It’s official: Darien Williams will not be a Cyclone

The following press release is courtesy Iowa State Athletics Communications:

 Darien Williams Granted Release From National Letter of Intent

 AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg announced Saturday that junior college forward Darien Williams has been granted a release from his National Letter of Intent with Iowa State University and will not be a part of the men’s basketball program.

“Darien informed me recently that he felt it was in his best interests to attend another school,” Hoiberg said. “We have granted him the release.”

Williams, a 6-8 forward from San Francisco, California, played the 2013-14 season at Iowa Western Community College before attending City College of San Francisco this year, while recovering from shoulder surgery. Williams averaged 16.1 points and 6.7 rebounds in 2013-14 for the Reivers.

 Iowa State has four scholarships available for the 2015-16 season.


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