Sooners land juco guard

Sooners add guard depth for 2003-04 with the verbal of junior college transfer Jaison Williams. Williams, who played for Xavier during his freshmen season, dribbles the ball during a 2002 NCAA Tournament second round game against Oklahoma in Dallas.

The Oklahoma men's basketball team will sign 6-foot-2 guard Jaison Williams from The College of Southern Idaho.

Williams, who played as a freshmen at Xavier before leaving for junior college, is a combo guard who can play both the point and the wing, but his primary duties will be on the wing, or at least that is the early thought. Williams played in 31 games as a freshmen, averaging 2.2 points in 8.0 minutes per game. He also shot 41 percent from three-point range as a freshmen.

Last year at The College of Southern Idaho, Williams started in 27 games and averaged 14.6 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 4.2 apg and 2.0 steals per game. Williams also shot 41 percent from the three-point line connecting on 76 of his 185 attempts from behind the arc.

The Aurora, Colo. native also has a history playing against the Sooners. He played eight minutes and scored three points against the Sooners in a second round game of the 2002 NCAA Tournament in Dallas.

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