Five-Star Point Guard Brandon Williams Re-Commits to Arizona

Sergio Conner
May 8, 2018

BC-BKC-Arizona-Williams Recommits, 130 Point guard Brandon Williams recommits to ArizonaEds: APNewsNow.

Williams is a 6-foot-1 point guard from Encino, California, who was rated as the No. 31 overall prospect in the class of 2018 by 247Sports.

Just weeks ago, Arizona was seen as an nearly surefire casualty of the FBI's investigation into amateur basketball and the NCAA's rules and regulations regarding amateurism and recruiting.

Brandon Williams' breakup with the University of Arizona was a brief one, as the relationship is now back on.

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According to Pascoe, Arizona coach Sean Miller said the team will transition to a more guard-oriented offense and the Wildcats are planning on Williams to be a primary ballhandler. In early March, one week after ESPN's Mark Schlabach reported that Federal Bureau of Investigation wiretaps intercepted phone conversations between Arizona coach Sean Miller and Christian Dawkins, a runner for ASM Sports agent Andy Miller, Williams chose to reopen his recruitment.

Since then, O'Neal has committed to UCLA and Quinerly to Villanova, but Williams remained on the market.

Because of the upheaval and other departures, Williams has a chance to have an instant impact next season.

Williams averaged 24.7 points and 2.7 assists during his senior season. He is not now seen as a lottery type if he were to be one-and-done.

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