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Friends guard Jihar Williams commits to William & Mary

Friends guard Jihar Williams commits to William & Mary

If you followed the City basketball program closely from 2012 to 2014, Jihar Williams’ name might not ring a bell. Though Williams was a student at the Northeast Baltimore magnet school those years, he didn’t suit up for the Knights as a 10th-grader.

Two years after his basketball-less sophomore year, however, Williams has finalized plans to play Division I hoops. The 6-foot-5, 190-pound guard committed to William & Mary this week, picking the Tribe over offers from American, Coppin State, High Point, Loyola, Siena, UMBC and Vermont.

How did Williams go from not playing the game...

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