ISU’s 2015-16 class of one: Darien Williams signs

 AMES — Fred Hoiberg‘s already stocked his No. 14-ranked basketball team for the present and immediate future, but officially added a big element for 2015-16 in 6-8 forward Darien Williams today, as noted in a news release. Williams averaged 16.1 points and 6.7 rebounds last season for Iowa Western. He is enrolled at City College of San Francisco this season, but won’t play because he’s rehabilitating from shoulder surgery. 

 Here’s the full ISU athletics release (below):

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced the signing of junior college player Darien Williams to a national letter of intent for the 2015-16 season.

Williams (6-8, F, So., San Francisco, Calif.), widely considered to be one of the top freshman junior college players a year ago, will enroll at Iowa State with three seasons of eligibility left. He played the 2013-14 season at Iowa Western Community College and is currently attending City College of San Francisco. Williams is sitting out the 2014-15 after having shoulder surgery last summer.

Iowa State Men’s Basketball 2015-16 Recruits
Darien Williams, F, 6-8, So., San Francisco, Calif. (City College of San Francisco/St. John Bosco)

Darien Williams
F, 6-8, San Francisco, Calif., So.
(City College of San Fransisco/St. John Bosco) 
Played one season at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa before transferring to City College of San Francisco…averaged 16.1 points and 6.7 rebounds for the Reivers…shot 51 percent from the field in his only season at IWCC…also connected on 41.1 percent of his three-point attempts…earned All-Region XI honors as well as ICCAC Academic All-Region XI honors…scored in double figures in 21 games, including a season-high 37 points against State Fair Community College…played his high school ball at St. John Bosco in Bellflower, California.


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