Minnesota Gopher basketball signees Royce White of Minnetonka (MN) Hopkins and Rodney Williams of…
Rodney Williams Jr. Having Strong Senior Year
Kenquane Brown is averaging a team-high 16.6 points per game. Joe Bright adds 13.7 points and outside threat Quincey Bethea is averaging 11.8 points per game.
Williams Jr. paced Cooper to a 23-9 mark last season as he led the Hawks to a fourth-place finish in the Class AAAA State Tournament. They upset Osseo in the section finals, giving the Orioles their only loss of the season. Williams Jr. averaged 21.3 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.1 blocked shots and 2.4 assists per game.
Williams Jr. averaged 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.4 blocked shots and 2.3 assists per game as he led the Hawks to a 21-7 record as a sophomore.
Cooper faces defending Class AAA champion Benidle St. Maragaret Tuesday and meets nationally ranked Hopkins Feb. 3.
Williams picked the Gophers over interest from Connecticut, Miami, Iowa State and Kansas.
Williams attended the LeBron James Skills Academy for the second straight year. He played with the Howard Pulley AAU team the past three years.
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