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 +====== Chaz Williams ======
 +  * **Player**
 +  * **Seasons:​** [[season_2010-11|2010-11]] (redshirt), [[season_2011-12|2011-12]],​ [[season_2012-13|2012-13]],​ [[season_2013-14|2013-14]]
 +  * **Number:** 3
 +  * **Position:​** PG
 +  * **Height:** 5' 9"
 +  * **Weight:** 175 lbs.
 +  * **Hometown:​** Brooklyn, NY
 +  * **High School:** Bishop Ford H.S. (NY)
 +  * **Prep School:** none
 +  * **Transfer From:** [[opponent_hofstra|Hofstra]]
 +  * **Birthdate:​** April 6, 1991
  
 +===== At UMass =====
 +==== 2013-14 Redshirt Senior year ====
 +  *August 2013: Turned down an offer to play professional ball in Turkey, and returned to UMass for final season.((http://​sports.yahoo.com/​blogs/​ncaab-the-dagger/​unfinished-business-umass-kept-chaz-williams-accepting-tempting-154354461--ncaab.html))
 +  *Served at the [[http://​www.adidasnations.com/​|adidas Nations Global Camp]] in August 2013.((http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​080113aaa.html))
 +  *Flirted with the idea of declaring for the NBA, but chose to return for his final year of college eligibility.((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​news/​townbytown/​amherst/​5937796-95/​chaz-williams-returns-javorn-farrell-leaves-umass-basketball-program))((https://​twitter.com/​Chaz3Williams/​status/​328719556329750529))((http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​042913aaa.html)) (4/29/2013)
 +
 +==== 2012-13 Redshirt Junior year ====
 +{{ :​williams_chaz_roster_photo_2012-13.jpg?​nolink|Roster 2012-13}}
 +
 +  * **A-10 First Team All Conference**((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​031213aaa.html))
 +  * **NABC All-District First Team**((http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​031213aab.html))
 +  * **U.S. Basketball Writers All-District Team for District I (New England)**((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​sports/​umasssports/​5058381-95/​williams-brooklyn-center-coach))
 +  * Chaz returns home for A-10 Tournament. ​ Articles from [[http://​www.gazettenet.com/​sports/​umasssports/​5058381-95/​williams-brooklyn-center-coach|Gazette]],​ [[http://​www.masslive.com/​umassbasketball/​index.ssf/​2013/​03/​for_umass_point_guard_chaz_wil.html|Republican]],​ [[http://​dailycollegian.com/​2013/​03/​14/​for-chaz-williams-atlantic-10-tournament-means-a-return-back-home/​|Collegian]],​ [[http://​bostonherald.com/​sports/​college/​college_basketball/​2013/​03/​chaz_williams_roots_fuels_umass|Herald]] (3/14/2013)
 +  * [[http://​dailycollegian.com/​2012/​11/​20/​all-roads-lead-to-umass-for-chaz-williams/​|All roads lead to UMass for Chaz Williams]] (11/​20/​2012)
 +  * [[http://​www.boston.com/​sports/​colleges/​mens-basketball/​2012/​11/​13/​chaz-williams-poised-take-umass-thrill-ride-this-season/​wZUMEwntdrAkSTupppB2pM/​story.html|Chaz Williams poised to take UMass on a thrill ride this season]] (11/​12/​2012)
 +  * Selected to the A-10 Pre-Season First Team((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​100412aaa.html))
 +
 +[[http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​stats/​2012-2013/​plyr_03.html|Game-by-game stats]]
 +
 +==== 2011-12 Redshirt Sophomore year ====
 +{{ :​williams_chaz_roster_photo_2011-12.jpg?​nolink&​|Roster photo 2011-12}}
 +
 +  ***A-10 First Team All Conference**((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​030512aaa.html))
 +  ***NABC All-District First Team**((http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​031512aac.html))
 +  *A-10 Honorable Mentions for weeks ending 11/​13((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​111411aab.html)),​ 11/​20((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​112111aac.html)),​ 12/​4((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​120511aab.html)),​ 12/​11((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​121211aaa.html)),​ 1/​8((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​010912aaa.html)),​ 1/​15((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​011612aaa.html)),​ 2/​5((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​020612aaa.html)).
 +  *Played in all 37 games, starting 36.
 +  *231 assists on season set several records (see below).
