It's widely believed the Badgers play slow under Bo Ryan, deliberately running their swing offense. And that's been true for many years, but as Marquette prepares to face the Badgers on Saturday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, Williams is preparing for a different type of Ryan-led team.
"Who do you think plays faster, us or them?" Williams asked.
If many in the state were polled, Marquette would be the reply by many.
"They do," Williams said.
Averaging more possessions, points and leading in other categories that help dictate pace, Wisconsin is actually the "faster" team early on this season. In fact, Williams sees Ryan running significantly less of the swing offense than ever before.
"They are not exclusively running the swing," Williams said. "They are different than at any point since I've been here. That's not to say that Coach Ryan hasn't done this in the past, but they are running a lot of the Princeton offense."
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