Upstate Guard Worth Watching This Summer

Reporter Mike Sullivan takes a detailed look at the individual basketball game of Taijay Williams, an underclassman from Niagara Falls High School in Niagara Falls, New York ...

Taijay Williams, a 5-foot-10, 160-pound underclassman guard prospect from Niagara Falls high school in Niagara Falls, New York, is a player to watch this summer during the AAU events since he had such a terrific year head coach Sal Costantino's program during the 2010-2011 boy's basketball campaign.

Taijay averaged over 11 points per game and showed improvements in all aspects of his individual game.

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

Taijay produced 18 points and handed out seven assists to showcase a much improved skill set from the backcourt position, leading to a victory for Niagara Falls High School.

Previously, Taijay sparked a victory over Kenmore East with 13 points and six assists while also demonstrating the ability to make an impact on the defensive side of the ball, according to Costantino.

SOME OF TAIJAY WILLIAMS' BEST GAMES THIS SEASON:

Taijay ran off 15 points and had seven steals in a victory over Grand Island High School.

Aagainst a formidable state contender, Jamestown High School, Taijay scored 18 points and had five assists in the victory He was named the game's most valuable player.

WHAT SAL COSTANTINO THINKS OF TAIJAY WILLIAMS' INDIVIDUAL GAME:

"He is a junior point guard who can do several things well on the court," said Costantino "He is a player who provides a scoring touch on the offensive side.

Several programs have shown early interest including Siena, Quinnipiac, Fairfield, Marist, Monmouth, St Peter's, and Fordham.


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