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Tigers Rookie Hoop Star Earns National Honor

When Shawne Williams committed to Memphis 2-years ago Tigers Basketball fans almost couldn't contain their enthusiasm..

Now that he's finally here..he's showing those feelings are definitely warranted.

Rivals.com today names Williams its' National Freshman of the Week.

The 6'9" former Hamilton High star averaged more than 20-points and 7-rebounds and hit better than 46% beyond the arc in games against UCLA and Duke in the N-I-T Season Tipoff at New York.

For the season, Williams leads the Tigers in Scoring at 17.2..is second in rebounding, and shoots 51.7% from the floor.

  The Tigers host Jackson State Wednesday Night at FedExForum.

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