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Coron Williams
Coron Williams

Hometown:
Midlothian, Va.

High School:
Christchurch School

Last College:
Robert Morris University

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
11/23/1989

Graduated:
2014

03/13/2014

Deacons Fall To Pitt In ACC Tournament Second Round

Coron Williams scored in double-figures for the fifth-straight game

03/12/2014

Wake Forest Drops Notre Dame 81-69 in ACC Tournament Opener

The Demon Deacons shot a season-high 61 percent from the field

03/08/2014

Hurricanes Drop Demon Deacons 69-56

Coron Williams led Wake Forest with 17 points in the regular season finale

03/05/2014

Wake Forest Shocks No. 4 Duke 82-72

Tyler Cavanaugh recorded 20 points in the win

03/04/2014

Coron Williams Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Fifth-year guard is one of 17 players named to the 2013-14 team

04/07/2014

Coron Williams Action Shots

Coron Williams Action Shots

03/12/2014

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame- ACC Championship First Round

Wake Forest defeats Notre Dame, 81-69 in the first round of the ACC tournament

03/05/2014

Wake Forest vs. Duke - Mar. 5, 2014

Wake Forest vs. Duke - Mar. 5, 2014

02/22/2014

Wake Forest at North Carolina - Feb. 22, 2014

Wake Forest at North Carolina - Feb. 22, 2014

02/15/2014

Wake Forest vs. Florida State - Feb. 15, 2014

Wake Forest vs. Florida State - Feb. 15, 2014

Williams Action Photo Gallery

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A post-graduate transfer from Robert Morris University who is immediately eligible for the 2013-14 season ... Will have one season of eligibility with the Demon Deacons ... Announced his decision to transfer to Wake Forest on May 1 ... Veteran guard who was a prolific 3-point shooter at Robert Morris ... Excellent long range shooter who went 210-of-497 for 42.3 percent from beyond the arc for the Colonials ... Will provide veteran leadership for the Deacons ... Started 71 out of 72 games over the past two seasons ... Redshirted his true freshman campaign in 2009-10 after suffering an ankle injury three games into the season ... Helped RMU to a combined 50 wins over the past two seasons, including a berth in the 2013 Postseason NIT where the Colonials upset defending national champion Kentucky ... First-ever fifth-year transfer in Wake Forest's program history.

2012-13 (Redshirt Junior)
Played in all 35 games with 34 starts ... One of only two Colonials to appear in all 35 games and the only player to start at least 34 games ... Averaged 9.2 points and 2.2 rebounds in 24.7 minutes per game ... Went 74-of-178 for 41.6 percent from 3-point range ... Shot 42.4 percent (109-of-257) from the floor overall ... Ranked fifth on the team in scoring, assists (41) and steals (29) ... Ranked sixth in the NEC in 3-point percentage and ninth in 3-pointers made (2.1) ... In NEC play, averaged 8.6 points and 2.0 rebounds per game ... Named the NEC Co-Player of the Week of Jan. 14 after scoring a season-high 27 points and going 8-for-10 from 3-point range at Fairleigh Dickinson ... Became the seventh player in RMU to eclipse the 200 3-pointer mark ... Combined with Karvel Anderson to set a single-season school record for most 3-pointers made by a tandem (156) ... Scored in double figures in 12 games, as RMU went 10-2 in those contests ... For his career, the Colonials were 32-9 (.780) when he scored in double figures.

2012-13 Season Highlights
Had 13 points and went 4-of-7 from 3-point range vs. Fordham (Nov. 13) in the NIT Season Tip-Off ... Scored 12 points vs. Bowling Green (Nov. 19) in the NIT Season Tip-Off ... Began a streak of four straight games in double figures with 12 points at Hampton (Dec. 8) ... Scored 16 points in back-to-back games vs. Duquesne (Dec. 15) and at Louisiana-Lafayette (Dec. 18) ... Went 5-for-9 from long range at La.-Lafayette ... Turned in 17 points and went 5-of-6 from beyond the arc at Arkansas (Dec. 20) ... Scored a season-high 27 points on 9-of-12 shooting, including 8-of-10 from 3-point range, at Fairleigh Dickinson (Jan. 10) ... Finished with 14 points at Monmouth (Jan. 12) ... Scored 10 points vs. Sacred Heart (Jan. 17) ... Had 14 points in an overtime win over Wagner (Feb. 9) ... Scored 12 points and had three steals at Quinnipiac (Feb. 14) ... Scored 17 points in the regular season finale at Central Connecticut State (Mar. 2) ... Had six points and four rebounds in the NEC Tournament quarterfinal win over St. Francis Brooklyn (Mar. 6) ... Scored eight points in the NEC Tournament semifinal loss to Mount St. Mary's (Mar. 9) ... Finished with six points and two rebounds in 27 minutes in the Postseason NIT upset of defending national champion Kentucky (Mar. 19) ... Scored nine points on a trio of 3-pointers in the Postseason NIT loss at Providence (Mar. 25).

