May 7, 2007

Williams Gives Visit High Marks

It's not uncommon for elite junior prospects to make a few unofficial visits this time of year, but it is a bit uncommon for a basketball recruit to generate as much buzz amongst Tennessee fans as Elliot Williams did with a trip to Knoxville this weekend. That speaks to the interest Bruce Pearl has drummed up in the program, but probably more so to Williams' status as one of the most coveted guards in the country.

Williams (6-foot-4, 180 pounds) has been a priority for Pearl and his staff since the start of basketball season, but with his impressive game has attracted some big names to his recruitment. He was already a well-known name around the south and the SEC, but his play this spring has rocketed him into another stratosphere as a recruit, with Duke, Georgia Tech and Texas among the national programs now in the mix.

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