A superb defender with great leaping ability when healthy ... Smart player ... Makes terrific outlet passes ... Excellent hands... Continues to emerge as an offensive threat ... A relentless rebounder ... Underwent surgery on his right hand and both knees in May and is expected to spend the summer rehabilitating those injuries.
Career Statistics: Scored 653 points in 110 games as a Wildcat, averaging 5.9 points per game ... Pulled down 637 rebounds ... Averaged 5.8 rebounds per game for his career ... Blocked 172 shots ... Also dished out 61 assists and had 37 steals.
2005-2006:Has seen action in 31 games, starting twice ... Averaging 3.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game ... Second on the team with 36 blocked shots ... Averages 15.4 minutes per game ... Scored 9 points and had four blocks in 22 minutes of action in an Elite 8 loss to Florida ... Went 2-for-2 from the foul line and had a rebound and a block against Arizona in Mar. 19 second round NCAA Tournament game ... Played five minutes ... Played three minutes against Monmouth in first round of NCAA Tournament on Mar. 17 ... Scored two points as a starter on senior night against St. John's on March 1 ... Collected six rebounds and a blocked shot in 21 minutes of 75-65 victory over Georgetown on Feb. 19 ... All of his rebounds came in the first half ... Made his first start of the season at USF on Jan. 24 ... Finished with four points and seven rebounds in 20 minutes ... Added four points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots in a 73-64 win over Seton Hall on Jan. 17 ... Provided four points, eight rebounds and a pair of blocked shots in 28 minutes of a 58-55 loss at Texas on Jan. 14 ... Tied a season-high with four blocked shots to go along with seven points and four rebounds in a 91-87 loss to West Virginia on Jan. 8 ... Produced his first double-double of the campaign with 13 points and 10 rebounds in a 76-67 win at Louisville on Jan. 5 ... Converted all six of his field goal attempts ... His 13 points in a 98-57 win over La Salle were a season high ... He also added six rebounds and two blocked shots in 19 minutes ... Contributed 10 points, including nine in the second half, to go along with four rebounds and three blocked shots in VU's 85-74 win over Oklahoma on Dec. 3 ... Grabbed seven rebounds and added two points in an 86-57 win over Rider on Nov. 30 ... Added five points and grabbed three rebounds in an 84-47 win over Lehigh on Nov. 27 ... Scored six points and collected seven rebounds in a 78-35 win over Stony Brook on Nov. 18 at the Pavilion.
2004-05: Spent most of the season as a reserve in an effort to limit the stress on his knees ... Averaged 2.5 bpg, second in the Big East (to UConn's Josh Boone) ... Enjoyed perhaps the most significant game of his college career against Florida in the NCAA Tournament, scoring 21 points and collecting 15 rebounds to help lead the `Cats passed the Gators ... Injuries were never far away ... Following the season he underwent surgery on his right hand for the second time in four months after breaking the navicular bone in a game against Providence on Jan. 11 .. . Five days later, on May 11, he underwent microfracture surgery on both knees in a procedure designed to relieve the persistent swelling and tendonitis that has plagued him trhoughout his stint on the Main Line ... Now has undergone seven surgical procedures in less than 30 months ... Missed four games with a fractured bone in his right hand in January ... Grabbed a team-high nine rebounds to go with eight points in a 76-70 win over Boston College on Feb. 23 ... Came off the bench to post his 10th career double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds in a 67-52 win at St. Joseph's on Feb. 7 ... Returned to action on Jan. 29 at Rutgers after missing four games with a fractured right hand ... Led the `Cats with seven rebounds and also added three blocked shots in a 94-61 win at Rutgers ... Underwent surgery to have a screw inserted into a fracture in the carpal navicular bone in his right hand on Jan. 14 ... Established a new career high in points with 25 to go with 13 rebounds and five blocked shots in an 83-78 victory over Providence on Jan. 11 ... Tied a career high with six blocked shots in a 78-72 loss to Notre Dame on Jan. 8 ... Also grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds and five points against the Irish ... Helped alter the game with nine rebounds, three points and three blocked shots in an 84-46 win over West Virginia on Jan. 5 ... Delivered a season-high nine rebounds to go with nine points in a 74-64 win over Penn on Dec. 31 ... Also blocked three shots in 18 minutes ... Came off the bench to contribute nine points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots in an 81-62 win over Middle Tennessee State on Dec. 27 ... Made a major impact in a Dec. 14 win over Fordham, blocking four shots to go with 12 points, seven rebounds and two assists in a 68-41 win ... Responded after having his left knee aspirated on Dec. 8 with nine points, six rebounds and four blocks in a 54-43 win over La Salle on Dec. 11 ... Played 15 minutes against Monmouth on Dec. and experienced discomfort in his surgically repaired left knee ... Made his first appearance against UMBC since undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Oct. 22 ... Returned to the starting lineup on Dec. 4 against Temple ... Logged 31 minutes with seven points, six rebounds and five blocked shots.
