Former ICC basketball standout earns ASC Player of the Week honors

By Adam Gore/

Former Itawamba Community College Lady Indian turned Mississippi College Lady Choctaw Ebony Williams (Calhoun City) was named American Southwest Conference East Division Women’s Basketball Player of the Week after averaging 14.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3 assists while shooting 56.5% from the floor and recording two blocks and a steal in conference wins over Schreiner and Texas Lutheran.

Williams, a senior, played in 25 games and drew 11 starts during her junior season in Clinton. She averaged 9.0 points, a team-high 5.1 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.0 steals per game while scoring in double figures in 11 games to earn Honorable Mention All-ASC honors.

She scored season-high 21 points in back-to-back wins over Centenary and East Texas Baptist, including a 21-point and 12-rebound performance in the win over Centenary. Williams had a season-high five assists against Ozarks and a season-high four steals against Texas-Dallas.

While at ICC, Williams averaged 10 points, eight rebounds and four assists per game while leading the team in three-point percentage as a sophomore and earned her second National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 23 All-Tournament team honor and spot amongst the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-State honorable mention.

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