Miami Dade's Darius Williams named NJCAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (January 21, 2016) - Miami Dade College's Darius Williams has been named the NJCAA's Division I Men's Basketball Player of the Week. 

Williams was named the NJCAA Region 8 Player of the Week on Tuesday.

Williams, a freshman guard from Augusta, Ga., averaged 33.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 0.5 steals and 0.5 blocks in two games during the voting period, which ran January 11-17.

He shot 52.3 percent (23-of-44) from the field, 46.7 percent (7-of-15) from the three-point line and 72.2 percent (13-of-18) from the free throw line.

Williams scored 31 points on 11-of-19 shooting from the field and 4-of-8 three-pointers in a 77-65 win over nationally-ranked Palm Beach State then added 35 points in a win over ASA Miami.