five rebounds against Houston (Dec. 23) ... Piled up 21 points, six rebounds and three assists versus No. 14 West Virginia (Jan. 5) ... Notched 22 points aided by a 9-for-11 effort at the free throw line to fuel upset of No. 9 Iowa State (Jan. 24) ... Picked up 22 points against Kansas State (Feb. 4) ... Turned in 15 points and three steals versus No. 20 Baylor (Feb. 17) ... Exploded for a season-high 28 points, highlighted by an 8-for-9 clip from three-point range in regular season finale at No. 14 Baylor (March 6) ... The eight triples are the second-highest single-game total in school history.

PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH
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
Son of Howard Williams and Melody Simon ... Born on March 2, 1994 in Canton, Ohio ... Nickname is "D-Will" ... Majoring in Human Sciences ... Committed to Texas Tech on March 10, 2014.

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