2011-12 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Only Colonial to start all 37 games on the year, setting a new single-season school record for games started ... Averaged 10.8 points and 2.6 rebounds in 27.1 minutes per game ... Went 87-of-212 for 41 percent from 3-point range ... His 87 3-pointers rank second on the school's single-season records list ... Shot 40.2 percent (132-of-328) from the floor overall ... Ranked second on the team in scoring, tied for third in assists (47) and was fifth in steals (30) ... Made 50-of-61 free throw attempts for 82 percent ... Ranked ninth in the NEC in 3-pointers made (2.0) ... In NEC play, averaged 8.7 points and 2.2 rebounds per game ... Named NEC Co-Player of the Week on Nov. 14 after scoring 28 points in the season-opening win over Rider (Nov. 11) ... Named to the All-NEC Tournament Team after averaging a team-best 16.3 points per game ... Shot 50 percent (16-for-32) from the field and 61.9 percent (13-for-21) from long range in the NEC Tournament, leading RMU to the championship game ... Established a new NEC Tournament record with 13 3-pointers made ... Averaged a team-high 12.0 points in three games of the CIT, leading the Colonials to the quarterfinals ... Scored in double figures in 20 games, with RMU going 15-5 in those contests ... Had three 20-point performances on the year ... Hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds remaining in a 59-56 win at Youngstown State (Dec. 22).

2011-12 Season Highlights
Opened the season with a career-high 28 points vs. Rider (Nov. 11), going 11-for-20 from the field and 5-of-11 from 3-point range ... Named NEC Co-Player of the Week for his efforts in the win over Rider ... Scored 13 points in back-to-back games at St. Peter's (Nov. 15) and at Penn (Nov. 19) ... Led the team with 19 points against Fairleigh Dickinson (Dec. 1) ... Scored 14 points and hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds remaining in a 59-56 win at Youngstown State (Dec. 22) ... Had 14 points and a career-high eight rebounds at Ohio (Jan. 2) ... Scored 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range, vs. Sacred Heart (Jan. 14) ... Had 18 points and five rebounds vs. St. Francis (Feb. 8) ... Scored 25 points in the NEC Tournament quarterfinals vs. Monmouth (Mar. 1) ... Set an NEC Tournament single-game record with eight 3-pointers (in 11 attempts) against the Hawks ... Had 11 points in the NEC Tournament semifinals at Wagner (Mar. 4) ... Scored 11 points in the NEC Tournament championship game loss at LIU Brooklyn (Mar. 7) ... Led RMU with 11 points in the CIT opening round win at Indiana State (Mar. 13) ... Scored a team-high 17 points in the CIT win at Toledo (Mar. 17).

2010-11 (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in all 32 games with 10 starts ... Averaged 7.1 points and 1.9 rebounds in 19.7 minutes per game ... Went 48-of-103 for 46.6 percent from 3-point range to set a new RMU freshman record for 3-point percentage ... Led the Northeast Conference in 3-point field goal percentage ... Shot 45.8 percent (81-for-177) from the floor overall ... Ranked second on the team in steals (30) and fifth in assists (37) and scoring ... In NEC play, averaged 7.2 points and 2.1 rebounds per game ... Led the NEC in 3-point percentage (48.4) in conference games ... Scored in double figures nine times, with RMU going 7-2 in those games ... Made his first collegiate start at Pittsburgh (Nov. 23) and scored eight points ... Had his first career double-figure scoring game with 13 points at LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 2) ... Averaged 15.5 points and went 17-for-27 (68 percent) from 3-point range over the final six games of the season ... Averaged 14.3 points and shot 62.5 percent (15-for-24) from the field over three games during the 2011 NEC Tournament.

2010-11 Season Highlights
Scored eight points in his first career start at Pittsburgh (Nov. 23) ... Scored in double figures for the first time in his career with 13 points at LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 2) ... Had 11 points and a career-high four steals at West Virginia (Dec. 7) ... Turned in 14 points and a career-high five assists in an overtime win at Ohio (Jan. 2) ... Went 5-for-7 from the field against the Bobcats, including 4-of-6 from beyond the arc ... Scored 12 points in a win over Bryant (Feb. 3) ... Led the team with 15 points and went 5-for-5 from 3-point range at Monmouth (Feb. 19) ... Scored nine points in a start vs. Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 24) ... Scored a season-high 26 points and went 9-for-10 from the field, including 5-for-6 from long range, in the regular season finale vs. Wagner (Feb. 26) ... Had 16 points in the NEC Tournament quarterfinals vs. Wagner (Mar. 3) ... Led RMU with 15 points in the NEC Tournament semifinals win at Quinnipiac (Mar. 6) ... Turned in 12 points in the NEC Tournament championship game loss at LIU Brooklyn (Mar. 9).

2009-10 (True Freshman)
Appeared in three of RMU's first four games before suffering a season-ending ankle injury ... Made his collegiate debut at Syracuse (Nov. 9) as part of the 2k Sports Classic ... Finished with two rebounds, two assists and two steals in eight minutes against the Orange ... Scored three points and made his first career 3-pointer at Penn State (Nov. 16) ... Scored five points in a win over Alcorn State (Nov. 21) as part of the 2K Sports Classic.

High School
A 2009 graduate of Christchuch School in Christchurch, Va. ... Played for Coach Glen Taylor at Christchurch School ... Averaged 19.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 3.1 steals as a senior in 2008-09 ... Shot 55 percent from the floor, including 46 percent from beyond the arc ... Earned a spot on the all-state first team for Virginia Independent School's Division I in 2009 ... Named to the 2009 All-Virginia Prep League First Team ... Scored at least 30 points three times during senior season ... Averaged 19.8 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 3.2 steals as a junior in 2007-08 ... Played AAU ball for Petersburg Elite, alongside Virginia Tech's Cadarian Raines ... Signed an NLI with Robert Morris in May of 2009.

Personal
Son of Carl Williams and Bragail Williams-Brown ... Father serves in the military ... Born Nov. 23, 1989, in Italy ... Lived in Italy until his family moved to South Carolina when he was three ... Moved to Virginia when he was six ... Wore jersey No. 3 at Robert Morris ... Earned his undergraduate degree in sport management from Robert Morris ... Enrolled in Wake Forest's Liberal Studies graduate program.

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