As A Sophomore (2012-13): Saw action in 34 games, including 11 starts, as a sophomore... Trailed only Thomas Gipson and Rodney McGruder for number of games played... Named to both the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Registered double-digit minutes in 19 games, including a season-best 32 minutes vs. Kansas City (12/29/12)... Averaged 4.2 points on 46.2 percent shooting (60-of-130) with 3.3 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 12.5 minutes per game... Connected on 69.7 percent (23-of-33) from the free throw line... Ranked fourth on the squad in offensive rebounds and fifth in total rebounds and rebounds per game... Led the team in scoring with 16 points vs. South Dakota (12/31/12) on 7-of-10 field goals... Posted five double-digit scoring efforts, including three in Big 12 play... Scored a season-high 17 points in the win over No. 22/21 Oklahoma State (1/5/13) on 7-of-11 field goals... It marked the first time in his career he scored in double figures in back-to-back games... Led the squad in rebounding four times, including a season-best 13 rebounds vs. Kansas City (12/29/12) in a season-high 32 minutes of action... Also snagged five or more rebounds in nine other games, including nine boards in back-to-back wins over USC Upstate (12/2/12) and George Washington (12/8/12)... Dished out a season-high four assists vs. Lamar (11/12/12)... Had at least one steal in 11 contests with a season-best two vs. Lamar 11/12/12)... Saw action in all 18 Big 12 games, averaging 3.4 points on 50.9 percent shooting (27-of-53) with 2.1 rebounds in 11.0 minutes per game... Connected on 61.5 percent (8-of-13) from the free throw line... Came off the bench to score in double figures in wins over West Virginia (2/18/13) and Texas Tech (2/25/13)... Posted 13 points vs. the Mountaineers on 6-of-8 field goals to go with five rebounds, while he added 11 points vs. the Red Raiders on 5-of-8 field goals with seven boards... Started 11 of the first 13 games, including nine in a row to start the season... Averaged 6.3 points on 43.8 percent shooting during this 13-game span with 5.6 rebounds in 17.2 minutes per game... Was injured vs. No. 14/14 Gonzaga (12/15/12) and missed the Texas Southern (12/18/12) game... Moved to the bench after the change to the four-guard lineup on Dec. 18, serving as a reserve in the last 22 contests... Had seven rebounds in the win over No. 8/9 Florida (12/22/12), which was the Wildcats' first win over a Top 10 non-conference opponent in the regular season since 1981... Scored in double figures vs. North Florida (11/18/12) with 10 points... Coached by Bruce Weber.
As A Redshirt Freshman (2011-12): Played in 12 games as a redshirt freshman... Registered double-digit minutes in three games, including a season-best 15 minutes at Oklahoma (1/14/12)... Averaged 2.2 points on 33.3 percent shooting (7-of-21) with 2.1 rebounds in 6.2 minutes per game... Connected on 76.9 percent (10-of-13) from the free throw line... Scored in six games, including a season-best 12 points at Oklahoma (1/14/12)... Grabbed a season-best nine rebounds at Oklahoma (1/14/12)... Had at least one rebound in nine games... Dished out an assist in three games... Saw time in four Big 12 games, averaging 4.3 points on 38.5 percent (5-of-13) with 3.8 rebounds in 8.3 minutes per game in Big 12 play... Connected on 85.7 percent (6-of-7) from the free throw line in league games... Set season-highs in 10 categories at Oklahoma (1/14/12) with a near double-double of 12 points and nine boards in just 15 minutes... Scored five points at Kansas (1/4/12) with four rebounds in 12 minutes... Grabbed five rebounds vs. Howard (12/31/11)... Recorded four points vs. Loyola Chicago in eight minutes... Coached by Frank Martin.
As A Freshman (2010-11): Received a medical redshirt after receiving two concussions... Played in just three games, averaging 2.3 points on 60 percent shooting with 1.3 rebounds in 6.3 minutes per game... Played a season-high 13 minutes against Emporia State (11/29/10), totaling four points on 2-of-3 field goals with four rebounds, one block and one steal... Made his Wildcat debut against Gonzaga (11/22/10) in the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic semifinals at the Sprint Center with three points in two minutes of action... Made his first and only 3-pointer against the Bulldogs... Coached by Frank Martin.
High School: Rated No. 89 on the Rivals' 150 for 2011, including No. 20 among small forwards, before opting to enroll early after committing to the program in October 2009... Helped Leavenworth to a 17-8 overall record as a senior in 2009-10, including a No. 7 final ranking by the Kansas City Star... Lost to Blue Valley North in the Class 6A state tournament third-place game... Selected Mr. Kansas Basketball by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association (KBCA)... He became the sixth Wildcat to earn the honor, following Steve Henson (1986), Gaylon Nickerson (1988), Brian Henson (1991), Josh Reid (1996) and Quentin Buchanan (1999)... Named second team All-State for all classes and first team Class 6A by the Topeka Capital-Journal... Scored a game-high 20 points for the North squad in the KBCA All-Star Game in August... Averaged 20 points and 9.5 rebounds as a senior in 2009-10... Recorded 11 20-point games and led the team in scoring on 15 occasions... Scored a season-high 29 points twice, including against Wichita Heights in the Class 6A semifinals on March 12... Led the Pioneers to the state tournament with a 20-point, 14-rebound effort against Shawnee Mission Northwest... Named the Kansas City Star's Athlete of the Week on Jan. 4... Selected honorable mention Class 6A by the Topeka Capital-Journal as a junior... Led the team in scoring and rebounding as a junior... Coached by Larry Hogan.
Personal: Nino Lorenzo Williams was born Sept. 13, 1991 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Guardian is Derek Zeck... Played his AAU ball with the Mo-Kan Spiece... Earned his bachelor's degree in social science in May 2014.