The League announced its' Freshman of the Year today.. No Doubt about it...he's Memphis' own Shawne Williams. Williams wins the vote by League Coaches and Media members. The former Hamilton High star leads all C-USA Freshmen in Scoring at 13-points per game. The 6'9", 230-pounder is the third straight U of M player to earn Freshman of the Year honors and 4th in the last 6. Darius Washington, Sean Banks and DaJuan Wagner are the others.
Williams also makes the C-USA All-Freshman team. Along with Tigers teammate Chris Douglas-Roberts. CDR, or Buckets, as he's sometimes known, has a knack for finding ways to get the ball in the basket. The 6'5" Detroit Native hits at a 51% clip and averages 8.8 points and 3.5 rebounds per game.