Williams named Preseason All-American

<p>Illinois junior guard Deron Williams was among ten players selected by Playboy for its Preseason All-America Team announced this week.

Williams averaged 13.9 points and shot 80% from the line last season, earning first team all Big Ten honors and team MVP last season.

Deron Williams netted a career high 31 points on 10-of-13 shooting, to lead Illinois past Cincinnati, 92-68, in the second round of the Atlanta Regional in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

2004-05 Preseason Playboy All-America Team

Ike Diogu -- Arizona State

Channing Frye -- Arizona

Francisco Garcia -- Louisville

Julius Hodge -- North Carolina State

John Lucas, Jr. -- Oklahoma State

Sean May -- North Carolina

Chris Paul -- Wake Forest

Wayne Simien -- Kansas

Hakim Warrick -- Syracuse

Deron Williams -- ILLINOIS

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