 +  *81 steals on the season set a new UMass sophomore class record ([[crooks_shannon|Crooks]] 58 in 1999-2000), and were second most in a UMass season overall ([[padilla_edgar|E. Padilla]] 108 in 1995-96).((http://​grfx.cstv.com/​photos/​schools/​umas/​sports/​m-baskbl/​auto_pdf/​2011-12/​release/​release_20120325aaa.pdf))
 +  *Averaged 34.9 minutes per game, the only Minuteman to average in the 30s.
 +  *1291 minutes played ranks 1st as a UMass sophomore ([[mack_monty|Mack]] 1133 in 1998-99), and 3rd in a UMass season (E. Padilla 1351, [[travieso_carmelo|Travieso]] 1325, both in 1995-96).((http://​grfx.cstv.com/​photos/​schools/​umas/​sports/​m-baskbl/​auto_pdf/​2011-12/​release/​release_20120325aaa.pdf))
 +  *[[http://​www.gazettenet.com/​2012/​03/​26/​williams-manages-to-rise-to-the-occasion|Long doubted, UMass guard Chaz Williams finds a way to help his team win]] (3/26/2012)
 +  *[[http://​www.masslive.com/​umassbasketball/​index.ssf/​2012/​03/​all_that_chaz_umass_basketball.html|All that Chaz: UMass basketball guard Williams has been better than advertised]] (3/24/2012)
 +  *[[http://​www.bostonherald.com/​sports/​college/​basketball/​view/​20220306chaz_festival_at_umass_williams_up-tempo_style_points_minutemen_to_a-10_tournament/​|Chaz festival at UMass]] (3/6/2012)
 +  *Hit 33 consecutive free throws, starting [[game20120108_la_salle|at La Salle (1/8)]] and snapped [[game20120128_st_louis|vs St. Louis (1/28)]].
 +  *Averaged 40.0 minutes per game in the season'​s final 9 contests. ​ One OT and one 2OT game in that stretch.
 +  *Scored 20 in each of the NIT road wins [[game20120317_seton_hall|at Seton Hall (3/17)]] and [[game20120320_drexel|Drexel (3/20)]].
 +  *Season highs in minutes (47), field goals (11), and a near-high in points (28) to help UMass win [[game20120313_mississippi_state|at Mississippi State (3/13)]] in double-overtime.
 +  *Named to the A-10 All-Championship Team,​((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​spec-rel/​031112aaa.html)) the team's only player that didn't appear in the final game.  Averaged 17.7 ppg, tallied 19 assists and just 9 turnovers while playing in 115 of 120 possible minutes in UM's three games.
 +  *20 points, 10 assists, and only 1 turnover help UMass knock [[game20120309_temple|#​1 seed Temple out of A-10 Tournament (3/9)]].
 +  *Played 44 minutes in the overtime loss [[game20120229_temple|at Temple (2/29)]], scoring 26 points and dishing a career-high 11 assists.
 +  *Career-high 29 points (8-12 FG, 6-8 3FG, 7-7 FT) in the win [[game20120221_xavier|vs Xavier (2/21)]].
 +  *10 assists and 0 turnovers [[game20120211_saint_josephs|at Saint Joseph'​s (2/11)]].
 +  *19 points, including 11-12 from line, helps UMass win [[game20120128_st_louis|vs St. Louis (1/28)]].
 +  *Perfect 10-10 from line in games [[game20120114_saint_josephs|vs Saint Joseph'​s (1/14)]] and [[game20120121_richmond|at Richmond (1/​21)]]. ​ Richmond game included a season-high 9 rebounds.
 +  *Scored 24 (including 16 in second half) [[game20120108_la_salle|at La Salle (1/8)]].
 +  *Scored 20, rebounded 7, and dished 8 in Atlantic 10 debut [[game20120105_fordham|vs Fordham (1/5)]].
 +  *Shot 7-10 from the floor and scored 18 [[game20111230_central_connecticut|vs Central CT (12/30)]].
 +  *Scored 22 points [[game20111209_siena|vs Siena (12/9)]] in Springfield.
 +  *Season-worst 10 turnovers [[game20111206_east_carolina|at East Carolina (12/6)]], but UMass still prevailed in the game.
 +  *Scored a then-high 22 points [[game20111203_miami|at Miami (FL) (12/3)]].
 +  *Came off the bench for the [[game20111130_towson|Towson game (11/30)]], as Coach Kellogg shook up the starting five after a 1-2 Bahamas trip.  Williams started in all other games on the season.
 +  *Held to 2-9 shooting and 8 points in loss [[game20111126_college_of_charleston|vs College of Charleston (11/​26)]]. ​ Proved to be the only game of season without an assist.