2003-04: Finished with a flurry after overcoming early season injury woes ... Played only 10 minutes prior to January after battling a stress fracture in his left heel ... Authored his best work in the 2004 Big East Tournament ... Scored 17 points, including 12 in the second half, to help spark a 69-66 triumph over Providence in the quarterfinals ... He followed that with a 17-point, 11-rebound effort in an 84-67 loss to eventual NCAA champion Connecticut in the semifinals ... That was his ninth career double-double ... Added 10 points and eight rebounds in 29 minutes of a 64-59 loss at Syracuse on Feb. 23 ... Produced 12 points and 11 rebounds in a 70-68 loss to Seton Hall on Feb. 21 ... Scored VU's first six points of a 75-60 win over Georgetown on Feb. 5 ... Finished the evening at the MCI Center with eight points and eight rebounds ... Posted his second consecutive double-double of the season on Jan. 21 ... His first had come three days earlier against St. John's, when he ended the afternoon with 10 points and 12 rebounds in an 85-74 win ... His 11 rebounds helped VU down Boston College on Jan. 14 ... Posted career highs in rebounds (17) and minutes (37) in an 82-78 loss to Notre Dame on Jan. 10 ... Made his first start of the season on Jan. 6 vs. Memphis ... Diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left heel on Nov. 3 and was cleared for a return on Dec. 10 ... Suffered a setback after playing nine minutes on Dec. 12 against Northeastern and did not dress against Columbia on Dec. 22.
2002-03: Injuries and a suspension caused him to miss the last three weeks of the season ... Underwent surgery on both of his knees on April 9 to repair ligament damage ... Diagnosed with a stress reaction in his left foot on Feb. 24 ... Started all but two games he was available for and led VU in blocked shots ... Scored 13 points, collected six rebounds and four steals in a 94-83 triumph over Boston College on Jan. 22 ... Made four free throws in final three minutes to help lift Villanova to an 82-73 win at St. John's on Jan. 15 ... Recorded fourth career double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds in 81-67 win over Providence on Jan. 11 ... Scored eight points and grabbed eight rebounds in a 70-62 win over Temple on Dec. 31 ... His traditional 3- point play with 8:25 left tied the game at 48 and set the stage for a lateWildcat surge ... Added 12 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals in a 68-53 win over Binghamton on Dec. 27 ... His six blocks in a 72-60 victory over UMBC established a new career high ... Scored 24 points and collected 15 rebounds in 87-71 victory over Loyola Marymount on Nov. 28 ... Converted 14 consecutive free throw attempts after missing his first two ... Opened his career with a double-double in a 73-61 loss to Marquette in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
AMITYVILLE HIGH SCHOOL: A McDonald's All-American in 2001-02 ... Voted second team All-USA Today as a senior ...Averaged 25 points per game as a senior ... As a junior he averaged 21 points and 15 rebounds per game ... Led Amityville to four New York State Class B titles playing for coach Jack Agostino ... Established a school record with 1,639 career points, 1,412 career rebounds and 760 career blocked shots ... A two time MSG Network Tri-State first team all-star.
PERSONAL: Born 4/18/83 in Harlem, N.Y. ... Married longtime girlfriend Tashay in November 2004 ... His mother is Edmarie ... Siblings are Raymond Williams (26), Tasha Williams (22), Samantha Williams (18), Ryan Fraser (19), Carl Henry (15), Kadeem Henry (14), Kadedria Henry (13), Shaquille Henry (12), Shaquille Williams (12), Vincent Henry (8) and N'Quan Williams (4) ... Enjoys bowling, swimming and spending time with his family.