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Chaz Williams Intent On Turning NBA Doubters Into Believers

WALTHAM, Mass. — Chaz Williams is in the midst of a whirlwind trek back and forth across the country, working out for any NBA teams that will allow him onto their court. And he cherishes every minute. Whereas many of the top prospects in the 2014 NBA draft can’t yank their names out of workouts fast enough, Williams would try out at the local playground if a professional scout...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chaz Williams, UMass steal big win

UMass finally got the old-school atmosphere back into the Mullins Center it has been seeking for almost two decades, and the Minutemen responded with a win that reminded many of the golden age of this program. Chaz Williams scored a game-high 20 points, with 14 coming in the second half, and stripped VCU’s Briante Weber in the closing seconds to secure a 80-75 victory in a battle...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chaz Williams, UMass too much for La Salle 79-67

Chaz Williams had 17 points and eight assists on Wednesday night to help Massachusetts end a two-game skid with a 79-67 victory against La Salle. The Minutemen (18-4, 5-3 Atlantic 10) went on a 10-0 run late in the first on their way to a 16-point halftime lead, and they stayed comfortably ahead the rest of the way. Trey Davis and Cady Lalanne each scored 13 while Derrick Gordon...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Fanta Report: 5 Takeaways From Wednesday's Games

Chazz Williams/ masslive.com1. The Xavier Musketeers showed why they have the potential to be a dangerous NCAA Tournament on Wednesday night. While Chris Mack’s team did not play very good basketball in the first half against John Thompson III’s Georgetown Hoyas, Xavier put on a second-half performance that sent a message. The Musketeers clearly cannot be counted out, as defense...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams shakes off injury, leads No. 16 UMass past George Mason

If Chaz Williams still had any lingering effects from a bone bruise he suffered in his left ankle last weekend, it certainly did not show against George Mason. Massachusetts' senior point guard had 26 points and eight assists, and Derrick Gordon made a go-ahead layup with 8 seconds remaining as the 16th-ranked Minutemen beat the Patriots 88-87 on Wednesday night. UMass (15...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams helps No. 16 UMass edge George Mason

Chaz Williams had 26 points and eight assists, Derrick Gordon made a go-ahead layup with 8 seconds remaining and No. 16 Massachusetts beat George Mason 88-87 on Wednesday night. The Minutemen (15-1, 3-0 Atlantic 10) rallied from eight points down in the second half to win their sixth straight. Sherrod Wright scored 26 points to lead the Patriots (7-10, 0-3), who lost for the eighth...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams' big 2nd half leads UMass past BC, 86-73

Chaz Williams scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half to lift Massachusetts to a season-opening 86-73 win over intrastate rival Boston College on Sunday afternoon at TD Garden. Cady Lalanne had a career-high 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Minutemen, who outrebounded Boston College 44-27. Sampson Carter added 12 points and eight boards. Ryan Anderson led the Eagles...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Chaz Williams is the key to success for UMass

UMass' diminutive point guard has taken a star role for the Minutemen.
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Xavier takes road loss to UMass

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Chaz Williams scored a career-high 29 points and dished out nine assists to lead Massachusetts past Xavier 80-73 Tuesday night, snapping a two-game skid overall and a six-game losing streak to the Musketeers. Williams was 6 of 8 from the floor for the Minutemen (19-8, 8-5 Atlantic 10 Conference) and barely missed his third straight 10-assist game. UMass shot...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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