 +  *Held to 3-14 shooting and 8 points in loss [[game20111124_florida_state|vs Florida State (11/24)]].
 +  *Recorded a double-double [[game20111114_northeastern|versus Northeastern (11/14)]] with 20 points and 10 assists.
 +  *Impressive in debut [[game20111111_elon|versus Elon (11/11)]]: 18 points, 6 rebounds, 8 assists, 3 steals.
 +  *[[http://​www.bostonglobe.com/​sports/​2011/​11/​09/​chaz-williams-big-enough-handle-load-umass/​PDv1FBvSNbgXAhwdOlzyGJ/​story.html|Chaz Williams big enough to handle the load]] (11/8/2011)
 +  *[[http://​www.masslive.com/​sports/​index.ssf/​2011/​10/​umass_basketball_team_hopes_th.html|UMass basketball team hopes the point is well-taken with Chaz Williams]] (10/​24/​2011)
 +  *[[http://​www.gazettenet.com/​2011/​09/​30/​chaz-williams-embraces-leadership|UMass point guard Chaz Williams embraces leadership]] (9/30/2011) [[http://​www.gazettenet.com/​blog/​umass-sports/​chaz-williams-extras|Article outtakes]]
 +
 +[[http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​stats/​2011-2012/​plyr_03.html|Game-by-game stats]]
 +
 +=== Assist rankings ===
 +  *Led the A-10 in Assists: average 6.2, total 231.((http://​www.atlantic10.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​stats/​2011-2012/​confldrs.html#​conf.wki))
 +  *Assists average of 6.24 ranked 13th in the nation. ​ Assists total ranked at a tie for 6th in the nation.((http://​www.cbssports.com/​collegebasketball/​stats/​leaders/​NCAAB/​ASTAVG/​culm/​yearly))
 +  *231 is good for 3rd most in a season in UMass history ([[padilla_edgar|E. Padilla]] 247 in 1995-96, Herer 238 in 1989-90), and 4th most in a season in Atlantic 10 history (H. Evans (Temple) 294 in 1987-88).((http://​grfx.cstv.com/​photos/​schools/​atl10/​sports/​m-baskbl/​auto_pdf/​2011-12/​misc_non_event/​MBBGuide_History.pdf))
 +  *231 is a new record for a UMass sophomore ([[kellogg_derek|Kellogg]] 162 in 1992-93) and an Atlantic 10 sophomore (Wheeler ([[opponent_rhode_island|URI]]) 203 in 1995-96).((http://​grfx.cstv.com/​photos/​schools/​atl10/​sports/​m-baskbl/​auto_pdf/​2011-12/​misc_non_event/​MBBGuide_History.pdf)) ​ Average of 6.24 was just short of [[wp>​Jameer_Nelson|Jameer Nelson]]'​s 6.27 A-10 sophomore record.((http://​grfx.cstv.com/​photos/​schools/​stjs/​sports/​m-baskbl/​auto_pdf/​2011-12/​misc_non_event/​2012MBBGuide-5.pdf))
 +
 +=== Other milestones ===
 +  * 222 free throw attemps are 7th-most in program history.
 +  * .419 3-point field goal percentage is 8th-highest in program history.
 +  * 627 points are 9th-most in program history.
 +
 +=== Misc ===
 +^ ^Wins^Losses^
 +|**Season in...**|25|12|
 +|Points|455|172|
 +|Points Average|18.2|14.3|
 +|Assists|162|69|
 +|Assists Average|6.48|2.76|
 +|Turnovers|77|49|
 +|Turnovers Average|3.08|1.96|
 +|A:​TO|2.10|1.41|
 +
 +^Wins/​Losses when...^W (25)^L (12)^.676^
 +|FGAs: 15+|7|4|.636|
 +|FGAs: 20+|2|0|1.000|
 +|FG% .500+|9|2|.818|
 +|FG% <​.333|3|5|.375|
 +|FG% <​=.250|0|3|.000|
 +|Assists: 7+|13|4|.765|
 +|Turnovers: 5+|4|5|.444|
 +|A:TO 2:​1+|17|4|.810|
 +|A:TO <​1:​1|1|5|.167|
 +
 +
 +==== 2010-11 Sophomore year ====
 +{{ :​williams_chaz_roster_photo_2010-11.jpg?​nolink&​|Roster photo 2010-11}}
 +
 +Sat out the season under NCAA transfer rules.
