Williams, who plays for Seattle Rotary Select on the AAU circuit, played both the point and on the wing over the weekend at the Spiece Run n' Slam tournament in Fort Wayne.
One thing is clear about Williams, he's an elite level athlete with plenty of upside to his game. He's got a good handle, big time hops, can get to the hoop and knows how to dunk when he gets the opportunity. Though his outside shot wasn't falling when we saw him over the weekend, he's got a good looking stroke to go with all of the other things he brings to the table.
Williams plans official visit to
Lousiville this Friday
Williams said that coaches from Kansas, Arizona, Washington and Gonzaga made visits during the April contact period and that Louisville and Georgia Tech planned to follow suit late last week but the visits didn't happen because of scheduling conflicts.
"Lousiville and Georgia Tech wanted to come for a visit on Friday but couldn't because I was travelling here to play for the weekend," Williams explained after his game against 7' sophomore Greg Oden's Spiece Indy Heat Friday night.
Instead, Williams will make his first official visit this weekend to Louisville.
"I'm planning to make an official visit to Louisville next weekend," Williams said Friday. "I'll probably come in next Friday for my visit."
"I like Rick Pitino and Reggie Theus and have a lot of respect for them," Williams continued. "I like how Coach Pitino develops players and their talent and gets them ready for the next level."
Williams hopes to take all five of his official visits but indicated that might not be necessary if he finds the right fit.
"I would like to take my five visits," Williams said. "But I may not need to if I find the right fit."
Williams made it very clear what he's looking for in a college program.
"I want to have a good relationship with the coach and to find an environment that I'm comfortable with," Williams said.
Arizona has been the presumed favorite for Williams for the last few months, but the Wildcats appear more interested in Alaska's Mario Chalmers currently. Because of that, Williams interest in Arizona may be waning.
"I'm still considering them [Arizona] if they are considering me," Williams told CatTracks.com in late April. "I'm not so sure. They aren't really showing me anything. They are not doing anything. They didn't come to see me [during April's AAU events] and they haven't set up a visit. I want to go down there and visit, but nothing is set up."
"I want to be interested, but it is tough," Williams said. "It's like trying to open a door, only it's bolted shut on the other side."
Asked if distance from home would factor into his decision, Williams responded, "Not at all."