Kenny Williams is a 6-foot-4, 180-pound sophomore from Richmond Virginia. The UNC shooting guard will wear number 24.
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Williams saw limited action last year as a freshman for the North Carolina Tar Heels. He played in 30 games but averaged only about four minutes a game.
He did have valuable minutes in the ACC tournament, Williams came in for five second half minutes against Pittsburgh. In that game, he had an assist and scored his first collegiate three-pointer to give Carolina an 11 point lead.
Williams also was called upon in the ACC Championship game against Virginia to help guard player of the year Malcolm Brogdon. During that playing time Williams helped keep Brogdon under control with Brogdon only getting one field goal and having a turnover.
In high School Williams help lead the L.C. Bird Skyhawks to 89 wins in his four years there. In his senior season, he averaged 17.9 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 3.3 steals. In that year he lead the Skyhawks to a conference championship and a 23-3 record.
He set a school record with 50 pints in one game and was able to shoot 38 percent from three point range for his high school career. William is an excellent perimeter defender and during high school had as many steals as assist with 247.