 +
 +==== Statistics ====
 +Current stats available from [[http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​stats/​2011-2012/​teamcume.html|UMass]] or [[http://​statsheet.com/​mcb/​teams/​massachusetts|StatSheet]]
 +
 +^  ^^^^^  Total  ^^^  3-Pointers ​ ^^^  ^^^  Rebounds ​ ^^^^  ^^^^^^^^^
 +^Season^GP^GS^Min^Avg^FG^FGA^%^FG^FGA^%^FT^FTA^%^Off^Def^Tot^Avg^PF^FO^A^TO^A:​TO^Blk^St^Pts^Avg^
 +|2009-10 (Hofstra)|33|20|1046|31.7|111|298|.372|37|95|.389|66|90|.733|38|102|140|4.2|93|0|138|84|1.64|1|54|325|9.8|
 +|2010-11|Redshirt - transfer rules||||||||||||||||||||||||||
 +|2011-12|37|36|1291|34.9|195|476|.410|62|148|.419|175|222|.788|36|125|161|4.4|104|3|231|126|1.83|7|81|627|16.9|
 +|Career|70|56|2337|33.4|306|774|.395|99|243|.407|241|312|.772|74|227|301|4.3|197|3|369|210|1.76|8|135|952|13.6|
 +|UMass Career|37|36|1291|34.9|195|476|.410|62|148|.419|175|222|.788|36|125|161|4.4|104|3|231|126|1.83|7|81|627|16.9|
 +
 +UMass accomplishments:​
 +  *Double-Doubles:​ 5 (all Points & Assists), last [[game20120309_temple|vs Temple (3/​9/​2012)]]
 +  *Double-Figure Scoring: 34 times, last [[game20120327_stanford|vs Stanford (3/​27/​2012)]]
 +  *10-plus Field Goals: twice, last [[game20120313_mississippi_state|at Mississippi State (3/​13/​2012)]]
 +  *10-plus Free Throws: 5, last [[game20120317_seton_hall|at Seton Hall (3/​17/​2012)]]
 +  *10-plus Assists: 5 times, last [[game20120309_temple|vs Temple (3/​9/​2012)]]
 +  *5:1-plus Assist to Turnover ratio: 5 times, last [[game20120309_temple|vs Temple (3/​9/​2012)]]
 +  *5-plus Steals: 4 times, last [[game20120303_rhode_island|vs Rhode Island (3/​3/​2012)]]
 +  *40-plus Minutes: 5 times, last [[game20120320_drexel|at Drexel (3/​20/​2012)]]
 +
 +Expanded stats from [[http://​statsheet.com/​mcb/​players/​player/​massachusetts/​chaz-williams|StatSheet]]
 +
 +==== Career Highs ====
 +^ ^  with Hofstra ​ ^  with UMass  ^
 +|Points|20 - 3 times, last vs Drexel (2/​10/​2010)|29 - once, [[game20120221_xavier|vs Xavier (2/​21/​2012)]]|
 +|Field Goals|8 - twice, last vs George Mason (1/​19/​2010)|11 - once, [[game20120313_mississippi_state|at Mississippi State (3/​13/​2012)]]|
 +|Field Goals Att.|15 - vs Davidson (12/​21/​2009)|20 - twice, last [[game20120313_mississippi_state|at Mississippi State (3/​13/​2012)]]|
 +|3-Point FG|4 - twice, last vs George Mason (1/​19/​2010)|6 - once, [[game20120221_xavier|vs Xavier (2/​21/​2012)]]|
 +|3-Point FG Att.|6 - vs IUPUI (3/​17/​2010)|8 - twice, last [[game20120221_xavier|vs Xavier (2/​21/​2012)]]|
 +|Free Throws|12 - vs Drexel (2/​10/​2010)|13 - once, [[game20120306_duquesne|vs Duquesne (3/​6/​2012)]]|
 +|Free Throw Att.|18 - vs Drexel (2/​10/​2010)|14 - twice, last [[game20120317_seton_hall|at Seton Hall (3/​17/​2012)]]|
 +|Rebounds|9 - vs Rider (2/​20/​2010)|9 - once, [[game20120121_richmond|at Richmond (1/​21/​2012)]]|
 +|Assists|10 - twice, last vs Georgia State (2/​27/​2010)|11 - once, [[game20120229_temple|at Temple (2/​29/​2012)]]|
 +|Blocks|1 - vs George Mason (1/​4/​2010)|1 - 7 times, last [[game20120128_st_louis|vs St. Louis (1/​28/​2012)]]|
 +|Steals|5 - twice, last vs Rider (2/​20/​2010)|5 - 4 times, last [[game20120303_rhode_island|vs Rhode Island (3/​3/​2012)]]|
 +|Minutes|40 - twice, last vs Georgia State (3/​5/​2010)|47 - once, [[game20120313_mississippi_state|at Mississippi State (3/​13/​2012)]]|
 +
 +==== Trivia ====
 +Courtesy: UMass Athletics
 +
 +A few minutes with Chaz:
 +  *If I could be any animal: A Lion
 +  *Why UMass?: Coaching
 +  *I hope to do this before graduation: NCAA Tournament
 +  *Best pregame meal: Grilled chicken
 +  *Player you pattern your game after: Nate Robinson and Chris Paul
 +  *Why do you wear your jersey number?: 11 because of my dad
 +  *Three words I'd use to describe myself as a basketball player: Nate Robinson Jr.
