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Tiger Basketball Loses Top Recruit to Pro Hoops

While the Grizzlies bring in a Top Player, the Tigers reportedly lose a Top Prospect to the Pros..but not the League you might think.

Several Hoops Websites report Latavious Williams is heading to China to play professional basketball.

Rivals.com quoted Williams, a 5-Star recruit at Small Forward, as says it was a tough decision, but after consulting with a number a people and considering his family situation, playing overseas is his best move.

Williams was the Crown Jewell in New Memphis Head Coach Josh Pastner's First Recruiting Class.

Williams had yet to be cleared by the NCAA Eligibility Center.

The Tigers now have 8-Scholarship players for next season.

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