Derrick Williams is playing an incredible game against the Duke Blue Devils in the Sweet Sixteen. The Arizona Wildcats star scored 25 points and scooped up 5 rebounds in the first half, hitting 5 three pointers and being an unstoppable force on the floor in Anaheim.â†µ
Playing only ten minutes away from his hometown of La Mirada, California, Williams put on a show in the first half that is unlikely to be replicated. He showed off his athleticism on hustle plays and even converted an offensive rebound into an epic dunk that will be on SportsCenter ad nauseum.â†µ
Derrick Williams added 3 steals and a block for his stat line, proving to a national audience just how talented he is. NBA scouts have been watching him closely during March Madness, and his stock must be soaring right now for the teams that are fighting for picks in the NBA Draft lottery.â†µ
Williams led the team into the half with a huge three to keep his team in it.â†µ
At the half, Duke leads Arizona 44-38. Williams will need his teammates, particularly Momo Jones and Kyle Fogg, to step up in a big way during the second half. The Wildcats went into the half with a whimper, and need to adjust their game plan to win tonight.