 +  *What advice would you give to the freshmen? Keep working hard and stay focused
 +  *Can't go on a road trip without: iPod, laptop, and phone
 +  *What is your first basketball memory?: Going to the park with my Pa
 +  *When I was five, I thought I would be: A basketball player
 +  *Most challenging thing about college so far: Transfering,​ adjusting to this weather
 +  *My first thought when I went to college: Thank God
 +  *TV show I want to be on: The Game
 +  *Who first taught you to shoot a basketball?:​ My father, mother, and cousins
 +  *Favorite food from the DC: Stir Fry
 +  *Favorite spot to study on campus: By the water
 +  *Favorite pair of shoes: Gucci
 +  *What I would do first if I was President: Make sure all single parents are well taken care of
 +  *Favorite sport other than basketball: Football
 +  *Favorite movie from the past year: More Than A Game
 +  *Where I would spend $1,000 first: Toys r Us
 +  *What does basketball mean to you?: The world
 +  *Favorite part of practice and game day: Competing
 +  *Weird fact not many people know about me: Lactose Intolerant
 +
 +===== Pre-UMass =====
 +==== 2009-10 Freshman year (Hofstra)====
 +{{ :​williams_chaz_roster_photo_2009-10.jpg?​nolink&​|Roster photo 2009-10}}
 +
 +  *Named to the CAA All-Freshman Team ((http://​www.caasports.com/​ViewArticle.dbml?​SPSID=43048&​SPID=3455&​DB_OEM_ID=8500&​ATCLID=204901228))
 +  *Played for coach Tom Pecora
 +  *Averaged 9.8 points and 4.2 assists and played some of his best basketball toward the end of the season
 +  *Had 14 points and seven assists against St. John's ((http://​www.gohofstra.com/​ViewArticle.dbml?​SPID=13595&​DB_OEM_ID=22200&​ATCLID=204860466))
 +
 +==== High School ====
 +  *Starred for four seasons at Bishop Ford High School in Brooklyn
 +  *Helped his team to a state championship as a junior, when he averaged 22 points and 11 assists
 +  *Had 32 points and 12 assists in the state championship game
 +  *Averaged 25.9 points and 6.2 assists as a senior, but saw his hopes for a second straight state title derailed with a postseason shoulder injury
 +  *Graduated as the second leading scorer in Bishop Ford history
 +  *Named a Jordan Brand All-American
 +  *Nominated to McDonald'​s All-American game
 +  *Two-time League Player of the Year
 +  *Named first-team all-state (Class A) by the New York State Sportswriters Association
 +  *Named second-team All-New York City by the Daily News
 +  *Rated the sixth best recruit in New York City by Rivals.com
 +  *Earned MVP honors at the Metro Classic while playing for the New York City boys team.
 +
 +===== Personal =====
 +  *Chaz C. Williams
 +  *Major: Sociology
 +  *Mother: Diane Williams
 +  *Has an older brother and an older sister
 +  *Lists Chris Paul, Allen Iverson and Nate Robinson as his favorite athletes
 +  *Lists His Life And Universe by Albert Einstein as his favorite book
 +  *Started playing basketball at age 3
 +  *Born April 6, 1991 in Brooklyn NY
 +
 +===== External Links =====
 +[[http://​www.umassathletics.com/​sports/​m-baskbl/​mtt/​williams_chaz00.html|Official roster page from UMass Athletics]]\\
 +[[https://​twitter.com/#​!/​Chaz3Williams|Twitter - Chaz Williams]]
 +
 +{{tag>"​Players"​ "​Jersey # 3" "​Guards"​ "​Players from New York" "​Played for Derek Kellogg"​ "Born in 1991" "​Transfers Incoming"​ "​Hofstra"​}}
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