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Williams ready for his close up

Redshirt sophomore forward Shawn Williams will finally get to put on his SMU uniform tonight and see some action on the court. Per NCAA rules, Williams had to sit out a year after he transferred from Texas last December. He's been practicing with his teammates, but tonight's the night he'll finally get to sweat alongside them on the court.

Tonight's the night. The night Shawn Williams gets to dress out and wear the letters S-M-U across his chest for the first time. The 6-foot-7, 225-pound forward started his college career at Texas in 2009. A highly touted recruit out of Duncanville, he was a part of a freshman class that boasted big-time players like Avery Bradley (now a Boston Celtic), Jordan Hamilton (now a Denver Nugget) and J... Recommended Stories