Change of Plans for Williams

It has already been an eventful ride for Latavious Williams and he is no closer to making a decision about his division one future than he was a year ago. The athletic power forward recently had a change of plans for the fall.

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Latavious was all set to complete his post graduate work in Camp Springs, Maryland at Progressive Christian. Those plans have now changed.

"This fall I am going to be at prep school in North Carolina, Patterson," explained Williams. "When I go up there it will be the first time, so I don't know what to expect when I get there."

Several college programs have already shown the talented forward an increased level of attention now that he is on the road to eligibility.

"LSU has offered me," said Latavious. "Baylor, Oklahoma, UCONN and a bunch of other schools have offered. I went to Kansas State for a visit, but I didn't commit to them, sign or anything like that. It was just a visit."

The Starkville, Mississippi native has had some conversations with his hometown Mississippi State Bulldogs.

"I have talked with Coach Stansbury and Coach Kirby from Mississippi State," said Williams. "They have talked to me about staying close to home and going to school, so my family could see me play."

With several schools in hot pursuit, Latavious is in no hurry to end the recruiting process.

"It's wide open right now," said Williams. "I still have everybody in it. I am probably going to wait and decide later this year, maybe in December or something. I just want to find a place I can play."

Finding a place to play should be a fairly easy thing to do for a player with Latavious' ability. When picking out a school, the style of play will be an important factor.

"Everybody is talking about me playing power forward," said Williams. "I want to go somewhere I can get out and run. I don't want to play for a team that is just out there running plays all the time."

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