Jeremiah Williams to miss 2022-23 season with Achilles injury

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletic Communications.

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State junior Jeremiah Williams suffered a left Achilles tendon injury and will miss the 2022-23 season. The injury happened in practice on Thursday.

“Jeremiah is an outstanding young man,” Iowa State Head Coach T.J. Otzelberger said. “It’s an unfortunate injury to happen heading into the season. Our program will support Jeremiah through his healing process to help him come back better and stronger.”

A transfer from Temple, Williams saw action in 22 games for the Owls during the 2021-22 season, including 21 starts. He ranked third on the team with 9.5 points per game, while leading Temple with 4.3 assists per game. Williams started 37 of the 38 games he played for Temple, while averaging 9.4 points per game over two seasons. He added 4.2 assists per game over the two seasons, ranking third among AAC players during that span.

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