Upstate Guard Looks To Have A Big July

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free Fourth of July look at the individual game and future possibilities of solid backcourt prospect Taijay Williams of Niagara Falls High School ...

Taijay Williams, a 5-foot-10, 160-pound underclassman guard prospect from Niagara Falls high school in Niagara Falls, New York, hopes to unfurl a big and impressive July of AAU play in front of college coaches.

Taijay averaged over 11 points per game this past high school basketball season for first-year head coach Sal Costantino.

This past season, Taijay scored 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 early in the season.

He also helped engineer a victory over Kenmore East with 13 points and six assists.

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.

Against 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.

Later in the year, Jamestown eliminated Niagara Falls High School in a playoff game.

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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