Williams leads Carolina with 24 points in win.
Tip time set for 9 p.m. ET on CSS.
Thornwell leads Carolina with 19 points, six rebounds and six assists
Tip time set for 8 p.m. ET on SECTV.
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Saw action in 31 games with seven starts on the year ... Averaged 11.0 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 21.0 minutes per game ... In SEC play, averaged 9.6 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 17.9 minutes per game ... Led or shared the team lead in scoring nine times and in steals twice ... Posted 17 double-figure scoring games and 12 games with at least two assists ... Led the team in scoring (11.0 ppg), field goal attempts (7.7 pg) and in 3-point field goal percentage (50-126, 39.7%) ... Hit 84.2 percent from the free throw line (80-95) ... Ranked fourth in the SEC in free throw percentage (84.2 %) ... Began the season with three-straight double-figure scoring games, including a 22-point performance vs. Rider (Nov. 19) ... Was also instrumental in season-opening win vs. Milwaukee (Nov. 11), scoring 14 points, including 12 during overtime to secure the victory; was a perfect 8-of-8 from the charity stripe in OT ... Earned first-career start vs. Morgan State (Nov. 16), posting 14 points ... Scored 17 points on 7-of-7 shooting from the floor in victory vs. UALR (Nov. 25) competing in the Hoops for Hope Classic in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico ... Team high 16 points and three rebounds vs. Clemson (Dec. 2) ... Played 35 minutes in win vs. Manhattan (Dec. 22), scoring a team best 17 points, while collecting two steals ... Fantastic off the bench at LSU (Jan. 16), hitting 9-of-10 from the free throw line, contributing 16 points and two assists ... Only Gamecock in double figures vs. Vandy (Jan. 19), with a team high 16 points off the bench; was 7-of-8 from the free throw line vs. the Commodores ... Posted double figure points, hitting 16 for the third-straight game, at Missouri (Jan. 22) ... Team high 14 points and a season high four steals in contest at Alabama (Feb. 16) ... Contributed eight points, including crucial 3 late in the contest, off the bench in win vs. Ole Miss (Feb. 20) ... Career night vs. Mississippi State (March 6) with Colonial Life Arena record, and South Carolina SEC regular season record 38 points in win ... Career high in points (38), field goals (10), field goal attempts (17), made 3s (6), attempts from 3-point range (9) and also at the foul line (12-12) vs. Bulldogs ... 38 points vs. Bulldogs tied for the second-highest individual point performance in the SEC in 2012-13 ... Scored a team high 17 points, while matching career high with five rebounds at Vandy (March 9) ... Tallied six points in SEC Tournament action vs. Mississippi State (March 13) ... Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
Saw action in 23 games first season at South Carolina ... Averaged 6.1 points, 0.8 rebounds and 0.6 assists in 14.0 minutes per game ... In SEC play, averaged 6.3 points, 1.1 rebounds and shot 40.0 percent (20-50) from 3-point range ... Missed five games due to a left knee sprain suffered early in non-conference play ... Led the team or shared the team lead in steals three times ... Posted seven double-figure scoring games, including a season high 15 points at Ole Miss (Jan. 28) ... Led the team in 3-point field goal percentage (39.4) ... Hit 82.1 (23-28) percent of attempts at the free throw line ... Impressed on both ends of the court in season debut vs. Western Carolina (Nov. 11), posting 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting, while swiping a game high five steals ... Suffered knee injury early in first half vs. Tennessee State (Nov. 20) ... Returned to game action vs. Presbyterian (Dec. 13), after missing previous five games due to injury ... Was a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line vs. USC Upstate (Dec. 31) ... Tallied nine points, all from 3-point range, vs. No. 19 Florida (Jan. 14) ... Posted 15 points, playing a season best 27 minutes at Ole Miss (Jan. 28) ... Tallied 11 points at Tennessee (Feb. 8) and 10 points, including eight in a one-minute span during the first half, in win vs. Georgia (Feb. 15) ... Posted 11 points in home contest vs. Tennessee (Feb. 25) ... In SEC Tournament play vs. Alabama (March 8), tallied 13 points in 13 minutes, including a perfect 3-of-3 mark from 3-point range ... Also dished two assists and collected one steal vs. the Crimson Tide ... Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Averaged 11.8 points and 1.9 assists in 22 minutes per game at Santa Fe College ... Shot 47% from the field and 39% from 3-point range for the Saints ... Was a Second Team All-Conference Mid-Florida honoree at Santa Fe ... Three-year varsity starter at Osceola High School in Kissimmee, Fla. ... Named Orange Belt All-Conference as a sophomore, averaging 14.3 points, 3.8 assists and 2.1 rebounds per contest ... Averaged 16.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists as a junior ... Earned Orange Belt All-Conference accolades, was named the Osceola County Player of the Year and was named to the District 10 Class 6A All-Region Team (Orange and Osceola counties) during junior campaign ... Earned Osceola County Player of the Year, Orange Belt All-Conference and All-Central Florida First Team (Orlando Sentinel/area coaches) as a senior when he averaged 25.7 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.5 steals, while shooting 55% from the field ... Played in the Boys North-South All-Star Basketball Classic and the Association of Basketball Coaches All-Start Game as a senior ... Voted to the Class 5A All-State Second Team by Floridahoops.com ... Was honored as the Osceola County boys basketball athlete of the year.
Son of Katrina and Frederick Williams ... Has two brothers, Tony and Deontae ... Lists his favorite meal as pizza and his favorite place on campus is East Quad ... Models his game after Russell Westbrook ... Major is African-American studies.