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Williams earns conference honor

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Former Wilson Central all-stater
INDIANAPOLIS - Trevecca Nazarene University guard Jacob Williams (JR/Lebanon) was named this week's Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week Monday, Jan. 9.

Williams played a large part in helping guide the Trojans to two conference victories on the road this weekend, including a thrilling overtime win Thursday at Cedarville. The two wins moved the Trojans to 5-11 overall on the season.

On Thursday, in a 73-72 overtime victory over Cedarville, Williams scored 23 points on 9-17 shooting, including hitting 5 of his 11 three-point shots, and grabbed eight rebounds in 38 minutes.

Saturday's contest featured an 81-52 Trojan victory over Ohio Valley. The former Wilson Central High standout saw 21 minutes of action and poured in 22 points on 6-of-11 shooting, hitting 5-8 from deep, and grabbed nine rebounds.

During those two games, Williams averaged 22.5 points on 54 percent shooting from the field, including hitting 53 percent of his three-point shots.

Williams, in 14 games this year, is averaging 11 points and 4.2 rebounds per game, including shooting 35 percent from long distance

The Trojans look to continue their winning ways this week when they face conference opponent Malone at home Thursday, Jan. 12 and non-conference foe Auburn-Montgomery at home on Saturday.

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