Bears rally for 21 points in last six minutes; Downing leads Bears with 16 points
Solid point guard who has shown great growth and maturity after redshirting in 2011-12 ... Had a team-high 22 assists on the four-game Costa Rica foreign tour and also scored 5.3 points per game and snagged 7 steals.
2011-12 Redshirted his freshman season at Missouri State in 2011-12.
High School Rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and ESPN.com ... ESPN also tabbed him as the No. 71 point guard in the class of 2011 ... Williams averaged 13.1 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.3 steals per game as a senior at Douglass High in Oklahoma City, Okla ... Led Trojans to a 25-4 record and second straight Class 4A title ... He scored 37 points in three games at the state tournament and earned second-team all-tournament honors ... Named to the 4A all-state team for coach Terry Long ... Made 78 percent of his free throws as a senior with a season-high 34 point outing to his ledger ... Earned first-team all-city and team captain honors ... Also named MVP of the Chickasaw Tournament and participated in the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions at MSU's JQH Arena ... His junior season, he ran the point for a 29-0 team that won the Oklahoma 4A title ... In 2009-10, he averaged 11.2 points as a junior to go with 4.0 rebounds and 2.6 steals with a season-high 33-point outing ... Was MVP of the Chickasaw Tournament and earned first-team all-city distinction ... As a sophomore, he scored 29 points in one varsity game and finished the season with a 16-poit scoring average to go with 1.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists per night ... Saw limited varsity time as a freshman, but scored 6.0 points per game ... Earned a reputation as a lock-down defender and an athletic point ... Played AAU ball for the Oklahoma Hawks ... Played in the Faith 7 Oklahoma vs. Texas All-Star Game after his senior season ... Signed with Missouri State on Nov. 10, 2010.
Personal Dorrian J. Williams was born 4/27/93 in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... Son of Travis Williams and Joquita Thomas of Oklahoma City ... Has two brothers, Kareem and Evan, and four sisters, Kai'Jah, Kyra, Kaden and Reemiya ... Undecided on major at Missouri State ... Chose the Bears over Baylor, Clemson, Marquette, SMU and Wichita State with other offers from North Texas and Stephen F. Austin.