FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16)
Saw action in 30 games as a freshman • Called on to provide a defensive spark in the ACC Tournament championship game vs. Virginia and the quarterfinal vs. Pitt • Played five second-half minutes against the Panthers, coming into the game with 10:30 to play and UNC leading by four • He set up Joel Berry II for a score, then hit his first 3FG of the year with 8:30 to play to give UNC an 11-point lead • He exited the game with UNC leading by 13 • In the championship game vs. UVA, he came on with 15:11 to play and UNC down by two and helped guard ACC Player of the Year Malcolm Brogdon • Played six minutes, during which time the game was tied and Brogdon made one of two field goals and had a turnover • Played five of his seven minutes in the second half in the win at Florida State • Scored a fastbreak basket as part of an 8-0 Tar Heel run midway through the half • Played a season-high 11 minutes and matched his high with four points against UNCG • Scored his first collegiate points on a steal and breakaway layup vs. Temple • Season-high four points vs. Fairfield, Davidson and UNCG.
Played for Coach Troy Manns at Lloyd C. Bird High School in Chesterfield, Va. • Led Bird to 89 wins in four years • Earned 5A all-state honors in 2014 and 2015 • Three-time All-Metro Richmond selection • Scored 1,603 career points (15.7 per game) and had 488 rebounds, 247 assists, 247 steals and shot 38 percent from three-point range • Made 152 career three-pointers • Averaged 17.9 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 3.3 steals as a senior • Set the school record with 50 points in one game • Bird went 23-3 in 2015 and won the conference title for the second time • Conference player of the year in 2014 • Hit seven three-pointers and scored 31 points en route to Most Valuable Player honors at the 2015 804 All-Star basketball game.
Born Kenneth Fleming Williams III in Richmond, Va. • Birthday is November 18 • Parents are Kenneth Williams Jr. and Sherri Townes • Majoring in excercise and sport science in the sport administration program • Has always worn No. 24 • Closest friend on another team is Devin Morgan Jr. (Delaware State) • Would love to witness a speech by Martin Luther King Jr.
|Major:||Exercise & Sport Science|